Jamesport residents will see an increase in waste disposal rates. Pat Watkins with R and W Container talked at the Jamesport City Council meeting Monday, September 14th about the need to increase rates. The council accepted the new fees. Residents will see a $1.00 per month raise in rates while the new cost for dumpsters […]
Graduates of Tri-County High School in Jamesport will now have the opportunity to compete for a scholarship offered by Cara McClellan, American Family Insurance Agency LLC of Trenton. Administered by the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, the scholarship was established in 2016 and made available to graduates of Trenton High School in the amount of […]
The Jamesport Tri-County R-7 Board of Education accepted a bid on the evening of Wednesday, September 9th from Home Exchange Bank for a certificate of deposit investment of $500,000. The 12-month term was selected at a rate of .75%. An intergovernmental agreement was approved with Daviess County for CARES Act funding. The board discussed and […]
U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, Education, and Related Agencies (Labor/HHS), welcomed the Department of Health and Human Services’ announcement that 13 Missouri health centers impacted by severe weather in 2019 will receive a total of nearly $6 million in grant funding. The Capital Assistance for Disaster Response […]
The Maysville R-1 School District reports there is an active case of COVID-19 within the district. Superintendent Chris Heslinga notes he cannot specify if the case involves a staff member or student due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). He reports classes are being held as normal, and cleaning measures for COVID-19 […]
A report of a positive COVID test has led Jamesport Tri-County schools to be closed for in-person classes today. Information released by the school district noted a positive case was reported for one student in the elementary school building. Officials say today, instead, with a day for alternative methods of instruction. The district also reported […]
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has set the combined tax rate for the district at $4.5608 per $100 of assessed valuation. That includes the new rate of $4.2943 and a temporary rate of 26.65 cents. No action was taken on COVID-19 planning and response. An executive session was held for personnel.
Tuesday, August 11th was the first day of classes for the school year at Jamesport Tri-County. Total enrollment for preschool through 12th grade was 171. That is down 12 from last year’s opening day. The biggest class at Jamesport Tri-County is the 11th grade with 21 students. The smallest is fourth grade with five.
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved an amendment to the attendance policy the evening of Thursday, August 6th after discussion of COVID-19 planning. All student absences will be excused with parent notification. The change was made so families would use the symptom checklist to screen students at home without fear of running out of […]
Tri-County Board of Education in Jamesport has approved a ten-cent increase in the cost of a students’ lunch for the upcoming school year.in Officials say the increase is due to a U.S. Department of agriculture recommendation. New prices for lunch include Kindergarten through fourth grade at a dollar-95; fifth through 12th grades at two-20; and […]
The number of positive Covid-19 tests is increasing in several area counties. For Adair county, the case count is up to 105. A 50-year-old male is the latest Adair County resident to test positive for COVID-19 this year. The man’s infection has been described as travel related. Nine Adair County residents are in isolation; 96 […]
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 budget at a special meeting. Revenues are budgeted for $2,777,512, and expenses are projected at $2,858,657. The net is a deficit of $81,145. Revenues were lowered from the previous years to reflect withholdings in state funding and other decreases due to the economic impacts of the […]