Fast Track Website

Fast Track application now open for 2020-21, new schools added to eligibility list

The 2020-21 application for the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant is open, with more eligible institutions, and 15 new eligible program areas. Grant recipients can now spend their funds at Missouris non-profit private, as well as public, colleges, and universities. Fast Track, a state financial aid program, provides tuition assistance to adults over 25 years […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education accepts bid; discusses plans and procedures for COVID-19

The Jamesport Tri-County R-7 Board of Education accepted a bid on the evening of Wednesday, September 9th from Home Exchange Bank for a certificate of deposit investment of $500,000. The 12-month term was selected at a rate of .75%. An intergovernmental agreement was approved with Daviess County for CARES Act funding. The board discussed and […]

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Missouri ranks in top five for its rate of new COVID-19 cases

The Washington Post reports Missouri ranks fifth among all U.S. states for its per capita rate of daily COVID-19 cases over the past week. The state reports 23 new cases per every 100,000 people. Livingston County in northwest Missouri ranks in the top ten U.S. counties reporting the highest rate of cases. The state’s COVID-19 dashboard shows the […]

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Several new laws go into effect in Missouri today

Several bills become law today that the Missouri Legislature passed during the second regular session of the 100th General Assembly. Here is a snapshot of the top bills approved by lawmakers and signed by Gov. Mike Parson: Partial motorcycle helmet law repeal House Bill 1963 is a sweeping transportation bill allowing motorcycle drivers 26 years and […]

Parents and family

North Central Missouri Mental Health Center in Chillicothe to host free parenting classes

The North Central Missouri Mental Health Center in Chillicothe will hold a series of free parenting classes beginning next week. They will be held Tuesday mornings from 8 o’clock to 9:30 from August 18th to September 15th. Topics will include an introduction to protective factors and concrete support, parenting resilience, parenting knowledge, social and emotional […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education amends attendance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved an amendment to the attendance policy the evening of Thursday, August 6th after discussion of COVID-19 planning. All student absences will be excused with parent notification. The change was made so families would use the symptom checklist to screen students at home without fear of running out of […]

Edward and Betty Hatcher

North Central Missouri College announces creation of “Edward and Betty Hatcher Scholarship”

A recent North Central Missouri College Gifts in Action donation by Betty Hatcher created the Edward and Betty Hatcher Scholarship. The scholarship will assist a Milan C-2 or Grundy County R-5 graduate in pursuing an allied health degree or certificate at NCMC. The first award of the scholarship will be in the fall of 2021. […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board to review 9 properties; City Council to review trash service, police car purchase

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will discuss multiple properties next week before the Trenton City Council meeting. Both meetings will be held in the Trenton City Hall Monday, July 27th. Of the properties on the agenda for the Building and Nuisance Board meeting at 6 o’clock that evening, five are listed under declaration of […]