The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved healthcare coverage for next year and renewed property insurance at a meeting Monday evening. Randy Arnold Insurance of Maryville was approved for health care with a total rate of $554.89 per month. That is an increase of $59 per month and an 11.9% increase. The district will […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education accepted an easement agreement for sidewalk construction Monday evening. The agreement for $1,400 was accepted following a presentation from the Missouri Department of Transportation on sidewalk construction through Newtown. The board voted to jointly purchase a new popcorn machine with the Newtown-Harris Ball Association and the school district. The […]
The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education meets in regular session Tuesday, December 11th at the school cafeteria. The agenda for the 6 o’clock meeting includes building projects, third reading of MSBA policy updates, and the financial audit for the previous school year. Other topics include a review of the 2019 calendar guidelines, insurance renewal, […]
Hickory Street in Chillicothe will be closed south of First Street next week for storm drain placement of pipe. Chillicothe Street Superintendent Jeff Gillespie says the closure begins Monday, and drivers will need to use another route until further notice. Questions should be directed to Gillespie at 660-646-3811.
The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education will discuss property and health insurance renewals Monday, December 10th. The board will meet that evening at 6 o’clock. Other items on the agenda include budget amendments, a school report card, and a superintendent evaluation.
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education next week will consider approving a contract with the Missouri School Boards Association to assist with a superintendent search. The board will meet at the school district office on Tuesday evening December 11th at 5:30. Other items on the agenda include approval of the final 2017-2018 school audit, the […]
Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]
A St. Joseph man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of illegally possessing a firearm following an 11-hour standoff with law enforcement officers. Terrance T. Brown, 41, of St. Joseph, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Evidence introduced during the trial indicated that Brown was in possession […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities is accepting bids for a pad mount transformer. Bids will be accepted at the Trenton City Hall until the afternoon of December 21st at 2 o’clock. Contact Electric Distribution Supervisor Mark Newton for specifications and more information at 660-359-2315 or [email protected] TMU reserves the right to reject any or all bids or […]
A parade will be held as one of the activities for Five Points Alive’s Trenton Downtown Christmas Saturday afternoon and evening, December 1st. ATVs, vintage cars, trucks, businesses, and others are invited to decorate entries and line up in front of Geyer Hall on Main Street at 4:50. Cindy Jennings with Five Points Alive says […]
Trenton R-9 Superintendent Dan Wiebers has submitted a letter of resignation from his position. The Board of Education accepted Wiebers’s resignation at a closed session meeting Wednesday six to zero with board member Marcie Cutsinger absent. Wiebers says the resignation will take effect on June 30th, 2019 as he will replace Doctor Roger Barnes, who […]
A northeast Missouri school official says the next K through 12 education commissioner brings a sense of collaboration to the table. Paris Superintendent Aaron Vitt says Margie Vandeven does not use a top-down approach. Paris Superintendent Aaron Vitt thinks having Vandeven at the helm is a great sign for Missouri’s students. […]