Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves formula for distribution of CARES Act funds

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday, July 28th approved a funding formula for county CARES Act funding. The formula uses percentages of assessed valuation for distribution to taxable entities within the legal borders of Grundy County. Any funds not distributed initially will be compiled for a second round of distribution to entities on an as-needed basis. […]

Trenton High School

Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepts six resignations and hires nine

Information from an executive session of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education last night shows six resignations were accepted and nine hirings were approved. Resignations were accepted from teachers Jamee Greener at the elementary school and from Amy Franklin and Jeremy Austin at the high school. Brian Upton resigned duties as the girls’ basketball coach. […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves 15 teacher contracts

The Newtown-Harris Board of Education has approved 15 teacher contracts for the next school year and accepted two resignations. Those resigning at the end of the current school year are music instructor Ethan Stewart and the 7th through 12th-grade social science teacher Nathan Hopkins. The 2019-20 school calendar was adopted by the Newtown Harris board. […]

Missouri Department of Revenue

Audio: Embattled Missouri Department of Revenue Director to resign

Missouri’s House Speaker says embattled state Department of Revenue (DOR) Director Joel Walters is resigning. Speaker Elijah Haahr has issued a statement, saying that without a bipartisan House oversight committee’s hearings and investigation, “the people would never have known the truth about the mistakes made” by DOR. The news comes just a day after Missourinet […]

Newtown Harris School

Science teacher at Newtown-Harris resigning at the end of the school year

A seventh through 12th-grade science teacher at Newtown-Harris, Michelle McLaughlin, is resigning effective at the end of the school year and plans to move out of the state. The district will be re-evaluating its bus contract for next school year. Newtown-Harris currently contracts through the Princeton School District which is sending out bid proposals next […]