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Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves changes to COVID-19 policy at Monday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved changes to the COVID-19 policy on December 13th. The changes specifically involved shorter quarantine periods. The board also reapproved the Safe Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan. The 2020-2021 audit was approved. Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis reports there were no findings or recommendations, and the […]

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Three in arrest report from Grundy County authorities

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three area residents on capias warrants. Forty-one-year-old Robert Eugene Ewing of Trenton was arrested December 9th on an alleged probation violation on an original charge of felony non-support with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. His bond is […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Audio: Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to feature winter concert on December 11

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra will have a winter concert on December 11, 2021, with “Joy to the World” to be performed in the Trenton High School Performing Arts Center at 3 pm.  Doors will open at 2:30. Choir Conductor Linda Arnold:     Orchestra Director Buddy Hannaford acknowledges that most of the […]

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Music students at THS and TMS to present “Winter Concert” and perform “A Christmas Vesper”

Vocal music students at Trenton High School participate in holiday concerts on two consecutive nights, December 12th and 13th. Vocal music instructor Tyler Busick reports “A Christmas Vesper” will be Sunday, December 12th at the First Baptist Church in Trenton. It’s a 5 o’clock presentation of the Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance and the Trenton high […]

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Liberty woman transported to Grundy County to face forgery charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Liberty woman charged in Grundy County with felony forgery was released from the Daviess DeKalb Regional Jail on November 30th. Thirty-eight-year-old Lynette Dawn King was transported to the Grundy County Detention Center. Her bond was $5,000 cash only, and she was released on her own recognizance. She is […]

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Trenton High School Marching Band concludes season with awards and honors

The Trenton High School Marching Band season concluded with some awards and honors for the student musicians. Information was provided by THS Director of Instrumental Music, Anthony Webb. Honored for outstanding performance at each grade level was Brady Tobias among freshmen; Victor Markell for the sophomore class; Gabriel Gamble among juniors; and Donnie Gilbertson for […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education adopts new COVID-19 policies; dates announced for Thanksgiving break and other events

Several action items were approved at a Friday night meeting of the Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education. The board re-approved the “Safe Return to In-Person instruction and Continuity of Services Plan.”  The “Test to Stay” option for students and staff was approved regarding those who are exposed to COVID-19 but not COVID-19 positive. Inclement weather […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education approves policy updates; announces dates of holiday break and Christmas Concert

Board candidate filing dates have been set for the Grundy R-5 School District subject to the regular election on April 5, 2022. The filing period opens on December 7 and closes on December 28, as stipulated in the new state law. Candidate filing at the school office in Galt can be done from 7:30 to […]

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North Mercer Board of Education sets candidate filing dates; board notified health insurance rates to rise 19.9%

Candidate filing dates were set at the North Mercer R-3 Board of Education meeting on November 10. Filing for the April 5, 2022, election will take place December 7 through 28 during school hours. The office will be open on December 28 from noon to 5 p.m. The two seats open for election are those […]

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Ameristar Kansas City partners with Veterans Community Project for “Help Our Heroes” Events

Ameristar Casino Hotel Kansas City has partnered with the Veterans Community Project for “Help our Heroes” during November. “Veterans Community Project is built on community partnership,” said Sean Anderson, Lead Case Manager for Veterans Community Project. “Reminding Veterans, through our work and the work of our partners, that the community cares about them and wants […]

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Leadership Northwest Music Jam topic of latest Rotary Club meeting

The Leadership Northwest Music Jam was discussed at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on November 4, 2021. Wright Memorial Hospital Practice Manager Shane Lynch and North Central Missouri College Director of Advising and Retention Jenna Stevens were members of the 2021 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, which organized the fundraiser, headed by an eight-member committee. […]

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Nine Trenton High School students participate in All-District Choir

Nine students from Trenton High School participated Saturday in the All-District Choir at Platte County High School. Trent Villacampa was selected as a soloist for the concert. Three Trenton students were chosen for the Missouri All-State Choir, they are Trager Leeper, Trent Villacampa, and Caleb Johnson will be the first alternate.

Chillicothe Area Arts Council

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to host “Musical Weekend”

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold a Musical Weekend featuring national recording artists Doyle Dykes and Andy Leftwich on November 20 and 21. Master classes with your choice of Dykes or Leftwich will be at the Chillicothe Comfort Inn and Suites on November 20 from 10 o’clock to noon. Two hours will cost $25. The […]

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Special presentation made by Dream Factory at Rhonda Vincent concert in Trenton

There was a special Dream Factory presentation during Wednesday nights’ concert in Trenton by Rhonda Vincent and the Rage. It was the announcement of a “dream” to a Chillicothe boy who was present along with his parents. With money raised by Dream Factory Volunteer Ron Dougan of Trenton, Russell Mouton received a computer that consisted […]

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Audio: T. Graham Brown one of three performers to celebrate Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary

T. Graham Brown, Wade Hayes, and Bryan White will perform at an outdoor concert to celebrate the Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary. Hats Off to the 80s and 90s will be at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center of Chillicothe on October 9, 2021. Gates will open at 7 o’clock that night, and the show will […]

Rhonda VIncent

Audio: Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform tonight at the THS Performing Arts Center

Grammy Award-winning bluegrass singer-songwriter Rhonda Vincent and her band The Rage will perform at the Trenton High School Performing Arts Center on October 6, 2021. The performance will benefit the Dream Factory of Northwest Missouri. Doors will open for the concert at 6 p.m., and the show will start at 7 p.m. Vincent says she […]

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T. Graham Brown, Bryan White, and Wade Hayes to perform at Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary

Country singers T. Graham Brown, Bryan White, and Wade Hayes will perform at an outdoor concert to celebrate the Chillicothe Rotary Club’s 100th anniversary. The Hats Off to the 80s and 90s concert will be at the Sliced Bread Innovation Center in Chillicothe on October 9, 2021.   Gates will open at 7 pm, and the […]