The J. Huston Tavern at Arrow Rock State Historic Site, the oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi, is closed for the foreseeable future due to a kitchen fire last Friday evening. “Missouri State Parks is committed to getting the tavern reopened as soon as possible,” said Ben Ellis, director of the Division of […]
Grundy County sales tax collections for the year are more than $4,800 greater than this time last year for general revenue, ambulance, and law enforcement. Collections total about $24,600 for each department for the month of May. Total collections for the first five months of the year are more than $179,300 for each department.
Veterans will be honored during the Riding for Our Veterans Battle at the Grand Bull Riding at Chillicothe next month. The event will be held at the Litton Ag Center on June 7th and 8th with gates opening at 5 o’clock, and Pegasus Trick Rider performing at 6 o’clock each evening. Registration for mutton busting, […]
This month’s Old Timers Reunion in Milan offers two events this coming Saturday, May 18th. The jackpot sheep and goat show will be held at the expo show barn located on top of the hill at the new fairgrounds. Entry fee is $20.00 a head per ring. Registration is for the two hours beginning at […]
The Trenton City Council Monday night approved several ordinances; a bid to develop city-owned land for the fire training tower; agreed to keep electric rates at the current, lower, winter level; but the council had a divided vote on beginning the process toward an electric rate study. Preliminary approval was given to establish a one […]
The Newtown-Harris school gym will be the location for a Vendors Fair on Saturday, May 25th which is during the Memorial Day weekend. The contact to reserve a booth or for more information is math instructor at the Newtown Harris school, Allison Garcia at 660 794 2245. A variety of local crafters and independent sales […]
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 […]
The Trenton High School Art Club, Art 9, will hold an art sale and show to benefit the club. The event will be in the high school art classroom on the evening of May 14th from 6 to 7 o’clock. The sale and show will include student and professional work.
The Chillicothe Farmers Market season kicks off in May. Chillicothe Farmers Market Secretary-Treasurer Tonja Tiemeyer says the market will be open on the south side of the courthouse in Chillicothe from 4 until 6 o’clock Tuesdays through August 13th. The Chillicothe Police Department reports the Jackson Street parking area on the south side of the […]
Main Street Chillicothe will hold its first Wine Walk and Concert of the year in Downtown Chillicothe this month. Four hundred glasses will be for sale for the event the evening of May 17th. Registration in front of the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce Building will take place from 4 o’clock to 7:15. The last […]
Cost-share funding is available to help produce growers pay for USDA Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification. “These funds are available for Missouri farmers who are applying for USDA GAP certification for the first time or for farms who are reapplying for USDA GAP certification,” said Londa Nwadike, state food safety specialist for the University of […]
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has determined the number of medical marijuana facilities that will soon become licensed in Missouri. The top-scoring 60 cultivation facilities, 192 dispensary facilities and 86 medical marijuana-infused manufacturing facilities will be initially licensed for business in Missouri. “We appreciate and continue to seek the public’s input on […]