State Representative Rusty Black

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black on Bills passed in the General Assembly

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe reports the 100th General Assembly passed three Bills in the past week. Black reports one Bill related to ethics and prohibits lobbyist gifts to local government officials, superintendents, school board members, members of governing bodies of charter schools, and their staff. It prevents a “revolving door” by […]

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Hunter Hayes and RaeLynn to perform in Kirksville

Grammy-nominated artist Hunter Hayes, with special guest RaeLynn, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 in Truman State University’s Pershing Arena. Hayes first debuted his self-titled album in 2011, and since then has released popular hits such as “Invincible,” “I Want Crazy,” “Wanted,” “Dear God” and “One Shot.”  RaeLynn was the highest-selling female country artist […]

Audio: Missouri Attorney General’s Office lists top ten consumer complaints

The Attorney General’s Office has released the top ten consumer complaints of 2018.     The top complaints to the Missouri Attorney General’s Office were for violating the No-Call list and for illegal telemarketing. The complaints include retail and wholesale problems, and issues regarding solicitations, publications, and subscriptions.  Of the nearly 67-thousand complaints received last […]

Trenton, Missouri

No action taken during meeting of Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee

Discussion dominated meetings last evening involving members of the Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee. City Administrator Ron Urton said no action was taken but information was shared with councilmen on several topics. Utility committee members Dave Mlika and Travis Elbert reviewed the TMU net metering report. Urton said the report, in part, noted […]

industrial hemp

Proposed rules for Industrial Hemp Pilot Program available for comment through February 1st

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is reminding those interested in Missouri’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program there are five days remaining to review and comment on the proposed rules put forth by the Department. Passed by the General Assembly in 2018, HB 2034 exempted industrial hemp from the definition of marijuana and the list of controlled substances […]