Missouri Department of Agriculture Agribusiness Academy

Area students chosen to participate in Missouri Agribusiness Academy

Thirty high school sophomores have been selected to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Area students selected include Clara Leamer of Chillicothe, Katherine Rogers of Bethany, Colton Roy of Gilman City, and Rebecca Urich of Laredo. They will spend time throughout the year exploring various segments of Missouri agriculture. Director of […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards grants to area organizations

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded seven grants totaling $5,101. School districts receiving education grants were Princeton, North Mercer of Mercer, Grundy County R-5 of Galt, Cainsville, and Gilman City. S. M. Rissler Elementary School of Trenton also received an education grant. A healthcare grant was awarded to Life Options Green Hills of Trenton. […]

Gilman City School

Gilman City Board of Education announces hiring of certified staff

Personnel actions taken by the Gilman City Board of Education were announced by school officials. Following an executive session, the Gilman City School Board hired Angela Wagner as a pre-school teacher; Hailey Francis will be a 6th-grade teacher and Joslyn Newton will work as an aide in special education. The board hired all current non-certified staff. […]

Coronavirus Cancellations

Local cancellations and restrictions announced due to Coronavirus concerns

KTTN has received notice of several announcements that are due to precautions taken out of concerns for the Coronavirus. Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton will be closed as of March 17th and possibly longer.  The Jewett-Norris library has canceled the children’s story hour on Wednesdays. The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe is closed until […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards nearly $8,000 in grants

The Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation have awarded 15 grants totaling $7,962.50. All grants are funded by member donations called “Operation Round-Up” where members voluntarily round up their utility bills each month to fund grants to eligible entities. Education grants were awarded to North Harrison School District, Eagleville; South Harrison R-II School District, Bethany; […]

Gilman City School

Gilman City Board of Education offers contract to Jill Sperry

The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education has offered a kindergarten through 12th-grade Principal contract to Jill Sperry. Sperry is the current principal, and the contract is for the 2020-2021 school year. Bookkeeper Tori Wideman says Sperry’s salary will be determined later. The board reviewed the At-Risk Program and Drop Out Rate evaluations and approved […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts resignation

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved policies and accepted retirements and a resignation Monday evening. The policies involved officially establishing the school start date as no earlier than 14 days before labor day, approving participation in the National Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, and adding CBD products to the list of items not allowed on […]