NCMC Ketcham Community Center

NCMC Board of Trustees denies Trenton Chamber use of Ketcham Center for annual banquet

A motion did not pass in a special meeting of the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees Monday evening. The motion pertained to approval of a one-time suspension of board policies to allow the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce to host their annual banquet at the Ketcham Community Center March 15th. Board Clerk Vicki […]

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Board of Trustees approves budget at Thursday night NCMC meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2018 annual audit as presented at its meeting last (Thursday) evening. Matt Wallace of KPN reported the audit received an unmodified, clean opinion. The report audited the college, Building Corporation, and Foundation financial statements through June 30th, 2018. Wallace said the college’s total assets were 34.9 […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin

Audio: New state lawmaker from Shelbina wants colleagues to be more responsible with spending

State Senator-elect Cindy O’Laughlin thinks citizens have a mistrust of Missouri’s government because departments are poorly managed. She says it’s predictable that they would oppose propositions like the gas tax that failed in November’s election.     The Shelbina Republican says lawmakers don’t have confidence that lawmakers are spending money wisely.     She says […]

Eric Schmitt

Audio: Governor Parson appoints Missouri Treasurer Eric Schmitt as Attorney General

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has named State Treasurer Eric Schmitt to replace outgoing Attorney General and U.S. Senator-elect Josh Hawley. Parson said he has trust and respect for Schmitt and has confidence in how he’ll handle the new position.     Governor Parson said it would be too early to comment on the high-profile lawsuits […]

Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Holiday Parade set for 10:00 am start time Saturday, November 17th

The 72nd Annual Holiday Parade, presented by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, is sponsored again this year by Hedrick Medical Center, HyVee and Midwest Gloves & Gear with a theme of “The Sounds of Christmas.” The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 17th and will include floats and entries from many […]