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 […]
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. […]
The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri announces a new executive director, Dr. Christopher A. Small who recently began with the agency. Many from north central Missouri know the organization as Green Hill Community Action Agency. Several years ago the agency began doing business under the name of Community Action Agency of North Central […]
The three-member utility committee, two other councilmen, Mayor, and other city officials last night heard Jim Watje (WAY-jee) of Rapid Removal Disposal inquire as to why Trenton will not accept wastewater, such as rainwater found with the trash. He said the liquid goes into a holding tank and Rapid Removal is hauling it by truck every month to […]
The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education has approved the 2017-2018 school audit. The election filing dates for the board were also set with candidates able to file December 11th through January 15th. The election will be April 2nd. Superintendent Roger Alley said the air conditioner and boiler repair are complete.
Missouri Board of Education President Charlie Shields says a finalist has been unanimously chosen for the permanent K through 12 education commissioner position. Next up is making an offer to the individual. Former commissioner Margie Vandeven is among the four finalists competing for her old job. Interim commissioner Roger Dorson and Superintendent Eric […]