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NCMC provides dual credit scholarships to five high school students

ncmc-dual-credit-scholarship-winnersNorth Central Missouri College’s Annual Dual Credit Student Day was held on Oct. 8, at the NCMC Campus in Trenton. The college’s dual credit program allows qualified high school students to enroll in college-level classes that earn both high school and college credit. All of NCMC’s dual credit students were invited to attend.

Students that attended were each given a personalized degree plan and put in a drawing for one

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Music to flood Fayette

As it does each fall, band music will flood the streets of Fayette and the Central Methodist University football field as the invigorating Band Day arrives to the thrill of the audience lining the square. Bands entered into the competition include Gallatin (Xandria Obico), Class 2.

This year’s Band Day at CMU may be bigger than all those that have gone before. Fully, 54 schools and some 2,800 band members

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Bridge inspections

Missouri has more than 10,000 bridges across the state and each is part of a program of inspection, repair and maintenance to keep them in the best condition possible for those who travel Missouri’s highways. In-depth under-bridge inspections are part of that program and the schedule of these inspections for several bridges in Northwest Missouri over the next few weeks has changed.

Week of September 19: Daviess County: Route 13

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Century Farm families help county celebrate rich legacy

The theme of this year’s Daviess County Chautauqua is “Our Rich Heritage” and Century Farm families have been asked to bring their tractors, trailers, trucks and anything else farm-related to serve as special grand marshals at the 2016 Chautauqua Parade.

The parade will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 17. The parade line-up will start at the Baptist Church, 511 West Richardson Street, and head towards Main Street

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MDC holding auction Oct. 15 in Salem

Items include used vehicles and equipment. Get full list at mdc.mo.gov/auction.

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will hold a public auction of various used Department vehicles and equipment on Saturday, Oct. 15, starting at 10 a.m. at its Salem Maintenance Center located at the junction of Highway 72 and Highway 32. The auction will include boats, outboard motors, tractors, trailers, farm equipment, and vehicles.

Those interested can view

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Pattonsburg grad named 2016-17 Missouri Teacher of the Year

valenti-teacher-of-year-sept2016A passion for education developed in the heart of Darbie Valenti years ago, when the actions of an elementary school art teacher changed her life.

“School is what saved me,” said Valenti, a 1998 graduate of Pattonsburg High School. “It shaped me, and it determined my life. I am purposeful in my mission to make sure that it does the same for the students in my classroom, because my life

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Detour at Kingston to reach Polo

The Hwy. 13 bridge south of Kingston remains closed for repairs/replacement so an alternate route is necessary to get to Gallatin’s Friday night football game at Polo.

If taking Hwy. 13, turn right on Rt. HH in Kingston and go approximately one mile west to SW Log Creek Rd. (gravel). Take Log Creek Rd. south to SW Murphy Drive (gravel). Turn left (east) on Murphy Drive and continue to Hwy.

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PSC sets intervention deadline in grain belt express transmission line case

Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express) has filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within Buchanan, Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, Chariton, Randolph, Monroe and Ralls counties in Missouri as well as an associated converter station in Ralls County. According to the application, approximately

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Route 6 Scheduled To Close

As DeKalb County residents know, a wind farm project is bringing windmill towers to locations throughout west and central parts of the county. As part of this project, large cranes used by the contractor will be moving across Routes 31, 6, J, and N at various times during the upcoming weeks. When the cranes are moved, it will require a full closure of the roadway. Most of these closures should

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