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Groups say slate of school bills would undermine public education

Advocates for public schools are urging the Missouri Legislature to bolster funding for public education rather than shift resources towards charter schools and school voucher programs. A bill pending in the House would provide tax credits for paying for private school tuition.  Another would change school funding formulas to give more resources to charter schools, specifically […]

Merry Christmas

Christmas celebration activities announced for Cainsville on December 6th

Various activities will be held in Cainsville on December 6th to celebrate Christmas. Cainsville Community Betterment will have a remembrance tree and a craft at the former Nelson’s Heating and Cooling Building starting that evening at 5 o’clock. Sugar cookie decorating at city hall will also begin at 5 o’clock. The Christmas Tree Lighting will […]

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Mississippi man pleads guilty in Missouri to smuggling 5-pounds of meth in box of cookies

A Jonesboro, Mississippi, man has pleaded guilty in federal court to transporting more than five pounds of methamphetamine and nearly three pounds of heroin through Kansas City, Missouri, en route to St. Louis, Mo. Willie Lewis Braison, 47, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes on Wednesday, Sept. 16, to one count of […]

County Fair

Judging of poultry, fowl and rabbits on tap today at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton

The schedule today for the North Central Missouri Fair includes the judging of poultry, fowl, and rabbits at the fairgrounds livestock pavilion. Youth entries for poultry and fowl are to arrive this morning for judging at 8 o’clock. Entries for the rabbit show are limited to two per person and must be from Grundy or […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Special Education Department to host silent auction and bake sale

The Trenton R-9 Special Education Department will host a silent basket auction and bake sale during spring parent-teacher conferences to support a trip for special education students. Bids for donated baskets with various items will be accepted the March 13th online in the morning and at Trenton High School/Middle School at parent-teacher conferences from 2 […]