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 […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to a water main break. The advisory affects customers on Route OO north of Milan to Noble Road and includes Daisy Drive half a mile north of Noland Road, Otter Road, Desert Drive, Northfield Road, and Diamond Drive. The precautionary […]
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 […]
Members of a steering committee for a long-range plan for the Milan C-2 School District will hold a forum about an April 2019 tax levy for the school district Wednesday, October 24th. Community Members for a Better Milan C-2 will hold the open public forum about school improvements in the school cafeteria at 6 o’clock […]
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 […]
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 […]
Spickard resident Jesse (Jess) Richmond has announced his resignation from two positions, that of Mayor of Spickard and as President of the Spickard Special Road District. Richmond said the resignations are due to health reasons with his resignation effective, he stated, as of Monday.
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 […]
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 […]
Putnam County Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a 48-hour boil advisory for customers in Worthington as well as customers within half a mile radius around the Worthington city limits. The advisory continues until Sunday morning at 9 o’clock.
Pumpkin decorating contest winners were announced Thursday night at the Missouri Day Festival opening ceremonies. Winning first place was Martha Jackson of Galt, second went to the entry from Delbert Jackson of Galt and third was a pumpkin entered by John Michaels of Trenton. For the business and organization category, first place went to the […]
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 […]