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Winston Junior High Band is #1 at Competition

Seven members of the Winston Junior High Band travelled to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville for their annual Band Junior High Solo Contest on Feb. 21. Performers were ranked from 1 being the best in a scale of 1,2, and 3 by a professional musician of the same instrument. All seven members earned a 1 rating for a superior performance of their solos.

Band members are pictured, left to

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Join the ‘FAFSA Frenzy’

On March 3 and 4, the financial aid office at North Central Missouri College in Trenton will take part in FAFSA Frenzy, a nationwide event designed to help college students fill out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Students and their families attending the FAFSA Frenzy will learn valuable information about financial aid and complete their 2015–16 FAFSA online with the help of NCMC’s financial aid professionals. The

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Mail from Distant Copter Service Confuses Area Residents

An out-of-state air ambulance program recently targeted North-Central Missouri residents with a direct mailer advertising its membership program. However, EagleMed LLC’s closest medical helicopter is more than 200 miles away from some of the families it seeks to enroll.

“We’re concerned because of the confusion this has caused some of our members and others in the community who received the mailer and could mistake EagleMed for LifeFlight Eagle,” said Matt

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The GRC Has Seen Many Members Since Formation in 1930

Sports Editor’s note: The following story, detailing the early history of the Grand River Conference, appeared in the 1982 football preview special section that was a supplement to what were then nine weekly newspapers in the GRC coverage area.

It could have been the EverReady Conference, the Big High Conference, the Jefferson Hi-Way Athletic Conference, the Blue Grass Conference, or even the Pine to Palm Conference. Even Little Six Conference

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Winston Hires CATCO to Repair Water Pipe Damage

The Winston R-2 Board of Education met with Rob Bigler from CATCO about repairing the damaged boiler room attached to the side of the school and approved CATCO to make the repairs during their Feb. 16 meeting. Superintendent Brian Robinson stated the school’s insurance company had not yet determined an estimated cost for the repairs.

Mr. Robinson said the school lost water Feb. 11 due to a break in the

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R-3 Continues Search for SUPT, Five Applications Received

A principal’s contract was offered to Daniel Street for the 2015-16 school year during the Feb. 16 meeting of the North Daviess R-3 Board of Education.

Five applications have been received for superintendent. The district will continue to accept applications until Feb. 25. The resignation of Wendell Burns as superintendent was accepted during a special meeting held Feb. 2. Mr. Burns was offered a half-time high school counseling position at

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College Play Announces Open Tryouts

TRENTON, MO — North Central Missouri College announces open tryouts for the Introduction to Theatre class’s spring production, Monday Always Leads to Murder. The public as well as students are encouraged to audition. Those interested are encouraged to bring prepared material to read, or can choose to read from the material provided. Come to the Ritze Building on campus at 7 p.m. on March 12 or 13. For more information,

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Jail Meeting Friday

Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail Board meeting will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, in the training trailer at 102 N. Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg.

The board will hear a financial report and discuss training; high school tours; records disposal; and ORI Number during old business. Closed session will be held pursuant to litigations.

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Beekeeping Workshop in Maryville

by Tim Baker, Regional Horticulturist

The Midwestern Beekeepers Association will be holding an all-day beekeeping workshop in Maryville, Mo., in cooperation with University of Missouri Extension, on Saturday, March 21. The meeting will be held at the Northwest Technical School, 1515 South Munn, starting at 8:30 a.m. with registration.

The Midwestern Beekeepers Association is a bee club located in Kansas City, and part of the Missouri State Beekeepers Association. Members

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