Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Corn in Beginning Stages of Drought

Rules allow corn, soybean cover crops to provide fall forage for cattle herds

Corn and soybean crops planted on “prevented acres” not planted last spring may provide corn and soybean forage for cattle this fall. With a wet spring, many farmers failed to make quality hay for cow herds. Now, cover crops needed on bare crop ground may produce quality forage.  Earlier regulations on unplanted cropland restricted using […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled to visit Arabia Steamboat Museum

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County will provide transportation to the Arabia Steamboat Museum once this month and once next month. The bus will leave Friendship Place Apartments on the morning of June 29th and July 27th at 8 o’clock. Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled Executive Director Kayla […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton students grab gold ratings at STAR state conference

Eight Trenton Middle School entries and two Trenton High School entries received gold in STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event competitions at the annual Missouri Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America State Leadership Conference at Osage Beach this week. Trenton Middle School entries receiving a gold rating and national rating in the STAR […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol assigns four graduates to Northwest Missouri

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, has announced the assignment of four new troopers to Northwest Missouri. The new troopers were members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 105th Recruit Class that graduated from the Patrol Academy on June 29, 2018. The new troopers will report for duty on July 16, 2018. Trooper […]

Special Olympics Missouri

Special Olympics athletes embark on journey to National Games on Friday

Every four years, Special Olympics North America manages the national summer games in the United States that include athletes from all 52 US programs. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, July 1-6, will bring not just 58 athletes, 20 coaches and 16 Unified Partners from Missouri, but more than 3,400 other delegates (athletes, coaches, and […]