Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt and Missouri Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe React to Governor Greitens’ Resignation

(Missourinet) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he’s looking forward to Mike Parson’s leadership as governor. Blunt was hosting a roundtable with business leaders at Associated Industries of Missouri in Jefferson City, as Governor Eric Greitens announced his resignation. Blunt gave his first interview to Missourinet after Greitens resigned:     Blunt says Greitens’ situation […]

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 […]

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 […]

Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]

Missouri capitol

Audio: Missouri House and Senate leaders announce they’ll push ahead with Greitens investigation after criminal charge dropped

Missouri House and Senate Republican leaders quickly responded to a felony charge being dropped against fellow GOP member Governor Eric Greitens.     Leadership in both chambers issued statements condemning the governor’s conduct. House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo pointed to two reports issued […]

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 […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignation

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening accepted the resignation of a paraprofessional. Megan Peterson’s resignation is effective at the end of the current school year. The board also heard retirement announcements from long-time elementary teachers Alesia Campbell and Leetta Fordyce as well as from elementary cook Diana Rains effective […]

Nate Walker

State Representative Nate Walker: Governor Eric Greitens should resign

Third District State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville believes Governor Eric Greitens should resign. In a statement released Tuesday, Walker says he was proud to be one of the first supporters of Eric Greitens for governor, and he believes Greitens accomplished many things in his first year that will benefit the state for decades. However, […]

Police Lights

Carrollton police officer resigns in wake of sexual misconduct allegation

A Carrollton Police Officer has resigned their position in the wake of a sexual misconduct allegation. Chief Robert Turner of the Carrollton Police Department reports the allegation occurred on February 17, 2016. After an internal investigation, the Chief suspended the officer pending a hearing, however, the officer chose to resign prior to the hearing. The […]