Marceline Schools

Marceline School District names Chillicothe High School Principal as Superintendent

The Marceline School District has announced the selection of its Superintendent, a former administrator for Marceline schools. Brian Sherrow will take over Superintendent duties for the 2018-19 school year. Sherrow has been high school principal at Chillicothe since 2011. He previously taught high school math beginning in 2002.  Sherrow became Marceline’s middle school and high school principal […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Joint investigation by CPD and Livingston County Sheriff leads to arrest of Wheeling man

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a joint communication and investigation by the sheriff’s office and Chillicothe Police Department lead to the arrest of a Wheeling man Wednesday for alleged felony stealing. Online court information shows 31-year-old Adam Daniel Caudill has been charged with felony stealing $750 or more. Cox says Caudill was transported to […]

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Connie Olmstead selected as Teacher of the Year in Trenton R-IX district

The Trenton R-9 school district announced its first-ever Teacher of the Year recipient. From four individuals nominated, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education selected Connie Olmstead as the Teacher of the Year at Trenton. She was nominated on behalf of the pre-school special services departments. Mrs. Olmstead recently retired as a special education instructor. Her […]

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Watchdog groups say massive utility bill just passed in Missouri favors corporate utilities

A far-reaching utility bill just passed by the state legislature calls on Missouri power companies to pass the savings they’re getting from corporate tax cuts on to customers. David Woodsmall with the Midwest Energy Consumers Group contends the stipulation has an out clause for the utilities. He says it allows them to delay the savings […]

Cassie Cordray

Cassie Cordray to join NCMC faculty as Teacher Education Instructor

Cassie Cordray, from Laredo, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Teacher Education Instructor. Cassie, who was board approved in April, will begin the position as a full-time faculty member in August 2018. Cassie comes from Pleasant View R-VI School District where she was the first-grade teacher for nine years. Cassie is a […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Bobby Dean Morgans the second of Trenton has been sentenced to prison for theft of a county ambulance, a burglary, and probation violations. Morgans admitted to the violations and probation was revoked. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and a […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires several during executive session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and made several hires in an executive session Tuesday evening. The board accepted the resignation of eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens and the board hired Marissa Cowan as a sixth-grade math teacher. Connor Cotton and Shantel Cooper were employed as substitutes. The board hired summer […]