Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education accepts easement agreement

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education accepted an easement agreement for sidewalk construction Monday evening. The agreement for $1,400 was accepted following a presentation from the Missouri Department of Transportation on sidewalk construction through Newtown. The board voted to jointly purchase a new popcorn machine with the Newtown-Harris Ball Association and the school district. The […]

Grundy R-5 Christmas Dance Royalty

Grundy County R-5 School holds Christmas Dance

The Grundy County R-5 Student Council held their Christmas Dance Saturday night. Crowned king and queen were Senior Lane Kenley and Junior Dorothy Mathews. Others representing their classes were Freshmen Logan Foster and Daya Allnutt, Sophomores Caden Gann and Abigail Mathews, Juniors Austin Blair and Dorothy Mathews, and Senior Candidates were Lane Kenley and Alissa […]

Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]

Kelly Polling

Chillicothe muralist Kelly Poling dies at 57

A Chillicothe resident and artist, Kelly Poling, died Sunday at his home, surrounded by his family. Polling was 57 years old and noted for creating many of the murals in Chillicothe and was named Grand Marshal of Chillicothe’s Holiday Parade held last month. The funeral service for Kelly Poling will be Friday, December 7th at […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School band to present Winter Concert

The Trenton Middle School band members will present a Winter concert Tuesday night, December 4th. The instrumental music begins at 7 o’clock and will be held in the Trenton High School gymnasium. Band Director Tim Gilham reports the middle school band concert features performances by the 5th, 6th and 7th and 8th grade combined bands, […]