Traffic Accident

Osborn teen demolishes car after crashing on Highway 36; arrested on drug allegations

A teenager from Osborn was injured, then arrested, when the car he was driving ran off Highway 36 in DeKalb County and overturned onto its top. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Pierson was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The patrol reports Pierson was wearing a seat belt, however, the car was demolished […]

Coon Creek Baptist Church Thanksgiving Meal

Audio: Coon Creek Baptist Church serves annual Thanksgiving meal

With the cooperative efforts of many, an estimated 640 Thanksgiving Day meals were delivered or eaten at the Union Coon Creek Baptist Church. One of the coordinators for the annual project is Diana Crawford of Trenton.       Mrs. Crawford noted some of the meals were delivered to people who were“shut-ins” The Thanksgiving meal […]

Chillicothe Students part of FFA Courtesy Corps

Students from Chillicothe FFA Chapter part of National FFA Courtesy Corps

The 92nd National FFA Convention included everything from arena stage events to the Day of Service and workshops for nearly 65,000 attendees. It takes many volunteers to help make a convention of this magnitude a positive experience for all of its guests. This year approximately 900 FFA members, including students from the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, […]

Coon Creek Baptist Church

Coon Creek Baptist Church finishes preparation for free Thanksgiving day meal

The Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton has prepared 44 turkeys so far for its Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday according to the pastor’s wife Dianna Crawford, who says 10 more turkeys will be prepared Tuesday night. One hundred thirty-five pumpkin pies and 1200 rolls are also to be prepared prior to the meal. […]

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GRM Networks in Princeton receives USDA grant of $41.6 million dollars through ReConnect Program

GRM Networks of Princeton recently received a $41.6 million grant/loan from the United States Department of Agriculture’s ReConnect Program helping GRM Networks fulfill its commitment to bring fiber-optic connectivity to northern Missouri and southern Iowa. USDA Farm Service Agency Administrator Richard Fordyce awarded the grant/loan to GRM at a reception held at the David Callaway […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen pass ordinance limiting number of dogs residents may own

The Laredo Board of Aldermen passed an ordinance this week regarding dogs. City Clerk Ashley Bonnett reports the ordinance was amended from the prior ordinance to add a section regarding the number of dogs. The ordinance says kennels, hobbyist, or puppy mills will not be allowed in Laredo, and the maximum number of dogs allowed […]

Maude Ryan Scholarship 2019

Melissa Yoakum receives NCMC Foundation Allied Health Maude Ryan Nursing Scholarship

Prior to Dr. Albert & Vera Cross Hall’s 10th-anniversary open house, $45,000 in Allied Health scholarships were announced by the North Central Missouri College Foundation.  Mr. Mitch Holder, NCMC Dean of Instruction, made the announcements with scholarship donors, student recipients, and guests in attendance.  Forty-four scholarships were announced with award amounts ranging from $5000 to […]

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Grundy County Health Department to offer flu vaccine at several events

The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton will administer flu vaccines at several events in November and December. No appointments are necessary for vaccines given at the office during Walk-In Day every Tuesday from 9 to 4 o’clock. College students home on Thanksgiving Break are encouraged to get flu shots during College Flu Shot Day […]

Bill Siebenborn Receives Award

Grundy County resident, William “Bill” Siebenborn, honored with national award

The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board honored William “Bill” Siebenborn as the 2019 recipient of the Richard E. Lyng Award for his contributions and distinguished service to dairy promotion. Siebenborn, a dairy farmer from Trenton, Missouri, was recognized at the Joint NDB/ National Milk Producers Federation/United Dairy Industry Association (UDIA) Annual Meeting in NewOrleans. […]