Carroll County Memorial Hospital receives new accreditation

Carroll County Memorial Hospital recently became an accredited Patient-Centered Medical Home or PCMH. Accreditation for PCMH came through The Compliance Team, which requires extensive patient-centered research, discussion, and process improvement. Protocols and processes were developed to ensure that the Jefferson Medical Group staff were treating patients with equal care and importance. Access to care and […]

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Spickard Board of Education approves budget amendments

The Spickard Board of Education approved budget amendments at its latest meeting.  The budget amounts were made to equal year to date with an expected surplus of $29,201. Quality Construction’s bid for windows was accepted in the amount of $3,726. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze announced a Bobcat will be rented to finish the dirt work on […]

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Nuisance officer and downtown buildings dominate Trenton Administrative Committee meeting

Discussion of two topics dominated a meeting last night of the Trenton City Councils’ Administrative Committee. One involved downtown buildings with the other designating one person to handle nuisance violations on behalf of the city. For the last few years, Trenton Police officers have been responsible for investigating nuisances such as tall weeds, automobile parts; […]

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McCaskill survey: Missouri’s VA hospitals continue to improve care for America’s war heroes

(MissouriNet) – About 1,200 Missouri veterans report steady progress in the quality of care they have received at the state’s VA hospitals. Missouri U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who briefed reporters in St. Louis’ Forest Park, says it pleases her to hear about the improvements described in her annual survey results of the state’s five VA medical […]

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Carroll County Community Hospital celebrates Hospital Week

Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds several events in celebrating Hospital Week each May. Hospital Week was recognized May 6-12, this year. CCMH chose a theme of “Players in Healthcare,” based off popular board games, for the series of events. The first event that took place was the Monopoly 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 5, sponsored […]

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USDA Invests $256 Million in Water Infrastructure in Rural Communities

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is investing $256 million in 81 projects to improve water and wastewater infrastructure in rural areas in 35 states.  Missouri State Director Jeff Case is pleased to announce that over $10 million was invested into rural Missouri communities. “Rural […]

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Green Hills Regional Planning Commission contracted by MoDOT for study

The Missouri Department of Transportation is contracting with the Regional Planning Commissions throughout the state to prepare a regional transit study to evaluate the public transit needs of citizens and available transit services. The Green Hills Regional Planning Commission is contracted to prepare the plan for its 11-county region. A meeting will be held to […]

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Cassie Cordray to join NCMC faculty as Teacher Education Instructor

Cassie Cordray, from Laredo, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Teacher Education Instructor. Cassie, who was board approved in April, will begin the position as a full-time faculty member in August 2018. Cassie comes from Pleasant View R-VI School District where she was the first-grade teacher for nine years. Cassie is a […]

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Affordable Care Act: 2017 saw increase in uninsured Missourians

A new Gallup survey shows that the uninsured rate rose significantly in Missouri in 2017, a year marked by repeated attempts to repeal, sabotage, or weaken the health care programs and protections of the Affordable Care Act. Gallup attributes the dramatic increase in the number of uninsured Missourians to both the uncertainty created by repeated […]

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Natural gas leak forces evacuation of Trenton residents

A natural gas leak Thursday morning resulted in the evacuation of residents near Norton Street and Crowder Road in Trenton. Trenton Fire Lieutenant Doug Franklin reports firefighters arrived at the corner of Norton Street and Crowder Road and found boring equipment operated by Boley Utilities Construction that had a significant amount of natural gas coming […]

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Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

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North Central Missouri College site opening on North Belt Highway

North Central Missouri College will be opening a site in Country Club, Missouri on the North Belt Highway beginning March 1, 2018. The NCMC-North Belt Center will be an extension of North Central Missouri College and will offer the same level of professional attention, quality instruction, and affordability as Main and Barton campus and other […]

City of Trenton

Discussion on water quality a big part of Trenton City Council meeting

The Trenton City Council last night approved an ordinance authorizing an agreement for Burns and McDonnell to provide engineering services for financial planning for the city’s water department. The five-year plan is to determine needed revenues, including what would be needed if ConAgra closes with water rates are to be part of the study. The […]

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Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]