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USDA invests in rural electric infrastructure and smart grid improvements in 13 States

Acting Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Joel Baxley announced that USDA is investing $485 million to upgrade rural electric systems and reduce energy costs. The funding includes nearly $7.1 million for smart grid technologies that improve system operations and monitor grid security. “Under the leadership of Agriculture Secretary Perdue, USDA is a proud […]

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Area 4-H and FFA chapters awarded grants by Missouri Department of Agriculture

Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn has announced that 11 Missouri FFA chapters and eight 4-H clubs were awarded grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Building Our American Communities grant program. The youth groups were awarded the funds for community service projects this year. The FFA chapters awarded grants include Milan and Bevier with 4-H […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinance

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen held a public hearing Monday evening and later approved an ordinance during a regular meeting adopting and enacting new codification of the city’s ordinance book.  The ordinance conformed with State Statute and updated various zoning regulations. City Clerk Hattie Rains says no major changes were made to Gallatin City Code. […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to consider replacement of aging substation transfomers

Trenton’s Utility Committee has given its endorsement to moving forward with a plan to replace aging transformers at three substation locations in Trenton. Utility Director Ron Urton reported committee members Tuesday evening discussed the age and current condition of the transformer; before deciding to inquire on the cost of purchasing a refurbished transformer and its […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves new shut-off policy for TMU, update presented on sewer plant upgrades

Several topics related to Trenton Municipal Utilities were approved during last evening’s meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council voted six to nothing to proceed with Burns and McDonnel engineering to proceed with designing the headworks project at the sewer plant. Other improvements are underway in the design-build project at the sewer plant where […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department receives grant

The Chillicothe Police Department recently received a Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association grant. The police department reports the grant for almost $10,000 was used for some upgrades within the department, including purchasing body camera upgrades, a surveillance system, an automated external defibrillator, and an in-car camera. The MIRMA grant was one of several the Chillicothe […]