Aviation Unit Receives Combat Patch

Aviation unit from Sedalia, Missouri receives combat patch

More than 40 U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers received their shoulder sleeve insignia for former wartime service, or combat patch, during a ceremony held in a CH-47 Chinook helicopter hangar at Camp Taji Military Complex, Iraq, Sept. 11, 2018. The Soldiers assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 35th Combat Aviation Brigade, from Sedalia, Missouri, arrived […]

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Garth Brooks announces private concert for the National FFA Organization

Garth Brooks, the reigning Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year, will take the stage in Indianapolis for a private show at this year’s 91st National FFA Convention & Expo. The premier youth leadership organization dedicated to preparing members for leadership and careers in the science, business, and technology of agriculture, the National FFA Organization boasts a membership […]

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Cows heat stressed after breeding may have unseen pregnancy losses

Prolonged heat stress this year may bring a smaller calf crop next year. Herd owners are seeing cows known to be pregnant coming back into heat to be rebred. Pregnancy losses are due to several reasons, says Scott Poock, University of Missouri Extension veterinarian. “The first is increased internal temperature of the cow.”  In July, […]

Jamee Scearce

Jamee Scearce chosen as NCMC “Outstanding Student” for August

Jamee Scearce from Gower, Missouri, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for August. Jamee is an A+ student, receiving her Associate in Arts degree and Agriculture Business Certificate. After Jamee graduates from NCMC, she will be attending the University of Missouri-Columbia to complete her bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business Management. Jamee […]

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New leadership elected for Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council

A Cooper County soybean farmer has been selected by a group of his peers to lead the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council. Robert Alpers of Prairie Home, Mo. was named the organization’s chairman following a vote by the board of directors during their summer meeting in Jefferson City. Robert Alpers “I am honored to take on […]

Hype Academy 2018

Missouri’s top 30 FFA members attend HYPE Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fourth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 26-28, in Columbia The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture topics. Since 2015, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council has sponsored and facilitated the academy in […]

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What’s coming and going on Netflix in August, 2018

Netflix is providing subscribers with a host of new streaming options to watch in the comfort of their homes this August.  From original shows to top-notch films, Netflix has a number of compelling offerings lined up.    Arriving in August A * denotes a Netflix original. Links go to Netflix trailers and watch pages. August 1 Batman Begins Chernobyl […]

Andy Peterson

Former Trenton resident Andy Peterson announced as Director of Athletics at Northwest Missouri State

Northwest Missouri State University has announced that Andy Peterson, a former student-athlete, and coach who has served in the University’s athletics administration since 2013, is Northwest’s next director of athletics. Peterson had served as Northwest’s interim director of athletics since Mel Tjeerdsma’s April 30 retirement. His new appointment is effective immediately. “Andy is a Bearcat […]

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Whiteman Air Force Base member recognized at White House

President Donald Trump recently invited 40 families of fallen service members to Washington, D.C., for a reception and memorial service to remind them – and our country – what they represent. Linda Ambard, a violence prevention integrator assigned to the 509th Bomb Wing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, was there. She lost her husband […]

Cassie Cordray

Cassie Cordray to join NCMC faculty as Teacher Education Instructor

Cassie Cordray, from Laredo, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Teacher Education Instructor. Cassie, who was board approved in April, will begin the position as a full-time faculty member in August 2018. Cassie comes from Pleasant View R-VI School District where she was the first-grade teacher for nine years. Cassie is a […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

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North Central Missouri College site opening on North Belt Highway

North Central Missouri College will be opening a site in Country Club, Missouri on the North Belt Highway beginning March 1, 2018. The NCMC-North Belt Center will be an extension of North Central Missouri College and will offer the same level of professional attention, quality instruction, and affordability as Main and Barton campus and other […]

Nanetta Carter

NCMC to Honor Nanetta “Nan” Carter as Lead Gift Contributor

Nanetta Carter of Savannah will be recognized as the Lead Gift Contributor for 2016-2017 at the North Central Missouri College Foundation Celebration at the Ketcham Community Center the evening of April 27th at 6 o’clock. Distinguished Alumni Paul Costello, Linda Crooks, Don Gibson, and George “Jack” McCausland, as well as scholarship recipients, will also be […]