Trenton High School Principal Kasey Bailey has announced his plans after the Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted his resignation on April 12th. Bailey says he will be the Regional Director of College and Career Advisors for Ozarks Technical Community College based in Springfield. The position will be housed at North Central Missouri College. Bailey […]
Winners have been announced at the Pleasant View R-6 School District’s Science Fair, which was held for students in the sixth through eighth grades. The overall winners were seventh-grader Hailee Hein in first place, eighth-grader Kinsley Allnutt in second place, and eighth-grader Olivia Tabbert in third place. First-place winners in each grade were Allnutt for […]
The Trenton Middle School Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America will hide Easter eggs in yards as a fundraiser for the group’s general fund. FCCLA members will hide eggs for children on April 16th for Egg My Yard. Eighth-grade student Ali Cox reports there are four egg packages community members can purchase. […]
The Gallatin R-5 Board of Education approved the salary schedule and health insurance renewal rates. The 2022-2023 salary schedule has a base of $33,000. Board Secretary Vicki Corwin reports the base was raised from $32,200. Health insurance is through the Missouri Educators Unified Health Plan. The board approved opening a savings account and certificate of […]
The northeast Missouri community of Paris hosted Career Development Contests for FFA students on Friday, March 18, 2022 Among results involving local and area schools: Trenton FFA placed fifth among 14 schools competing in ag sales. Entomology, Meadville was fourth and Milan fifth out of 25 teams. Farm Management, Meadville finished 6th out of 14 […]
Area FFA chapters participated in the 23rd Annual Lathrop Judging Day on March 14th. Online information shows Laina Ward of Gilman City placed first in Agronomy. Dillon Hartschen of North Harrison placed second, and Michelle Boswell of Cainsville was fifth. Others in the top 10 were Hannah Meighen of Princeton with eighth and Lily Owens […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education on March 7th took action on health insurance for 2022-2023. Ozarks School Benefits Association was accepted. The school will pay $540 plus vision and life insurance. Secretary Robin Griswold reports employees can choose between seven different plans, including HSAs and PPOs. Some of the plans cost more than $540. […]
The Trenton R-9 FFA chapter had a team capture first place in one of the career development events Saturday in Columbia. Trenton won first place among six teams competing in ag sales. All four team members placed in the top ten individually. Graycn Rongey and Rebecca Urich ranked first and second; with Hannah Bowe sixth […]
Trenton Middle School has named the March Students of the Month for the character trait fairness. Students selected were eighth-graders Kylee Corwin and Hussein Hagelstein, seventh-graders Ashlyn Pagel and Barrett Clark, sixth-graders Madison Kampe and Conner Thompson, and fifth-graders Sabrina Mills and Thomas Cunningham.
Power was out for approximately 25 minutes for almost 550 customers in Trenton on Tuesday afternoon, March 1st. That according to City Administrator and Utility Director Ron Urton, who says the power outage affected an area mainly west of the railroad tracks. Urton reports an underground wire faulted and shorted out near Eighth and Washington […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved the 2022-2023 school calendar on February 8, 2022. The first day of school will be August 25th, and the last day of school is planned for May 12th, 2023. Students will attend school five days a week. A bid was accepted from Bill Barlow and Troy Hanes […]
(Missouri Independent) – In a case that grew out of a law making it a crime for a doctor to perform an abortion after eight weeks, the Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday said those seeking to force a referendum on new laws can begin collecting signatures as soon as the bill is passed. The ruling threw […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its February Students of the Month for the character trait honesty. Students selected are fifth-graders Kennedy Cross and Harley Davidson, sixth-graders Malina Martin and Aidan Spencer, seventh-graders Alyssa Hall and Caleb Shell, and eighth-graders Madison Eason and Silas Spencer.
Trenton’s emergency snow route ordinance will be in effect from February 3rd at 12 am until 7 am. This will allow snow to be cleared from streets designated as Emergency Snow Routes. Vehicles are prohibited from parking on streets designated as emergency snow routes while the ordinance is in effect. Violators are subject to having […]
Winners have been announced from the Trenton Middle School Spelling Bee on January 13th. Isaac Bonta won the eighth-grade bee with the word mournful. Titus Kottwitz was the runner-up, and Hussein Haglestein is the alternate. For the seventh grade, Graeme Sager won with the word novice. Henry Lasley received second place, and Nicholas Sosa is […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a married couple from Trenton and another Trenton resident on January 6th. Thirty-seven-year-old Lynnsey Marie Betz has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance and delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county or private jail or correctional center except […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education on December 14th heard about the implementation of the SafeDefend system for the district. Superintendent Mike Stegman reported employee training for the system was December 6th. Law enforcement and fire and rescue members were also invited to participate. On-site employees were fingerprinted into the system, and it is now […]
The domestic partner of a soldier stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court for strangling and assaulting her in their home. Kevin Levon Bonner, 33, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Wednesday, Dec. 8, to five years and 11 months in federal prison without parole. On June […]
A class will be held in Brookfield to prepare sixth through eighth-grade students to be safe when they are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting. The instructor-led Safe Sitter class will be at the Linn County Health Department on December 30th from 9 am to 2 pm. The class will include games and role-playing […]
Trenton Middle School has announced the December Students of the Month for the character trait kindness. The students are fifth graders Khloe Garcia and Jax Simpson, sixth-graders Bailey Waterman and Tony Esquivel, seventh-graders Mia Whitham and Zane Lee, and eighth-graders Claudia Olivo and Cole Whitham.