Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol assigns four graduates to Northwest Missouri

Captain James E. McDonald, commanding officer Troop H, has announced the assignment of four new troopers to Northwest Missouri. The new troopers were members of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s 105th Recruit Class that graduated from the Patrol Academy on June 29, 2018. The new troopers will report for duty on July 16, 2018. Trooper […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Mercer and Grundy Counties assigned new graduates of Missouri Highway Patrol Academy

Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 26 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on June 29, 2018. The ceremony is scheduled to take place at 10 a.m. in the Academy gymnasium. The public is invited. The 105th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation awards scholarships

In the month of May, Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation awarded six scholarships to local high school graduates. The recipients include graduates of Carrollton High School, Norborne High School, and Santa Fe High School. The Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation Scholarship Committee awards two different scholarships; the Jack Tindle Healthcare Scholarship in the amount of […]

Pharon Pilgrim

Pharon Pilgrim named as NCMC’s Outstanding Student for May

Pharon Pilgrim from Curacao-Willemstad has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Student for May. Pharon is receiving his Associate in Arts from NCMC. After Pharon graduates from NCMC, he is looking to pursue his music or a career in baseball full-time. Pharon is involved on campus with several groups including baseball, Student Senate, […]

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Area schools announce top graduates

The top graduates from several schools were announced Friday night during commencement ceremonies. The Valedictorian for Pleasant View R-6’s eighth-grade class was Teya Cooksey. Jillian Simpson was named the Salutatorian and also received the Eckert Citizenship Award. Jamesport Tri-County High School announced its Valedictorian as Lilly Simons and its Salutatorian as Macey Ward. Hayley Michael […]

Charlie Bacon is guest speaker at Baccalaureate held for Trenton High School students

Trenton High School instructor and coach Charlie Bacon was the guest speaker Wednesday night for the senior class Baccalaureate held at First Baptist Church in Trenton. Bacon is a 2002 graduate of Trenton High School and has been teaching 11-years. In portions of his remarks, Bacon reflected on memories of individual members of the class of […]

Laredo R-7 School

Six graduate from 8th grade at Laredo

Six students received a diploma at Laredo R-7 School District’s eighth-grade graduation Monday night. Superintendent Misty Foster says student Hannah Bowe was named Valedictorian, and Chandler Lynch was named Salutatorian. Rebecca Urich received the Citizenship Award. Fifth through eighth grade English Language Arts and Social Studies teacher Melissa Williams spoke to the graduates. Foster reports […]

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Audio: Jay Ashcroft featured speaker at NCMC morning graduation

North Central Missouri College graduates at Saturday’s commencement ceremony received degrees in several areas of study.  They included associate degrees in arts, applied science, arts in teaching, and general studies as well as certificates. Student Senate President Katelyn Galloway welcomed everyone and told a story.     NCMC President Doctor Lenny Klaver noted that the first […]

Graduation

Audio: Dr. Albert Cross speaks at NCMC Graduation

North Central Missouri College in Trenton this year graduated 420 students earning 440 degrees and certificates. Among his commencement remarks Saturday, North Central President Lenny Klaver reviewed where the graduates are from.     The college had two commencement programs Saturday with retired medical doctor Albert Cross the featured speaker during the afternoon graduation for nursing […]

New highway patrol trooper from Unionville assigned to Harrison and Gentry Counties

Twenty-seven Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, June 23. Area graduates in the 104th Recruit Class included Dylan Wilburn of Cameron and Allen Neighbors of Unionville. Wilburn’s first assignment is to Gentry and Harrison Counties in Troop H, and Neighbors’s assignment is to Pike and Lincoln Counties […]

Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation announces applications available May 1

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated Board of Directors has announced that applications will be available for the fall semester beginning May 1. As per Kauffman’s wishes, the scholarship is available to female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer County. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or […]

Rex Ross

Lieutenant Rex Ross at TPD graduates from School of Police Staff and Command

A Trenton police officer recently graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University. Lieutenant Rex Ross successfully completed the 22-week program held in Evanston, Illinois from June 20th to November 20th, 2016. The School of Police Staff and Command provides 27 core blocks of upper-level college instruction and additional optional blocks […]