Missouri State Historical Society Building

Audio: New State Historical Society building has access to more than 200 years of daily history

The State Historical Society of Missouri’s new building in central Missouri’s Columbia has access to more than 200 years of daily history. Historian Bob Priddy says the organization celebrated the grand opening of the new location this month.     Priddy says the new building in downtown Columbia near Mizzou has a bunch of other […]

Katie Blanchard

Katie Blanchard selected as North Central Missouri College Outstanding Student

Katie Blanchard from Lucerne, Missouri, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student. Katie is a sophomore, A+ student, pursuing her AAS Agriculture and Natural Resources degree. Along with the Livestock and Equine Management Certificate. After graduating from NCMC, Katie plans to work in agriculture. Katie is involved in Ag Club (Secretary), Student […]

Dr. James F. Foster III

Carroll County Memorial Hospital offering Vascular Outpatient Specialty Clinic

Carroll County Memorial Hospital will begin offering a Vascular Outpatient Specialty Clinic in Carrollton starting Monday, August 19. CCMH welcomes Dr. James F. Foster III from Kansas City Vascular and General Surgery Group, LLC, to our roster of outpatient specialty providers. He is affiliated with several area HCA Midwest Health hospitals. He will see patients […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University foundation awards record number of scholarships

Northwest Foundation Inc., the fundraising arm of Northwest Missouri State University, awarded its second-highest level of scholarship distributions and secured $5.3 million in donor funding during Fiscal Year 2019, a 15 percent increase over last year’s total and adding to a record $21.5 million during the last three years. As scholarship support remains a central […]

GI Bill 75th Aniversary

Missouri Department of Higher Education shares GI Bill stories and resources for student veterans

The Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) is partnering with the Missouri Veterans Commission and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to join a nationwide movement celebrating the impact of the educational benefits available through the GI Bill. During June, the MDHE will share stories on social media of veterans who used the GI […]

Trenton R-9 school district hires new staff members

Trenton Board of Education approves new hires and accepts two resignations

Following an executive session Tuesday night for personnel, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved several hirings and accepted two resignations of non-certified staff. Information provided Wednesday morning by the Trenton R-9 School District office shows new instructors for the coming school year are Emily Reardon, who will be high school health and physical education […]

Susan Stull NCMC

NCMC Instructor Dr. Susan Stull selected to teach in China

North Central Missouri College Science Instructor, Dr. Susan Stull has been selected to teach Biology in China this summer to young scholars through the ONPS International Summer School program. (To learn more about ONPS, visit www.onpsummer.org). During her time, Dr. Stull will be teaching with a group of other higher education leaders selected to participate. […]

Wildlife Management

Tyler Phillips of Mound City receives second-place FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award

Tyler Phillips of Mound City received the second-place Missouri FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Phillips, a junior at Mound City R-II High School, is the son of Matt and Brittany Phillips. He is a member of the Mound City FFA Chapter. His advisor is Connor Dignan. Phillips’ supervised agricultural […]

Area students to receive state FFA degrees at annual convention in Columbia

Garret Cramer of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter named State Star Farmer

The Missouri FFA Association recognized Garret Cramer of the Chillicothe FFA Chapter as the State Star Farmer at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. His parents are John and Janet Cramer of Ludlow. His advisors are Lance Martin, Randy Plattner, Leda Schreiner, and Neal Wolf. Area Star Farmers are chosen based upon outstanding production agriculture in […]