Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections offering higher education opportunity for staff and offenders

The Missouri Department of Corrections is working with Ashland University of Ohio to establish a higher education program for staff and offenders. For DOC staff, Ashland University plans to offer a tuition discount for online degree programs through the College of Online and Adult Studies. Offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields such […]

Attorney General Josh Hawley and Senator Claire McCaskill Debate

Audio: Hawley and McCaskill discuss tariffs affecting southeast Missouri nail company

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley says he hopes a southeast Missouri nail company will commit to staying open and protect its workers. Mid Continent Nail Corporation in Poplar Bluff has been losing millions since President Trump’s tariff on foreign steel began in June.     During a debate, on Kansas City television station KMBC, Democratic […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]

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Mercer Homecoming Committee announces raffle ticket locations

The Mercer Homecoming Committee has announced locations where tickets can be purchased to have a chance to win money. Only 200 tickets will be available for sale with monetary prizes listed at $500, $300, and $200 dollars. Homecoming committee members that have tickets include Girdner’s Lumber, Robinson’s Service, Mercer Pizza Plus, and Mercer Grocery Shop. […]

NCMC Wheelchair Basketball

NCMC wheelchair basketball game raises $474 for Midwest Adaptive Sports

Shellee Castanada with North Central Missouri College reports $474 was raised at the door of the wheelchair basketball game at the Ketcham Community Center Tuesday night for the Midwest Adaptive Sports wheelchair basketball program. Ketcham Community Center Facilities Manager Nathan Gamet also plans to donate the money raised from concession stand sales that night. The […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Dodgeball tournament to benefit Backpack Buddies to be held at Trenton Middle School

Trenton Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America will host a dodgeball tournament Thursday morning to raise money for the Backpack Buddies Program. The tournament will be in the TMS gym from 8:15 to 11:30. Backpack Buddies provides free healthy food for children enrolled in the Federal Lunch Program for the weekend when […]