Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to open construction bids on August 30

The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]

Chillicothe Fire Department

Eric Reeter hired as Chillicothe FIre Chief

The Chillicothe City Council approved hiring the interim fire chief as the fire chief and director of emergency services during an executive session this week. Eric Reeter’s hiring will take effect on September 16th. The council appointed Reeter as the interim fire chief in June due to Fire Chief Darrell Wright taking what was described […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education increases tax rate

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved the proposed tax rate during a hearing this week. Superintendent Jonnie Beavers reports the rate was set at 461.16 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, which is an increase of 36.19 cents. During the regular meeting, Shelby Griffin was sworn in as a new board member. She was […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s medical marijuana facility application window closes, over 2,100 applications submitted

The medical marijuana facility application period closed at 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received approximately 2,100 applications by the extended deadline. The application system received over 1,200 applications in the last three days, including over 800 applications in the last 24 hours. Applications are from those hoping to […]