Above normal temperatures helped Missouri crops mature, and it helped many farmers with harvest progress. Corn is now 54% mature, with 88% dented. Fifteen percent of the corn-for-grain has been harvested. More than three-quarters of Missouri’s corn is in fair or good condition. Soybeans are mostly fair to good, with 94% setting pods, 35% of […]
The Highway Patrol reports a Newtown teenager died and two area residents sustained minor injuries as the result of a pickup truck and sport utility vehicle involved in a nearly head-on crash two miles northwest of Newtown Wednesday morning. The body of 16-year-old Coy Miller was taken to the Roberson Funeral Home in Princeton. Fifteen-year-old […]
Awards have been announced from the Rock Barn area of this year’s North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Seventy-eight youth entered a number of categories, with entries coming from the general public, FFA chapters, and 4-H clubs. Seven youth participated in the special woodworking category, with prizes sponsored by Moore’s Construction and Woodworking. Individuals participating […]
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.