Child Sex Crimes

Former Missouri middle school teacher pleads guilty to enticing a minor for sex

A former Joplin, Missouri, middle school teacher has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to enticing one of her students to engage in illicit sex. Amanda Ruth Schweitzer, 41, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush on Tuesday, June 16, to enticing a minor for illegal sexual activity.  Schweitzer was a […]

Northwest Missouri State University (NWMSU) Basketball NCAA Division II national championship 2019

Senate passes resolution congratulating Northwest Missouri State University Bearcats

U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Josh Hawley announced that the Senate unanimously approved a resolution honoring the Northwest Missouri State University men’s basketball team for winning its second NCAA Division II national championship. “The Bearcats were unstoppable this season, earning another national championship and finishing the year with a perfect record,” said Blunt. “Congratulations to […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Salaries main topic of Trenton Board of Education

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the salary and budget recommendations for the 2017-2018 school year as presented by Superintendent Dan Wiebers at its meeting Tuesday evening. The certified staff base salary will increase by $200, and the non-certified salary schedule will increase by 10 cents per hour. The Salary Committee recommended to add […]