Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors reviews employee retirement options

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors completed its biannual review of employee retirement benefit options at its meeting this week. Retirement benefits are offered to full-time employees or part-time employees who work at least 15 hundred hours annually through the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System. The board updated the nursing home […]

Audit Graphic

Whistleblower contact results in audit of potential fraud at Plattsburg Special Road District

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently accepted a request by the Plattsburg Special Road District in Clinton County to audit potentially fraudulent activity concerning public funds. The request comes after a complaint to the Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline and the initial investigation by the State Auditor’s Office. “Our independent review of the Plattsburg Special Road District […]

Mercer County Deputy Lou Collobert

Mercer County Chief Deputy Louis Collobert dies unexpectedly

The Mercer County Sheriff’s Office reports Mercer County Chief Deputy Louis Collobert died unexpectedly Monday at his home. Jail Administrator Travis Marts says Collobert served as a deputy sheriff in Platte County in the 1970s and 80s. He served Mercer County since 2000 and was also active with the Mercer Fire Protection District. A Celebration […]

Prison Sentence

Trenton man sentenced to 12-years in federal prison without parole

A Trenton, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in north central Missouri. Faron Wayne Lawrence, 52, of Trenton, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 12 years in federal prison without parole. NITRO (the Northwest Inter-agency Team Response Operation) initiated an […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District announces cancellation of classes on Friday

The Trenton R-9 School District today announced the cancellation of classes on Friday when the girl’s softball team competes in the final four state tournament at Springfield. Superintendent Dan Wiebers said the cancellation of schools allows an opportunity for R-9 students and staff to attend and not miss classes. The announcement includes the Trenton R-9 […]

Future Leader Academy

Area students attend Future Leaders Academy

High school students from the Linn County and Newtown-Harris school districts participated in Congressman Sam Graves’s annual Future Leaders Academy at Hannibal-Lagrange University Tuesday. Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included representatives from the Drug Enforcement Agency, Missouri Corn Growers Association, and Missouri Secretary of State’s Office. Topics discussed included […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education discusses student behavior

A new paraprofessional has been hired for the Spickard R-2 School District. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze announced the hiring of Raquel Woodrome to the board of education at its meeting Monday evening. Schneiderheinze also talked about the Positive Behavior Support Student Matrix. Schneiderheinze said whenever a student does something on the matrix, he or she will […]