Charges Filed

Two off-duty Virginia police officers charged in Federal Court following events at the U.S. Capitol

Two off-duty Rocky Mount, Virginia police officers, were charged in federal court in the District of Columbia in connection with the riots at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021. Jacob Fracker and Thomas Robertson were charged by complaint with one count of knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without […]

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With no statewide mandate in Missouri, more local governments are requiring masks

(Missouri Independent) – In early July, the Columbia City Council passed an ordinance requiring everyone over 10 years old to wear a face mask when in close contact with someone from outside their household. Since that vote, a requirement for face masks has been in every health order issued for the city of 123,000 by the Columbia-Boone […]

NCMC Holiday Lighting 2020

North Central Missouri College continues holiday lighting tradition

North Central Missouri College Main campus in Trenton, MO, kept its recent holiday tradition of lighting the tree and lights located in front of Geyer Hall for the second year in a row. Although looking significantly different than 2019, NCMC still launched the holiday season on campus with a welcome from President Dr. Lenny Klaver […]

Veterans

North Central Missouri College to honor veterans with participation in National Roll Call Event

In honor of Veterans Day, North Central Missouri College will participate in the National Roll Call Event which is taking place at college campuses across the nation.  Members of the public are invited to attend. The National Roll Call, which is set for noon on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, will be held outside in front […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Garlan Nelson to appear in Johnson County court on change of venue in Diemel brothers case

An arraignment is scheduled in Johnson County for a Braymer man charged with two felony counts of murder—first degree in the deaths of two brothers from Wisconsin. The arraignment for Garland Joseph Nelson is scheduled for Monday, October 5th in front of Judge R. Michael Wagner. The case was transferred on a change of venue […]

American Legion

Ragan-Hickman American Legion Auxiliary to serve food during Mercer Homecoming

The Ragan-Hickman American Legion Auxiliary will serve food during Mercer Community Homecoming this weekend. Snacks and drinks will be served at the American Legion/Mercer Community Building on the evening of Friday, September 4th. Chicken and hot dog meals will be served Saturday, September 5th. The Ragan-Hickman American Legion Auxiliary will hold a pie auction in […]