The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education discussed inclement weather make-up days at its meeting Wednesday evening. Nine of the 12 days Grundy R-5 missed have to be made up. February 18th, March 15th, and March 18th will be used as makeup days. Classes will dismiss early March 15th, with the high school at 12:30 […]
Grundy R-5’s February Board of Education meeting on the 13th begins at 5 o’clock. The agenda includes information on makeup days of school that has been missed due to inclement weather, bus transportation bids, and health insurance. The agenda also includes program evaluations for technology, instructional effectiveness, and students at-risk. Reports include those from the […]
With Thursday’s cancellation of school, the Trenton R-9 district has now missed six days during the 2018-19 school year. That includes one last fall for the girl’s softball tournament held in Springfield plus five missed days due to winter weather. That includes three this week, one last week, and one in late November. In today’s case, Superintendent […]
Several defendants were placed on probation when they appeared Thursday before Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Erick James Wattenbarger received two prison terms when he pleaded guilty. Execution of the sentences was stayed and he was placed on five years probation. The sentences issued were six […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.
The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee approved the budget as proposed at a meeting Tuesday. Secretary Kelli Hillerman reports anticipated expenses for the local emergency planning committee include nearly 26 hundred dollars ($2,565) for Hazardous Materials dues, $200 for training, and $100 each for meetings and Tier 2 (II) notices, for a total of […]
The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the fiscal year 2018 annual audit as presented at its meeting last (Thursday) evening. Matt Wallace of KPN reported the audit received an unmodified, clean opinion. The report audited the college, Building Corporation, and Foundation financial statements through June 30th, 2018. Wallace said the college’s total assets were 34.9 […]
Grundy R-5 Board of Education members at a meeting last night approved the audit for the just-concluded school year with no discrepancies found. An evaluation of the vocational agriculture program was approved and a report was presented to the board by the special education director. The board reviewed MAP (Missouri Assessment Program) test scores for […]
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved healthcare coverage for next year and renewed property insurance at a meeting Monday evening. Randy Arnold Insurance of Maryville was approved for health care with a total rate of $554.89 per month. That is an increase of $59 per month and an 11.9% increase. The district will […]
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education will discuss property and health insurance renewals Monday, December 10th. The board will meet that evening at 6 o’clock. Other items on the agenda include budget amendments, a school report card, and a superintendent evaluation.