Mercer County Area Development Corporation receives grant

Mercer County Area Development Corporation receives grant

The MFA Oil Foundation has awarded a grant to the Mercer County Area Development Corporation to assist with purchasing electricity, lighting, and signage for the bandstand area. The MFA Oil Foundation provides support to nonprofit organizations that are working to improve communities where MFA Oil has a significant concentration of members and employees. Since it […]

Creating Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

Creating Entrepreneurial Communities Conference set for September 29-30

How can small towns and rural areas promote entrepreneurship to drive economic growth and revitalize their communities? University of Missouri Extension and partners in the Hannibal area will explore that question at the first Creating Entrepreneurial Communities Conference, Sept. 29-30 in downtown Hannibal. The two-day conference is open to anyone interested in learning more about […]

BTC Bank

BTC Bank announces the launch of “Funding Futures” fundraising campaign

A BTC Bank non-profit organization, BTC Area Youth Benefit Corporation, has announced the launch of the Funding Futures fundraising campaign. The pandemic has limited the corporation’s ability to host its typical fundraising events this year. The corporation hopes to raise $20,000 during Funding Futures, so it can continue to fulfill the financial needs of youth […]

Harrison County Extension Group Photo With Sign

MU Extension in Harrison County celebrates 100 years of service

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, Harrison County Extension Council members celebrated 100 years of extension service in Harrison County. The day included an opportunity for the public to get a closer look at programming available through MU Extension, as well as help raise funds to support future extension programming. A 5K Fun Run started off […]

Naomi and Hope Participate in CYCLE Program

Area students participate in Missouri Electric Cooperative CYCLE program

Hope Ellsworth of Cainsville and Naomi Thomsen of Eagleville, were among the 103 high school students from across Missouri who participated in the Missouri Electric Cooperative CYCLE (Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience) program. The conference was held on July 17-19, 2019, in Jefferson City. They were sponsored by the Grundy Electric Cooperative, Trenton. Each […]

Turkey Calling

Turkey and owl calling competition to be featured at “Outdoor Expo” in Princeton

Turkey and owl calling contests, an archery competition, deer mount displays and scoring, a gun raffle, with the winner able to choose from three guns, vendor tables, and a silent auction will be at the Princeton Rotary Club’s Youth Turkey Calling Contest and Outdoor Expo next week. The event will be held at the Princeton […]

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 […]

Kim Swaney honored with Outstanding Service To Community Action Award

Kim Swaney honored with Outstanding Service To Community Action Award

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri presented Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Youth Program Coordinator Kim Swaney with the Outstanding Service to Community Action Award at the Missouri Community Action Network Annual Conference in Springfield. Swaney received the award for her considerable contribution to the Community Action Agency in an effort to eliminate […]