Child Care

Governor Parson announces $46 million in child care funding to support Missouri providers and working families

Governor Mike Parson announced $46 million in child care funding to ensure child care providers can support the needs of working Missouri families, especially those with low incomes during COVID-19. “In order for Missouri to be a strong and healthy state, we must deliver essential services and support the needs of our working families, especially […]

Operation Warp Speed

Director of Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services attends White House task force meeting on Operation Warp Speed

President Donald Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force invited a small group of private business, state, and health care leaders to the White House to brief them on Operation Warp Speed, the COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution project started earlier this year. Dr. Randall Williams, director of the Missouri Department of Health and […]

Cooper Stanley Putnam County High School senior as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month

Putnam County R-1 School District recognizes Cooper Stanley as Career and Technical Education Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recognized Cooper Stanley as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for December 2020. Student winners are chosen by the vocational faculty based on a set of criteria that includes: attendance, grades, cooperation with fellow students and teachers, enthusiasm for subject(s), attitude both in the classroom and […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approves district’s insurance and trash removal service

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved providers for the district’s insurance and trash removal service on the evening of December 8th. The Missouri United School Insurance Council will be the insurance provider. WCA of Chillicothe will be the trash removal service provider. The board also approved the 2019-2020 financial audit and the Title […]

Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson announces meeting of Missouri’s Electoral College members

Governor Mike Parson announced that Missouri’s Electoral College members will meet on Monday, December 14 at 2 p.m. at the State Capitol to cast their votes for President and Vice President of the United States. The meeting and subsequent vote of the electors provide the official assignment of Missouri’s 10 electoral votes to the candidates […]

Kaitlyn Rouse Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for November 2020

Kaitlyn Rouse selected as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Kaitlyn Rouse as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for November 2020. Student winners are chosen by the vocational faculty based on a set of criteria that includes: attendance, grades, cooperation with fellow students and teachers, enthusiasm for subject(s), attitude both in the classroom […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education modifies basketball attendance policy

At a special meeting on Wednesday evening, November 18th, the Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education modified the basketball attendance policy to a ticket system. Home fans will be allotted five tickets per athlete. Visiting teams will be given two tickets per athlete. The board discussed the updated mask guidance from the Department of Elementary and […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education calls special meeting for Wednesday

The Tri-County School District announces a special Board of Education meeting for Wednesday evening, November 18, 2020, at 6 o’clock in the old gym of the school in Jamesport. The advance agenda lists the COVID-19 response as a primary topic. Related items on the agenda include updated face mask guidance and an attendance policy at varsity […]

Alonzo Brooks

Federal Bureau of Investigation seeking information in cold case investigation

The FBI continues to seek information regarding the 2004 suspicious death of Alonzo Brooks in La Cygne, Kansas. The investigation into this cold case was initiated in 2019 and a reward of up to $100,000 for information was announced at a press conference on June 11, 2020. During this investigation, new information has come to […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy County Board of Education modifies attendance for home basketball games

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education the evening of November 11th discussed modifications for home basketball games in regard to COVID-19. Attendance will be allowed only with a ticket. About 150 tickets will be issued per game. Each Grundy R-5 player, coach, and cheerleader will receive five tickets. Visiting teams will receive two tickets […]