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,” […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Hawley’s office calls funding allegations ‘frivolous act of political harassment’

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office has responded to allegations that he illegally used public resources to help his U.S. Senate campaign.     It said the accusations are a “frivolous act of political harassment” from a well-known Democratic operative who heads a leftist political organization. Fellow Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has launched […]

NCMC Merry Mittens Donation 2018

NCMC teacher education students donate to Trenton Bright Futures

North Central Missouri College students enrolled in the Teacher Education program, and members of the Student Missouri State Teacher Association recently conducted their annual “Merry Mittens” project. Over 120 donations of hats, gloves, and scarves were collected for distribution to local children in need, through the Trenton Bright Futures organization. The project sponsor was Cassie […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

Kelly Polling

Chillicothe muralist Kelly Poling dies at 57

A Chillicothe resident and artist, Kelly Poling, died Sunday at his home, surrounded by his family. Polling was 57 years old and noted for creating many of the murals in Chillicothe and was named Grand Marshal of Chillicothe’s Holiday Parade held last month. The funeral service for Kelly Poling will be Friday, December 7th at […]

Missouri Department of Agriculture

Missouri Department of Agriculture accepting nominations for annual awards through December 7th

The Missouri Department of Agriculture is now accepting nominations for the Missouri Agriculture Awards. As part of the Missouri Governor’s Conference on Agriculture in January, the Missouri Agriculture Awards will honor six individuals that strive to innovate their farm or ranch, give back to their communities, commit to land stewardship or stand as a great example […]