USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Livingston County Library to host play dates for kids

The Livingston County Library of Chillicothe will hold two parent-guided play dates this month. Parents and children four years old and younger can participate in Toddler Stay and Play in the library’s second-floor program room on the mornings of February 12th and 21st from 9 to 11 o’clock. The self-guided come-and-go-style event will include puzzles, […]

Missouri Powerful Learning Conference

Cameron High School to be honored at Missouri Powerful Learning Conference

Cameron High School will be honored at the Missouri Powerful Learning Conference next week for its commitment to professional learning opportunities for students. Cameron High School is one of nine schools to be named an Exemplary Professional Learning Communities School for promoting cultures focused on collaborative learning while effectively using data to increase student achievement. […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees extends President Lenny Klaver’s contract

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees voted at it meeting Tuesday evening to extend President Doctor Lenny Klaver’s contract. His contract was extended by two years, through 2023, with salary to be determined later. The board approved the resignation of Trio Administrative Assistant Sarah Reeter effective January 31st for full-time employment. Her resignation […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education meets

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved Linda Hague as a foster care liaison at a meeting this week. Principal Dustin Freeman reported the Professional Learning Committee met with the Northeast Regional Professional Development Center Representative Lori Ladwig to plan second-semester curriculum goals and meeting dates. Missouri Assessment Program and End of Course exam scores […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]