American FFA Degree

Area students to receive American FFA Degree at convention in Indianapolis

The National FFA convention Thursday through Saturday in Indianapolis. Many students from Trenton and the surrounding area will be presented with the American FFA Degree on Saturday which is the highest individual honor for members. The Trenton FFA chapter will have six recipients: Paydn Gibson, Jasper Hansen, Emily Kasinger, Tyler Kidd, Hannah Persell, and Jayden […]

Children playing on floor

Missouri Children’s Division grapple with 80% turnover rate among welfare workers

Missouri has about an 80% turnover rate among child welfare workers on the front lines handling child abuse and neglect cases. They are the ones out there investigating the 60,000 reports made each year through the state’s child abuse and neglect hotline. They are also handling the cases involving the roughly 13,700 foster kids in […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend to city council approval of on-call engineer

The Trenton Utility Committee voted Tuesday evening to recommend to the Trenton City Council approval of an on-call engineer and accept scrap metal bids. A proposal from the Howe Company says the company would provide professional services in conjunction with on-call engineering for general municipal work, including water distribution, sanitary sewer collection, storm drainage, street […]

White House

Missouri educators recognized by White House

Four Missouri teachers were among the 2017 and 2018 awardees honored by the White House for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Katherine Lodes (St. Joseph’s Academy, St. Louis), Shelley Paul (Anderson Elementary, McDonald Co. R-1), Terri Politte (Duello Elementary, Wentzville R-IV) and Stacey Wade (Frontier Middle, Wentzville R-IV) are […]

Putnam County Student of the Month - October

Putnam County School District announces Career and Technical Education Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Chloe Tipton as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for October 2019. The acknowledgment included the presentation of a certificate, a CTE Student of the Month shirt, and the addition of her name to the 2019-2020 CTE Student of the Month awards plaque which […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]