Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe School District hires Trenton woman

The Chillicothe R-2 School District has announced the employment of Jenni Boon as the Field Elementary School Principal. Boon has resigned as the Principal at Rissler Elementary School in Trenton effective June 30th.  She’s been employed by the Trenton R-9 district 12-years. Mrs. Boon begins her duties with the Chillicothe School District August 1st and […]

Princeton R-5 School Website

Princeton R-5 School hires new Band Director

Jessie O’Dell has been hired as the new Band Director at Princeton R-5 School. O’Dell graduated from East Buchanan High School and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Missouri Western State University and marched in Missouri Western’s marching band during her tenure there. She was a graduate assistant for Truman State University’s marching band […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education holds special meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and a retirement at a special meeting Friday morning. The board accepted Rissler Elementary School Principal Jennie Boon’s resignation who has worked in the district for 12-years. Trenton High School secretary Carmen Coon will retire after 34 years with the district. Leeper says both the resignation […]

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Connie Olmstead selected as Teacher of the Year in Trenton R-IX district

The Trenton R-9 school district announced its first-ever Teacher of the Year recipient. From four individuals nominated, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education selected Connie Olmstead as the Teacher of the Year at Trenton. She was nominated on behalf of the pre-school special services departments. Mrs. Olmstead recently retired as a special education instructor. Her […]

Trenton High School

THS recognizes students at awards ceremony on Friday

Trenton High School recognized underclassmen with awards Friday for various academic and athletic achievements. Eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens presented several of the awards. Among awards presented, Jadan Whitney and Ainsley Tolson received the “I Dare You” Award. Weston Otto was named as a delegate for Missouri Boys State. Werthen Gass was named as […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 School recognizes students with awards

Grundy County R-5 High School presented multiple awards to students at an award assembly Thursday. Among awards Principal Randy Huffman presented was the Principal’s Award, which went to Tracer Golden.  Perfect Attendance Awards went to Mayce Axtell and Avianna Nemo. Staff also chose students to receive ticket vouchers to attend one of the Kansas City […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Trenton High School

Seventy-seven seniors graduate at Trenton High School

Graduation took place Sunday for seventy-seven Seniors at Trenton High School with Emily Kasinger named as Valedictorian and Jayden Roeder the Salutatorian of this years graduating class. High school Principal Ron Franklin announced the top ten academic students during commencement exercises.     Franklin also recognized addition students for their academic achievement.     The […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education has busy agenda at latest meeting

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 salary schedules as presented by administration Wednesday evening. The certified and non-certified salaries were increased by one percent and the board then approved a sports cooperative agreement with North Daviess of Jameson for Fall baseball for 2018-2019. A fundraising request for softball equipment was approved along […]

Charlie Bacon is guest speaker at Baccalaureate held for Trenton High School students

Trenton High School instructor and coach Charlie Bacon was the guest speaker Wednesday night for the senior class Baccalaureate held at First Baptist Church in Trenton. Bacon is a 2002 graduate of Trenton High School and has been teaching 11-years. In portions of his remarks, Bacon reflected on memories of individual members of the class of […]

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Clifford Thornburg appointed as Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney

Governor Eric Greitens has appointed a Salisbury man as the Chariton County Prosecuting Attorney. Clifford “Cliff” Thornburg will succeed Robert W. Wheeler who died last month. Thornburg is the attorney for the Ninth Circuit Juvenile Office, which covers Chariton, Linn, and Sullivan counties. He is also the principal attorney of his law office in Salisbury.

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires several during executive session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and made several hires in an executive session Tuesday evening. The board accepted the resignation of eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens and the board hired Marissa Cowan as a sixth-grade math teacher. Connor Cotton and Shantel Cooper were employed as substitutes. The board hired summer […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education holds special meeting

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education at a special meeting Monday moved to restructure the Principal position. The position was restructured from a prekindergarten to 12th-grade principal to a secondary principal position for fifth through 12th grade and a part-time elementary position for pre-kindergarten through fourth grade. During an executive session, the board accepted the […]

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Putnam County High School hires new school Principal

Putnam County R-1 High School will have a new principal next school year. The district has announced that Putnam County R-1 graduate Tiffani Klinginsmith has agreed to take the position. Klinginsmith received her bachelor of arts degree from Graceland University and her masters and specialists degrees from William Woods. The school district notes current high […]