School Bus Accident

School bus crash near McFall injures 9-year-old

The Highway Patrol reports a school bus accident one mile south of McFall Friday afternoon injured a child. Nine-year-old Kenneth Plymell of McFall sustained injuries. And his parents transported him from the scene to their residence and may have sought medical attention later. Bus driver 38-year-old Billy Goble of Weatherby was not reported as injured. […]

NCMC’s Tyson Otto receives certification for finances and operations

The Association for School Business Officials International has awarded North Central Missouri College Associate Vice President of Finance Tyson Otto the Certified Administrator for School Finance and Operations certification. A news release says the designation “is granted to highly qualified school business professionals who fulfill multiple requirements”, including demonstrating certification eligibility, passing a comprehensive competency-based […]

Police Chase

Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County

Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus and another vehicle head-on. Chillicothe Chief Jon Maples reported […]

Gilman City School

Gilman City Board of Education meets

The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education reviewed several programs at a recent meeting. Academic tutoring, the Reading and Retention Program, and Vocational-technical attendance were reviewed. Superintendent Roger Alley reviewed school bus problems as one bus is in the shop. Principal Jill Sperry reported the Homecoming football game is Friday, September 28th.

School Bus

Audio: Missouri school transportation budget running on fumes with $200 million funding gap

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has a 200-million dollar transportation funding shortfall. The department is considering a proposed budget that would ask for more money over a nine-year period to fully fund the expenses, which is 75-percent of a district’s transportation costs. During a State Board of Education meeting in […]