Community News

Humane Society of Missouri: Shelter Adoption is the Best Option

National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day is Thursday, April 30   The Humane Society of Missouri says, “Shelter adoption is the best option for both people and homeless pets, especially on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day (April 30). Often animals are left at shelters because of circumstances beyond their control: a caregiver passed away,…

Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year Applications due May 1

Applications are now being accepted for 2015 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year. Applications are open to residents from any of the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant…

Kirksville Chamber to host Financial Series with US Bank

KIRKSVILLE – The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with US Bank will be hosting a Money Smart Financial Series in February 2015. This FREE, informational series will cover the basics of borrowing money, savings, understanding credit and owning your own home. Mark your calendars to attend one or all four of these Tuesday…

Kirksville State of the City Address

KIRKSVILLE – The Kirksville Area Chamber of Commerce, Governmental Affairs Committee will be hosting the “State of the City Address” on Monday, February 2 at 4:30 pm at the Economic Development Alliance (315 S. Franklin). This is part of the Chamber’s “The Government In Focus – TGIF” series and will be the second session of the 2014-2015…

Steve Yates Named 2014 Agriculture Educator of the Year

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Mr. Steve Yates, agricultural instructor at Monroe City R-1 Schools, recently received the Northeast Missouri Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award at the Missouri Livestock Symposium on Friday, December 5, 2014. The event was held at the William Matthew Middle School in Kirksville, MO. The award is presented yearly to an agriculture educator who has made…

Spirit of the Community Award

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Brought to you by Community 1st Credit Union   This is your opportunity to nominate the person in your community making a positive difference.   Do you know someone within your local community that has made a positive impact?  A hero?  A difference maker?  Someone who has influenced the people of your community in a…