Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education votes to retain health insurance provider for 2021

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education on November 16th voted to stay with the same health insurance for 2021. Secretary Kelli Girdner reports the insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield will increase $3,000 total for a monthly premium. The superintendent was appointed as the district English Language Learner coordinator and district foster care point of […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council to write letter to MoDOT expressing need for resurfacing of 9th Street

Three ordinances were routinely approved at last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council requested a letter be written to the Missouri Department of Transportation emphasizing a need to have Highway 6 resurfaced through Trenton next year. All votes were unanimous among six councilmen present. One ordinance amends the schedule of fees to […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves new insurance carrier

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the district’s health insurance provider as well as salary increases at its meeting Monday evening. Ozarks Schools Benefits Association will be the health insurance carrier for the next school year. Insurance rates increased by eight point six two percent with Blue Cross Blue Shield to be the district’s […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy County R-5 Board of Education accepts resignations at latest meeting

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education accepted health insurance and two resignations at a special meeting Thursday. Ozark Schools Benefit Association will be the district’s health insurance provider for the 2019-2020 school year. The monthly premium will be approximately $550 per month. The board accepted the resignation of Elementary Principal Doctor Anne Billington, effective […]

Air Ambulance Bill of the month

Missourians face large bills, aggressive collection tactics from air ambulance transports

Missourians are frequently subjected to aggressive collection efforts by air ambulance providers totaling tens of thousands of dollars in a practice called balance billing, according to a detailed report released today by the Missouri Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP). To assess the scope of the problem, the DIFP initiated a data call for […]