GRM Networks has announced the two students selected to participate in the Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour to Washington, D. C. in June. The students selected are Camie Vaughn from Cainsville High School and Lola Breshears from North Harrison High School of Eagleville. More than 100 high school students from the United States will […]
Senator Roy Blunt will visit five cities in northern Missouri today (Tuesday, April 16, 2019) including St. Joseph, Cameron, Hamilton, Chillicothe, and Carrollton. At 11:30, Senator Blunt attends a literacy award luncheon at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. It’s the 29th year for the annual Roy Blunt literacy award to an individual in […]
FFA members from across the state will meet in Columbia, April 25-26, at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention to honor fellow members for outstanding achievements, conduct association business, elect new officers and participate in leadership workshops. For the first time, convention sessions will be viewable at https://Livestream.com/MoDESE/MoFFA. “Cultivate Tomorrow, Today” is the theme for this […]
Two former executives of a Springfield, Mo.-based charity and an Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and illegal campaign contributions for elected public officials in Missouri and Arkansas, announced U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison of the Western District […]
Despite a nationwide increase in the number of kids in foster care, Missouri has made inroads in placing more kids who would otherwise remain in institutional or group settings with families. A nationwide Annie E. Casey Foundation report looked at foster-child placement data over a 10-year period. Missouri reported about 12,000 kids in the child welfare system, […]
The Trenton High School Symphonic Band and Percussion Orchestra received exemplary ratings at the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Large Ensemble Music Festival in Platte City. Trenton Band Director Tim Gilham says the Woodwind Choir received an outstanding rating, and the Brass Choir got satisfactory.
Six members of the Trenton High School band have qualified for the state music contests late this month in Columbia, however, the instrumental competition on the district level was held Saturday in St. Joseph. Trenton students earning exemplary for their solos include Mari Atup, a freshman on flute; Caleb Johnson, a freshman, on tuba; Trager […]
The Missouri State Fair has announced the 1st show of its 2019 Concert Series. The 2019 Missouri State Fair runs August 8 through August 18.
Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department have joined forces to offer free sports physical exams for Trenton R-9 students planning to participate in athletics, cheerleading, color guard, and marching band activities during the 2019-2020 school year. Free sports physical exams will be offered on March 27 and April 3 from 8:30 a.m. […]
A resident of Dawn, Sherry Jones, has been re-appointed by Governor Parson to the Missouri State Fair Commission. Mrs. Jones and her husband own and operate C.D. Jones Land and Cattle Company. She is a graduate of the University of Central Missouri with a degree in marketing and finance. She spent 27 years in the […]
Plans have been announced for the fourth annual Grandma’s Motorcycle Ride and associated activities to raise money for the Trenton Fire Department. Organizer Cissy Wilcoxson says the event is May 4th beginning and ending at Snappy’s in Trenton with a route that includes Coffey, Jamesport, Chillicothe, and Trenton. The charge is $15.00 for riders and […]