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Missouri Finish Line Grant helps individuals complete their degree

North Central Missouri College, in partnership with the Missouri Scholarship and Loan Foundation), is offering individuals the chance to participate in the Finish Line Degree Completion Grant. The Finish Line Grant is designed to assist Missouri residents who have left college before completing a degree and are prevented from re-enrolling due to a past financial […]

Melissa Fike

Missouri math teacher presented national Milken Educator Award

Oakland Middle School eighth grade math teacher Melissa Fike was presented the national Milken Educator Award today by Milken Educator Awards Senior Program Director Greg Gallagher and Missouri Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Dr. Margie Vandeven. The recognition comes with an unrestricted $25,000 cash prize for winners. Only one teacher from each participating state […]

Putnam County Student of the month for December

Putnam County School District announces Career and Technical Ed Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Mason Pearson as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for December 2019. The acknowledgment included the presentation of a certificate, a CTE Student of the Month shirt, and the addition of his name to the 2019-2020 CTE Student of the Month awards plaque which […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

Wright Memorial Hospital Daisy Award Winners Fall 2019

Daisy Award winners announced for Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center

Nurses from Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center held a recognition ceremony on Thursday, October 24 from 5 – 7 p.m. at the NCMC Barton Campus in Trenton. Several achievements were recognized throughout the evening, and two nurses were presented with the DAISY Award. The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and […]

Animal Cruelty

Audio: Reward Increased to $8,000 for horrific southwest Missouri animal abuse case

Police in the community of Neosho have made little progress in their investigation of the suspected live-skinning of a pet beagle who had to be euthanized a week ago because of her suffering. Authorities hope an increased reward will lead to an arrest in a gruesome animal abuse case. Reporter Ty Albright at our Joplin […]

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Missouri reaches milestone of more than 10,000 new Registered Apprenticeships

Missouri has officially reached 10,000 new Registered Apprenticeships, ranking the state second in the nation for new apprenticeships. Missouri also ranks second in the nation for the number of completed apprenticeships – 3,614 for Federal Fiscal Year 2019, ending Sept. 30, 2019. “We are proud to lead the nation in working with employers to create […]

PUTNAM COUNTY RI CAREER AND TECHNICAL STUDENT OF THE MONTH

Putnam County R-I announces Career and Technical Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Gavin McLain as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for September 2019. The acknowledgment included the presentation of a certificate, a CTE Student of the Month shirt, and the addition of his name to the 2019-2020 CTE Student of the Month awards plaque which […]