Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education offers contract to Superintendent

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education this week offered a one-year contract to Superintendent Jonnie Beavers for next school year. Beavers says the salary is to be approved next month. The Spickard School District received a $500 grant from the Grundy Electric Cooperative for a Cricut machine for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) programs. […]

Golden Dragon Acrobats

Time change announced for performance of Golden Dragon Acrobats

The time has been changed for the Golden Dragon Acrobats performance as part of Truman State University’s Kohlenberg Lyceum Series March 2nd. The acrobats will now perform in the Baldwin Auditorium in Kirksville at 7:30 that night. The Broadway veterans are originally from China and have toured the United States continuously since 1978. They use […]

NCMC Geyer Hall

North Central Missouri College “Pirates Ball” set for February 29, 2020

North Central Missouri College has announced the distinguished alumni and lead gift contributor to be honored at the NCMC Foundation and Alumni Association Voyage Fund Pirates Ball. Loma Hurst, Kevin Bailey, and Sam Smith will be recognized as the distinguished alumni at the Red Barn of Trenton on February 29th. The late Nancy Ball will […]

Frederick Joseph Lutz arrest

Retired priest charged with sex-related crimes in southeast Missouri

A retired Roman Catholic priest from southern Missouri is now charged with four sex-related felonies in southeast Missouri’s Stoddard County, involving alleged sexual abuse of minors. Missourinet’s Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS reports 76-year-old Frederick Joseph Lutz was arrested Wednesday morning in Springfield, where he now lives. Stoddard County Prosecutor Russell Oliver has charged Lutz […]

Medical Marijuana

Audio: Special House panel grills Medical Marijuana director on screening process

A special House committee is ramping up its scrutiny of the state’s new medical marijuana program—focusing on how licenses have been approved. The programs director and the state health department decided to go with an independent group to screen applicants – and now those selections are being challenged in a state court. House member Jered […]

Gavel and old law books (court or trial)

Livingston County authorities to seek additional charges against Brookfield man

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office will submit an incident report to the prosecuting attorney seeking potential additional felony charges in Livingston County against a felon who led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit last week. The alleged chase of a pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Matthew Guilford of Brookfield started in Linn […]

Vote Election Graphic

Grundy County Clerk reports Tindall polling station no longer in use

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the Tindall polling station will no longer be used during elections. Registered voters from the Harrison and Lincoln townships will vote in the conference room on the eastside or backside of the courthouse in Trenton for the March 10th Presidential Primary. Voters who previously voted at Tindall will be […]