Four individuals from Grundy County have declared their candidacy for open positions on the April 2nd election ballot. Their names are not printed on the ballots, however, each has signed a form with the election authority to declare they will serve in the office if elected. Cynthia Sawyer of rural Laredo filed as a write-in […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education discussed inclement weather make-up days at its meeting Wednesday evening. Nine of the 12 days Grundy R-5 missed have to be made up. February 18th, March 15th, and March 18th will be used as makeup days. Classes will dismiss early March 15th, with the high school at 12:30 […]
Automatic absentee voting equipment will be tested at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe next week. Representatives of political parties, news media, candidates, and the public are invited to attend the testing Tuesday morning, February 19 at 10 o’clock. Livingston County Clerk Shelly Parks reports the testing is done to comply with state law.
During Homecoming and alumni appreciation activities Monday night at the Ketcham Community Center, North Central Missouri College announced the selection of a king and queen as well as a “Family of the Year.” The King is Pharon Pilgrim and the queen is Jamee Scearce who were among several candidates nominated by student groups and organizations. […]
Court warming activities are scheduled Friday, February 1st at Trenton High School during the girls and boys basketball games with visiting Stanberry High School. Candidates have been named for court warming royalty. For Queen, they are Teresa Burkholder, Sidney Lynch, and Taylor Richman. For King, they are Max McNabb and Jadan Whitney. The Junior attendants are Lexi […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education has offered a contract for the school district’s Superintendent position. The name of the person was not expected to be announced before Monday because of a notification process. Seven candidates were interviewed Friday during a special meeting of the Board of Education with the vote to offer a contract […]
Trenton R-9 Board of Education President Doug Franklin reports there were 17 applications for school Superintendent at Trenton. During a meeting last Friday, members of the board narrowed the list to seven finalists for interviews. The Missouri school boards association is assisting the Trenton R-9 district with the superintendent search. MSBA is to contact the […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education met in closed session Friday to review applications for district Superintendent and narrow down candidates. Board President Doug Franklin says the Missouri School Boards Association will contact applicants about setting up interviews, and the Trenton R-9 board plans to conduct interviews Friday, January 25th. He anticipates the board will […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved the purchase of new accounting software for the district Wednesday evening. Bus transportation for next year was discussed and it was decided to advertise for bids. The board approved several online classes for various students. ACT and End of Course exam scores were reviewed. Donnie Fordyce filed […]
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.
Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education candidate filings were discussed at a meeting Tuesday evening. Two candidates have filed for the board including incumbent Danny Westcott and Laurie Frisbie filed for three-year terms. No one filed for the two-year term. The board discussed transportation contracts and a new accounting program with no action taken. Superintendent […]