Scholarship recipient Marianne Atup from Trenton High School and Whitney Trump

North Central Missouri College Foundation awards dual-credit scholarship

North Central Missouri College Foundation recently announced dual credit scholarships to 28 students in counties within NCMC’s service area.   The recipients of the annual Jack N. Young, Mildred M. Young, Noble J. Young, and Myra A. Young Dual Credit Scholarship were given a one-time $324 scholarship to use toward their tuition.  There were 122 applications […]

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Trenton FFA Chapter does well in areas of proficiency

The Trenton FFA Chapter had five first-place winners and state qualifiers for Area 2 Proficiency Awards. Those receiving awards were Colton Roy in Ag Processing, Makenzee Epperson in Dairy Production Placement, Jesse Huber-Bethards in Grain Production, Kaci Persell in Outdoor Recreation, and Gracyn Rongey in Vegetable Production. Eight Trenton FFA entries received second place. They […]

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Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce to hold annual banquet in March

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will recognize Businesses of the Year, the Organization of the Year, and Pillars of the Community at its Annual Dinner next month. The “Casino Night”-themed event will be at the Ketcham Community Center March 18th. A social time will start at 5:30 that evening. A photo booth will be […]

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North Central Missouri College Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day King and Queen candidates announced

The candidates for the 2022 North Central Missouri College Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day have been announced. Festivities will be held on Saturday, January 29th.  Women’s basketball takes on North Platte Community College at 3:00 pm and men’s basketball tangles with Ellsworth Community College at 5:00 pm.                 Nominees for king and queen had to be […]

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Area Teachers and Voice of Democracy essay winners honored at VFW District meeting in Carrollton

Essay winners and teachers were honored at the VFW District One meeting held Saturday in Carrollton. Voice of Democracy Essay winners were 1st place Rhea Krumpelman of Marceline R-5 High School, 2nd Place Mason Morris of Princeton R-5 High School, and 3rd place Abby Jones of the Tina-Avalon High School. Patriots Pen Essay winners were […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves changes to COVID-19 Contingency Plan

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved changes to the COVID-19 Contingency Plan on January 17th. Regarding a COVID-19 positive or household COVID-19 positive case, the contingency plan says students and staff should refrain from attending school for five days. If they are symptomatic, the positive case time frame may be extended five more days […]

Elections (Vote or Voting)

Missouri bipartisan campaign seeks to switch to ranked-choice voting

A ballot initiative in Missouri is seeking to change the way statewide elections are run. Currently, in the Show-Me State, there are party primaries in August, and voters choose between the winners of the primaries in November. The Better Elections initiative seeks to move to what’s known as ranked-choice voting. Rosetta Okohson, a Democratic consultant and co-leader of the […]

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Missouri Corn scholarship applications now available

The Missouri Corn Growers Association and Missouri Corn Merchandising Council are continuing the longstanding tradition of awarding seven deserving students $1,000 scholarships in 2022. Applications for the Missouri Corn Scholarship Program are now available for high school seniors and college juniors pursuing a degree in agronomy or a related area of agriculture. “We believe this […]

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Jacob Hall and Jessica Janorschke named Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassadors

Four judges selected Jacob Hall, of Marshall, and Jessica Janorschke, of St. Joseph, as 2022 Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassadors during the organization’s 107th annual meeting on Dec. 5 at the Lake of the Ozarks. The MOFB Ambassador Program selects a male and female student 17-to-22 years of age to represent agriculture and Farm Bureau for […]

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Livingston County Library hosting mini Christmas tree decorating contest

The Livingston County Library is holding its annual Mini Christmas tree decorating contest. Those interested in entering the contest are asked to bring your decorated tree, no more than 24 inches tall, to the Library at 450 Locust Street through December 11th. “We would love to have a small forest of festive trees to beautify […]

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Numerous activities announced for “Christmas Kickoff on the Milan Square”

A tree lighting, a parade, and Santa are planned for the “Christmas Kickoff on the Milan Square.” Everyone is invited to attend on December 11th. The event will start at 4 pm with registration for a drawing. The drawing will be held at 5 pm. Winners of the business and residential decorating contest will also […]

NCMC Agriculture Students Participate in State Conference 2021

NCMC agriculture students participate in state conference

Five agriculture students from North Central Missouri College participated in the Missouri Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization State Conference held in Ozark, MO. Students competed in career development contests, participated in leadership seminars, and toured Wonders of Wildlife in Springfield, Missouri. Students attending the conference were Abigail Neill, Abby Dobbins, Gabryelle Hapes, Rylee Johnson, and Tanner […]