Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital appoints new director to Senior Life Solutions program

Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton has a new director for its Senior Life Solutions program. Sheila Rider will be responsible for directing and coordinating activities of program staff to ensure quality patient care and providing community education to create awareness of the program. Senior Life Solutions is an outpatient group therapy program designed to […]

Disbarred

Princeton attorney disbarred after violations from allegations arising two years ago

An attorney at Princeton, Jennifer Ann George, has been disbarred following an October 30th Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from her actions two years ago that involved a divorce and child custody matter. The Missouri Supreme Court recently announced the disciplinary action after finding her guilty on multiple counts of professional conduct rules […]

Military Veterans

Veterans clinic to explore challenging system of benefits, appeals and psychological concerns

For many veterans, securing benefits from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs proves challenging and time-consuming. According to recent estimates from the VA, veterans can wait up to seven years for resolution of an appealed claim. The University of Missouri School of Law Veterans Clinic is hosting a symposium that will address the complex and […]

Smithfield Food Website

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 […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Audio: Wright Memorial Hospital to offer “Senior Life Solutions” program

As we continue our series on Wright Memorial Hospital, Chief Executive Officer Steve Scheiber, in an interview on Open Line, announced a new program that will be based in Trenton. The program is called “Senior Life Solutions,” which is targeted at older residents in northern Missouri, to assist in coping with various issues that arise […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst makes statement on new Mexico, Canada trade agreement

Missouri Farm Bureau President Blake Hurst made the following statement regarding the new trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, and Congress’s failure to pass a new farm bill: “Missouri farmers are breathing a sigh of relief as the United States, Mexico and Canada have joined together in a new trade agreement. The United States, Mexico, […]

Missouri Corn Website

New Missouri corn organization officers to take charge

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and the Missouri Corn Growers Association have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments. The election of the 2018-19 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their new roles […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council holds heated discussion on electric rates, ends in vote to reduce rates by 5%

The Trenton City Council last night voted to authorize a 5% reduction in electric rates effective with the bills received in November, and the council ultimately voted to have an electric rate study done, but not until after the Mayor vetoed two separate motions. Last week, the utility committee advanced discussion on having a three-month […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council meeting agenda to include electric rate study

Several items are on the agenda for a meeting of the Trenton City Council Monday night, September 24th. Topics include discussion regarding an electric rate study and a policy for Trenton Municipal Utilities operating funds, discussion concerning the Green Hills animal nutrition building, approval of demolition of structures, an asbestos abatement bid, and discussion regarding […]

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Incident at Princeton High School places school under lockdown

An incident at Princeton High School caused the school to be placed under lockdown at about 2:45 on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. School officials were made aware of an incident that occurred where an online relationship between a Princeton High School student and an out of town adult had taken place. Information obtained by school […]

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Missouri DNR awards area communities impacted by drought a total of $1M to assist with water systems

The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is awarding almost $1 million to help eight community water systems in northwest Missouri counties hardest hit by drought. The department made this emergency funding available in response to Governor Parson’s Executive Order No 18-05. The funding will assist with construction projects intended to ensure drought-impacted small communities are able […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves tutoring contracts

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education at a meeting Monday evening approved selling old basketball uniforms. Uniforms from the 2008-2009 season will be auctioned at the homecoming basketball game December 14th during an athletic department fundraiser. The board approved extracurricular out-of-state travel for yearbook ad trips to Centerville and Corydon, Iowa. Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson […]

Obamacare

Audio: Missouri Senate Democrats pressure Hawley to withdraw from Obamacare lawsuit

(Missourinet) – Missouri Senate Democrats are putting pressure on Attorney General Hawley about an Obamacare lawsuit he’s joined. Minority Leader Gina Walsh says her caucus has filed a resolution calling on Hawley to back out of the suit because she says 2.5 million Missourians with pre-existing conditions could lose insurance.     Hawley says preexisting conditions […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education clarifies student handbook regarding alcohol infractions

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education added a clarification to the student handbook regarding alcohol infractions Monday evening. The handbook currently reads “four extra-curricular suspensions,” but will be clarified to read “four school-sponsored extra-curricular events where the student is representing the school”. The board approved Ally Lashae Photography to take pictures at Barnwarming, Homecoming, […]