On top of reports and public comment, the Trenton City Council agenda Monday night only included one topic. No mention was made last evening of the Planning and Zoning recommendations from last week, one to deny a cell phone tower at a specific location in Trenton and the other to approve the downtown historic district. […]
Top academic students were announced at Breckenridge High School. The Valedictorian is Kylee Allred, and the Salutatorian of the senior class is Jayden Lewis.
(Missouri Independent) – States, cities, and counties can begin to tap their share of the $350 billion in federal funds intended to spur a national recovery from the economic toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, White House officials announced Monday. Missouri will receive $2.7 billion in federal funding, with another $2.5 billion in direct aid for counties […]
A key bill that COULD hit the Senate floor in Jefferson City this week involves the Grain Belt project in rural northern Missouri. State Senator Jason Bean of southeast Missouri’s Holcomb has filed a bill that’s been heard in committee. Under his bill, the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) could not issue a […]
The Missouri Attorney General’s office has filed charges in Jackson and Clay Counties against Kristofer Bain, 40, for allegedly defrauding consumers in connection with his business, Telos Contracting LLC. According to the allegations, Bain promised to renovate a consumer’s home in Jackson County in exchange for large advance payments. After taking several payments from the […]
The service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local law enforcement are recognized during National Police Week. This year, the week is observed from Sunday, May 9 through Saturday, May 15, 2021. Acting U.S. Attorney Teresa Moore said, “National Police Week provides an opportunity to express our gratitude and to honor the memories of law […]
Trenton Municipal Utilities is providing an advance announcement of a planned water outage Tuesday morning, May 11, 2021, followed by a precautionary boil advisory. A new valve is to be installed affecting customers on a short portion of Mable Street, between East 17th and Crowder Road, and part of East Crowder between Main and Lulu. […]
Trenton Rotary Club is participating in the shoe donation project of Rotary International with a total of 152 pairs of shoes collected locally. The shoes are to be presented when the District 6040 caravan makes its stop in Trenton on Saturday, May 15. The presentation is expected to take place at 10:15 am in the […]
Several action items were approved during a recent meeting of the Spickard R-2 Board of Education. Information from School Principal Kristi Weldon notes flooring will be replaced with nylon carpet tiles at the appraised price of $37,618. This involves over 3,700 square feet on the main floor and 4,000 square feet on the third floor. […]
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 31,798 birds during Missouri’s 2021 regular spring turkey season, April 19 through May 9. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 710 birds telechecked, Texas with 666, and Callaway with 639. Young turkey hunters also harvested 2,795 birds over the youth weekend, April […]
The Trenton High School Symphonic Band received an exemplary rating as issued by judges representing the Missouri State High School Activities Association. The State Large Ensemble Music Festival was held virtually. Band Director Ethan Stewart said the band was recorded at the new performing arts center and videos were submitted for judging.
Missouri voting-rights advocates joined a national call to action Saturday to promote the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act and the For the People Act. The Lewis Act would require states with a history of voter discrimination to get approval from the Justice Department before making legal changes to voting rules. Julie Steiger, co-president of the League of […]
Top academic students have been announced among the Livingston County R-3 eighth graders. The Valedictorian is Maci Stover, and the salutatorian is Kamdyn Hinnen. Ten students at the Chula school move on to become freshmen.
Top academic students have been announced for the senior class at the North Mercer School District. The Valedictorian is Savannah Marie Martin, and the Salutatorian is Brea Nicole Shipley. Graduation for 13 seniors was held on Sunday afternoon in the North Mercer R-3 school gym.
During Trenton High School graduation on Saturday evening, Valedictorian Carly Spencer spoke about high school experiences and lessons learned. She said challenges and changes have shaped us into stronger humans and Taught life lessons galore: The Trenton High School Valedictorian said, if you believe you can, you will. She encouraged the graduates to […]
There were 15 honor graduates at Trenton High School for the 2020-2021 school year, including Valedictorian Carly Spencer and Salutatorian Hannah Stark. The honor graduates were recognized by Trenton High School Principal Kasey Bailey when the Trenton R-9 School District held graduation Saturday night, May 8, 2021, for 92 students. Bailey also recognized […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education will consider approval of the salary schedule next week. The board will meet in the high school Family and Consumer Sciences room on May 10, 2021, at 7 o’clock in the evening. The agenda also includes extracurricular trips, new board member training, summer personnel, and programming dates, and facility, […]
Two adults and two children from Versailles sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned five miles south of Humphreys the night of May 7th. Thirty-three-year-old David Knotts received serious injuries and was taken to the Truman Medical Center. The passenger, 34-year-old Jennifer Knotts, received moderate injuries and was taken to the Sullivan County Memorial […]
Students graduated from North Central Missouri College on Saturday, May 8th with a variety of associate degrees and certificates. Student Senate President Jacquelyn Perez welcomed guests and congratulated the graduates for beating the odds. Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn also addressed the graduates. She acknowledged that each one had a long […]
The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri provides various services in the Green Hills area. One of those services is the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which helps households in need with utilities. Executive Director Chris Small reports Community Action works with more than 40 utility vendors. Some of the vendors are municipal […]