University Mo Extension

University of Missouri Extension Office of Grundy County seeks county council volunteers

The University of Missouri Extension Office of Grundy County in Trenton is looking for volunteers for its county council. Community Engagement Specialist in Community and Economic Development Meridith Berry explains the Extension Council is made up of 12 county residents who are elected for their positions. The positions rotate on a cycle, and many members […]

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 […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in of officials to take place at Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in and retirement ceremonies will be held at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe December 28th. Six elected officials including Ryan Horsman, Circuit Judge; Michael R. Leamer, Associate Circuit Judge; Ed Douglas, Presiding Commissioner; Jane Gann, Circuit Clerk; Sherry Parks, County Clerk; and Amy Baker, Recorder of Deeds will be sworn in in the […]

Christmas Concert

Laredo students to hold Christmas program December 13th

The Laredo R-7 School will hold an all-school Christmas program next week. The public is welcome to attend A Peaceful Christmas in the school gym on Thursday, December 13th at 6 o’clock. The program will start with the fifth through eighth-grade band performing traditional Christmas arrangements. Preschool through second-grade students will sing about putting shapes […]

Pictured (L to R) is Stefanie Dowell, Assistant to the VP, Ginny Wikoff, and Linda Cowling, NCMC English Instructor.

NCMC Students and staff donate to Community Food Pantry of Grundy County

Faculty and staff of North Central Missouri College recently held a food drive on campus for non-perishables to donate to the Community Food Pantry of Grundy County. Over 600 pounds of food were collected and taken to the pantry to help with restocking after Thanksgiving and holiday distribution. Also donated to the Community Food Pantry […]

Cows grazing in pasture

MU Agronomist: Grazing fall pasture growth extends high-price hay

Managed grazing makes better use of forage in a year of high-priced hay. After a drought with short grass and little hay, fall pastures grew fast with good rains. Management-intensive grazing (MIG) extends fall grass supplies. Or the grass can be saved for winter grazing, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. Controlled […]

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day December 7

Audio: Missouri sailor could have been one of the first to sacrifice life at Pearl Harbor

Events are taking place across Missouri to pay respect during Pearl Harbor Day. One in southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau is honoring the town’s first World War II casualty. Matt Hampton with the local VFW says 19-year-old Lloyd Dale Clippard was likely one of the first to die at Pearl Harbor.     Ceremonies are taking […]