Putnam County Health Department

Putnam County Health Department to celebrate Public Health Week by providing free services

The Putnam County Health Department in Unionville will celebrate Public Health Week from April 4th through 10th by providing services to the community for free. Blood pressure screenings will be held on April 4th from 8:30 to 11 am. No appointment is required. WIC Awareness Day will be held on April 5th, and WIC cereal […]

National Agriculture Week 2022

Missouri Celebrates National Agriculture Week

This week, the Missouri Department of Agriculture celebrates the state’s position nationally in agriculture production. Missouri is home to 95,000 farms, employs nearly 460,000 people in agriculture, forestry, and related industries, and has an estimated economic impact of $93.7 billion. Agriculture remains the state’s number one economic driver, supporting both rural and urban communities from […]

Walsworth Website

Walsworth celebrates their 85th anniversary

Walsworth CEO Don O. Walsworth and President Don Walsworth announced that their family-owned company would be spending the rest of this year celebrating its 85th anniversary. Walsworth, one of the top book, magazine, and catalog printing companies in the U.S., unveiled plans for a series of events commemorating the company’s history, celebrating employees, and looking […]

Daviess County Health Department

Daviess County Health Department to celebrate National Public Health Week with a health fair

The Daviess County Health Department in Gallatin will celebrate National Public Health Week April 4th through 10th with a health fair. Free labs will be offered by appointment to Daviess County residents on April 4th and 5th from 7 o’clock to 11:45 each morning. Labs are to include CBC, CMP, A1C, TSH, lipid panel, and […]

Cutis Cain Superintendent of the Year 2022 (Photo courtesy AASA)

The National Superintendent of the Year, Curtis Cain, is from Missouri

Curtis Cain, superintendent of Wentzville School District, in Wentzville, Mo., has been named the 2022 AASA National Superintendent of the Year. The announcement came at the National Conference on Education, hosted by AASA, The School Superintendents Association. The other National Superintendent of the Year® finalists were:  Quincy Natay, Chinle Unified School District No. 24, Chinle, Ariz. Kamela Patton, Collier County […]

FFA Week

Audio: Trenton High School FFA members to celebrate FFA Week with daily activities

Five senior members of the Trenton FFA chapter stopped at KTTN Monday morning and were guests on Open Line promoting National FFA Week. The week began on Sunday when 26 members of the chapter attended services at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton. Chapter President Colton Roy gave the morning message. Junior officers of […]

Chillicothe, Missouri FFA - November 2021 photo from Facebook

Audio: Chillicothe FFA Chapter to celebrate National FFA Week with full slate of activities

The Chillicothe FFA Chapter has activities planned next week to celebrate National FFA Week. Chapter President Joshua Eckert says the activities include attending the service at the First Baptist Church of Chillicothe February 20th at 10:15 in the morning and bowling at the Fast Lane of Chillicothe at 1 o’clock in the afternoon for FFA […]

school board meeting

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves health insurance plan; hold discussion on coop for football

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the district health insurance provider on February 9th. The provider will be the Ozarks School Benefits Association, and the district will pay $575.82. Contract extensions were approved for Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis and Kindergarten through 12th Grade Principal Kim Palmer. Counselor Megan Brown’s resignation was approved. The board […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education hears presentation from Trenton Teachers Association on 4-day school week

Joel Hultman with the Trenton Teachers Association presented preliminary research regarding a four-day school week during the Trenton R-9 Board of Education meeting February 8th. The board took no action on the matter. Hultman reported a survey of teachers showed many wanted more information on a four-day school week. None of the questions specifically asked […]

(L to R) Lindsey Batson and Guy Moran are NCMC’s 2022 Homecoming King and Queen

North Central Missouri College crowns Homecoming King and Queen

North Central Missouri College celebrated Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day Saturday, January 29th, and crowned the 2022 Homecoming King and Queen.  Both Lady Pirates and Pirates won, with Lady Pirates scoring 94-80 against North Platte Community College and Pirates 93-64 against Ellsworth Community College. The NCMC Dance Wave performed at halftime of the women’s and […]

Maximize Northwest Missouri Website

Community leaders celebrated for commitment to learning

Community leaders in six northwest Missouri counties were part of Maximize Northwest Missouri’s 2021 Regional Learning Collaborative that wrapped up late last summer.  “Some of the keywords that participants used to describe their learning experience include: enlightening, motivating, empowering, informative, inspiring, insightful, and team-building,” shared Mary Hinde, president of The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. […]

North Central Missouri College Website V2 (NCMC)

Nominations Sought for NCMC/TJC distinguished alumni

Nominations for distinguished alumni from North Central Missouri College and Trenton Junior College are being accepted for 2021.  The North Central Missouri College Foundation, Inc. will honor the selected alumni who attended TJC/NCMC during the Pirates Ball planned for March 26, 2022.  To nominate an alum (either a graduate or someone who successfully completed one […]