Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled to hold public hearing

A meeting next week of Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled will begin with the annual tax rate public hearing. The meeting Monday, August 13th begins at 6 o’clock at the Grundy County Courthouse and those attending are asked to use the North entrance. The agenda includes a financial review, transportation report, as well […]

Missouri Hospital Association

Hospital workforce challenges persist in Missouri

A new report from the Missouri Hospital Association finds increased turnover rates among the majority of hospital-based healthcare positions. Vacancy rates decreased for several employee categories, including registered nurses, between 2016 and 2017. However, combined turnover among all professions surveyed increased statewide from 16 percent in 2016 to 17.7 percent in 2017. “Every Missourian has […]

Hype Academy 2018

Missouri’s top 30 FFA members attend HYPE Academy

Missouri’s top 30 FFA high school seniors completed the fourth annual Helping Youth Prepare for Excellence (HYPE) FFA Academy June 26-28, in Columbia The three-day intensive program is designed to inform and empower students to effectively engage in pressing agriculture topics. Since 2015, the Missouri Corn Merchandising Council has sponsored and facilitated the academy in […]

Farm Tractor land

Small grain crops seeded this fall replace dry pastures for cow herds

Seeding winter annual small grain offers fall grazing for beef cow herds short on grass and hay. “Lots of calls are coming in,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. He offers encouraging words and cautions.  Interest grew as some local USDA Farm Service Agency offices offer added drought disaster assistance. Drilling wheat, […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Farm Service Agency to hold “Dealing with Drought” at Hundley-Whaley Center in Albany

Updates regarding drought from the Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service will be covered during a program at the Hundley-Whaley Learning Discovery Center in Albany next week. “Dealing with Drought” will be held Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 in the evening. Topics for the program will include drought status, Livestock Forage Program […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton’s Utility Committee tackles numerous issues at Tuesday meeting

The three-member Utility Committee to the Trenton City Council discussed several topics when they met for 90 minutes Tuesday night but no official action was taken. Dawn Stewart told of a flooded basement after an apparent sewer backup. It was noted a fiber optics contractor had a crew working in her yard. Trenton Municipal Utilities […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Administrative Committee and Utility Committee to meet Tuesday

Two committees representing the Trenton City Council have meetings Tuesday night at the city hall with both sessions open to the public. The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock with an agenda includes discussion of airport hangar rentals, camper trailers parked in driveways and streets, and a pool fencing ordinance. The Utility Committee meets at […]