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JC Penney closing another 15 stores, with one in Missouri included in latest announcement

JC Penney is closing another 15 stores nationwide next spring, including one in southern Missouri. The department store chain’s website shows the West Plains location is shutting down. The company closed its stores for two months when COVID-19 first came on the scene. It then chose to permanently shutter about 150 stores and file for […]

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Students from THS and Penney High School named Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri and the family of Doug Harper have announced the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners. Mckayla Blackburn of Trenton High School and Ryan Cook of Penney High School of Hamilton have been named as recipients of the $500 scholarship. The Community Foundation reports Harper was an announcer and supporter of […]

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NCMC Upward Bound program now accepting applications

The Upward Bound Program based at North Central Missouri College in Trenton will be recruiting and accepting participant applications. High school students in the Chillicothe, Gallatin, Grundy R-V of Galt, Penney of Hamilton, Trenton, and Tri-County of Jamesport school districts are invited to submit their applications by working through their high school counselor. Students who […]

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Area schools, including Trenton, to hold graduation ceremonies Sunday afternoon

Multiple schools will hold commencement ceremonies on Sunday. Brookfield R-3 High School will have 68 seniors graduate at 1 o’clock. Brookfield’s valedictorian is Precious Starlin, and the salutatorian is Tanner Wallace. Seventy-seven students from Trenton R-9 High School will graduate at a ceremony at the Ketcham Community Center in Trenton at 2 o’clock. Fourteen students […]

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Chillicothe Police Department hires new communications officer

The Chillicothe Police Department has a new communications officer. The police department reports Kaylee Ramsey has previous experience in dispatching from working at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office for two years before she finished her degree in psychology and worked for the State of Missouri Children’s Division. Ramsey says she has a passion for assuring […]

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Cannabis workshop for business hopefuls to be held in Kansas City

Cannabis consultant Advisors will be holding in-depth workshops for cannabis business hopefuls in three Missouri cities next month. The “Getting Ready for New Markets” workshops, designed to prepare attendees for success in licensing and establishing cannabis businesses as the Missouri market opens up, are scheduled for: St. Louis – Feb. 18, 5:30-9pm University of Missouri-St. Louis, […]

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Audio: WalletHub releases list of “Best Stores for Black Friday”

WalletHub has released it’s “Best Stores for Black Friday” list. Alisa Nelson from Missourinet files this report.     The personal finance website surveyed nearly 7,000 deals from 35 of the largest U.S. retailers’ Black Friday ad scans to identify which ones are offering the deepest discounts. It examined various product categories including appliances, jewelry, […]

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Upward Bound Program in Trenton accepting applications

The Upward Bound Program based at North Central Missouri College in Trenton is recruiting and accepting participant applications. High school students at Chillicothe, Gallatin, Grundy County R-5 of Galt, Penney of Hamilton, Trenton, and Jamesport Tri-County are invited to submit applications by working through their high school counselor.  The deadline for Upward Bound applications is October […]