Bethany City fishing dock upgrades

Missouri Department of Conservation assists city of Bethany in improving area lakes

The Missouri Department of Conservation on September 20, 2019, presented the city of Bethany a check for $153,537 to help pay for improvements at North Bethany City Reservoir and Old Bethany City Lake. Earlier, MDC provided a $23,305 grant for the projects. MDC reimburses up to 75 percent of project costs under the Community Assistance […]

Chillicothe 3rd Quarter Business Spotlight winner

Charmed Nook in Chillicothe presented Business Spotlight Award

The Charmed Nook, at 611 Locust Street in downtown Chillicothe, has won the third quarter Business Spotlight award. The Business Spotlight award is given out on a quarterly basis to a business that has positively impacted downtown Chillicothe. The Charmed Nook recently underwent a massive renovation with the help from Main Street Chillicothe’s façade renovation […]

Milan C-2 Website

Groundbreaking for “Better MC2-Project 2020” to be held in Milan on September 23, 2019

The Milan C-2 Board of Education approved the proposal from PSR Construction Inc., from Kirksville, Missouri to serve as the general contractor for the upcoming construction project – Better MC2-Project 2020. The groundbreaking ceremony for the project will be held on Monday, September 23, 2019, at 1:00 pm. The ceremony will be in the front […]

Flooded Farm Grain Bins

August 30th is sign-up deadline for emergency assistance to flooded farms

Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]

Platte County Livestock Boosters Receive Grant

Platte County Livestock Boosters receive grant

The FCS Financial Rural Community and Agriculture Foundation recently granted $12,000 to the Platte County Livestock Boosters to assist with wash rack renovations at the fairgrounds. The boosters project of overhauling and replacing the washing facilities at the Platte County Fairgrounds will include four gated bays for small animals and an extension with cover to […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education discusses no longer accepting tuition waivers

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education discussed no longer accept tuition waivers at its meeting on Monday evening. The topic is to be on the August agenda. The discussion was due to parent transportation concern requests. Immediate family members paying taxes to the district will be considered for a waiver if and only if […]

National Quilt Museum

Missouri Quilt Museum of Hamilton to host permanent display from National Quilt Museum

The Missouri Quilt Museum of Hamilton and The National Quilt Museum of Paducah, Kentucky have finalized an agreement to bring a collection of modern quilts to visitors to Hamilton all the time. When the Missouri Quilt Museum opens this fall, it will create a permanent location for quilts from The Collection of The National Quilt […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library to offer “Sneak Peak” at plans for new Children’s Library

The Livingston County Library Board of Trustees will be holding a community meeting to offer a sneak peek at the plans for the new Children’s Library on Wednesday, April 24 from 4:30-6:30 pm. The come-and-go style event, held in the Livingston County Library Courtroom, will allow community members to view floor plans for the new […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Superintendent Dan Wiebers on the passing of Trenton R-9 School District levy

Patrons of the Trenton R-9 School District approved the district’s no tax increase levy issue by 71% Tuesday. The levy will allow the debt service levy to remain at 90 cents and allow the school district to borrow seven million dollars to complete several capital projects. Superintendent Dan Wiebers says he is “excited” and “very […]