Merry Christmas

“Christmas Around the Square” set for November 17th in Gallatin

A variety of activities are planned for Gallatin Saturday, November 17th when the holiday promotion is presented “Christmas Around the Square.” There will be various food court vendors, a craft and vendors fair, a baking contest includes a fundraiser for the Patrick McBroom scholarship fund, and Midwest Dance Synergy will have a dance performance. Other […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District moving closer to building performing arts center

The Trenton R-9 School District continues to move closer to the possibility of a performing arts center being built and several renovations to district buildings. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reported to the Board of Education Tuesday evening that the district received nine requests for qualifications for architectural services, which was more than he expected to receive. […]

Forage Systems Research Center

Forage Systems Research Center to feature drought-related presentations

The drought-like conditions in northcentral Missouri have raised numerous questions among farmers and producers, especially in terms of winter feeding options for their own herds. The Forage Systems Research Center will feature several drought-related presentations during its annual field day on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Center in Linneus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and […]

Missouri Day Festival

“Hometown Heritage” the theme of 2018 Missouri Day Parade

“Hometown Heritage” is the theme of the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival Parade.  The Trenton Rotary Club announced the theme encouraging organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals to help celebrate the importance of our local history, historic individuals and cultural traditions as they plan their entries in the October 20th Festival parade.  Organized in October of 1984, the Missouri Day […]

City of Bethany Website

State auditor finds poor planning in Tax Increment Financing projects in Bethany

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Bethany, which found that poor planning in tax increment financing projects (TIF) spearheaded by the city resulted in delays and lack of oversight. “Economic incentives can be valuable for communities, but they must be presented transparently and used effectively as part […]

Large bale of hay

MoDOT streamlines hay movement for drought relief to Missouri farmers and ranchers

Severe drought conditions through much of the state have prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation to offer a special overwidth hauling permit to help farmers and ranchers move hay as needed. Loads must be of legal height, length and weight. Permits can be requested via phone and will, in most cases, be issued within minutes […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Sunnyview Nursing Home contracts with Energy Solutions Professionals to provide facility upgrades

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments has entered into an Energy Performance Contract with Energy Solutions Professionals of Overland Park, Kansas. Sunnyview states the contract will result in $215,000 in infrastructure upgrades and that Sunnyview is guaranteed to save more than $32,800 annually in energy and operational costs after energy-saving improvements are made to the facility […]

NCMC Ketcham Community Center

NCMC Ketcham Center receives new fitness equipment; membership prices increase slightly

The Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton saw a slight increase in its membership prices this year. Ketcham Center Director Nathan Gamet explains the increase comes out to less than $2.00 per month for the annual memberships. The new rate for a single membership costs $240 with a […]

Chillicothe Fire Department provides assistance to demolition crew

A business building that was in the process of being demolished, Anderson’s TBA in Chillicothe, resulted in a request to the Chillicothe Fire Department for assistance Wednesday night at 801 Locust Street. A report this morning from Assistant Chief Eric Reeter says the city codes officer at 8:20 last night, requested the fire department provide […]