Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education approves 2017-2018 budget

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2017-2018 budget as well as the actualization of revenues and expenditures for the 2016-2017 school year at a special meeting Friday morning. The 2017-2018 budget shows projected revenues of $12,106,750 with projected expenditures of $12,202,201 leaving a projected deficit of $95,451. Actual revenues for the 2016-2017 school […]

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Members from Hodge Presbyterian Church present program on Haiti to Rotary

Seven individuals from Hodge Presbyterian Church of Trenton told the Trenton Rotary Club Thursday about a trip to Haiti. Andrea Merrin, Elijah Merrin, Sarah Jordan, Andrew Maxey, Holly Maxey, Jenna Wynne, and Charlie Hoffman spoke about providing medical care, working with youth, and visiting hospitals, orphanages, and schools while in Haiti. Andrea Merrin said that […]

Drug Raid

Massive drug raid in Chillicothe results in arrests and issuance of 30 warrants

An operation conducted by the Chillicothe Police Department Thursday resulted in the conclusion of a lengthy narcotics investigation as well as the issuance of 30 Livingston County arrest warrants on drug charges and the seizure of narcotics. Detective John Maples reports the multiple subjects have arrest warrants stemming from an ongoing investigation. Those charged with […]

Chillicothe Middle School, Southwest Livingston Schools visit Litton Agriculture Campus

The 8th-grade students from the Chillicothe Middle School and Southwest Livingston R-I Schools were given the opportunity to visit the Litton Agriculture Campus. The purpose of the visit was to see what the Chillicothe Ag Department and Chillicothe FFA Chapter had to offer them next year as incoming freshmen in high school. Senior members of […]

GEC Foundation awards 11 grants to area organizations

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees awarded 11 grants totaling more than $6,600 last month. The recipients included the following schools: Grundy County R-5, Laredo R-7, Rissler Elementary, Princeton R-5 Elementary, North Mercer R-3, Newtown-Harris R-3, North Harrison R-3, and South Harrison R-2. The grants are funded through Operation Round Up, which is a program where […]

School Bus

Several area schools transporting students on hard surface roads

Because of soft and/or muddy country roads, some of the area school districts have announced buses will travel only on hard surface highways. The alternative routes for bus transportation apply to the following: Laredo R-7 school until further notice the Milan C-2 school district for today Green City school district for today and tomorrow. The […]

Flu Shot

Grundy County Health Department offering Flu shots Thursday, January 19

Two schools in Grundy County have closed recently due to a high number of students and staff being affected by influenza-like illnesses.   Related Story: 145 students, 26 staff hit by Flu in Trenton R-9 school district   The Grundy County Health Department describes influenza (the flu) as a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton schools dismiss early Thursday for parent-teacher conferences

Trenton R-9 school district announces an early dismissal of classes Thursday afternoon October 13th to make time for parent-teacher conferences at the three attendance buildings. For S-M Rissler school, conferences have been scheduled with parents for the afternoon and evening hours. Trenton Middle School will release classes at 1:07 pm Thursday. Parent/Teacher Conferences that same […]

City of Trenton

Burleigh Grimes Field main topic of Trenton Park Board meeting

At a meeting Wednesday evening, the Trenton Park Board approved user agreements for North Central Missouri College and the Trenton R-9 School District to use Burleigh Grimes baseball field. The agreements still need to be presented to the college and the school district for their approval, and it’s possible the agreements still could be modified. […]

Grundy Electric Cooperative awards $9,164 in grants to area schools

Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation have awarded 15 grants to area schools.  Collectively, the grants total $9,164.   Grant recipients include Trenton Middle School, Pleasant View R-6, Grundy R-5 Elementary, Newtown-Harris, Princeton (elementary, middle, and high school), South Harrison Elementary and Middle School, Gilman City, Cainsville, and Ridgeway. The latest allocations raise the total […]

Graduation caps

Gilman City school district launches scholarship campaign

A second north Missouri school district has announced plans for a campaign to establish additional scholarships for graduating students. The Gilman City School District is teaming up with the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri to launch an effort to develop more scholarships for graduates of Gilman City High School. Roger Alley, Superintendent of the Gilman […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]