Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council chooses legal representation

The Princeton City Council decided Tuesday evening to carry out a contract with Anderick, Evans, Lewis, Figg, and Battagler Law Firm of Trenton for attorney services. City Clerk Danette Snapp says Tara Walker was serving as Princeton’s City Attorney as part of the law firm, but she recently started her own law office. The council […]

Audio: Hartzler on committee negotiating Farm Bill differences, says SNAP worker requirements main roadblock

West-central Missouri Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says there are still issues standing in the way of the farm bill reaching committee agreement. Hartzler, a Republican serving as a farm bill conference committee member, says the primary disagreement is the food stamp benefit work requirements favored by House Republicans.     The Farm Bill has expired, however, […]

USDA provides additional food options to SNAP participants impacted by Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday approved a waiver that will allow participants in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in North Carolina to buy hot foods with their benefits through October 31, 2018. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue emphasized the importance of the waiver, noting that many North Carolina residents evacuated to shelters cannot […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves service contracts

The Princeton City Council approved several service contracts at a meeting Thursday evening. A contract in the amount of $1,000 for the Mercer County Health Department to have a live concert at the Princeton School October 8th was approved. City Clerk Danette Snapp says the concert will be part of the tour for the motivational […]

Home Packed School Lunch

24 tips for packing a healthy, affordable lunch

Parents often go to great lengths during the school year to be sure their children have the right equipment—pens, notebooks, clothing—to make it through the day. “Proper nutrition is also a key ingredient for school success because it fuels brain cells and gives your child the energy and nutrients he or she needs for optimal […]

Burn Ban in Effect

City of Princeton issues Burn Ban

Princeton Fire Chief Tony Johnson has issued a burn ban for the City of Princeton. Princeton City Clerk Danette Snapp says the burn ban follows the Mercer County burn ban which was issued by the Mercer County Commission this week. The ban on open outdoor burning continues until further notice.