Graduation

Area schools to hold graduation on Sunday and Monday

Several area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday afternoon, May 19th and Monday, May 20, 2019 Past Superintendent Rick Johnson will address 17 graduating seniors at North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville at 2 o’clock. North Harrison announced its Valedictorian as Marty Sadowsky and its Salutatorian as Olivia Babinski. High school Social Studies teacher Louis […]

Cattle at Sale

Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales.  This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements.  The […]

Resoundfest website 2019

Resound Fest in Bethany set to begin June 7, 2019

Multiple religious musicians will perform on two stages at the Resound Fest at Miracle Hills Ranch of Bethany June 7th and 8th. Artists are scheduled to start performing that Friday on the 360 Stage at 3 o’clock in the afternoon and on the Main Stage at 6:15 that evening. The schedule shows artists will begin […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignations

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved salary increases at its meeting Wednesday evening. The base teacher salary was increased by two and three-quarters percent to $30,000 for a beginning teacher. Certified teachers will be able to move on the salary schedule based on experience and continuing education. A two and three-quarters percent salary […]

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USDA extends deadline for producers to certify 2018 crop production for Market Facilitation Program payments

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]