The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved Linda Hague as a foster care liaison at a meeting this week. Principal Dustin Freeman reported the Professional Learning Committee met with the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center Representative Lori Ladwig to plan second-semester curriculum goals and meeting dates. Missouri Assessment Program and End of Course exam scores […]
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved the calendar for next school year at a meeting Monday evening. The start date will be August 9th for teachers and August 14th for students. The last day for the 2019-2020 school year will be May 8th. The board approved the installment of a new heating unit […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]
The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved a custodian night shift pay differential proposal at a meeting Tuesday evening. The proposal involved a $1.00 per hour shift differential. The district will now pay $11.98 per hour for the night custodians who work from 2 o’clock in the afternoon to 10 o’clock at night. The daytime […]
Several candidates filed for the Jamesport Board of Aldermen for the April 2nd ballot. Geoff Eads filed for Northward Alderman and Gary Alexander for Southward Alderman. Rick Shepherd, Senior, and Dana Urton are running for Jamesport’s Mayor.
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]
House Speaker Elijah Haahr announced today the House Committee chairmanships and his selections for Republican membership on House committees for the 100th General Assembly. “One of the greatest qualities of the Republican Caucus is the diverse experiences and talents this group of individuals brings to our legislative process,” said Speaker Haahr, R-Springfield. “We have worked […]
Tuesday was the final day to file for the Trenton City Council’s April 2nd election for the mayor and one councilman from each of the city’s four wards. Four candidates filed for Trenton’s Mayor, which is a four-year term and include incumbent Nick McHargue, current Second Ward Councilman Larry Porter, Linda Crooks, and Rocky Dunkin. […]
Two candidates have filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education. Incumbents Marcie Cutsinger and Dorothy Taul filed for the two open positions. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reports the board of education election will appear on the April 3rd ballot due to a new law.
Trenton now has four candidates for Mayor in the April 2nd election. Filing Monday afternoon for Mayor was Rocky Dunkin of 3604 East 28th Street in Trenton. Also filing for Mayor was Linda Crooks of 105 Town and Country Lane. Previous filings for Mayor were by current second ward councilman Larry Porter and Incumbent Nick McHargue. […]