State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Over 260 students recognized at North Central Missouri College Foundation Scholarship Reception

The 2018-2019 North Central Missouri College Scholarship Reception was held on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at the Ketcham Community Center.  Over 260 students were recognized for receiving an NCMC Foundation, Athletic, SSS or other institutional scholarship.  The event was hosted by the North Central Missouri College Foundation and sponsored by US Bank and PDQ Cleaning.  […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

Net neutrality battle reignites in Washington D.C.

The battle over net neutrality is heating up again – as supporters in Congress have just introduced a bill to reinstate Obama-era consumer protections that were lost after the Federal Communications Commission repealed them in 2017.  The “Save the Internet Act” would bring back rules that prevent Internet Service Providers from slowing down or blocking […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District to dismiss classes early on Thursday with no classes announced for Friday

With the Trenton Lady Bulldogs playing in the state basketball tournament, the Trenton R-9 School District has announced an early dismissal of classes for Thursday and no classes on Friday. In order to accommodate students, faculty, and fans of the girls’ basketball team, Trenton schools will dismiss Thursday at the usual times of 12:50 at […]

Missouri Department of Insurance

Over $16 million returned to Missouri consumers with the assistance of the Missouri Department of Insurance

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.2 million from their insurance companies in 2018, thanks to the work of the department’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section.  “One of our primary responsibilities is to protect Missouri consumers and ensure they are treated fairly by insurance companies,” said Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director of the Missouri Department of […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports 5 arrests over the weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in the area over the weekend. The Patrol arrested 20-year-old Adrian Haley-Fischer of Springfield, Illinois in Caldwell County on a Boone County warrant for second-degree domestic assault. Online court information shows bond was set at $10,000. Haley-Fischer was transported to the Caldwell County Detention Center. The Patrol arrested 29-year-old […]