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Laredo aldermen studying drinking water rates

Information from a drinking water rate study has been presented to the Laredo Board of Aldermen.  City Clerk Ashley Boren said there was some discussion on restructing the city’s current waterrate, but a decision was tabled until the next meeting.  Customers are encouraged to attend that meeting to ask questions and express any concerns before […]

Princeton Board of Education makes decisions concerning 2016-2017 school year

The Princeton Board of Education has agreed to combine two incoming 3rd grade classes for next school year.  The combination will result in 23 students in the class.  Superintendent Jerry Girdner reports the decision will not result in a reduction in the workforce, with a re-assignment planned for grade level duties.   Natalie Stiles has […]

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Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]

NCMC announces meeting concerning 2017 Spain trip

An informational meeting has been set for Tuesday, April 12 at 6:00 p.m. at the Ketcham Community Center’s Sugg Room for those interested in joining the group trip to Barcelona, Spain May 15-May 21, 2017.  Members of the public are invited to attend.   Information will be available on enrollment details, itinerary, price, and payment options […]

Laredo School Board holds regular meeting, approves numerous teacher contracts

The Laredo Board of Education, on Monday night, received preliminary salary information for its review.  No action was taken during the meeting.  By a vote of 4-2, the contract of 7th and 8th grade teacher Tammy Meeker, working under a tenured contract, was renewed. Non-tenured contracts to probationary teachers Trisha Sharp (Art), Abbie Herrold (Physical […]

Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic to receive state wide honor

(Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune) –  A Chillicothe firefighter and paramedic is to receive a statewide honor this July. Larry Warren, Commander of the Vern R. Glick Post No. 25, of the American Legion, announced that Firefighter Lieutenant Tracy Bradley was named The American Legion’s Firefighter of the Year for Missouri. The announcement came during the regular meeting […]

Trenton School Board: Topics include Salary Schedules, Staff Resignations, Honor Students

Employee salary schedules were adopted; three staff resignations were accepted; and a proposal was approved to have additional honor graduates at Trenton High School. These were among the actions taken last evening during a Trenton R-9 board meeting. Adjustments with the salary schedules for certified and non certified staff are projected to cost an estimated […]

Next “Trenton 2020” meeting will be tonight at Sugg Room

Ideas regarding community appearance will be discussed when the next Trenton 2020 meeting is held tonight (Tuesday, March 8th).  The town-hall type meeting begins at 6 o’clock in the Sugg Room of the Ketcham Community Center. Community Development Director Ralph Boots indicates improving neighborhood appearance should be a year-long effort: Community appearance is one of […]

Trenton Park Board meets, discusses summer ball program

The Trenton Park Board has voted to not charge the Green Hills Recreation Association rent for use of the ball fields at Moberly and Ray Van Meter Parks this year.  Park Board President Duane Helmandollar noted the newly-formed Recreation Association is “strapped for funds” this year.  He added that he appreciates what the association is […]

Summer recreation group meets at TMS

The Green Hills Recreation Association held its second meeting Sunday, February 28th at 6:00 PM at the Trenton Middle School where several items of business were discussed including the establishment of priorities, future recreational activities and the formation of summer youth t-ball, baseball and softball teams. Registration forms for youth baseball and softball will still […]

NCMC Trustees busy at latest meeting

North Central Missouri College reports seven semi finalists are considered for the next college president. There had been ten candidates last month narrowed from an original list of 40 applications. Three of the ten though have since withdrawn. After interviews were completed last week, the college presidential search committee discussed and scored the semi finalists. Those seven […]

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Trenton City Council Meeting Report for Monday, February 22, 2016

The Trenton City Council’s finance committee meets several times during preparations for the city budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1st. That’s also the case this year, with two more meetings announced for Wednesday, February 23, and Friday, February 26, both at noon. Trenton mayor nick McHargue, during last night’s city council meeting, said […]