Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires several during executive session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and made several hires in an executive session Tuesday evening. The board accepted the resignation of eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens and the board hired Marissa Cowan as a sixth-grade math teacher. Connor Cotton and Shantel Cooper were employed as substitutes. The board hired summer […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignation

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening accepted the resignation of a paraprofessional. Megan Peterson’s resignation is effective at the end of the current school year. The board also heard retirement announcements from long-time elementary teachers Alesia Campbell and Leetta Fordyce as well as from elementary cook Diana Rains effective […]

Grundy Electric Website

GEC Foundation awards $6,461 in grants to area organizations

The Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Inc. met April 13, 2018, and awarded 14 grants totaling $6,461. All grants are funded by member donations called Operation Round Up where members voluntarily round up their utility bills each month to fund grants to eligible entities. Education grants were awarded to Grundy County R-V School District, Humphreys; Trenton […]

Network cables (RJ45 ) connected to a switch

Missouri Rural Broadband Legislation Heading to Governor’s Desk

Legislation declaring that the expansion of broadband service is in the best interest of Missourians is heading to Governor Eric Greitens’ desk. State Representative Curtis Trent’s bill encourages the development of fiber optic infrastructure by Missouri’s rural electric cooperatives. The Springfield Republican tells House colleagues the uses of this are “immeasurable”:     Trent says […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

Customer Appreciation Day

Grundy County Soil and Water Conservation District to hold customer appreciation luncheon

The Grundy County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual Customer Appreciation Day Luncheon next week. The event celebrating 51 years of conservation efforts in Grundy County will be held at the Barton Farm Campus Lager Laboratory Building in Trenton March 9th from 11 o’clock in the morning to 1 o’clock in the […]

Rodney Thomas

Court date set for Maysville teacher accused of sexual contact with students

The Maysville school district reports Instructor Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a junior high math teacher and a coach with the wrestling program. The 39-year-old Thomas was arrested on multiple alleged sexual contact accusations and related charges in DeKalb County. A statement from the Maysville school indicates Thomas has […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]