Chillicothe FFA members participate in state public speaking competition

A Chillicothe FFA member received third place at the Missouri Sheep Producers FFA State Public Speaking Contest Sunday. Maggie Pfaff participated in the contest designed to develop individual public speaking skills and to promote interest in and awareness of different aspects of the sheep industry. Missouri Sheep Producers Event Chairman Ed DeOrnellis presented each participant […]

Back L to R - Maggie Pfaff, Montana Plattner, Kaylee Lewis, Matt Hawkins, Macy Gutshall Front L to R - Rachel Holt, Sydney Baxter, Josie Reeter, Madelyn Wilford, Garrett Cramer

Chillicothe FFA students compete in area Speaking Contests

Chillicothe FFA students recently participated in the Area II Fall Speaking Contest in Gallatin. Kaylee Lewis competed in the Missouri Farm Bureau Contest, Madelyn Wilford competed in the Missouri Pork Producers Contest, Sydney Baxter competed in the Missouri Institute of Cooperatives, Rachel Holt competed in the Missouri Teach Ag, Matt Hawkins competed in the Missouri […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Superintendent Rob Deaver to retire at end of school year

At Wednesday nights’ meeting of the Grundy R-5 Board of Education, Superintendent Rob Deaver announced his retirement at the end of the current school year. Deaver taught high school science for 12 years at Grundy R-5, then was high school principal at Braymer, served one year as the administrator at Pleasant View R-6 school, and […]

Meredith Oesch

Two from Chillicothe FFA place 2nd in speaking competition

Two members of the Chillicothe FFA chapter, Meredith Oesch, and Kaylee Lewis, placed second in public speaking contests held last week. Meredith represented the Livingston County Farm Bureau at the Farm Bureau public speaking contest. As the winner of a district contest, she advanced to state. The contest consisted of students preparing a six to eight-minute speech […]