Pharon Pilgrim

Pharon Pilgrim named as NCMC’s Outstanding Student for May

Pharon Pilgrim from Curacao-Willemstad has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for May. Pharon is receiving his Associate in Arts from NCMC. After Pharon graduates from NCMC, he is looking to pursue his music or a career in baseball full-time. Pharon is involved on campus with several groups including baseball, Student Senate, […]

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Trenton City Council approves special training for police department personnel

The Trenton City Council has approved additional specialized training for police officers as well as a change in zoning and a conditional use permit to allow for a food business to have a permanent location. At the request of the council last month, Police Chief Tommy Wright was asked to prepare a list of training […]

Trenton High School

Seventy-seven seniors graduate at Trenton High School

Graduation took place Sunday for seventy-seven Seniors at Trenton High School with Emily Kasinger named as Valedictorian and Jayden Roeder the Salutatorian of this years graduating class. High school Principal Ron Franklin announced the top ten academic students during commencement exercises.     Franklin also recognized addition students for their academic achievement.     The […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Riot at Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron resolved early Sunday morning

Authorities at Cameron are reporting there were no injuries to staff and “no serious injuries for inmates” during an uprising Saturday night. The Missouri department of corrections reports facility staff members and law enforcement officers resolved the incident at Crossroads Correctional Center. The corrections department reported around 8 o’clock Saturday night, a group of 200 […]

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North Central Missouri College named as a Military Friendly School

North Central Missouri College has earned the 2018-19 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media. Each year, the list of Military Friendly® Schools is provided to veterans and their families, helping them select the best college, university, or trade school to receive the education and training needed to pursue a civilian career. “We are very […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education has busy agenda at latest meeting

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 salary schedules as presented by administration Wednesday evening. The certified and non-certified salaries were increased by one percent and the board then approved a sports cooperative agreement with North Daviess of Jameson for Fall baseball for 2018-2019. A fundraising request for softball equipment was approved along […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires several during executive session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and made several hires in an executive session Tuesday evening. The board accepted the resignation of eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens and the board hired Marissa Cowan as a sixth-grade math teacher. Connor Cotton and Shantel Cooper were employed as substitutes. The board hired summer […]

Weatherization assistance now available from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is seeking homeowners, renters, and landlords interested in participating in the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program. The program provides cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to Missouri’s low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, those with physical disadvantages, and others hit hardest by high utility costs. The program aims to lower […]

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Missouri’s spring turkey season ends with nearly 35,800 birds harvested

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 34,055 birds during Missouri’s 2018 regular spring turkey season April 16 through May 6. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 760 birds checked, Texas with 732, and Laclede with 657. Young turkey hunters harvested 1,729 birds during the 2018 spring youth season, […]

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Special House committee counsel accepts unintended offer from Greitens adviser, will subpoena campaign staff

The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens will seek to get testimony from members of his campaign.     After Greitens’ legal counsel Catherine Hanaway complained that the committee hadn’t allowed the campaign to be heard, the counsel to the committee last night said they would be asked to testify. In a statement, Edward […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

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North Daviess R-3 School in Jameson locked down while threat investigated

The North Daviess R-3 School was put on lockdown Monday while law enforcement officials investigated a possible threat. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports a juvenile was taken into custody for questioning and authorities noted the investigation is continuing. It was 7:20 Monday morning when the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office said it received a phone […]

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North Central Missouri College site opening on North Belt Highway

North Central Missouri College will be opening a site in Country Club, Missouri on the North Belt Highway beginning March 1, 2018. The NCMC-North Belt Center will be an extension of North Central Missouri College and will offer the same level of professional attention, quality instruction, and affordability as Main and Barton campus and other […]

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Missouri Corrections Department head says she’s made massive leadership changes after prison scandal

The Missouri Department of Corrections head says she’s made massive personnel changes in management and staff. Director Anne Precythe, who was hired last year after a newspaper story revealed a prison culture of harassment, intimidation, and retaliation, told a state House committee she spent most of 2017 focused on staff.     Last year, the […]