Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires three, approves budget

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 budget at a special meeting Thursday morning. The budget projects revenues of $12,505,923 and expenditures of $12,593,376 leaving a projected budget deficit of $87,453. The district’s fund balance is 30.1%, which is up from last year’s 29.48%. The board approved actualization of revenues and expenditures for […]

Young Horse

University of Missouri equine clinician offers advice on respiratory disease

Rhodococcus equi is a bacterial organism found in dry and dusty soil in horse environments that can cause pneumonia in young foals. A zoonotic disease, Rhodococcus equi can also infect people who are immunocompromised, such as HIV-AIDS patients. Philip Johnson, a professor of equine internal medicine in the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, […]

Special Olympics Missouri

Special Olympics athletes embark on journey to National Games on Friday

Every four years, Special Olympics North America manages the national summer games in the United States that include athletes from all 52 US programs. The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, July 1-6, will bring not just 58 athletes, 20 coaches and 16 Unified Partners from Missouri, but more than 3,400 other delegates (athletes, coaches, and […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Patrol to to participate in operation CARE over July 4th holiday

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H officers will participate in Operation CARE, which stands for Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort. The enforcement will take place during the July 4th holiday. Operation CARE is a national traffic enforcement program focused on making the holiday safer. All available troopers will be […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves purchase of new wheel loader for street department

Trenton City Council last night approved a commitment to purchase a wheel loader for the street department use at the asphalt plant.  A discussion was held on adding days to legally shoot fireworks within the city limits but ultimately doing nothing and not taking any vote on changing an existing ordinance at this time. Through […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital receives new accreditation

Carroll County Memorial Hospital recently became an accredited Patient-Centered Medical Home or PCMH. Accreditation for PCMH came through The Compliance Team, which requires extensive patient-centered research, discussion, and process improvement. Protocols and processes were developed to ensure that the Jefferson Medical Group staff were treating patients with equal care and importance. Access to care and […]

Missouri Department of Conservation accepting applications for next class of conservation agents

The Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting online applications from June 25 through Aug. 5 for its next class of conservation agent trainees. To apply — and for more information including salary range, duties and responsibilities, degree requirements, qualifications, and special-ability requirements — visit the MDC website directly at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZcS. Applicants can also go to […]

Caroll County Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing Week

Carroll County Memorial Hospital celebrates Nursing Week

To celebrate and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups and are recognized during one of these five special weeks. The second group celebrated was CCMH nursing staff. Departments included were Acute Care, Emergency Department, Home Health, Jefferson Medical Group, and specialty […]

Marceline Schools

Marceline School District names Chillicothe High School Principal as Superintendent

The Marceline School District has announced the selection of its Superintendent, a former administrator for Marceline schools. Brian Sherrow will take over Superintendent duties for the 2018-19 school year. Sherrow has been high school principal at Chillicothe since 2011. He previously taught high school math beginning in 2002.  Sherrow became Marceline’s middle school and high school principal […]

Guilty plea

Chillicothe man pleads guilty in crash that claimed life of infant near Chillicothe

A Chillicothe man pleaded guilty in Livingston County Circuit Court Wednesday to a felony charge stemming from a fatality accident in April 2017. Online court information shows 23-year-old Benjamin Wesley Davis had been charged with operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident. The court sentenced him to one year […]