Monetary donations to assist wounded Trenton police officer Jasmine Diab and her daughter can be left with an account at the Citizen’s Bank and Trust in downtown Trenton. The Trenton Police Department is accepting get well cards and gift cards if they are sealed in an envelope and marked for Jasmine Diab. Those can be […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]
“The Pleasant View R-VI School District has announced it is ranked 7th out of the 1,228 elementary schools in the state of Missouri. This ranking has been awarded by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and is based on Pleasant View’s academic performance, high school readiness and attendance,” said Rebecca Steinhoff, Pleasant […]
Eighth-grade graduation was held Monday evening at the Pleasant View R-6 school near Trenton and top academic awards were presented. Ali Westcott is the Valedictorian who received the Claude and Nadine Eckert Citizenship Award. The salutatorian is Kaylynn Stanton.
Area schools held graduation ceremonies on Sunday and have announced top graduates. The Green City school announced the Valedictorian as Mary Watt and the Salutatorian is Devin Fields. Linn County R-1 of Purdin announced their Valedictorian as Leticia Bright and the Salutatorian is Miranda Daugherty. At the Breckenridge school, the Valedictorian is Jackie Adams and […]
Business is returning to normal at the 139th Airlift Wing at Rosecrans Airport in St. Joseph as the Missouri River level falls below major flood stage. The C-130 aircraft is returning from Forbes Field in Topeka. Cluck says the 139th maintained a state of readiness throughout the evacuation of Rosecrans.
Chillicothe Police Sergeant Curtis Hays reports one person sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident in the 1200 block of North Washington Street in Chillicothe Thursday morning. An ambulance transported one of the drivers, Geraldine Huston, to Hedrick Medical Center after she reportedly complained of head, neck, and chest pain. The driver of the second vehicle, […]
Japanese carmaker Toyota is driving 62-million dollars into its Bodine Aluminum Plant in eastern Missouri’s Troy. Factory spokesperson Leah Omling says the investment is a direct reflection of the hard work of the company’s employees. The investment at the 900-worker factory will not include additional jobs but will provide new equipment to make […]
One of the features of severe weather preparedness week is the annual statewide tornado drill. The test for tornado-readiness is scheduled at 10 o’clock this morning. The sounding of three storm sirens, an emergency alert announcement on KTTN and NOAA weather radio, plus storm alerts will be sent to schools and other facilities. The purpose […]
Additional honorees have been announced for the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce annual banquet March 15th. Selected as businesses of the year were Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments as well as Modine Manufacturing Company. To be recognized as an organization of the year is the Green Hills Recreation Association. As announced earlier, Pillars of the […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education discussed inclement weather make-up days at its meeting Wednesday evening. Nine of the 12 days Grundy R-5 missed have to be made up. February 18th, March 15th, and March 18th will be used as makeup days. Classes will dismiss early March 15th, with the high school at 12:30 […]
House Speaker Elijah Haahr announced today the House Committee chairmanships and his selections for Republican membership on House committees for the 100th General Assembly. “One of the greatest qualities of the Republican Caucus is the diverse experiences and talents this group of individuals brings to our legislative process,” said Speaker Haahr, R-Springfield. “We have worked […]