Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

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Officials release tentative schedule for High School Holiday Hoops

High School Holiday Hoops officials have released the upcoming schedule featuring 115 teams, 63 high schools from Missouri and Iowa and a total of 77 games. Hoops Director Steve Maxey says this year’s event features some of the most outstanding high school basketball programs in all of north Missouri and southern Iowa as well as […]

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Audio: Missouri farmers differ on ballot measure to limit political money, redraw voting districts

There’s disagreement among farmers over the Clean Missouri ballot measure to redraw voting districts. The Missouri Farm Bureau opposes the proposal, claiming it would weaken the power of rural voters. Mid-Missouri cattle rancher Susan Williams says Cooper County where she lives is already disenfranchised because it’s divided into four legislative districts.     Former Missouri […]

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Smithfield announces nationwide expansion of “Manure to Energy” projects

Smithfield Food Inc. has announced a nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects that are designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025. That is set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund. This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. Smithfield is setting the goal […]

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Smithfield Foods announces investment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Smithfield Foods, Inc. announces, through the nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025, which it set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. As part of the expansion of Smithfield […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves school trips

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening approved school trips. One was the National FFA trip to Indianapolis, Indiana where FFA members Nathan and Matthew Wells, Hannah and Sarah Garcia, Emily Otto, and Lillian Fordyce presented the trip itinerary and budget. The other trips approved were for the band to go […]

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Calamity Jane Day Parade set to roll on September 15th

Smithfield Hog Production will host this year’s Calamity Jane Day Parade in Princeton. Registration for the parade will be held at the Princeton City Barn September 15th from 8:30 in the morning to 12:30 in the afternoon. Entries may choose to be judged in multiple categories, including best-dressed youth rider; horse-drawn entry; antique, modified, or […]