Serve Mercer County

Audio: Serve Mercer County volunteers set to tackle projects this Saturday, April 17

Volunteers will lend a “helping hand” this Saturday when Serve Mercer County works on projects on behalf of the elderly, those who are ill, or unable to do the work themselves. First Baptist Church Pastor Abner Neill said that Serve Mercer County allows several organizations and individuals to work together on projects to benefit the […]

Rhonda Vincent

Rhonda Vincent to hold only one “Meet and Greet” on Saturday; current ticketholders to be contacted

The Chillicothe Arts Council reports the First Baptist Church has agreed to allow 30 more seats for the “Meet and Greet Listening Party” with entertainer and musician Rhonda Vincent Saturday afternoon, April 17. Mary Lou VandeVenter says the church’s fellowship hall is now accepting a total of 110 people for the 1 o’clock session. It […]

Election Graphic

A breakdown of eligible voters and polling locations in Grundy County for the April 6 election

More than 5,800 people from Grundy County will be eligible to vote in the April 6th election, with a total of 5,859 certified by the county clerk’s office. That’s the same number as those eligible for last November’s general election. There will be eight polling locations in Grundy county for April 6th in-person voting, with […]

Audio: Chillicothe Area Arts Council to host “Meet and Greet Listening Party” with Rhonda Vincent

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will host at least one “Meet and Greet Listening Party” with Rhonda Vincent. Attendees in the fellowship hall of the First Baptist Church of Chillicothe on April 17th at 1 o’clock in the afternoon will be some of the first to hear a soon-to-be-released bluegrass CD from Rhonda Vincent and […]

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to host Rhonda Vincent in a “Meet & Greet Listening Party”

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council is set to host a “Meet & Greet Listening Party” with Rhonda Vincent on Saturday, April 17, 2021.  The event will be held at The First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1601 Bryan Street, in Chillicothe. Tickets are $25.00, and all tickets must be purchased in advance.  Those attending will have […]

Prayer for Jose First Baptist Church Princeton

First Baptist Church in Princeton holds special prayer service for Mercer County Sheriff

The First Baptist Church in Princeton reports those attending a service observed a special time of prayer for Mercer County Sheriff Jose Lopez and members of the sheriff’s office. Over 100 were present on Sunday. The First Baptist Church, in what is called a partnership with the Princeton Chamber of Commerce, wanted to have a […]

COVID-19 Vaccine bottles

Governor Parson announces site locations for week two of COVID-19 mass vaccinations

Governor Parson Announces Site Locations for Week Two of COVID-19 Mass Vaccinations (JEFFERSON CITY, MO) – Today, Governor Mike Parson announced site locations for week two of the COVID-19 mass vaccination events in partnership with the Missouri National Guard, Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), and local health care systems. “We are very pleased […]

Mike Parson Sworn in as Missouri's 57th Governor

Michael Parson sworn in to full term as 57th Governor of the State of Missouri

Governor Michael L. Parson was sworn in to a full term as 57th Governor of the State of Missouri at the 2021 Bicentennial Inauguration.  Governor Parson’s career in public service began with six years in the United States Army and over 22 years in law enforcement, including serving as Sheriff of Polk County from 1993-2005. […]

Operation Christmas Child

Area churches to participate in Operation Christmas Child

Several area churches are scheduled to participate in Operation Christmas Child, a project of the international relief fund organization Samaritan’s Purse. The project involves shoeboxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, school supplies, personal notes, and a photo can also be included.   An area volunteer, David Hogan, noted items that should not be packed include […]

Polling Place Vote Graphic by Randall Mann

Polling places in Grundy County remain the same as August election, Sullivan County Clerk offers curbside voting

Grundy County’s eight polling places on Tuesday will be the same as those used for the August primary election. Each polling place has either two of the rural Townships or a Trenton Ward plus a Township. Changes made earlier this year due to the closing of the Tindall location include Lincoln Township voters joining those […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Livingston County Health Center reports 41 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend

Livingston County Health Center received forty-one (41) new notifications for COVID-19 in the county over the weekend. Eighteen of the positive cases are from the Baptist Home, consisting of eleven (11) residents and seven (7) staff members. Other locations and events beginning to see more local positive cases include First Baptist Church, those who attended […]