CRP Website

USDA announces more than 3.4 million acres selected for general signup in Conservation Reserve Program

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced the acceptance of more than 3.4 million acres in the general Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) signup recently completed, the first general signup enrollments since 2016. County offices will begin notifying producers with accepted offers no later than April 3. Through CRP, farmers and ranchers receive an annual rental payment for […]

Animal Abuse

Missouri Attorney General shuts down dog breeder due to animals being kept in cruel conditions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office has filed a lawsuit, citing violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act (ACFA), and obtained a temporary restraining order against Cornerstone Farms, a dog breeding company operated by Debra Ritter and located in Curryville, Missouri. This case was referred to the Attorney General’s Office by the Missouri Department of […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen vote to move forward with Mid-States for installation of fiber optic cable

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen voted Monday evening to move forward with negotiations and drafting of a contract with Mid-States Services, LLC for fiber installation and rental of electrical poles within the City of Gallatin. Mid-States proposed using Gallatin’s electrical system poles to install the fiber throughout the city at an annual per electrical pole […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees approve personnel actions

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved several personnel actions Tuesday evening. One action was an increase in salary for several Trio staff members to align with national Trio salary surveys. Student Support Services changes included Stacey Russell’s salary increasing from $24,877 to $27,000 for a 10-month, 80% time contract, John Wilbur’s salary […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Finance Committee to once again recommend TMU loan of $2M to wastewater department

The city council’s Finance Committee again is recommending the full city council considers allowing the TMU electric department to allocate $2,000,000 to help fund the head works sewer project for the wastewater department.  An estimated $1,000,000 would come out of the wastewater reserves to cover the anticipated $3,000,000 cost, although the actual won’t be known […]

Drug dog searching school lockers

Trenton Police Department conducts search of Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School for narcotics

At the request of the Trenton R-IX School District, officers with the Trenton Police Department, assisted by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit, conducted a search for illegal narcotics at the Trenton High School and Trenton Middle School. The search took place on Thursday, February 28, 2019, however, nothing of evidentiary value was located […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Chillicothe man arrested in Grundy County on DWI allegation

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Chillicothe man in Grundy County overnight on February 28th on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Cody Minard was accused of the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated and driving while suspended as well as careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash. Minard was transported to the Grundy County Jail […]