University of Missouri

Audio: Mizzou to build $30 million nursing school

The UM system board of curators has approved a new 30 million dollar Mizzou nursing building. System president Mun Choi says the current building doesn’t have the capacity for simulation facilities the students need now.     Choi says the new space would be a way to prepare nurses for the workforce shortage and would […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, three children injured in Ray County Crash

A one-vehicle accident in Ray County Monday night claimed the life of an Excelsior Springs woman and injured three other Excelsior Springs residents. The Patrol reports the Ray County Coroner transported the driver, 22-year-old Monica Watson, to Thurman’s Funeral Home of Richmond. Emergency Medical Services transported 16-year-old Charlie Edington to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate […]

12 from THS participate in Honor Choir

Trenton High School students participate in Honor Choir

Twelve Trenton High School students performed in the Grand River Conference Honor Choir Saturday. Students participating were Sara Carson, Trager Leeper, Lily White, Jonin Villacampa, Leslie Cotiango, Amanda Parrak, Elliana Gaunt, Jada Roberts, Aiden Maxey, Lawrence Link, Mackenzie Klinginsmith, and Mari Atup. THS Vocal Music Instructor Tyler Busick says the honor choir was made up […]

NCMC Teacher Education students (L to R) Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri.

NCMC students attend statewide student MSTA leadership meeting

NCMC Students Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) state leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri. Over 100 students from twelve colleges and universities attended the meeting. “This was a fantastic opportunity for our NCMC students,” said Cassie Cordray, NCMC Teacher Education Instructor. “They were exposed to […]

Gooseberry Festival

Gooseberry Festival event winners announced

The Green Hills Women’s Shelter sponsored the mean bean bag toss event Saturday during the Gooseberry Festival. Taking first place was Shawn Michael and Carlos Hendricks. Second place went to Kenton Kinney and Daniel Souders with third place going to David Sager and Aaron Davies. Quilts were displayed at The Space in downtown Trenton for viewing […]