Joe Brinser Final

Obituary for Joe Brinser, Trenton, Missouri

Joseph Brinser, a 56-year-old Trenton resident, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at his residence. Brinser is to be cremated under the direction of Slater Neal Funeral Home with memorial services pending at a later date. Memorial donations are suggested to either the Grundy County Rural Fire Department or Maple Grove Cemetery. William Joseph Brinser […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education extends principals contract; school calendar adopted for next year

Laredo R-7’s Board of Education has voted to extend the contract by two years for the school principal, putting Misty Foster on a four-year contract. Next years’ school calendar has been adopted with classes at Laredo beginning August 24th. The board held a discussion on co-oping with Pleasant View R-6 school for the seventh and […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves additional COVID-19 relief funds; culverts ordered to replenish inventory

The Grundy County Commission approved COVID-19 Relief Fund allocations for eight entities on December 8th. The Spickard R-2 School District was approved for $21,115.04, the Laredo R-7 School District $891.94, the Pleasant View R-6 School District $26,406.85, the Grundy County R-5 School District $30,720.28, Grundy County $8,162.46, the City of Trenton $1,845, North Central Missouri […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education to meet on Tuesday evening

The Pleasant View R-6 School library will be the location for a Board of Education meeting Tuesday evening, December 8, 2020. The agenda for a 6 o’clock meeting includes public comments from Tiffany Haffner, discussion regarding third through fifth-grade classrooms; the 2019-20 financial audit; a Title 9 policy; and renewal of insurance. There also will […]

Schools Closed COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Trenton, North Mercer, Princeton and others extend closure dates due to COVID-19

Trenton R-9 School District on Monday announced it will remain closed until Monday, April 27th. In a letter posted to the Trenton R-9 website, Superintendent Mike Stegman says he’s concerned this will not be the last extension but one that is based on current information involving Coronavirus concerns. School officials plan to continue to review […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 School announces closure through April 6th

Pleasant View R-6 School today announced that after meeting with the Grundy County Health Department the school will cancel all classes through April 6, 2020.  According to the letter released to families, school administrators will meet on April 1st to determine if the April 6th date to reconvene classes will be possible. Teachers will be […]

Coronavirus Cancellations

Local cancellations and restrictions announced due to Coronavirus concerns

KTTN has received notice of several announcements that are due to precautions taken out of concerns for the Coronavirus. Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton will be closed as of March 17th and possibly longer.  The Jewett-Norris library has canceled the children’s story hour on Wednesdays. The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe is closed until […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Local schools and organizations announce cancellations and closures due to Coronavirus concerns

Due to concerns of spreading the Coronavirus, announcements continue to be made regarding cancellation or postponement of area community events and school information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, along with Governor Mike Parson, has recommended no public gatherings of 50 or more people through April 30th except for schools, daycare facilities, and businesses. […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves renewing all tenured teacher contracts

Following an executive session last evening, the Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved renewing all tenured teacher contracts. Members also approved renewing contracts of three probationary teachers Micah Burkeybile for the Title One program and Sarah Young in first and second grades; and Abbie Herrold for part-time physical education and health. In other actions, the […]

Graduation

Area schools to hold graduation on Sunday and Monday

Several area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday afternoon, May 19th and Monday, May 20, 2019 Past Superintendent Rick Johnson will address 17 graduating seniors at North Harrison R-3 of Eagleville at 2 o’clock. North Harrison announced its Valedictorian as Marty Sadowsky and its Salutatorian as Olivia Babinski. High school Social Studies teacher Louis […]

Pleasant View Regional Science Fair Winners 2019

Pleasant View R-6 regional Science Fair winners announced

The Pleasant View R-6 school reports an eighth grader, Andrew Huffstutter, won first place in science competition held Monday at St. Joseph. Huffstutter captured top honors in the earth and life science division of the Mid America Science and Engineering Fair. He was named the first place winner overall in the science events. Huffstutter also […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Science Fair winners announced at Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 held its Science Fair and has announced winners. Winners and for seventh and eighth grades include Krista Wilson with first place; Gabe Gamble, second place; and Andrew Huffstutter, third. The winners will compete at the Mid-America Science and Engineering Fair and Missouri Junior Academy of Science in Saint Joseph March 11th. For […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Superintendent Rob Deaver to retire at end of school year

At Wednesday nights’ meeting of the Grundy R-5 Board of Education, Superintendent Rob Deaver announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Deaver taught high school science for 12 years at Grundy R-5, then was high school principal at Braymer, served one year as the administrator at Pleasant View R-6 school, and […]