left, front row, Rhonda Chaverri, Bonita Price, Cyndi Johnson; back row NCMC Director of Development Alicia Endicott, Debbie Rongey, Twyla Johnson, Daphne McClure, and Donna Wilson. Not pictured is Linda Mullins

Preceptor Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi awards scholarship

North Central Missouri College student, Billie Birge (Princeton, MO) is named the recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship. The scholarship is given to a female Missouri high school graduate and Grundy County resident enrolled in the NCMC Allied Health Program; special consideration is given to non-traditional students. The scholarship was established to assist students […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Mercer and Grundy Counties assigned new graduates of Missouri Highway Patrol Academy

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 26 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on June 29, 2018. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. in the Academy gymnasium. The public is invited. The 105th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January […]

Health News

University of Missouri: Patients prefer to have cancer screenings despite risks and warnings

A large proportion of the American public opts to receive cancer screenings with the hope that testing will reduce their chance of cancer death. Now, a team led by University of Missouri psychological science researchers has determined that patients may want cancer screenings even if the potential harms outweigh the benefits. Researchers believe that clinicians […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

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Braymer woman completes basic military training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephanie Summerville graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.  Airmen who complete basic training also earn […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe Police Department bust six on drug offenses

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the arrest of six individuals on drug offenses as the result of a search warrant Tuesday night and an investigation Wednesday morning. Chief John Maples reports officers arrested three individuals Tuesday after the police department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and K9 Zaki executed a search warrant on a residence […]