Graduation

Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies tonight

Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Friday night, May 17, 2019. Seven eighth graders will graduate from Livingston County R-3 of Chula at 8 o’clock. Cameron High School will hold a sunset graduation ceremony at 8:26 for about 125 seniors. Seven Cameron students will graduate Summa Cum Laude including Nicole Jackson, Kylynn Mallen, Shannon […]

Cattle at Sale

Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales.  This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements.  The […]

USDA Sign

USDA extends deadline for producers to certify 2018 crop production for Market Facilitation Program payments

USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]

Father Daughter Dance

Trenton Chamber to host Father-Daughter Dance

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Father-Daughter Dance next month. Girls three to 12 years old and their fathers are invited to attend the “Enchanted Fairytale Forest”-themed event in the Trenton R-9 High School gym the night of May 17th from 6 to 8 o’clock. Refreshments will be provided, and there will […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves salary increases

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education voted to increase the certified base salary and increase pay for several other positions at a meeting Monday evening. The certified base salary was increased by $500 to $28,900. The office aid and part-time custodian position were increased to $8.60 per hour. The bookkeeper, head cook, head custodian, and […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approves salary increase

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved offering contracts to all non-certified staff members at its meeting Monday evening. Non-certified staff will receive a two percent salary increase and the supplemental pay schedule was also approved. Lankford Flooring was approved to sand and refinish the gym floor for $21,100. The Missouri State High School […]