Scouting for Food

Trenton area scouts to collect items this Saturday during “Scouting for Food” campaign

Boy and Girl Scouts from the Trenton area will collect nonperishable food and household items Saturday for their annual Scouting for Food Campaign to benefit the Grundy County Food Pantry. Scouts and parents helping collect items will meet at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton at 9 o’clock Saturday morning. Items to be donated […]

Funeral Arrangements

Services set for Chillicothe man who died in farm tractor incident

Funeral services for 43-year-old Mark Edward Burton of Chillicothe will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock at St John’s Lutheran Church in Chillicothe with burial to be held in the Arkadelphia Cemetery of Hale. A family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 until 8 o’clock at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.  Survivors of this area […]

Salvation Army

Salvation Army to provide assistance through Angel Trees

One of several ways the Salvation Army of Chillicothe provides assistance during the Christmas season is through Angel Trees. Social Services Case Manager Lynda Snuffer explains gifts for children of families that apply for assistance are put on angel cards and placed on trees at each entrance of the Chillicothe Walmart. She says individuals then […]

First Impact Driving Program Website

First Impact driving program to be presented in Chillicothe for teenagers and parents

Parents, are you approaching the intersection of teenagers and driving? Driving is a huge responsibility and knowing how to help your teen become a safe, new driver is often difficult. But First Impact is here to give you some tools to make that road a bit easier. First Impact: Chillicothe High School – Performing Arts […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District moving closer to building performing arts center

The Trenton R-9 School District continues to move closer to the possibility of a performing arts center being built and several renovations to district buildings. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reported to the Board of Education Tuesday evening that the district received nine requests for qualifications for architectural services, which was more than he expected to receive. […]

Flu Season

Grundy County Health Department and Trenton School District partner to offer flu vaccine to students

The Grundy County Health Department and the Trenton R-9 School District are partnering to offer influenza vaccines to middle and high school students towards the end of October. Influenza vaccines will also be available to staff at Rissler Elementary School as well as the middle and high schools. The health department will determine the date […]

Mercer County Health Department

Audio: Mercer County Health Department to celebrate Walk to School Day

The Mercer County Health Department of Princeton will celebrate National Walk to School Day as part of Safe Kids Northwest Missouri. Administrator Gina Finney explains parents of children in preschool through sixth grade may drop off their children with representatives from the health department for the free Walk to School Safety Event on the Mercer […]

Medicaid

Audio: Concerns raised after 20,000 recipients dropped from Missouri Medicaid in one month

(Missourinet) – About 16,000 children and 4,000 parents fell off the Medicaid rolls in Missouri between June and July, the biggest drop-off in over a decade. A shortage of 150 workers at the program’s outsourced call center is being blamed as part of the problem. State Medicaid Oversight Committee Chairman Tim McBribe thinks low wages at […]

School Lockdown Graphic

Incident at Princeton High School places school under lockdown

An incident at Princeton High School caused the school to be placed under lockdown at about 2:45 on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. School officials were made aware of an incident that occurred where an online relationship between a Princeton High School student and an out of town adult had taken place. Information obtained by school […]

Child using asthma inhaler

Audio: Missouri’s school nurses key to managing kids’ asthma

A common childhood disease can negatively affect school performance, but Missouri’s school nurses are doing everything they can to turn that around. Asthma affects one in 12 school-aged children and, when poorly controlled, it’s likely to cause disruptions for the entire classroom.  It’s estimated that 150,000 school-aged children in Missouri have asthma, but school nurses […]