Trenton High School

Trenton High School Band places last at competition in southwest Missouri

The Trenton High School Band placed last in its class during events in southwest Missouri on Saturday. Trenton Band Director Tim Gilham indicated Trenton faced stiff competition some of which was forced indoors because of rain. Gilham said there were some amazing bands in Trenton’s class. Results from the Branson Marching Invitational found Mountain Home, […]

Bobwhite Quail

Missouri Department of Conservation predicts good quail season in parts of the state

With the quail-hunting season starting November 1, the Missouri Department of Conservation advises hunters that overall quail production was about the same as last year, but below the 10-year average. MDC staff note that good hunting can be found in areas with quality habitat in north the and west-central portions of the state. Each August, […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of October 15, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in northern Missouri planned for the week of October 15 – 21 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be other road work conducted throughout the region. Many of these will be moving operations and […]

Drought

Recent rains vastly improve drought conditions in northern Missouri

Large amounts of rain in recent days has greatly improved drought conditions in northern Missouri. The newest Missouri drought map was released Thursday morning and is based on weather conditions for the week ending Tuesday morning. The map shows 1% of Missouri in a severe drought which encompasses portions of Boone, Cooper, Howard, and Moniteau counties. […]

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USDA announces investments to support infrastructure and other essential services for rural Missourians

USDA Rural Development State Director Jeff Case announced today that the USDA is investing over $734,000 in eight (8) projects that will build community infrastructure and provide essential services for over 57,000 rural Missourians. “The commitment to improving infrastructure and essential services throughout rural America is a priority of this administration,” said Case.  “USDA is […]

Flood alert

Area rivers expected to crest above flood stage, many area roads closed

The National Weather Service reports moderate flooding is occurring today for the Grand River at locations near Chillicothe and Sumner with minor flooding listed for the Grand River at Pattonsburg and Gallatin as well as the Thompson River at Trenton. The weather service is predicting river crests that could change depending on additional rain. The […]

Annual Poosey Tour

Missouri Department of Conservation to host 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour on October 21

Trees turning crimson or gold and roads winding uphill and down, scenery will be featured at the 32nd annual Poosey Conservation Area fall tour noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 21. Visitors can also do some fishing, paddle a kayak, spot some birds, or scout hunting sites. Recreational Opportunities is the theme for this […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Dr. NiCole Neal appointed to North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees

Dr. NiCole McHargue Neal is the newest member of the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees. Dr. Neal was recently inducted at the September Board of Trustees meeting joining as the sixth trustee. She will fill the remainder of Steve Busch’s term who moved out of the service area. Dr. Neal graduated from Trenton […]

Tarana Burke

Northwest Missouri State University lecture to feature ‘me too’ movement founder Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke, a social justice activist and the founder of the “me too” movement, will appear at Northwest Missouri State University as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series and deliver the University’s 2017-18 James H. Lemon Lecture. Burke shares the story behind the genesis of last year’s viral and Time magazine Person of the Year-winning […]