Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce

“Dueling Pianos” to be featured entertainment in Chillicothe

Spanky Entertainment of Saint Louis will provide live entertainment during an event hosted by the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce to benefit the Chamber. “Dueling Pianos” will be featured at the Bishop Hogan School Gym the night of September 22nd. Doors will open at 6 o’clock, a catered dinner will start at 7 o’clock, and […]

NCMC Ketcham Community Center

NCMC Ketcham Center receives new fitness equipment; membership prices increase slightly

The Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton saw a slight increase in its membership prices this year. Ketcham Center Director Nathan Gamet explains the increase comes out to less than $2.00 per month for the annual memberships. The new rate for a single membership costs $240 with a […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education adopts deficit budget for next school year

Grundy R-5’s Board of Education Thursday evening adopted a deficit budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year. The one year period projects a deficit of approximately $70,000 based on anticipated revenues of $2,351,521 with anticipated expenses of $2,422.299. Maintenance items were discussed during the board meeting including construction of a ramp to the agriculture shop; completion of […]

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 […]

Guns and Hoses

Guns-N-Hoses event to feature Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf

The Trenton Police Department announces KC Wolf of the Kansas City Chiefs will be at the Battle of the Badges. The police department will play the Trenton Fire Department in the Sixth Annual Guns ‘N’ Hoses Charity Basketball Game in the Trenton High School gym Saturday night to benefit the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignation

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening accepted the resignation of a paraprofessional. Megan Peterson’s resignation is effective at the end of the current school year. The board also heard retirement announcements from long-time elementary teachers Alesia Campbell and Leetta Fordyce as well as from elementary cook Diana Rains effective […]

Green Hills Recreation Association

Green Hills Recreation Association to distribute applications for youth basketball league

The Green Hills Recreation Association will distribute registration forms for its youth recreation basketball league to area schools this week. The league is open to children from age four to sixth grade and consists of boys and girls teams from the communities in the Green Hills region. Boys and girls residing in Grundy County will […]

Newtown Harris School

Newtown-Harris Board of Education considers after school program

An after school program is being considered in the Newtown-Harris school district. Ten students need to participate each day in order to make the program financially feasible. The board is expected to know within two weeks whether to Implement the program. The district says a comprehensive school improvement committee is being created which is to […]