Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education approves co-op baseball with Princeton

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved 21st Century grant employee contracts Wednesday evening. The extra-duty contracts will be paid through a federal grant. A one-year cooperative was approved for baseball with the Princeton School District. It was decided to continue cheerleading and dance and to have dance performances at the halftime of basketball […]

Economic Development

Trenton Tax Increment Financing Commission and Economic Development Committee meeting report

The Trenton Tax Increment Financing Commission and Economic Development Committee both held meetings Tuesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the TIF Commission selected officers. Those elected were Rob Maloney as Chairman, Ann Constant Vice Chairman, Greg Geib Secretary, and Dale Swanton as Treasurer. The commission discussed the duties of the group and the commission […]

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USDA extends deadline to report spring-seeded crops in Missouri

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Missouri impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) county offices and federal crop insurance agents. “Agriculture operations throughout the state have […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]

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Rainfall in Trenton during May, 2019 is the most recorded in nearly 26-years

The weather summary for May in Trenton shows rainfall was more than double of what’s normal for the month with measurable precipitation on 22 of the 31 days. One daily rainfall record was established and there was a record high temperature, however, high temperatures overall were cooler than normal with lows averaging near normal. The […]

Livingston County Library

Experience A “Universe of Stories” during the Summer Reading Program at the Livingston County Library

Children of all ages are invited to join the Livingston County Library this summer for a ‘Galactic’ good time as the 2019 summer reading program, A Universe of Stories, blasts into action. This summer’s theme explores all kinds of space topics. Reading during summer vacation is important for children to help prevent the “summer slide” […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves 15 teacher contracts

The Newtown-Harris Board of Education has approved 15 teacher contracts for the next school year and accepted two resignations. Those resigning at the end of the current school year are music instructor Ethan Stewart and the 7th through 12th-grade social science teacher Nathan Hopkins. The 2019-20 school calendar was adopted by the Newtown Harris board. […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education agenda includes salary schedules and tuition rates

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will consider approval of salary schedules for the next school year at its meeting on Tuesday evening March 12th at 5:30. Items on the agenda include the tuition rate, a QNS contract extension, an audit bid posting, grant requests, updating this school year’s calendar, a building project update, the […]