Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves salary increases

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education voted to increase the certified base salary and increase pay for several other positions at a meeting Monday evening. The certified base salary was increased by $500 to $28,900. The office aid and part-time custodian position were increased to $8.60 per hour. The bookkeeper, head cook, head custodian, and […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe maintains highest level of accreditation a downtown program can achieve

Main Street Chillicothe is once again nationally and state accredited as a Main Street community following a program visit from representatives of the National Main Street Center and Missouri Main Street Connection. A news release from the Missouri Main Street Connection says accreditation is the highest level a downtown revitalization program can achieve. To receive […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kirksville man arrested on multiple felony charges

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County Monday evening on an Adair County felony warrant for larceny. Online court information shows 47-year-old Billy Bachman has been charged with the felonies of stealing a firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate and stealing—motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft. Bond was set at […]

Special Olympics

Special Olympics Missouri announces new President & CEO

The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has announced the appointment of Susan Stegeman as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective April 1, 2019. She will lead the grassroots movement for the empowerment of people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri. Every day, Special Olympics uses the transformative power and joy of sports […]

Trenton, Missouri

No action taken during meeting of Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee

Discussion dominated meetings last evening involving members of the Trenton Utility Committee and Trenton Administrative Committee. City Administrator Ron Urton said no action was taken but information was shared with councilmen on several topics. Utility committee members Dave Mlika and Travis Elbert reviewed the TMU net metering report. Urton said the report, in part, noted […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen meet

A representative with MIRMA presented a grant award to the Mayor of Gallatin at the Gallatin Board of Aldermen meeting Monday evening. Jeff Arp presented the 75% cost grant award for $1,396.52 for the purchase of an electric crimper. The board approved purchasing two certificates of deposit for $350,000 each at Farmer’s Bank at the […]

Law and Settlement scroll with gavel

Utica man pleads guilty to assault charge

A Utica man accused of creating a disturbance and allegedly injuring two police officers pleaded guilty to misdemeanor fourth-degree assault on Wednesday. Online court information indicates 27-year-old Robert Michael Contello waived his formal arraignment in Livingston County Circuit Court. He was assessed 15 days in jail and given credit for time served. Contello was also […]