Fraud

Six employees in Missouri plead guilty to $58,000 overtime pay fraud scheme

Six employees of the Kansas City, Missouri, public works department have pleaded guilty to their roles in a nearly three-year-long conspiracy to collect $58,000 in fraudulent overtime pay. Prentis M. Rayford, 37, Eric McKamey, 47, and Edward Lee Ellingburg, 48, all of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty today in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education hires additional teacher for next school year

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education agreed on hiring an additional elementary school teacher for the 2020-2021 school year on Tuesday evening. Also approved was the seventh and eighth-grade science fair winners attending the Regional Science Fair in Saint Joseph March 27th and the first and second grades going on a field trip to […]

Leadership Northwest Missouri Class of 2020

Twenty four participants begin Leadership Northwest Missouri Program

Twenty-Four women and men make up the 2020 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, an annual series of sessions that bring together existing and emerging leaders from throughout a 19-county region to discover and sharpen their leadership skills, explore regional issues, and build a network of contacts throughout Northwest Missouri. The 2020 class began with a […]

Dan Maxey Self Portrait

Local Artist Dan Maxey to be featured at Dorris Rider Art Gallery

A collection of works by a rural Trenton resident will continue the 2019-2020 exhibition schedule in the Dorris Rider Art Gallery at North Central Missouri College in Trenton.  “FACES: Furry, Famous, and Familiar” by Dan Maxey will open on Tuesday, February 11 will be on display through mid-April. The exhibit will feature a collection of […]

Trivia Graphic

Chillicothe Education Association to host annual Team Trivia Championship

The Chillicothe Education Association will host its annual Team Trivia Championship on Friday, March 6, 2020, at Chillicothe High School from 7 to 10 p.m. Local businesses, organizations, families, and groups of friends are challenged to form a team of no more than five members.  There is no age requirement for competitors. The entry fee […]

Family and Friends on bus safety

Friends of the Developmentally Disabled participate in bus safety training

Thirty-nine participants and volunteers from the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County participated in bus safety training Tuesday. FFDD partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for the training. Instruction was presented on the proper ways to exit a bus in case of an emergency, the importance of […]