St. Francis Hospital in Maryville

Mosaic Life Care finalizes St. Francis Hospital purchase terms With SSM Health

Mosaic Life Care, a health-care system based in St. Joseph, Mo., and St. Louis-based SSM Health, have finalized the purchase agreement to transfer ownership of SSM Health St. Francis Hospital – Maryville. The agreement includes St. Francis Hospital and its affiliated outpatient, home care, hospice, and medical group services and locations, as well as SSM […]

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North Central Missouri Mental Health Center in Chillicothe to hold free parenting classes

The North Central Missouri Mental Health Center of Chillicothe will hold free parenting classes in December and January. The classes will be held at the Mental Health Center at 401 Youssef Drive in Chillicothe Mondays from 10 o’clock to noon December 3rd through January 21st. There will be no classes held December 17th or 24th. […]

Missouri State Capitol

Audio: Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz looks ahead to 2019 session

Missouri Senate Republicans are expected to finish three days of caucusing today (Thursday) in St. Louis. Republicans will control the chamber 24-10 in January. Incoming Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz tells Missourinet his agenda will be caucus-driven.     Schatz sponsored a proposed ten-cent gasoline tax increase this year. Proposition D failed statewide by […]

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North Central Missouri College announces Beth Snow as Outstanding Apprenticeship Student

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week, NCMC has named Beth Snow, an apprenticeship student from Missouri Star Quilt Company from Hamilton, Missouri, as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Apprenticeship Student. Beth is taking courses at NCMC through Missouri Star Quilt Company to develop her leadership skills, and learn more about how the organization works. After […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Audio: Missouri high court looking at constitutionality of 2014 change to workman’s compensation law

The Missouri Supreme Court is trying to determine if a workman’s compensation law is valid or unconstitutional based on its technical and unclear language.     The state legislature changed the rules in 2014 for compensation when a second workplace injury occurs. Starting that year, new claims for benefits through the state’s second injury fund […]

Prison Sentence

Trenton man sentenced to 12-years in federal prison without parole

A Trenton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north central Missouri. Faron Wayne Lawrence, 52, of Trenton, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 12 years in federal prison without parole. NITRO (the Northwest Inter-agency Team Response Operation) initiated an […]

Prison Sentence

Belton man sentenced to 17-years for meth conspiracy in northern Missouri, Trenton man pleads guilty

A Belton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north-central Missouri and for illegally possessing firearms. Robert Ryan Hicks, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 17 years and seven months in federal prison without parole. On Dec. 4, 2017, Hicks […]

North Central Missouri College’s Student Senate Officers for the 2018-2019 year are from left to right, Grant Bennett-Secretary (Trenton), Jamee Scearce-President (Stewartsville), Glenn Smit-Public Relations (Gallatin), Pharon Pilgrim-Vice President (Willemstad, Curacao), Katie Blanchard-Treasurer (Lucerne), and Natasha Jackson-Representative (Gallatin). Not pictured is Josephine Deen-Representative (Conception Junction).

North Central Missouri College announces Student Senate officers

North Central Missouri College’s Student Senate Officers for the 2018-2019 year have been announced. Student Senate is the governing council for the NCMC student body and oversees student organizations and clubs. They represent the student population and provide input on regulation, change, and future planning. “I am very excited to see what Senate will do […]

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Department of Conservation predicts good quail season in parts of the state

With the quail-hunting season starting November 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average. MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in north the and west-central portions of the state. Each August, […]

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NCMC Financial Aid Director elected to Missouri Financial Aid Executive Board

Kimberly Meeker, Financial Aid Director at North Central Missouri College, has been recently elected to serve as the 2019 Secretary for the Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP) twelve member executive board. Kimberly has worked in the NCMC Office of Financial Aid for six years and currently is in her third year as […]

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Incident at Princeton High School places school under lockdown

An incident at Princeton High School caused the school to be placed under lockdown at about 2:45 on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. School officials were made aware of an incident that occurred where an online relationship between a Princeton High School student and an out of town adult had taken place. Information obtained by school […]

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Missouri Department of Labor launches new web portal to promote workplace safety & health

The Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Division of Labor Standards has launched a new tool that will give Missouri businesses faster access to resources that help them develop safer and healthier workplaces while saving money on lost time and workers’ compensation insurance costs. On Thursday, September 6, at the Governor’s Conference on Economic […]

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MU Extension offers innovative online leadership program

The University of Missouri Extension has developed an innovative online program with the focus on building better leaders. The 11-week course runs Jan. 21-April 8, 2019. Leadership Online for Today (LOFT) is an interactive course that allows participants to improve communication skills, build relationships and networks, and develop a collaborative project to benefit a community […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Steve Scheiber named interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System announced Thursday that Chief Executive Officer of Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe Steve Schieber has also been named the interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Saint Luke’s reports the appointment will streamline leadership of the two facilities and consolidate management of the health system’s northern Missouri market. Since Schieber […]