Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host guided hike

Crowder State Park west of Trenton will host a moderate two-mile guided hike in April. Park staff will point out spring wildflowers along the River Forks Trail during the hike the morning of April 6th starting at 10 o’clock. Participants will have an opportunity to look for bald eagles at the fork of the Thompson […]

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La Plata teen hurt in crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a teen from La Plata sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove slid off the road five miles north of Macon Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported 16-year-old Karisa Thompson to Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The pickup traveled south on Highway 63 when it slid off the left side of […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves tax levy

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves school audit

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 school audit Monday evening. The candidate filing period was set for the board election. Candidates may file for the April 2nd Municipal Election today (December 11th) through January 15th from 8 o’clock in the morning to 4 o’clock in the afternoon. The school office will be […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Kirksville heifer sale hits an average price of $1,716

At the Kirksville Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale, 133 heifers averaged $1,716. It wasn’t the strong sale expected, said Zac Erwin, sale coordinator. A lot of things worked against bidder enthusiasm. “I was hoping for a stronger market,” Erwin said after the sale Friday night, Nov. 16. “But it wasn’t a bust by any means.”  The […]

Festival of Trees

Audio: Festival of Trees includes a parade, visit from Santa and music

Events this Friday evening, November 23rd in Trenton include a Christmas parade, a visit from Santa Claus, musical entertainment, and a benefit auction.  The 11th annual Festival of Trees, a fundraiser for two organizations for developmentally disabled citizens: the Gifted Group and Trenton Hero’s. Guests KTTN’S Open Line were Brenda Thorne, Judie Leininger, and Jessica Kelly. […]