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Audio: CDC in Missouri today to begin first-of-its-kind COVID-19 study within K-12 schools

The CDC is in Missouri today to begin a first-ever COVID-19 study within some K-12 schools. Two groups of students who are considered close contacts to someone with COVID-19 will be tested over a 30-day period. The first group includes those wearing masks who are allowed to continue in-person classes. Missouri Department of Health and […]

Parents and family

North Central Missouri Mental Health Center to offer free virtual parenting classes

The North Central Missouri Mental Health Center in Chillicothe will offer free parenting classes via Zoom. The sessions will be held Tuesday mornings from 8 o’clock to 9:30 beginning December 1st. Topics will include an introduction to parenting, protective factors, why children misbehave and what to do, 123 Magic, and creative discipline. Participants can choose […]

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Missouri schools allowed to relax COVID-19 quarantine rules if both people properly wearing masks

Governor Mike Parson and state education director Margie Vandeven have loosened the guidelines for making students and staff quarantine after exposure to someone with COVID-19 if both people were properly wearing masks. Vandeven explained at a press conference Thursday: “Under the updated guidance, proper mask-wearing may now prevent individuals from being identified as close contacts in […]

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North Central Missouri College looks into expanding services to Savannah, Missouri

North Central Missouri College is working to acquire a property in Savannah, possibly before the end of the year. A Savannah location would enable the college to eventually consolidate programs and services currently offered at several leased locations in Northwest Missouri. The college hopes to offer short-term workforce training at the site as early as […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education presented update on water damage; purchase of steer for student lunches approved

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved a bid for a 1,500-pound butcher steer the evening of November 10th. The bid was from Zane Jones for 95 cents per pound. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff reported the beef will be used for student lunches. An update was presented on water damage in the third through fifth-grade […]

THS Alumni Class of 1975 Presentation

Plans developing for 2021 Trenton High School Alumni Reunion

“Plans for the 2021 Trenton High School Alumni Reunion Week-end are off and running,” said Alumni Association Secretary Steve Maxey following a planning meeting held on Sunday, November 8, 2020, in Trenton. “Despite the cancellation of many of the 2020 reunions, lots of graduating classes are planning to host reunions in 2021 to coincide with […]

Coronavirus Update

Princeton High School staff member tests positive for COVID-19; high school student is probable case

Princeton R-5 Superintendent Jerry Girdner reports classes will continue as scheduled November 4th after the district learned on Tuesday evening, November 3rd of a high school staff member testing positive for COVID-19. A high school student is also considered to be a probable case. Those are the fifth and sixth positive cases Girdner is aware of […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Staff member in Princeton School District tests positive for COVID-19

Classes are being held as scheduled on Tuesday in the Princeton R-5 School District after officials learned on Monday that an elementary staff member tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Jerry Girdner Monday night reported this is the fourth positive case that the school is aware of, noting three previous COVID-19 cases have seen a full […]