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Workshop helps beginning farmers, ranchers, veterans understand ABCs of USDA, other agencies

Openings remain for a free Sept. 18 workshop to help beginning farmers, ranchers and veterans learn about resources offered by state and federal agencies. “Understanding the Alphabet Soup of USDA” workshop for beginning farmers and ranchers will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at Follis Hall, Fredericktown, said Richard Proffer, MU Extension business […]

Veteran Services

Veteran counselor to be in Trenton July 7

A Vet Center Counselor from Kansas City will be at Trenton VFW Post 919 July 7. The counselor will provide free confidential help to veterans and families of active duty military from 8 o’clock that morning to 1 o’clock that afternoon. Topics discussed include stress management, post traumatic stress disorder, and marriage counseling. No information […]

American Legion to hold “Walk for Veterans” in St. Joseph

The American Legion has announced that it will hold a “Walk for Veterans” through downtown St. Joseph, Mo., on Oct. 29.  Leading the Walk will be American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt and  Department (state) Commander Elizabeth Gonzales. “The purpose of this Walk is to raise public awareness about the crucial issues facing America’s […]

Military Veterans

Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance program offers opportunities to veterans

The Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance program offers education and training opportunities to eligible dependents of Veterans who are permanently and totally disabled due to a service-related condition or of Veterans who died while on active duty or as a result of a service-related condition. You may receive up to 45 months of education benefits. […]

Military Veterans

Driver needed for shuttle bus to take veterans to doctors

Veterans services officer Wayne Kleinschmidt of Trenton says there’s an immediate need for a driver or drivers to take veterans to doctor’s appointments. The shuttle, based at Trenton, serves veterans from throughout the area. Potential drivers need to pass a drug screening, background check, and a physical. More information is available by contacting Wayne Kleinschmidt […]