The Putnam County Health Department reports seven new COVID-19 cases since July 15th, making the total 535. Five of the new positive cases are linked through close contacts. Eight cases are active. There are 14 COVID-19-related hospitalizations and 13 deaths. The Putnam County Health Department requests close contacts self-quarantine for at least seven days. On […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is taking part in the American Association of State Troopers’ “2021 America’s Best Looking Cruiser Contest” and invites the public to vote for the MSHP’s cruiser. The 2021 MSHP submission features a marked, black MSHP Dodge Charger sitting in front of a rustic barn with the U.S. flag painted on […]
The Missouri 4-H shooting sports teams won third-place honors at the 2021 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships, June 20-25 in Grand Island, Neb. More than 590 participants from 32 states competed in nine disciplines, demonstrating excellence in marksmanship, safety, responsibility, and teamwork, said Jim Sappington, University of Missouri Extension state 4-H shooting sports coordinator. “It […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities has announced a planned water outage and boil advisory for part of Trenton starting July 8 due to valve replacement. The area affected includes Monroe Street from East Ninth Street to East Eighth Street, East Eighth from Monroe to Haliburton Street, Haliburton from East Eighth to East Seventh Street, and East Seventh […]
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a petition for writ of certiorari in Schmitt v. Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region, asking the Supreme Court of the United States to review Missouri’s law prohibiting abortions of unborn children with Down syndrome. “My son Stephen has shown me the inherent beauty […]
Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is holding its eighth annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise on July 17, 2021. Tractors will travel through Atchison County on a 38-mile loop. The event will begin and end at Liles Enterprises, 31792 State Highway W, Fairfax, MO 64446. “The Foundation Tractor Cruise is one of the best […]
The final four nights of concerts in the Missouri State Fair Grandstand presented by CFM Insurance have just been announced. The Beach Boys will entertain audiences on the State Fair Grandstand stage on Wednesday, Aug 18. As The Beach Boys mark more than half a century of making music, the group continues to ride the […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education May 18th approved bids for next school year. One was from the People’s Coop for diesel at five cents below the pump price. A bid from Prairie Farms Dairy was approved to provide milk at 30.28 cents for one percent white milk and 33.07 cents for chocolate milk. […]
A coalition of 22 states, led by Missouri and Attorney General, Eric Schmitt, filed an amicus brief in support of an Arkansas law that would prohibit abortions solely based on a prenatal Down Syndrome diagnosis. Leslie Rutledge v. Little Rock Planning Services and can be found at this link. “Those with Down Syndrome bring […]
Trenton Middle School awards will be presented next week. Fifth graders will receive awards in the gym on May 21st at 8:15 in the morning, eighth-graders at 8:45, seventh-graders at 9:15, and sixth graders at 9:45. Families and friends are welcome to attend. Visitors should check into the Trenton Middle School office.
Top academic students have been announced among the Livingston County R-3 eighth graders. The Valedictorian is Maci Stover, and the salutatorian is Kamdyn Hinnen. Ten students at the Chula school move on to become freshmen.
The Laredo R-7 School will hold its eighth-grade graduation on May 10, 2021. Seven students will graduate in the gym at 6 o’clock in the evening with community member Nathan Kottwitz to speak.
Several area schools are scheduled to hold graduation ceremonies on May 7th. Sixth eighth-graders will graduate from Pleasant View R-6 in the school gym at 6 o’clock in the evening. Former teacher Cassie Cordray will speak. Thirty-three seniors will graduate from Gallatin R-5 at the stadium at 6:30. Former teacher Ryan Beenken will speak. Eight […]
Trenton Middle School eighth-grader Titus Kottwitz, who has qualified for the national spelling bee recently presented a Rotary Club program. After winning the Grundy County Spelling Bee, Kottwitz went on to win the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee held in St. Joseph. As such he is eligible to participate in the national spelling bee. The […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Music Department will present its spring program twice next week. The program will be on April 29th at 1 o’clock in the afternoon and April 30th at 7 o’clock at night. Janet Lake’s preschool will perform in the Thursday program. Both performances will include performances by the school bands. The performances […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education on April 13th approved increasing pay. Non-certified staff wages will go up by 50 cents per hour, and extra-duty contracts will increase by four percent. Base pay for all certified staff will increase by $1,000, which will make the base pay $31,500 for the 2021-2022 school year. The […]
March 2020 would have been the fifth year of Camp CaPow—College Access-Planning Our Way. Held at the University of Missouri’s Family Impact Center in Columbia, Camp CaPow is a weeklong opportunity for middle school students to explore career and postsecondary education options through workshops, tours of Missouri college campuses, meetings with professionals from a range […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its April students of the month for sense of humor. Those selected are fifth graders Claire Woodard and Jackson Lewis, sixth graders Lydia Smiley and Spur Hughs, seventh graders Savannah Hughs and Cooper Houser, and eighth graders Alhanna Milazzo and Mason Rongey.