“His desire was for this to be a living classroom,” says John George (pictured), here seen gazing across Boone County land donated by his friends Jim and Joanne Whitley to North Central Missouri College in Trenton. The college wants to sell the land located 15 miles north of Columbia; friends of the family want to avoid any development on the land, citing the wishes of the donors.
“His desire was for this to be a living classroom,” says John George (pictured), here seen gazing across Boone County land donated by his friends Jim and Joanne Whitley to North Central Missouri College in Trenton. The college wants to sell the land located 15 miles north of Columbia; friends of the family want to avoid any development on the land, citing the wishes of the donors. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
“His desire was for this to be a living classroom,” says John George (pictured), here seen gazing across Boone County land donated by his friends Jim and Joanne Whitley to North Central Missouri College in Trenton. The college wants to sell the land located 15 miles north of Columbia; friends of the family want to avoid any development on the land, citing the wishes of the donors. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

Couple’s gift to Missouri college of beautiful land leads to ugly fight

September 29, 2015 05:08 PM