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Audio: Jay Ashcroft featured speaker at NCMC morning graduation

North Central Missouri College graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony received degrees in several areas of study.  They included associate degrees in arts, applied science, arts in teaching, and general studies as well as certificates. Student Senate President Katelyn Galloway welcomed everyone and told a story.     NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver noted that the first […]


Audio: Dr. Albert Cross speaks at NCMC Graduation

North Central Missouri College in Trenton this year graduated 420 students earning 440 degrees and certificates. Among his commencement remarks Saturday, North Central President Lenny Klaver reviewed where the graduates are from.     The college had two commencement programs Saturday with retired medical doctor Albert Cross the featured speaker during the afternoon graduation for nursing […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Missouri House and Senate to call themselves into special session involving Governor Eric Greitens

For the first time in history, the Missouri House and Senate are calling themselves into a special session. It takes a three-fourths majority of both chambers to call themselves into a special session.      Richardson says a special session means the bipartisan House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight will have the time it needs […]

Missouri capitol

Audio: Missouri House speaker proposes contentious pro-Israel bill

House Speaker Todd Richardson wants to ban state and local governments in Missouri from doing business with companies who boycott Israel. The only bill the Republican from Poplar Bluff is offering this session would follow 24 other states who have taken this pro-Israel business stance.     One opposing view is that a virtually identical […]

Livingston County Health Center

Livingston County Health Center announces “It’s Happening” events

Livingston County Health Center announces two upcoming “It’s Happening” victimization awareness presentations on Wednesday, March 7th in their classroom, located at 800 Adam Drive. The first presentation will be held from 10-11 a.m. and the second at 1:30-2:30 p.m., with an opportunity for questions, discussion, and networking after each presentation. Those interested should call the […]

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Speaker announced for Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon in Princeton

The speaker for Mercer County Health Department’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon has been announced. Health Department Administrator Gina Finney says Princeton resident Eileen Snow will talk about her experience with breast cancer during the luncheon October 11th. The event will be held at Country Rentals behind the Flower Shop in Princeton from noon to […]

Rusty Black

Audio: 7th District State Representative Rusty Black to speak at Chillicothe

Twenty-first State Senator Denny Hoskins and Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black will speak at a legislative forum at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn and Suites Friday afternoon at 3:30.   The Chillicothe Commerce Center will host the forum and there will be light refreshments served. In regards to the second half of the legislative session, […]

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Under sunny skies, light winds, birds chirping, and approximately 75 people watching, VFW Post 919 at Trenton conducted a flag raising ceremony and rifle salute Monday morning, Memorial Day, to officially open up the Grundy County Museum properties for this season. While VFW members were hoisting the U.S. flag out in front of the Baker one-room school, […]

Princeton Chamber of Commerce discusses Calamity Jane Days, Independence day celebrations

An Old Time Calamity Jane will be the theme for this years’ celebration in September at Princeton. Plans so far include: a Baby Show, Becci Shew; Quilts, Della Orndorff at the Methodist Church; Natalie Mounce and Kelly Bertrand for Vendors; and Roy Moore for the Golf Tournament. Donna Herdrich gave some ideas for fund raisers. […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]

Retiring NCMC President named 2016 commencement speaker

North Central Missouri College President Neil Nuttall will be the featured speaker at both the morning and afternoon commencement programs at the Ketcham Community Center on Saturday, May 7th. The morning program is at 9 o’clock for students in non-allied health areas, including those in Associate of Arts, Associate in General Studies, Associate of Arts […]