Spelling Bee

TMS Spelling Bee winners announced

Winners and alternates in Trenton Middle School’s Spelling Bee Wednesday morning will compete in the Grundy County Spelling Bee. Chylissa Turner won the fifth-grade bee with the word resemble. Titus Kottwitz was the runner up, and the alternate is Isaac Bonta. Shaylise Turner was the sixth-grade winner with the word flail. Josh Truitt was the […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education renews insurance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the renewal of its Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance policy with an optional umbrella policy. Secretary Heather Turner reports the insurance will cost $39,442, which is an increase from last year. The umbrella policy will be paid later. The board approved the school audit from Westbrook and […]

Fatal Crash

DeKalb County crash kills Kansas Woman

A woman from northeast Kansas died Monday following an accident just west of Clarksdale in DeKalb County. The 11:15 Monday morning wreck involved a semi truck and a car. The highway patrol reports 51-year-old Cherri Edwards of Troy, Kansas was pronounced dead by DeKalb County Coroner Heath Turner, some 30 minutes after the accident happened. […]

Manhunt Graphic

Man in custody after manhunt in Carroll County

The Carrollton Police Department reports it engaged in a manhunt and responded to a disturbance Tuesday. The police department notes the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the manhunt for 37-year-old Willis Turner of Tina in the residential area southeast of the North Mason and Fourth Street intersection. He was apprehended on a Missouri Department […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees meet with full agenda

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees at its meeting Tuesday night approved early repayment of the Barton Campus bond issue. Associate Vice President for Business and Finance Tyson Otto presented information that outlined an option for the early repayment of the bond issue on November 15th. Total payment due is $940,459.11 with the […]

Republican Party

Linn County Republican Women to meet

The Sixth District Missouri Federation of Republican Women president will speak at the next Linn County Republican Women meeting. The meeting will be held in conjunction with the Central Committee at the Turner Agency of Linneus the night of September 20th. Social hour begins at 6:30, and the meeting starts at 7 o’clock. This month’s […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]