NCMC Geyer Hall

NCMC Board of Trustees approve applying for CARES Act funding to curtail expenses from COVID-19

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the evening of Tuesday, July 28th applying for Grundy County CARES Act funding to combat COVID-19 expenses. A Return to Fall Plan was also presented. NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the college could receive $89,000 in Grundy County CARES Act funding, which could be used […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police seeking video footage of man offering money to children if they accompany him

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking surveillance footage after receiving a report from citizens Monday, July 27th. The report concerns a man, under the viaduct, on the walking trail in Chillicothe, allegedly offering children $100 to come with him. The man was described as being overweight, wearing a gray shirt, and having a beard and […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe City Council to reimburse school district for their sports fees

The Chillicothe City Council has approved reimbursing the Chillicothe R-2 School District for their spring sports activity fee due to sports being canceled. City Administrator Darin Chappell reported the high school pays to use city facilities, and the reimbursement is for $1,950. Chappell told the council the Chilli Bay Water Park is doing well. Employees […]

McCloskeys Defending Home in St. Louis

Parson says Trump will ‘take action’ in clash between armed St. Louis couple, protesters and prosecutor

Governor Mike Parson says he talked to President Donald Trump on the phone about a St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters walking through their neighborhood last month. Photos and videos have gone viral of Mark McCloskey sporting a rifle and Patricia McCloskey flashing a pistol as protesters filed by. During a press conference […]

Audio: State answers frequently asked questions about Missouri school reopening

The Missouri Departments of Health and Senior Services and Elementary and Secondary Education are answering frequently asked health questions about schools reopening next month. The information is designed to help schools navigate during the COVID-19 era. It includes details about screening, assigned seating, desk placement, requiring hand washing before and after students move from one […]

Weathering the Storm by Christine Peper

2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest winners announced

An astonishing photo featuring a rural Missouri barn standing strong following a storm is the Best in Show for the 2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest, hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The photograph, submitted by Christine Peper of Jefferson City, Mo., was chosen from nearly 1,000 photos submitted by amateur photographers from […]