Steam and Gas Association’s Old-Time Harvest Days tractor

Old-Time Harvest Days set to run September 27 – 29 at Livingston County Fairgrounds

The Livingston County Steam and Gas Association will sponsor the 33rd Annual Old-Time Harvest Days at the Livingston County Fairgrounds later this month. The event September 27th through 29th will include a garden tractor and tractor display as well as family-oriented exhibits and demonstrations. The featured tractor will be the John Deere M Series. Friday, […]

Heartland Foundation (Think Ahead Works)

“Think Ahead Works” adding commercial kitchen to facility in King City

“Think Ahead Works” in King City is adding a co-working commercial kitchen to support local food producers in expanding their business markets. The kitchen at 107 West Vermont Street will be available to potential business owners, bakers, and farmers to give support and equipment to grow their businesses. Think Ahead Works is a satellite facility […]

Bunge Website

Agriculture tech giant Bunge to relocate global headquarters to St. Louis region

Agriculture giant Bunge announced the relocation of its global headquarters from White Plains, New York, to the St. Louis metropolitan area, increasing the company’s presence in the state. Bunge currently employs 525 workers at its office in Chesterfield. An additional 25 employees work at Bunge’s Creative Solutions Center in St. Charles, which includes pilot plants […]

Joe Wilson Pecan Growers in Nevada, Missouri

Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority helps bring a dream to reality

Behind the eyes of every farmer, producer and agribusiness owner is a dream to do more with what they have and add value to their business. The agriculture industry is always growing and changing to meet new demands, new markets, and new supply chains. The Missouri Agricultural and Small Business Development Authority (MASBDA) offers programs […]

Prisoner Partition in Police Car

Trenton Police Department receives donations to cover cost of two prisoner partitions in vehicles

The Trenton Hy-Vee donated $874.00 to the Trenton Police Department at the “Coffee with a Cop” event on Wednesday to help with purchasing prisoner partitions for police vehicles. Police Chief Rex Ross says that donation will cover about half of the cost of one partition which costs $1,654.70.  Hy-Vee Assistant Store Director Chad Boyd explains […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education tackles multiple agenda items at Thursday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved several employee positions Thursday evening. Rachael Spence was approved as the 2019-2020 district drug testing coordinator. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis will be the Title 9 district compliance coordinator. Part-time positions were also approved, including substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen and teaching positions. The board approved a dairy bid […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to toxic gas incident on Williams Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to an incident late Thursday afternoon which resulted in a home being ventilated after an occupant reported “a cloud of gas” coming from pool chemicals in a bucket. Assistant Fire Chief Eric Reeter reported a person had mixed two pool shock chemicals in a bucket of water while inside the […]

J Huston Tavern and Restaurant

Oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi closed due to fire

The J. Huston Tavern at Arrow Rock State Historic Site, the oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi, is closed for the foreseeable future due to a kitchen fire last Friday evening. “Missouri State Parks is committed to getting the tavern reopened as soon as possible,” said Ben Ellis, director of the Division of […]