The Richmond Police Department responded to a call of a dead body found along Highway 13 in Richmond Wednesday. Police Chief Chad Burnine reports the body has been identified as 32-year-old Paul Anakor of Henrietta. Burnine says that an eighth-grade girl on a school bus on the way home called her mother after she thought […]
More than 70 area high schools with an estimated 1,650 agriculture students are pre-registered to be on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton this Thursday, March 21st for the annual NCMC Ag Club Contests. The event is held in cooperation with Area 2 FFA Association Agriculture Instructors. Students will be practicing their […]
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. […]
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has approved changes to the current school calendar. Presidents Day and the day after Parent/Teacher Conferences will now be used as makeup days for snow days for Tri-County. Conferences were also pushed back one week. Superintendent David Probasco says other makeup days were already built into the calendar and […]
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a request Tuesday evening to categorize two high school classes as weighted. Spanish Four was approved to be categorized as a weighted class on a unanimous vote and Desktop Publishing was approved on a vote of four to three. Trenton High School Principal Ron Franklin said the two […]
A Missouri Senate committee is considering whether the state should be charging a 6.5-percent sales tax on out-of-state internet purchases. Missouri School Boards Association spokesman Brent Ghan says the tax could bring in additional money for the state. Ghan hopes lawmakers would not use the additional revenue to give tax cuts. […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Motor Vehicle Inspection Division will begin annual school bus inspections on February 4th. Troop B Public Information Officer Sergeant Eric Brown reports inspections for about 40 area school districts will begin February 6th and end April 11th. In most cases, several districts will be inspected at a single location on […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Trenton R-IX School District received information concerning a threat against a student at Trenton Middle School. The threat occurred Wednesday on a Trenton R-IX School Bus and was directed towards one student who was threatened with gun violence. Once the district learned of the threat, the families involved and the Trenton Police Department were notified. […]
A semi-truck driver is wanted for hitting and killing a young girl on her way to her school bus today in southwest Missouri. Sarah Novotny reports from Joplin affiliate KZRG.
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.