Professional Agriculture Student spring 2019

NCMC Students Participate in National Professional Agriculture Student Conference

Three agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the National Professional Agriculture Student Organization Conference March 12-16 held in Loveland, Colorado.  Over 500 agriculture students competed in Career Program Areas, participated in leadership workshops, and visited Loveland area attractions.  NCMC students who attended the conference were Breanna Chambers, Spickard, Alyssa Kosse, Trenton, and […]

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Agriculture Contests to be held on North Central Missouri College campus

More than 70 area high schools with an estimated 1,650 agriculture students are pre-registered to be on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton this Thursday, March 21st for the annual NCMC Ag Club Contests.  The event is held in cooperation with Area 2 FFA Association Agriculture Instructors.  Students will be practicing their […]

MoDOT Road Work

Highway 65 shoulder work to begin south of Carrollton

Shoulder work on Highway 65 south of Carrollton will begin this week in preparation for the traffic shift moving motorists onto the shoulders during bridge rehabilitation work. Contractors from Lehman Construction LLC will begin prepping the Wakenda Creek and Missouri River Overflow bridge shoulders on Wednesday, March 20. Work is expected to continue through early […]

Severe Weather

Preparation is critical for a successful recovery following a severe weather event

While it’s important to know how to keep yourself and your family safe from physical harm during severe weather events, preparation for these weather emergencies doesn’t end there. The Missouri Department of Insurance wants consumers to know the importance of making sure they’re adequately covered BEFORE a severe weather event occurs.   “We want all […]

Sealed Bid

Livingston County Commission seeking bids on computer equipment and patrol vehicle

The Livingston County Commission is accepting bids for computer equipment as well as patrol vehicle equipment and installation. The computer equipment bids include two mobile data terminals with Windows 10, include eight-megapixel cameras and fingerprint authorization, and are dual password protected; two each of three types of mobile printers and equipment; and two of one […]

Tax Form

Audio: Free tax preparation help is being offered for eligible Missourians

Free tax preparation help is being offered for eligible Missourians. Bill Wise with the Missourinet reports.     The University of Missouri has opened volunteer income tax assistance sites around the state to help eligible Missourians with their tax return preparation. The IRS-sponsored program that includes Missouri students and staff provides free assistance for low- […]

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide to offer free tax preparation

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide will provide free in-person tax preparation at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe. Trained and IRS-certified volunteers can help taxpayers of all ages each Wednesday beginning February 6th through April 10th from 9 to 3 o’clock by appointment. AARP membership is not required to receive free tax preparation and those interested […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

2019 work plan released for East Locust Creek Reservoir project

The East Locust Creek Reservoir Project Team and North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission have released the 2019 Work Plan for the reservoir in Sullivan County. Water Commission General Manager Brad Scott reports the Commission and Project Team “are at the mercy” of about 23 agencies and their oversight, inputs, and approvals. The East Locust […]

Robin Hood Performance

Auditions for presentation of “Robin Hood” to be held January 7th at Chillicothe’s Dickinson Arts Center

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council announces auditions for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Robin Hood will be held in January. Students in kindergarten through 12th grade can audition for roles at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center at 2801 Hornet Road in Chillicothe the afternoon of January 7th at 4 o’clock. The auditions are expected to last […]

Thanksgiving meal

Preparations for Thanksgiving meal at Coon Creek Baptist Church underway and on schedule

The Union Coon Creek Baptist Church west of Trenton hosts its 23rd Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Thursday, November 22nd. Dianna Crawford is the pastor’s wife, and on Wednesday morning said preparation was going well. Volunteers are preparing at least 54 turkeys and more than 155 pumpkin pies. Crawford said more than 500 meals will be delivered […]

Heart Health

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center call for red scarves in support of women’s heart health

More women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Annually, the month of February is designated National Heart Month. While the red dress promotes awareness about women’s heart disease, the red scarf symbolizes lifelines […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors reviews employee retirement options

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors completed its biannual review of employee retirement benefit options at its meeting this week. Retirement benefits are offered to full-time employees or part-time employees who work at least 15 hundred hours annually through the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System. The board updated the nursing home […]