The Trenton R-9 Board of Education met in closed session Friday to review applications for district Superintendent and narrow down candidates. Board President Doug Franklin says the Missouri School Boards Association will contact applicants about setting up interviews, and the Trenton R-9 board plans to conduct interviews Friday, January 25th. He anticipates the board will […]
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education voted to hire a part-time Superintendent during a closed session Wednesday. Phil Fox was hired for the position for the 2019-2020 school year with a salary of $36,000. Fox replaces Rob Deaver who is retiring at the end of the 2018-2019 school year. The board also voted to […]
The Galt Board of Aldermen have had several file for positions in the upcoming April election. Incumbent Jessic Gannon filed has for the position of Mayor with incumbents Jason Grindstaff and Jay Blackburn as well as Sierra Fletchall filing for the three Aldermen-at-Large positions. All of the terms last two years.
Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney Carrie Lamm Clark has submitted a letter of resignation to Governor Mike Parson’s Office. Dawn Griffith with the Grundy County Prosecutor’s Office says the resignation will go into effect February 1st at 12:01 am. The letter, dated January 16th, says Clark accepted a full-time position with the Missouri National Guard as […]
The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]
Several defendants were placed on probation when they appeared Thursday before Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Erick James Wattenbarger received two prison terms when he pleaded guilty. Execution of the sentences was stayed and he was placed on five years probation. The sentences issued were six […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]
The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved a custodian night shift pay differential proposal at a meeting Tuesday evening. The proposal involved a $1.00 per hour shift differential. The district will now pay $11.98 per hour for the night custodians who work from 2 o’clock in the afternoon to 10 o’clock at night. The daytime […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved the purchase of new accounting software for the district Wednesday evening. Bus transportation for next year was discussed and it was decided to advertise for bids. The board approved several online classes for various students. ACT and End of Course exam scores were reviewed. Donnie Fordyce filed […]
Several candidates filed for the Jamesport Board of Aldermen for the April 2nd ballot. Geoff Eads filed for Northward Alderman and Gary Alexander for Southward Alderman. Rick Shepherd, Senior, and Dana Urton are running for Jamesport’s Mayor.