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Student at Macon R-1 School District tests positive for COVID-19

The Macon R-1 School District has announced it was made aware Wednesday, September 2nd of a positive COVID-19 test from a sixth-grade student. Superintendent Scott Jarvis notes the student was asymptomatic and has been at school all week. Two other sixth grade students are scheduled to be tested for COVID-19 Thursday, September 3rd. Macon is […]

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Man who escaped Missouri halfway house caught crossing Mexican border into California

A man who escaped from a Springfield, Missouri, halfway house 17 months ago pleaded guilty in federal court after being caught crossing the border from Mexico into San Diego, California. Benjamin E. Garnica, 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to escaping from federal custody. Garnica was sentenced on March 20, 2014, […]

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Graves, Hartzler ask for further clarity on CDC meatpacker safety guidelines

Congressman Sam Graves, along with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, sent a letter to Dr. Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention within Department of Health and Human Services and Loren Sweatt, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Occupational Safety and Health Administration within the Department of Labor, demanding further clarification on […]

Trenton High School

THS faculty and administrators to begin checking on students and families

Trenton High School Principal Kasey Bailey reports faculty and administrators will check on students and families this week to make sure they have access to lessons posted to Google Classroom. Part of the effort is to identify families that do not have regular and reliable access to the internet. Families that have that problem are […]

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Princeton Board of Education approves teaching contracts for 2020-21 school year

Personnel decisions were made at two meetings this week of the Princeton R-5 board of education. On Monday night, the board approved teaching contracts for the upcoming school year (2020-21). A resignation was accepted from 4th, 5th, and 6th-grade teacher Jillian Marsh. Athletic and activities extra duty contracts were approved. At an executive session meeting yesterday, […]

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Missouri could criminalize sex changes and related treatments for those under 18

The Missouri Legislature is being asked to ban doctors and their workers from assisting with or doing sex changes to those under 18. Representative Adam Schnelting is proposing to charge them with a felony and yank their professional licenses for providing gender reassignments, hormonal therapy, and puberty blockers, which are different from surgically changing genitalia. […]

Share The Harvest

Deer hunters reminded that they can “Share the Harvest”

Deer hunters across Missouri are reminded they can donate deer free of charge for inclusion in the “Share the Harvest” program of the Conservation Department. Donations of deer to approved facilities is free thanks to corporate sponsors that pay the deer processing fee. The program allows deer hunters to donate their extra venison to participating […]