The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]
The Chillicothe Police Department reports call spoofing involving Verizon Wireless cell phone customers who receive calls showing on their caller ID as from 911. Some Verizon users called back to 911 to ask if someone there had called them, which the police department calls “understandable” considering what showed up on their caller IDs, however, the […]
Daviess County Public Water Supply District Number 2 reports a water main break on 242nd Street and Route UU in Coffey. Several customers will be without water or experience low water pressure. Those customers will be under a boil advisory until further notice.
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 of Mercer reports it is aware of the bad taste and odor of water in the area. The taste and odor are caused by a greater than normal algae bloom at the source, but the water supply district has been told the water is safe to drink. […]
Classes began at several area school districts on Wednesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Pleasant View R-6 reports a total opening day enrollment of 127 for preschool through eighth grade which is 12 more students than the first day last school year. Preschool accounts for 20 of the students, kindergarten and fourth grade have 15 […]
Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt says the number of people who die every day from opioid overdoses should have some national and statewide urgency. Schmitt says one in every 65 Missouri deaths is from an opioid overdose. He says that figure should have some statewide urgency – prompting his office to sue three […]
Two area schools started classes on Tuesday and are reporting enrollment numbers. Laredo R-7 reports a total opening day enrollment of 42 students in kindergarten through eighth grade which is up five from last year’s first day. Kindergarten and eighth-grade tie for the largest class at Laredo with seven in each. There are three students […]
As of the time of the publication of this article, there are 98 properties listed for the annual delinquent tax sale scheduled for Monday, August 26, 2019, at the Grundy County Courthouse. The sale begins at 10 o’clock. Collector Treasurer Barbara Harris is requesting those interested in being a possible bidder at the tax sale […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for some customers. The area affected encompasses Route E to the Grundy County line and from U. S. Highway 65 to Route Y. Mercer County customers within those boundaries should boil their water until further notice.
Students at several area school districts began classes on Thursday, August 15, 2019. Grundy County R-5 reports total enrollment of 119 students in kindergarten through 12th grade which is three fewer students than the first day last year. There are 66 enrolled in kindergarten through sixth grade at the Grundy R-5 Elementary School in Humphreys, […]