Individual Vaping

Authorities report first vaping associated death in Missouri – eighth nationally

A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis due to an illness associated with the use of e-cigarettes. This is the first vaping-related death in Missouri and the eighth nationwide. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services concluded it was a vaping-related lung injury after lung samples were taken […]

4-H and Tractor Supply Campaign

4-H and Tractor Supply Company kick off Fall Paper Clover Campaign

Young people in Missouri 4-H participate in programs that help them develop the skills they need to succeed in their lives and careers. This fall, local Tractor Supply Co. stores continue their long-standing partnership with 4-H for the 2019 Fall Paper Clover campaign to let more youths experience 4-H’s youth-led, hands-on programming. From Oct. 9 […]

Individual Vaping

Missouri health officials report confirmed cases of vaping-related lung illness

To date, nine possible cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, with two cases confirmed and the remaining seven under investigation. These are amongst the 450 possible cases in 33 of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. […]

Missouri Day Festival

Entries for 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade now being accepted

Entries for the 2019 Missouri Day Festival Parade are now being accepted. The parade, scheduled for Saturday, October 19th will feature marching bands, colorful floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and many special guests. Parade judging will award prize money in 10 categories including: “Spirit of Missouri Days” with a $200.00 grand prize, a […]

Missouri Day Festival

Missouri Day parade theme for 2019 is “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future”

The 35th Annual Missouri Day Festival Parade next month will be sponsored by the Trenton Rotary Club with a parade theme of “Missouri Day Embraces the Past, Looks to the Future.” The October 19th parade will again feature marching bands, floats, antique cars and tractors, equestrian units and special guests. Prize money will be awarded […]

Three teens face charges following pursuit in Cameron Pursuit

Three of five teens arrested for ransacking motor vehicles in Cameron face charges

Cameron Police today provided an update on five young people arrested for their alleged involvement in “going through motor vehicles.” The Cameron Police Department has sent probable cause statements to the Clinton County Prosecutor’s Office. Prosecutor Brandi McClain has charged three St. Joseph youths of adult age with a misdemeanor of tampering with a motor […]

Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

Kacie Persell attends 4-h shooting sports ambassador training

Area student attends National 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Training

An area youth attended the National 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassador Training at Texas A&M in Kingsville, Texas. Kaci Persell was one of 30 participants from 15 states who learned about public speaking, leadership skills, and etiquette. The participants met with industry representatives and toured King Ranch. A maximum of two from each state were selected […]