Over 1200 local Chapter FFA Officers, 186 advisors from 138 chapters attended annual LEAD training. LEAD (Learn, Educate, Advance, and Develop) training is designed to help prepare each officer team for their term of service for the 2019-2020 school year. There were 15 members of the Chillicothe FFA Assistant and Chapter officer teams that attended. […]
GUANGZHOU, CHINA – After decades chasing the enormous China market, a sale of U.S. rice was confirmed here last week. “This sale marks a turning point for the U.S. rice industry and its relationship with China as it is the first ever of U.S. rice to a private importer and is truly historic as it […]
The Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announces their new Director to the community. Anna Barlow is a 1998 graduate of Liberty High School. She continued her education with a degree from the University of Central Missouri and has been working with the public for the last fifteen years as a Registered Dietitian/Lactation […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the hiring of several new employees at its meeting Tuesday evening. Crystal Johnson of Kansas City was hired as an exempt adjunct instructor for History courses beginning this fall and will teach classes online. Rick Sharp of Saint Joseph was approved as a part-time exempt adjunct […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved 2019-2020 salary schedules, salaries, and stipends at a meeting Tuesday evening. Faculty salary schedules for regular and nursing will see a one percent increase in the base and allow movement of one vertical step, which is one year of service, with an average three percent total […]
A teenager from Pattonsburg was injured Tuesday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident on private property two miles northeast of McFall. Fifteen-year-old Ellie Sperry received serious injuries when she was thrown off the ATV as it traveled down a steep embankment and overturned. Sperry was transported by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany […]
Northwestern High School in Mendon held graduation on Sunday and has named the top graduates. Named as the class Valedictorian was Emily Mae Truesdell who won a two thousand dollar scholarship. The Salutatorian at Northwestern is Tori Kristine Adams. She takes home a fifteen hundred dollar scholarship.
Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Eighteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 High School at 2 o’clock with high school English teacher Melissa Hill addressing the graduates. Eight students will graduate from Southwest Livingston County R-1 of Ludlow at 2 o’clock. Southwest’s valedictorian is William Garrett Cramer, and […]
Two area schools will hold graduation ceremonies Friday night, May 3, 2019. Thirty-three seniors will graduate from Princeton R-5 High School at 7 o’clock and fifteen seniors will graduate from Hale R-1 also at 7 o’clock. Hale Science teacher Janet Foster will address the graduates during the ceremony.
Fifteen individuals with disabilities attended the first cooking class of the year for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County on Thursday. FFDD Executive Director Kayla Graham says students learned how to make a healthy, easy, and cost-efficient snack. The class made lunch meat rollups with dressing and cheese and decorated […]
Fifteen Missouri properties have made a list of historic places considered as endangered. Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation says the locations range from a train depot in northwest Missouri’s Bethany to the Henry Miller House in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield. Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance […]
The First Baptist Church in Cameron presents a walk-through drama, “Shelter from the Storm,” on four dates in October. The Judgement House drama involves a family deciding to take a deep-woods camping adventure to escape stress at home. Promoters say the family members don’t know their disagreements will pale compared to the thunderstorm they’re about […]