Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Education increases employee payments for health insurance

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved increasing the amount employees pay for health insurance at a meeting Monday. The amount employees will pay for the insurance is 30% of the current renewal rate. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze says the health insurance rate varies for employees. Schneiderheinze was given a contract for $600 for substitute bus driving, driving […]

High Speed Pursuit

Police pursuit by Hamilton and Cameron departments results in arrest of two

The Hamilton and Cameron police departments were involved in a pursuit Saturday night that resulted in two arrests. The Cameron Police Department officers overheard radio traffic from Hamilton about the pursuit of a pickup truck, including a description of the vehicle, that was later discovered stolen from Saint Joseph. Hamilton discontinued the pursuit, and Cameron […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Concert to be presented by Trenton R-9 students

Vocal music will be heard Thursday night as performed by students of the Trenton Middle School and High School. The program is entitled “Sing Every Morning and Noon and Night.” The presentation will be held at the First Baptist Church in Trenton on Thursday, October 11th at 7 pm. Performances will be by the Trenton […]

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 […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves tutoring contracts

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education at a meeting Monday evening approved selling old basketball uniforms. Uniforms from the 2008-2009 season will be auctioned at the homecoming basketball game December 14th during an athletic department fundraiser. The board approved extracurricular out-of-state travel for yearbook ad trips to Centerville and Corydon, Iowa. Superintendent Doctor Kim Johnson […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves contracts

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved contracts at its meeting Monday evening. Administrator Misty Foster reports one contract was a five-year term with ProServ for two copy machines at $247 per month with another with Asten Carman as an occupational therapist assistant for $38.00 per hour. The board approved submitting a bid with the […]