Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

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Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

Pheasants and Quail Forever

Pheasants and Quail Forever encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider pollinator habitat

With a November 16 deadline approaching, Pheasants and Quail Forever is encouraging farmers and ranchers to consider utilizing a federal program that provides financial and technical assistance to establish habitat that benefits Monarch butterflies and other wildlife. Jake Swafford, Coordinating Wildlife Biologist, said the Monarch Initiative administered by the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) […]

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Farm Service Agency ballots to be mailed to agriculture producers

Missouri Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Brent Hampy announced Tuesday that the United States Department of Agriculture will begin mailing ballots to eligible agricultural producers next Monday, November 5th for the 2018 FSA county committee elections. Hampy said county committee members represent farmers, ranchers, and foresters. He added that producers elected to the committees […]

Front row (left to right) Nicole Shell, Audra Lee, Dacia Hoyle, Cassie Noble. Back Row (left to right) Lathan Croy, Michelle Dalton, DeAnna Dinwiddie, Shelby May, Stephanie Wright.

North Central Missouri College students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa

Several North Central Missouri College students accepted membership into Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) National Honor Society this fall. New members include Lathan Croy (Trenton, MO), Michelle Dalton (Gallatin, MO), Ashlyn DeMint (Hardin, MO), DeAnna Dinwiddie (Pattonsburg, MO), Nicholas Hartley (Hamilton, MO), Dacia Hoyle (Milan, MO), Audra Lee (Winigan, MO), Shelby May (Milan, MO), Cassie Noble […]

Take Back Drugs

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Take Back Day. Prescription drugs will be collected at various locations Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Missouri locations include the Grundy County […]

Attorney General Josh Hawley and Senator Claire McCaskill Debate

Full Debate: Attorney General Josh Hawley and Senator Claire McCaskill Debate in St. Louis

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley said Thursday night that he opposed cutting Social Security and Medicare to help erase the nation’s ballooning deficits and debt. Breaking with a suggestion by Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, Hawley said that if cuts needed to be made, lawmakers should look at taking federal dollars from the Affordable […]

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You can help locally with Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child

Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child hopes to collect 11 million gift-filled shoe boxes worldwide in November. Shoe boxes can be dropped off at about 5,000 locations, which include the Activity Center of the First Baptist Church of Trenton and the Cornerstone Church of Chillicothe, November 12th through 19th. Operation Christmas Child spokesperson Belinda Hogan says […]