Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees entertainment details announced for Friday, November 23rd

There will be several performances at the 11th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit two organizations for developmentally disabled individuals: the Gifted Group and Trenton Heroes. A parade will begin at the Trenton Rock Barn Friday afternoon at 4:30 and go around the outside of the stadium and the Rock Barn area. The entertainment at […]

Beef Heifers

Joplin heifer sale adds quality but bidders remained reluctant

“It was a great night to be a buyer,” Eldon Cole said after the Southwest Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale. Average price on 311 heifers was $1,586. That’s almost $200 per head below Cole’s prediction. The University of Missouri livestock specialist has managed 39 heifer sales. He knows well-managed heifers and what they bring to […]

North Central Missouri College agriculture students participate in state conference

Eight agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the Missouri Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization (PAS) State Conference November 15th through the 17th in Neosho at Crowder College. One hundred twenty students, advisors, and guests from seven Missouri community colleges and universities participated in the conference. The NCMC group had the opportunity to travel […]

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 […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled hold awards banquet

Seventy-four attended the Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County this week. Executive Director Kayla Graham reports she handed out Candy Awards and a small gift to each person who participated in at least one event hosted by the Families and Friends of the Developmentally […]

Medicaid

Audio: Missouri becoming more isolated with state’s refusal to expand Medicaid

There’s strong opposition among Missouri Republican lawmakers to expanding Medicaid, even after voters in three red states passed ballot measures to do so in the recent election. Newly elected House Majority Speaker Pro-Tem John Wiemann of O’Fallon told Missourinet earlier this year that more states would be retreating from Medicaid expansion.     Missouri Republican […]

Farmers going over paperwork

Missouri beef herd owners learn about profits and risks of sending calves to the feedlot

Missouri beef herd owners learn profits and risks of sending their calves to a feedlot. They’ve entered 50 Missouri Steer Feedouts run by the University of Missouri Extension. To cut risks in learning, they enter samples of five to 20 head, said Eldon Cole, MU Extension livestock specialist. The Missouri Steer Feedout for winter-spring born […]

Kids crafting

Missouri Department of Conservation to host holiday crafting event in Kirksville

Join the Missouri Department of Conservation for the annual holiday nature crafting event from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at the MDC Northeast Regional Office, 3500 S. Baltimore St. in Kirksville. Just in time for the holidays, attendees will learn to create ornaments, decorations and bird feeders. This workshop is FREE and open to […]

Mitten Tree

Livingston County Health Center to sponsor “Mitten Tree”

Livingston County Health Center is again sponsoring its annual “Mitten Tree.” The Mitten Tree project provides mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves to community residents who cannot afford to purchase the items themselves. This annual project would not be possible without generous donations each year from churches, service organizations, and individuals. The health center is especially […]