Tigers for troops

Tigers for Troops: Helping rural veterans navigate the VA benefits system

Understanding and applying for veterans services can be a challenge, and help can be hard to come by, especially in rural communities. Tigers for Troops, a partnership of University of Missouri Extension and the MU School of Law Veterans Clinic, connects veterans to vital resources through one-on-one consultations by videoconference. It is funded through a […]

Medicaid Expansion

Missouri’s state Treasurer, Scott Fitzpatrick, is warning against Medicaid expansion

Missouri’s state treasurer and the House Budget Committee chairman will travel across the state on Monday, urging Missourians to vote against Medicaid expansion on the August ballot. Medicaid, which is formally known as MO HealthNet, is a federal and state program that assists with medical costs for residents with limited incomes. House Budget Committee Chairman […]

Fence on Farm

Program on Missouri fence laws set at locations throughout the state

University of Missouri Extension specialists will explain Missouri’s complicated fence laws 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, at locations throughout the state. “Missouri continues to have a complicated fence law,” says Joe Koenen, MU Extension agricultural business specialist. “Two separate laws cover the state, and they vary county to county. Both laws are subject to interpretation.” […]

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Two Missouri women plead guilty to distributing large amounts of methamphetamine

Two more southern Missouri women pleaded guilty in federal court to their roles in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in Springfield, Missouri. Cassidy R. Clayton, 24, of Springfield, and Ginger L. Huerta, also known as Ginger L. Gray, 39, of Halfway, Missouri, pleaded guilty today in separate appearances before U.S. Magistrate Judge […]

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“Hocus Pocus” to be shown at Silver Moon Plaza in Chillicothe

Citizens Bank & Trust in conjunction with Main Street Chillicothe, brings to the screen, Disney’s “Hocus Pocus”. The screening will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019. Additional partners for the event are K&M Gourmet Popcorn and the Livingston County Library. The movie will be shown inside Main Street’s Silver Moon Plaza, 707 Webster Street, […]

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14 southern Missouri residents indicted for meth conspiracy and illegal firearms

Fourteen southern Missouri residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Greene County, Missouri, and elsewhere. Five of the defendants were also charged with illegally possessing firearms. Cheyenne W. Conn, 43, and Johnathon W. Arnold, also known as Jonathan, 38, both of Everton, Missouri; […]

Audio: Governor Parson signs agriculture bill into law pertaining to CAFOs

Legislation that prevents Missouri counties from imposing regulations on concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that are stricter than state regulations has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson.     The bill is backed by many of the state’s commodity groups, including the Missouri Farm Bureau and the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association. Critics include St. […]

Salem Croy and Jacob Lewis receive Harper Scholarships

Trenton and Winston graduates to receive Douglas Harper Memorial Athletic Scholarship

Two recent high school graduates have been named the recipients of the first Douglas Harper Memorial Athletic Scholarship. Trenton High School graduate Salem Croy and Winston High School graduate Jacob Lewis were chosen from over 60 applicants for the scholarship established to honor the late Doug Harper. Miss Croy plans to attend North Central Missouri […]

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Several area communities receive 2018 Missouri Community Betterment Awards

Missouri Community Betterment (MCB) honored 19 communities, nine youth groups and 10 community leaders at their 55th Annual Conference held in Columbia, Mo. on Oct. 15, 2018. Nearly 200 volunteers, community leaders and youth from across the state were in attendance to celebrate community and economic development efforts, network with each other and connect with […]

Trenton High School

Trenton High School Band places last at competition in southwest Missouri

The Trenton High School Band placed last in its class during events in southwest Missouri on Saturday. Trenton Band Director Tim Gilham indicated Trenton faced stiff competition some of which was forced indoors because of rain. Gilham said there were some amazing bands in Trenton’s class. Results from the Branson Marching Invitational found Mountain Home, […]