Christopher Small

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces new Executive Director

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces a new executive director, Dr. Christopher A. Small who recently began with the agency. Many from north central Missouri know the organization as Green Hill Community Action Agency. Several years ago the agency began doing business under the name of Community Action Agency of North Central […]

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees entertainment details announced for Friday, November 23rd

There will be several performances at the 11th Annual Festival of Trees to benefit two organizations for developmentally disabled individuals: the Gifted Group and Trenton Heroes. A parade will begin at the Trenton Rock Barn Friday afternoon at 4:30 and go around the outside of the stadium and the Rock Barn area. The entertainment at […]

Farmers going over paperwork

Missouri beef herd owners learn about profits and risks of sending calves to the feedlot

Missouri beef herd owners learn profits and risks of sending their calves to a feedlot. They’ve entered 50 Missouri Steer Feedouts run by the University of Missouri Extension. To cut risks in learning, they enter samples of five to 20 head, said Eldon Cole, MU Extension livestock specialist. The Missouri Steer Feedout for winter-spring born […]

Student dressed as Klansman

Missouri teacher suspended after allowing student to dress as Klansman

(AP) – A southern Missouri teacher who oversaw a history class presentation in which a ninth-grader dressed as a member of the Ku Klux Klan has apologized for a “lapse of judgment” and is suspended indefinitely, the superintendent of the predominantly white district said Tuesday. The Poplar Bluff student who dressed as a Klansman Friday […]

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 […]

Guilty Plea

Texas man pleads guilty to stealing 650 firearms from UPS trailers in Springfield

A Glenn Heights, Texas, man pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing 650 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Springfield, Mo., en route to Bass Pro Shops. Quinton Haywood, 27, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to the charges contained in a February 21, 2018, federal indictment. Haywood has remained in […]

Food Stamps or SNAP

Poverty groups in Missouri call for protection of SNAP benefits for Missouri veterans

Poverty fighting groups in Missouri are asking federal leaders to protect those who protect our country.  Congress is working on the Farm Bill, which includes funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.  Jeanette Oxford, executive director of the advocacy group Empower Missouri, explains more than 37,000 veterans in the state rely on the […]

Featured Equine Expert Julie Goodnight

Julie Goodnight to be featured equine expert at Missouri Livestock Symposium

Horse owners will learn about health care as well as behavior and tack tips at the Missouri Livestock Symposium November 30 and December 1, 2018. Internationally recognized horse trainer Julie Goodnight of Poncha Springs, Colorado, headlines the Equine section this year with three talks aimed at making better and safer horse owners. Her topics include, […]

American Legion

American Legion and Women’s Auxiliary seek new members to expand ranks

The American Legion Post of Trenton and the Women’s Auxiliary are both seeking new members. Adjutant Jack Griffin says anyone who is a veteran who served during a war-time is eligible. The American Legion of Trenton meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. The Women’s Auxiliary of Trenton was recently rechartered. Secretary-Treasurer Brandy Roberts says […]

Christmas Parade

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce announces Grand Marshal of holiday parade

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the Grand Marshal for the 72nd Annual Holiday Parade in Chillicothe. The Holiday Parade Committee selected Kelly Poling and his family to receive the honor. Committee member Ronni Clark says Poling has been a major part in creating the murals in Chillicothe. “The Sounds of Christmas” themed […]