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Texas man arrested in Grundy County for non-support

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Texas man Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for non-support. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Christopher Neff of Pottsboro, Texas faces two charges of felony non-support with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under a support order. Neff posted bonds totaling $11,000 and is scheduled to appear […]

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Several attend first meeting to discuss formation of Christian school in Trenton

Several interested parents attended a meeting Saturday about possibly starting a non-denominational Christian school in Trenton. Socha Osborn tells that the meeting covered topics such as a location, student ages, dress code, curriculum, and a school board. A location has yet to be determined, but she hopes someone will sell, rent, or donate a building […]

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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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Funeral services for former State Representative Mike Lair set for Tuesday, September 12

Services for former State Representative Mike Lair, of Jefferson City and formerly of Chillicothe, have been announced. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Jefferson City Tuesday, September 12 at Noon. A rosary will be held at the church Monday afternoon at 3:15 with visitation scheduled at the […]

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NCMC to Honor Nanetta “Nan” Carter as Lead Gift Contributor

Nanetta Carter of Savannah will be recognized as the Lead Gift Contributor for 2016-2017 at the North Central Missouri College Foundation Celebration at the Ketcham Community Center the evening of April 27th at 6 o’clock. Distinguished Alumni Paul Costello, Linda Crooks, Don Gibson, and George “Jack” McCausland, as well as scholarship recipients, will also be […]

Rodney Thomas

Court date set for Maysville teacher accused of sexual contact with students

The Maysville school district reports Instructor Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a junior high math teacher and a coach with the wrestling program. The 39-year-old Thomas was arrested on multiple alleged sexual contact accusations and related charges in DeKalb County. A statement from the Maysville school indicates Thomas has […]

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Barnes Baker Automotive recognized for support of education

A business with locations in Trenton and Chillicothe, Barnes-Baker Automotive, will receive the Missouri Community College Association’s Distinguished Business and Industry Award which is to be presented at the association’s annual convention, November 3rd at Branson, Missouri. Barnes and Baker was a large financial contributor to North Central Missouri College’s recent campaign to renovate Geyer Hall. The […]

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Meadville woman faces meth charge in Grundy County

A Meadville woman has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant.  Thirty-one year old Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta is charged with possession of a controlled substance, identified as methamphetamine, on May 24th.   Bond is $15,000 cash, with the defendant to appear in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, September 13th. Thirty-year […]

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“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]