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,” […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University theater fraternity staging annual children’s show December 15th and 16th

Alpha Psi Omega, Northwest Missouri State University’s honorary theater fraternity, is taking a show on the road again this winter and will present “Sunny Days” for area children.   The fraternity will tour to schools throughout the region during the University’s winter break. Additionally, the ensemble will stage two performances at 2 p.m. Saturday, December […]

Christmas Concert

Laredo students to hold Christmas program December 13th

The Laredo R-7 School will hold an all-school Christmas program next week. The public is welcome to attend A Peaceful Christmas in the school gym on Thursday, December 13th at 6 o’clock. The program will start with the fifth through eighth-grade band performing traditional Christmas arrangements. Preschool through second-grade students will sing about putting shapes […]

Audio: Pre-filed bill in Missouri legislature would be among the most restrictive abortion measures in the nation

Missouri lawmakers could be considering a far-reaching abortion restriction in the upcoming legislative session.     Republican state Representative Nick Schroer of O’Fallon pre-filed a bill this week that would prohibit doctors from performing abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. The measure, which allows for exceptions in medical emergencies, would ban most abortions after […]

Deputy Chris Mueller and K-9 Officer Zaki

Deputies Mueller and Zaki receive recognition for lending assistance in Daviess County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office received a letter of commendation from Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra Tuesday for work Zaki and Deputy Chris Mueller performed in late August. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports Becerra asked for assistance in the third day of searching for a suspect allegedly involved in a $10,000,000 marijuana growing operation. […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

Fatal Crash

DeKalb County crash kills Kansas Woman

A woman from northeast Kansas died Monday following an accident just west of Clarksdale in DeKalb County. The 11:15 Monday morning wreck involved a semi truck and a car. The highway patrol reports 51-year-old Cherri Edwards of Troy, Kansas was pronounced dead by DeKalb County Coroner Heath Turner, some 30 minutes after the accident happened. […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School band to present Winter Concert

The Trenton Middle School band members will present a Winter concert Tuesday night, December 4th. The instrumental music begins at 7 o’clock and will be held in the Trenton High School gymnasium. Band Director Tim Gilham reports the middle school band concert features performances by the 5th, 6th and 7th and 8th grade combined bands, […]