Funeral services have been announced for Lainie Kate Lewis, age 15, whose life was claimed in a Friday, July 9, 2021 crash. Lainie was born the daughter of Amy and Gary Lewis on September 9, 2005, in Kansas City, Missouri. She just completed her freshman year at Grundy R-5 High School in Galt, Missouri. She […]
The Congressional Black Caucus held a press conference on Capitol Hill after Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis. St. Louis Congresswoman Cori Bush, a leader in the Black Lives Matter movement was asked to speak. The freshman Congresswoman became active in politics in Ferguson, after Michael Brown […]
Three students were featured at the North Central Missouri College Foundation Scholarship Reception on April 14th. The reception recognized recipients of Foundation and institutional scholarships. The three student speakers shared their background and what their scholarships meant to them. Calvin Basham of Cowgill received the Paul and Betty Preston Steele Agriculture Scholarship. He is pursuing […]
March 2020 would have been the fifth year of Camp CaPow—College Access-Planning Our Way. Held at the University of Missouri’s Family Impact Center in Columbia, Camp CaPow is a weeklong opportunity for middle school students to explore career and postsecondary education options through workshops, tours of Missouri college campuses, meetings with professionals from a range […]
Trenton High School has announced its Students of the Quarter for the third quarter. Those students are freshman Kate Clark, sophomore Juliet Schmadeke, junior Colton Roy, and senior Ellie Boman.
Last year, at the 2020 FFA National Convention (held virtually), the Braymer FFA chapter was named a top 10 chapter in the Model of Excellence division. Braymer was one of three Missouri chapters, along with Ashland and Troy, to earn the honor, which recognizes the top 10 chapters in the nation. Paityn Hall, a senior […]
A one-point-nine-trillion-dollar pandemic relief package heads to the U-S Senate after approval by the Democratic-controlled U.S. House. The plan featuring $1,400 stimulus checks passed early Saturday with no Republican support. Missouri GOP Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler says it’s “serving as an excuse to spend our tax money on unnecessary things completely unrelated to the […]
A man who has lived near St. Louis in a Maplewood church to avoid deportation has been able to finally leave the church. Alex Garcia returned home on Wednesday after being protected by the church for more than 3 years. The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports the Honduran immigrant and father of five […]
Eli Henke will be joining the North Central Missouri college 2021 Freshman Livestock Judging Team as the first official team member to commit for the upcoming season. Eli is a senior from Princeton High School. He has been a member of a champion dairy cattle judging team, horse evaluation team, and a top 20 individual […]
Trenton High School has announced its Students of the Second Quarter. Students selected are freshman Nathan Stark, sophomore Savannah Triplet, junior Caleb Johnson, and senior Carly Spencer.
St. Louis labor leaders and good-government groups are coming together to demand U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s resignation. At the U.S. Capitol last week, Hawley fist-pumped the mob that shortly after stormed the building, putting members of Congress and Capitol staff at risk and injuring Capitol and D.C. metro police – including one officer who later […]
The Putnam County R-1 School District recognized Cooper Stanley as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for December 2020. Student winners are chosen by the vocational faculty based on a set of criteria that includes: attendance, grades, cooperation with fellow students and teachers, enthusiasm for subject(s), attitude both in the classroom and […]
Trenton High School has announced the Students of the First Quarter. Those selected are freshman Aubrey Dalrymple, sophomore Tucker Otto, junior Jonathan Dryer, and senior Emily Owen.
Students at Trenton High School recently added a native plant garden to their campus in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation and Quail Forever. Members of the school’s Future Farmers of America chapter organized the planting. Native wildflowers and grasses can provide beauty and benefit pollinator insects such as butterflies. Students prepared planting beds […]
Homecoming queen candidates have been announced at the Milan C-2 High School. Coronation is scheduled at the October 1st 7 o’clock pep rally to be held at the Cal Hubbard football field. Candidates are Freshman Rosalyn Roman; Sophomore Auburn Cole, Junior Brianna Hail; Senior Yaneth Garcia, Candidate At Large, picked by the football team, is Fanny […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education reorganized the evening of Tuesday, June 9, 2020, after certifying the results of the June 2nd election, and incoming board members receiving the oath of office. Board Secretary Susan Leeper administered the oath of office to Andy Burress and incumbent Corey Leeper. Incumbent Brandon Gibler was absent. With Gibler and […]
Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education, has announced the 290 students who will make up the organization’s 2020-2021 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows. The 2020 cohort—the largest group of Newman Civic Fellows to date—includes Jacquelyn Perez (Milan, MO), a student at North Central Missouri College. The […]
Five Trenton High School students participated in two area Honor Bands. The 22nd Annual Truman State University Honor Band held on November 18, junior Amanda Parrack was second chair tenor saxophone, sophomore Mari Atup was fifth chair flute, sophomore Trager Leeper was fifth chair trumpet, freshman Connor Campbell was 12th chair clarinet, and senior Mackenzie […]
Several Trenton High School and Middle School students were selected for the All-District Bands following auditions in Saint Joseph Saturday. Trenton Director of Bands Ethan Stewart reports sophomore trumpet player Trager Leeper was named as 11th chair and freshman clarinet Connor Campbell 13th chair for the All-District Honor Band. Senior clarinet player Mackenzie Klinginsmith and […]