Montana Plattner attends HYPE Academy

Chillicothe FFA member attends Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fifth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 25-27, in Columbia, Missouri. Chillicothe FFA member Montana Plattner was a member of the top 30 attending the program. The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture […]

Cheyenne Martin

North Central Missouri College names Cheyenne Martin as “Outstanding Student”

Cheyenne Martin from Altamont, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student. Cheyenne is a sophomore, A+ student, pursuing her teaching AAT degree. After graduating from NCMC, Cheyenne plans to transfer to Hannibal-LaGrange University to continue her teaching degree. Cheyenne is involved in the Student Missouri State Teachers Association and the Student […]

Fatal Crash

Novinger couple killed after tractor-trailer truck slams into pickup

A Novinger couple was killed Wednesday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at Monroe City, in Marion County. The highway patrol reports the driver of a pickup, 77-year-old Janie Goodwin, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, 72-year-old Earl Goodwin, died less than an hour later at University Hospital in Columbia. The eastbound pickup attempted […]

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri set to begin May 18, 2019

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 32 years ago, will begin on May 18, and continue through Friday, May 31. Law Enforcement officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and the […]

Members of the NCMC Shooting Sports who participated in the May 1 competition were, from left to right: Wyatt Adams, Seth McMullin, Tyson McCrary, Zach Carr, TJ Hudlemeyer, Jamee Scearce, Stetson Klise, Ethan Hayes, and Tyler Tipton.

NCMC Shooting Sports competes against State Fair Community College

NCMC’s top five shooters had a total of 221/250 from the 16-yard line and 421/500 overall. State Fair’s top five shooters had a total of 207/250 from the 16-yard line and 373/500 overall. NCMC’s top shooter was Seth McMullin with 48/50 (including a perfect round of 25) and 92/100 overall. “After hosting Hannibal-LaGrange University at […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves new insurance carrier

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the district’s health insurance provider as well as salary increases at its meeting Monday evening. Ozarks Schools Benefits Association will be the health insurance carrier for the next school year. Insurance rates increased by eight point six two percent with Blue Cross Blue Shield to be the district’s […]

Offender in Prison with hands on bars

Audio: Northeast Missouri legislator says alternatives to incarceration are important

There’s bipartisan support in the state legislature to focus on shifting the criminal justice system away from mass incarceration. Freshman Republican Representative Louis Riggs of northeast Missouri’s Hannibal says he’s looking forward to GOP Governor Parson’s leadership on the issue.     Riggs of Hannibal says alternatives to incarceration are important.     Riggs sits […]

Military Service Academy Plaques

Sam Graves announces nominations to United States military academies

Representative Sam Graves, has announced the United States Military Service Academy nominations for students in Missouri’s Sixth Congressional District. Each year, members of Congress are tasked with selecting qualified students from their respective districts to attend one of America’s prestigious military academies. “North Missouri year in and year out has produced impressive candidates for our nation’s military […]