The Fifth Annual Battle of the Badges Charity Softball Game will be held in Chillicothe to raise funds for the YMCA Backpack Buddies Program and local programs benefiting children. Family activities will begin at Danner Park of Chillicothe on the evening of October 19th at 6 o’clock. The Chillicothe Police Department will play the Chillicothe […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved grant application requests at its meeting Tuesday evening. Fifth-grade Communication Arts teacher Christy Gibler’s request was for a $500 GEC Community Foundation grant to purchase guided reading leveled book sets for the classroom library. Board Vice President Brandon Gibler abstained from voting on the request with Dorothy Taul […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its October Students of the Month with a character trait of respect. Students selected are fifth-graders Lillian Ortega and Karsen Spencer, sixth-graders Laylah Clause and Kameron Foster, seventh-graders Barbara Eugenio and Kiefer Tolson, and eighth-graders Kinze Hanson and Ronald Woods.
Like many girls raised on farms in the 1970s, Marcia Moreland learned to cook, clean and iron. Men and boys in the family tended to farm duties. It was no different at school. FFA was for boys. FHA and home economics classes were for girls. Today, Moreland owns and manages Moreland Farms in Barry County. […]
The Mercer County Health Department of Princeton will celebrate National Walk to School Day with its Annual Walk to School. Princeton R-5 students in kindergarten through fifth grade to participate are encouraged to participate in this year’s free event the morning of October 2, 2019. Health Department Administrator Gina Finney says students will meet with […]
A Mexican national who has illegally entered the United States at least seven times pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute large amounts of methamphetamine in the Kansas City, Missouri, area and in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Armando Quintana-Galaz, 37, a citizen of Mexico residing in Springfield, pleaded guilty […]
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved a revision to the 2018-2019 Annual Secretary of the Board Report on Monday evening regarding transportation. Secretary Robin Griswold reports an adjustment in the count for bus riders was made, which allowed the district to credit more students for transportation. A contract was approved with Interstate Studio for […]
While dam construction for the East Locust Creek Reservoir project cannot begin until environmental and construction permitting actions are complete, there has been a great deal of progress leading up to heavy construction activity. The list below represents some of the more significant activities in progress or completed. Land acquisition for the reservoir completed in […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its Students of the Month for September. Students selected for the character trait responsibility are fifth-graders Kimberly Clark and Peyton Baker, sixth-graders Katy Simpson and Kylar Foster, seventh-graders Reece Weldon and Maxx Baker, and eighth-graders Ella Novak and Victor Markell.
A Sacramento, Calif., man was sentenced in federal court for the sex trafficking of six victims. Ronald Ean Taylor, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 18 years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Taylor to pay $5,000 in restitution to one of his victims, and $6,100 in […]
Classes began at several area school districts on Wednesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Pleasant View R-6 reports a total opening day enrollment of 127 for preschool through eighth grade which is 12 more students than the first day last school year. Preschool accounts for 20 of the students, kindergarten and fourth grade have 15 […]
Students at several area school districts began classes on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Grundy County R-5 reports total enrollment of 119 students in kindergarten through 12th grade which is three fewer students than the first day last year. There are 66 enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School in Humphreys, […]