Dr. Tracy Platt, Smithville High School Principal flanked by Zane Myers on the right and Steve Maxey, Community Foundation Marketing Director on the left.

Princeton native, Zane Myers, creates scholarship for Smithville High School students

A Princeton native has started a scholarship for students of Smithville High School. The $1,000 Zane Myers Agency Scholarship will be awarded to a 2019 graduate of Smithville High School. The one time, non-renewable scholarship will be offered to qualifying students and may be used at any college, university, or trade school. The scholarship will […]

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

State Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government and special district financial information

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns, and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection, and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual financial reports with the […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Mercer and Grundy Counties assigned new graduates of Missouri Highway Patrol Academy

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 26 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on June 29, 2018. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. in the Academy gymnasium. The public is invited. The 105th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January […]

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Website

Green Hills Regional Planning Commission holds meeting to address public transportation

Eight people attended a meeting held by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Wednesday to discuss the region’s public transit system. Assistant Director Jackie Soptic reports those attending included the manager of OATS and representatives of agencies whose clients need and use public transit systems. She says the meeting only addressed the needs and gaps […]

Run For Office

Candidate filing for August primary begins Tuesday

Candidate filing begins Tuesday, February 27, 2018, subject to the August Primary Election in Missouri. Area courthouses will be the location for candidates to file if they are seeking a county-wide office. For Grundy County, this includes the offices of presiding commissioner, county clerk, associate circuit court judge, clerk of the circuit court/recorder of deeds, […]