Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

Chillicothe Police Department Employee of the year Caleb Clements

Chillicothe police officer Caleb Clements named “City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year”

Chillicothe Police Officer Caleb Clements was selected as the City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year. He was recommended by Police Chief Jon Maples. Clements is a seven-year veteran in law enforcement and has served four years in Chillicothe. He is a field training officer and has trained multiple officers. Maples says Clements helps officers […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State investigating accusations Hawley used public funds to support Senate run

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is starting an investigation into the operations of Attorney General Josh Hawley.     The probe will look at accusations that Hawley used taxpayer money to support his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. Ashcroft’s office sent a letter Thursday confirming the investigation to Democratic strategist Brad Woodhouse.  Woodhouse heads […]

Duane Daily From Mercer County

Mercer County native wins Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award

A Mercer County native has won the Agriculture Educator Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium. University of Missouri Extension writer Duane Dailey of Columbia received the award, which honors an educator making significant contributions to agriculture in northeastern Missouri. Dailey says he “taught through the media” for 57 years and writes science stories […]

Subpoena

Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

Trenton R-9 School District

MAP scores released for Rissler Elementary and Trenton Middle Schools

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has released the Missouri Assessment Program test scores for S. M. Rissler Elementary and Trenton Middle School. Students will receive their scores with the second quarter report cards January 7th.  Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) reports are also available at the student’s designated school office. Contact Leslie Woodard […]