USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol arrest two area men

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two men in area counties. Forty-six-year-old Brent Adams of Jamesport was arrested in Daviess County Friday evening. He was accused of felony driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle without a valid license, and careless and imprudent driving resulting in a crash.  He was transported to the Daviess DeKalb […]

Megan Pester

NCMC’s Megan Pester serves on higher education panel

North Central Missouri College Advising and Retention Director, Megan Pester recently served on a panel for the Missouri Department of Higher Education. Her expertise on NCMC’s participation in the pilot program, developing degree maps and pathways was presented at the Missouri Guided Pathways Summit on February 12 in Jefferson City, MO. Megan has been instrumental […]