L to R - First Place Team - Sam Meservey, Mack Anderson, Clayton Walker, Trace Rardon, Bryce Wolf

Chillicothe FFA members attend trap shoot at Trenton Trap Range

The Chillicothe FFA Chapter recently attended the area trap shoot held at the Trenton Trap Range. The first place overall team was the Chillicothe team. The Chillicothe FFA Chapter had 4 teams/24 individuals shoot on Saturday; Bryce Wolf A–30, Clayton Walker A-46, Mack Anderson A-47, Trace Rardon A-45, Sam Meservey A-42, Kale Campbell B-38, Tucker Burtch […]

Court News

Judge Thomas Alley hands down suspended prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Several defendants pleaded guilty and had judgments rendered Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Rural Trenton resident Mac Lewis Rakes pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Rakes was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to 10 years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Dr. Tim Crowley

Dr. Tim Crowley to speak on campus of NCMC at Leadership Northwest Missouri event

Leadership Northwest Missouri with the help of the NCMC Development Office will be hosting Dr. Tim Crowley and Leadership Northwest Missouri for Leadership in Action: Reclaiming the Power of Face to Face Conversation on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri. The event will take place in the Ketcham Community Center Sugg […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to begin rehearsals for December concert

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra will begin rehearsals Tuesday evening, October 22, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 at the Hodge Presbyterian Church in Trenton. All orchestra positions have been filled, however, the choir is seeking singers in all voices. Selections to be worked on include: for the choir…Here We Come A-Caroling, Linus & […]

Melissa Grandel Missouri Teacher of the Year 2019

Fordland R-III educator named 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year

The home page of the City of Fordland’s website provides a succinct description of what visitors will find in this quaint community, located in southern Webster County less than 30 miles east of Springfield. However, what the depiction fails to note, the education community in the region already knows: Melissa Grandel symbolizes what a top-flight […]

Beth Crawford NCMC Outstanding Employee

Beth Crawford selected as North Central Missouri College Outstanding Employee

Beth Crawford, Bethany Nursing Instructor from Albany, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for September. Beth has been employed at NCMC for twenty years. “My favorite thing about working at North Central Missouri College is that every department is so focused on student success,” said Beth “If I can’t answer […]