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COVID-19 Update: County health centers and Missouri Department of Corrections report on number of COVID cases

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. There are 21 cumulative offender cases, which is up five from Thursday, September 24th. Eighteen of the cases are active, and three have recovered. There are 29 cases among staff at the correctional […]

Missouri Farm Bureau

Missouri Farm Bureau awards mini-grants to teachers

The Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture awarded ten $250 classroom min-grants and seven $500 grade level grants to allow teachers accurate materials to help connect students to agriculture. Several mini-grants were awarded to Livingston County recipients. Grade level grant recipients included Linda Hauck, Rebecca Lewis, Kari Snyder, and Shelby Ward as well as Andrea […]

Students transplant Marigolds

First-grade students from Dewey School attend Litton Agriculture Campus

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary School recently attended the Litton Agriculture Campus and learned about plants in class and got their hands dirty. The outing was made possible by the Litton Crusaders program sponsored by the Jerry Litton Family Memorial Foundation. Students got the opportunity walk around the farm, then take back to school the […]

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

Dewey Elementary School students take field trip to Indian Creek Lake

First-grade students from Dewey Elementary school recently attended an educational trip to Indian Creek Lake. While at Indian Creek the students participated in seven different learning stations which included water invertebrates, Predator/Prey book and game, Nature Scavenger Hunt on a trail, learning about parts of a plant with the Litton Crusaders, checking out the fishing […]

Students Dewey Elementary School

Kindergarten and First Grade classes at Chillicothe spend time at Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch

Students from all Kindergarten and First Grade classes, which are comprised of 248 students at Dewey Elementary School in Chillicothe, had a hands-on learning experience at Papa Charlie’s Pumpkin Patch on October 27, 2016. The students learned about agriculture in the classroom through their regular curriculum and assistance from the Litton Crusaders program. During the […]