Person fishing

Access II Independent Living Center fishing tournament set for September 8, 2019

Access 2 (II) Independent Living Center of Gallatin will hold a bass fishing tournament to raise funds to help area disabled individuals live independent lives. The event will be held at the Indian Creek Lake at the Poosey Conservation Area southeast of Jamesport September 8th. Registration will begin at 6:30 in the morning with fishing […]

Road Work

Livingston County Highway 65 and Linn County Route M resurfacing to resume

Work will soon resume on both Linn County Route M and Livingston County U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe. Missouri Petroleum, working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, will begin the second stage of a resurfacing project on Route M in Brookfield on Monday, Sept. 9, followed by U.S. Route 65 through Chillicothe. Work will take place […]

Homecoming

Six vie for title in Miss and Junior Miss Mercer competition

Six participants competed in the Miss and Junior Miss Mercer Contest Thursday evening. Raygen Vincent was named Miss Mercer, and Zoe Fisher was named Junior Miss Mercer. The other Miss Mercer candidates were Jordan Coon and Nina Aguinia and the other Junior Miss Mercer candidates were Kylie Hold and Isabel Jones. Jennifer Wilson with the […]

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A vaccine now recommended for all children ages 2-18

Nationwide, cases of hepatitis A are on the rise. Many states, including Missouri, are currently experiencing outbreaks, and the hepatitis A vaccine is the best way to prevent hepatitis A infection. The hepatitis A vaccine is a two-dose vaccination. However, the first dose of hepatitis A provides 95 percent protection for up to 11 years […]

Bridge Work

MoDOT to replace 40 rural northern Missouri bridges

The Missouri Department of Transportation will be able to replace 40 bridges in northern Missouri as a result of an announcement by Congressman Sam Graves that Missouri has received a $20.7 million federal grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Competitive Highway Bridge Program. The bridges, all located north of I-70, are in poor condition, […]

THS Alumni Association

Trenton High School Alumni Association weekend kicks off with window decorating competition

Decorated windows around town will be unveiled Thursday night for the Second Annual Trenton High School Alumni Association Window Decorating Contest as part of the 70th Annual THS Alumni Reunion Weekend. Past and present classes and school organizations were invited to select business windows of their choice as well as themes. Judging of the windows […]

Missouri Capital Building Jefferson City

Dozens of Missouri legislative bills become law today

Historically, most of the bills passed during the Missouri Legislature’s regular session become law on August 28. Of the roughly 2,100 measures filed this year, 144 proposals made it across the finish line. Dozens of proposals become official today. Here is a snapshot of 10 key measures taking effect: Education funding In the fiscal year […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees set tax levy at Tuesday meeting

Five National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Awards were presented at the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. The NISOD Awards went to Cory Cooksey with Business Technology for Teaching, Health Sciences Program Coordinator Kristi Cutsinger for Academic Support, Admissions Director Kristie Cross for Student Affairs, Senior Database Administrator […]

Vote Election Graphic

Issue to disincorporate Spickard Special Road District submitted to Grundy County Clerk

A petition has been submitted to the Grundy County Clerk’s Office to disincorporate the Spickard Special Road District. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the petition had 63 valid signatures for the issue to appear on the ballot April 7, 2020. Fifty signatures were required to get the issue on the ballot. Spickard says she […]