Winners and alternates in Trenton Middle School’s Spelling Bee Wednesday morning will compete in the Grundy County Spelling Bee. Chylissa Turner won the fifth-grade bee with the word resemble. Titus Kottwitz was the runner up, and the alternate is Isaac Bonta. Shaylise Turner was the sixth-grade winner with the word flail. Josh Truitt was the […]
Missouri’s 2018-2019 deer-hunting season ended January 15 with the Missouri Department of Conservation reporting a preliminary total harvest of 290,339 deer. Top counties for the overall season were Franklin with 5,826 deer harvested, Callaway with 5,545, and Howell with 5,350. Of the 290,339 deer harvested, 136,776 were antlered bucks, 30,116 were button bucks, and 123,447 […]
Trenton Middle School has announced the students selected as the January “Courage” Students of the Month. The students are fifth graders Kaylianna Stephens and Zach Dysart, sixth graders Kera Boyle and Devin Allen, seventh graders Dulce Lopez and David Sharp, and eighth graders Krysta McCullough and Brody Polk.
Heifer prices kept going up in the fifth of six fall sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers, December 7th. The 74 head averaged $2,334 with the previous high being $2,099 on 64 head at Fruitland, Mo. “Heifer quality was top-notch.” said Kendra Graham, the sale coordinator, “Buyer turnout was high and they were willing to pay […]
The Laredo R-7 School will hold an all-school Christmas program next week. The public is welcome to attend A Peaceful Christmas in the school gym on Thursday, December 13th at 6 o’clock. The program will start with the fifth through eighth-grade band performing traditional Christmas arrangements. Preschool through second-grade students will sing about putting shapes […]
Trenton Middle School has announced the students selected as the Students of the Month for the character trait kindness. Those students are fifth graders Ali Cox and Evan Michael, sixth graders Layni Walker and Mason Rongey, seventh graders Mackenzie Lewis and Nathan Schlared, and eighth graders Jordan Price and Michael Bowers.
Atchison County farmer Blake Hurst was re-elected president of the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation (MOFB) at its 104th annual meeting. Voting delegates elected Hurst, of Westboro, Dec. 4, to a fifth two-year term. He is the 14th president of the organization. Approving 2018 legislative policy and electing board members capped the three-day meeting of Farm Bureau county […]
Trenton Middle School will hold preliminary rounds for the National Geographic Bee next week. Parents are invited to attend the preliminary rounds in the library/media center next Wednesday, December 5th. The eighth grade round starts at 8:30, fifth grade at 9:25, sixth grade at 10:15, and seventh grade at 11:10. The top two contestants in […]
Special Olympics Missouri hosted the Drive it Home Raffle Grand Prize Giveaway Event in Jefferson City, Missouri at the new Training for Life Campus. The event was celebrated with seven area finalists from across the state, who purchased tickets for the annual Drive it Home Raffle. The finalists enjoyed a tour of the campus, dinner […]
Backpack Buddies is a supplemental weekend food program through the Grundy County Community Food Pantry for elementary age children that are food insecure. The program is provided for the 36 weeks of the school year and Coordinator Ginny Wikoff reports statistics show one in four children in Grundy County do not know where their next […]
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested a near-record 199,427 deer during the November portion of fall firearms deer season, November 10- 20. Of the 199,427 deer harvested, 102,930 were antlered bucks, 19,924 were button bucks, and 76,573 were does. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 4,021 […]
The Chillicothe FFA Chapter attended the area trap shoot held at the Trenton Trap Range on November 3, 2018. The Chillicothe FFA Chapter had 6 teams consisting of 24 individuals shoot on Saturday. They included Ethan Cooper A-46, Drake Bradley A-35, Clayton Walker A-44, Mack Anderson A-46, Garrett Cramer A-45, Trace Rardon A-43, Kale Campbell […]