Softball

Annual Trenton Heroes Versus Celebrities softball games set for 6 o’clock Saturday

The celebrities have been announced for the 11th Annual Trenton Heroes Versus Celebrities softball games Saturday evening September 8th to raise money for the Trenton Heroes. The opening ceremonies will be held at the Griffin Ball Field at 6 o’clock, with two games to follow. Coaches include Linda Lynch of Hardee’s and Wright Memorial Hospital […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Steve Scheiber named interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System announced Thursday that Chief Executive Officer of Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe Steve Schieber has also been named the interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Saint Luke’s reports the appointment will streamline leadership of the two facilities and consolidate management of the health system’s northern Missouri market. Since Schieber […]

Drought Graphic

Audio: Missouri farm group says release of CRP land does not go far enough to address drought problems

The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association wants producers to have access to even more Conservation Reserve Program land as the drought continues. Executive Vice President Mike Deering says the Farm Service Agency’s release of such land in certain counties is a step in the right direction but not enough.     Deering thinks a lot of Missouri […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Parson announces state funding to assist Cameron and Caldwell County with water shortage

Governor Mike Parson on Friday continued his commitment to finding solutions to ease the impact of the drought by announcing that more than $77,000 in state funding will be awarded to assist the drought-stricken City of Cameron and Caldwell County Public Water Supply Number 2. As of August 20, the City of Cameron reservoirs were […]

Empire District Liberty Utilities Company

Audio: Missouri to allow state’s third largest regulated utility to move aggressively toward wind power

(Missourinet) – Missouri has given initial approval for the state’s third-largest utility to build a major wind farm to generate power. The plan by Empire District in Joplin is opposed by the state Office of Public Counsel. The Counsel’s Geoff Mark says Empire’s predictions of customer savings is based on unrealistic projections that it’ll be able […]

Audio: Member of O.J. Simpson’s ‘dream team’ visits MO to help free convicted killer

(Missourinet) – A member of O.J. Simpson’s dream team has visited Missouri to present materials to a panel of five former Missouri judges studying a death penalty case. Attorney Barry Scheck is helping with the case of Marcellus Williams, who was convicted of the 1998 brutal stabbing of a former St. Louis newspaper reporter. During a […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe named Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist

The National Main Street Center has named Main Street Chillicothe a 2019 Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist. The award recognizes Main Street America programs whose successes serve as a model for comprehensive, historic preservation-based commercial district revitalization. A national jury selected this year’s 10 semifinalists from a nationwide pool of accredited applicants based on […]

Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce announces theme of 2018 Holiday Parade

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the theme of this year’s Chillicothe Holiday Parade. Chamber Executive Director Crystal Narr says the Parade Committee chose “The Songs of Christmas” as the theme for the 72nd Annual Holiday Parade because of the songs used to celebrate the holiday season. She hopes participants will base their […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson announces emergency water and hay access for farmers

In response to worsening drought conditions throughout the state, Governor Parson announced the availability of water for family farms at 28 Department of Conservation areas and five Department of Natural Resources state parks. Governor Parson also announced the creation of a lottery for farmers interested in haying, free of charge, on almost 900 acres of Missouri […]

Mosaic Life Care

SSM Health in talks with Mosaic to transfer ownership of facilities

SSM Health has signed letters of intent with two Missouri health systems to explore transferring ownership of its ministries in Maryville, Jefferson City, and Mexico. The Catholic, not-for-profit health system based in Saint Louis is in discussions with Mosaic Life Care based in Saint Joseph to transfer ownership of Saint Francis Hospital—Maryville and affiliated outpatient […]