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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of December 12, 2022

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of Dec. 12-18. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There […]

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North Mercer R-3 Board of Education meeting results from December 8th

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved the 2021-2022 audit and property insurance on December 8, 2022. Regarding the audit, it was noted the district complied with the requirements for the year in all material respects. Property insurance was renewed through CPSK in Harrisonville. Rates for the year are $54,531. That includes a $3.4 […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approves insurance renewal

The Jamesport Tri-County R-7 Board of Education approved insurance renewal on December 7, 2022. The Missouri United School Insurance Council renewal will be $42,707. The insurance coverage includes property, liability, and workman’s comp. The board approved the regular and single audit as presented by Clevenger and Associates. The board also discussed capital projects, HVAC projects, […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School announces “Students of the Month”

The following students have been selected as December students of the month in Trenton Middle School for the character trait “Kindness”: 5th grade  Lilian Swank, daughter of Stephanie & Justin Swank Cason Trump, son of Whitney & Clint Trump 6th grade  Marley Brown, daughter of Leslie Brown and Derek Brown Tavyn Milazzo, son Heather Gabelman […]

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Linn County sex offender placed on probation after pleading guilty on two sex-related charges

A man who pleaded guilty in two separate cases in Linn County in October appeared for a sentencing hearing on December 6th. Thirty-four-year-old Chase Jackson had been charged with felony tampering with electronic monitoring equipment and misdemeanor sex offender present or loitering within 500 feet of a school building. The court did not impose a […]

Elections (Vote or Voting)

Another candidate files for seat on Chillicothe City Council

Another candidate has filed for the Chillicothe First Ward Council Member position. Dowell Kincaid filed on December 8th. Incumbent Reed Dupy filed for First Ward Council Member on December 6th. Incumbent Jon Maples also filed for the position of Constable earlier on December 8th. Other candidates who have filed include incumbents Mayor Theresa Kelly, Second […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to review audit at meeting on December 13th

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will discuss an audit next week. The board will meet at the school district office on December 13, 2022, at 5:30 pm. Other items on the agenda include election filing dates, the John T. Belcher Scholarship, summer school, the Missouri Capital Asset Advantage Treasury, an internet bid, and a Comprehensive […]

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North Central Missouri College faculty and staff recognized at Missouri Community College Association convention

Selected faculty and staff were honored at the annual MCCA convention for their service to North Central Missouri College, students, and community college. Those recognized were Sarah Bonnett, Lead Custodian; Brenda Ferguson, Clinical Instructor; Dr. Lindsay Oram, Psychology Instructor; and Jennifer Triplett, Chief Information Officer. Sarah Bonnett was recognized as a finalist for the MCCA […]

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North Central Missouri College now enrolling for classes on the Savannah campus

Along with courses offered at the Main Campus, Barton Farm, and online. Students can now also enroll for classes at the Savannah Campus for spring 2023. A full line of course offerings is now available and can be found by visiting the North Central Missouri College website. NCMC spring semester classes begin Monday, January 9th. […]

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Pleasant View Christmas Program to be held Friday, December 9th

The Pleasant View R-VI Christmas Program will be held on Friday, December 9, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. The program will include Mrs. Lake’s Preschool, the elementary band, the Kindergarten class, and students in grades 1st through 8th presenting the musical, “Santa’s Holiday Hoedown.” What do you do when the North Pole […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 3 arrests in north Missouri on Thursday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting three arrests on Thursday, December 8, 2022. A Brookfield man was arrested late Wednesday afternoon by the Highway Patrol in Linn County. Sixty-two-year-old Jeffery Hurdle has been accused of driving while intoxicated and driving while his license was revoked – third or subsequent offense. Hurdle also was wanted […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Purchase of two Dixie Chopper mowers one of many agenda items addressed at Trenton Park Board meeting

The Trenton Park Board December 7th approved the purchase of mowers and decided to pledge money for an American Rescue Plan Act grant opportunity for tourism. Two Dixie Chopper XCaliber mowers will be purchased from Legendary Small Engine for $14,003 each, or $28,006 total. Each mower will have a 74-inch deck and a Kawasaki 35-horsepower […]

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Additional candidates file for positions on Chillicothe City Council and Livingston County Health Center Board

Another candidate has filed for the Chillicothe City Council for the April 4th Municipal Election. Incumbent Pam Jarding filed for Fourth Ward Council Member on December 7th. Candidates who filed on December 6th include incumbents Mayor Theresa Kelly, First Ward Council Member Reed Dupy, Second Ward Council Member Wayne Cunningham, and Council Member At Large […]

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Woman facing murder charge in Livingston County has jury trial scheduled for May 15th in Clinton County

A jury trial has been scheduled in Clinton County for a woman charged with first-degree murder in connection with the death of a hospital patient in Chillicothe. The trial for 42-year-old Jennifer Anne Hall is set for May 15th through 19th. A pre-trial conference is scheduled for April 4th. Hall’s motion to disqualify the prosecutor […]

Child Molestation

Brookfield man facing two counts of child molestation sentenced on December 6th

A Brookfield man who pleaded guilty in Linn County in October to two felony counts of first-degree child molestation was sentenced on December 6th. Will Hoskins was sentenced on each count to 10 years in the Division of Adult Institutions to run consecutively with each other. The execution was suspended, and he was placed on […]