Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education approves budget, accepts bids for milk and diesel

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting Tuesday evening. Revenues are anticipated at $1,625,948, and expenditures are projected at $1,628,252, leaving an expected deficit of $2,304. The board approved amending the 2018-2019 budget to match actual revenues and expenditures. A five-year certificate of deposit was approved at Putnam […]

Cellphones in the Classroom

Trenton R-9 Board of Education tackles issue of cell phone use in classrooms

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved student handbooks at a meeting Tuesday evening, with the exception of 90% attendance for trips, assemblies, and dances in the Trenton High School and Middle School handbooks, on a split vote. Board member David Whitaker moved, and Dorothy Taul seconded the motion, which passed three to two. Board […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]