Bright Futures Trenton has set the date for its Grundy County Back to School Event. Students from Grundy County can participate in the event on August 12th from noon to 7 o’clock. Locations have not yet been announced. Items to be available that day will include school supplies, backpacks, new shoes, haircuts, hygiene items, and […]
The Mercer County Health Department will hold a Wellness Challenge for individuals who live or work in Mercer County. The six-week program will go from June 6th through July 17th. Registration will be at the health department in Princeton on June 3rd and 4th from 8 o’clock to 4:30. Registered Nurse Amanda Snow says registrants […]
The Federal Communications Commission announced a new Emergency Broadband Benefit program. This temporary benefit program will lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit program provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 […]
The Trenton Park Board will hold a special meeting on May 14th to discuss pool staffing, wages, and policies. The meeting will be held at the Park Shop at 7 a.m. The agenda also includes a closed session for personnel.
Plans are moving forward for a Sesquicentennial celebration in Jamesport next year. The topic was discussed during a Jamesport City Council meeting on May 10th. The Sesquicentennial Committee was to hold its first planning meeting on May 11th. Plans for future meetings are to be announced. It was reported last month that the city plans […]
Join other producers at the Management Intensive Grazing School on June 11 and 12 at the Schuyler County Community Center in Glenwood, Missouri. The program will be taught by MU Extension, NRCS, and a producer with an existing system. Specific topics will include the Art & Science of MIG; Evaluating Resources; Soil Structure, Function, and […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education on Tuesday, May 11, discussed non-certified payroll annualization with district Bookkeeper Mona Loyd and Administrative Assistant Susan Leeper. Loyd started by saying she had been willing to try annualization at the time the board originally voted to implement it for non-certified staff. She did not have the forethought to […]
(Missouri Independent) – The fate of a wide-ranging crime bill was called into question on Tuesday over a provision that would stiffen penalties for lying under oath to the legislature or obstructing a legislative investigation. During a conference committee on Tuesday morning convened to work out differences on Senate Bill 53, House members said the bill […]
The Missouri Legislature has passed a proposal that would boost the state’s gas and diesel tax for the first time in about 25 years. The state House of Representatives voted Tuesday night 104-52 in favor of increasing the user fee by 12.5 total cents over five years. The plan would also give most drivers a […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees on May 11th rejected bids at this time for construction of a new Russ Derry Practice Facility for baseball and softball. The project will be put on hold until further fundraising can be done, and the cost of construction can be reviewed again. This came after Jeremy […]
The Daviess County Health Department will hold an after-hours COVID-19 vaccination clinic. Only walk-ins will be accepted on May 13th from 5 to 7 p.m. Johnson and Johnson and Moderna vaccines will be available.
A jury trial has been scheduled in Livingston County for a Polo man charged with first-degree murder following a shooting in Polo in January. The trial for 35-year-old Kevin Lynn Barnett Junior is scheduled to start on January 18th, 2022. A pre-trial conference is set for December 9th. Barnett has also been charged with the […]
The Missouri State Fair is excited to announce the first four concerts for the 2021 State Fair Grandstand presented by CFM Insurance. Trace Adkins will open the 2021 grandstand concert series on Opening Day, Thursday, Aug 12. Adkins has sold more than 11 million albums and charted more than 20 singles, including “You’re Gonna Miss This,” which won […]
Three topics plus an executive session are on the agenda for a special meeting Tuesday of the North Central Missouri College Trustees. The 12-noon meeting, on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, will be in the Frey Administrative Building, board meeting room. Trustees will consider a bid for a construction project, an invoice from the architect, and […]
Students pursuing nursing degrees graduated from North Central Missouri College on Saturday afternoon, May 8, 2021. Mosaic Life Care Chief Medical Officer Doctor Davin Turner addressed the graduates and expressed his appreciation to the graduates for joining the front lines, telling them they would be joining a team. Turner emphasized that the number […]
Two area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on May 9, 2021. Thirteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 in the new gym on May 9th at 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Principal Wes Guilkey will speak. Two seniors will graduate from Breckenridge R-1 in the gym at 3 o’clock. Teachers Kadee Estenbaum and Mindy […]
The Laredo R-7 School will hold its eighth-grade graduation on May 10, 2021. Seven students will graduate in the gym at 6 o’clock in the evening with community member Nathan Kottwitz to speak.
Students graduated from North Central Missouri College on Saturday, May 8th with a variety of associate degrees and certificates. Student Senate President Jacquelyn Perez welcomed guests and congratulated the graduates for beating the odds. Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn also addressed the graduates. She acknowledged that each one had a long […]
Missouri astronaut Mike Hopkins says looking out the window at the International Space Station took his breath away. Hopkins, a native of southern Missouri’s Richland, was the commander of a crew who spent six months at the International Space Station. During a press conference, Hopkins recalls one night he looked out the window. […]
The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri provides various services in the Green Hills area. One of those services is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps households in need with utilities. Executive Director Chris Small reports Community Action works with more than 40 utility vendors. Some of the vendors are municipal […]