USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA)

Trenton Downtown Improvement Association selected to participate in grant program

The Trenton Downtown Improvement Association has been selected to participate in a cost-sharing affiliate grant that provides training, mentoring, and technical services to revitalization programs in Missouri’s historic commercial districts. Missouri Main Street staff will visit with Trenton downtown community members to evaluate existing and future needs and schedule customized training and mentoring sessions to […]

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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 […]

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Three from Brookfield injured in Highway 36 crash; big rig driver leaves the scene

The Highway Patrol reports three Brookfield residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan they traveled in was struck by the trailer of a tractor-trailer in Macon County Tuesday afternoon. Thirty-two-year-old Kristopher Masuch and 20-year-old Charles Moore were transported by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. A private vehicle transported 26-year-old Lacee Murphy to Pershing […]