Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves 2019-2020 budget

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget this week. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze says revenues are about $766,000 with expenditures coming in at $5,000 less. The board also approved Missouri United School Insurance Council building appraisal for $20.00 per square foot on contents. It was announced 94% of Spickard students had attendance above […]

Beef Recall

62,000 pounds of raw meat recalled, just days before Memorial Day

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., a North Aurora, Illinois, company, is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products due to possible E. coli contamination just days before the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to a Thursday announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The products were packaged on April 19 and shipped across […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris School Superintendent to retire June 30, 2019

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted the retirement of Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson. Johnson’s last day with the district will be June 30th. Principal Dustin Freeman says the board will advertise the Superintendent position. In Wednesday’s announcement, the Newtown-Harris R-3 School District and Board of Education wished Johnson well.

Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

Demolition Derby

Demo derby in Milan rescheduled

Last Saturday night’s scheduled demolition derby in Milan was rained out, and a new date has been announced. In conjunction with the Milan Old Timers Reunion, the demolition derby is now scheduled Monday, May 27th at 2 o’clock. The derby will be held at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds near Milan. Contestants enter from Rice Road, […]

City of Trenton Website

City of Trenton and TMU announce job openings

The city of Trenton and TMU announce two job opportunities. One position is full time to work code enforcement and manage the Trenton airport. The salary will be based on experience. Current code officer and airport manager, Donnie Vandevender, plans to retire later in the year. Trenton Municipal Utilities is accepting applications for a part-time […]