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USMMA Freshman fullback Wiley Martin earns spot on the league's honor roll
The Liberty League of New York announced its weekly honors for football, and Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) freshman fullback Wiley Martin of Polo earned a spot on the league's honor roll. The accolade comes after the rookie's performance in the Mariners' 24-17 road loss at Rochester this past...
The Hamilton R-II School District was recently notified that the district received a perfect score on the Annual Performance Report set forth by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The report is used to show how well school districts are meeting Missouri’s education...
Christmas chorus open to all!
Do you like to sing? Are you ready to get into the holiday spirit? Here's the perfect opportunity for you! The Caldwell Community Arts and the Missouri Arts Council are sponsoring a community Christmas chorus open to everyone from high school students to retirees - no audition required! Rehearsals...
Principal Tim Schieber arrived at school early Tuesday morning on the 13th to find an inch of water in the chemistry room, biology room and in the hallway. The water was a result of a pipe that had ruptured in Mr. Vollmer’s room. He said he worked at vacuuming the water for an hour and half until...
In a meeting held by the Board of Aldermen of Hamilton Wednesday night, once again those having yard sales will be faced with another restriction. Ordinance 1584 was passed by the board amending Chapter 65 of the city code relating to yard sales by adding a new section on signage. Mayor Gilliam...
Caldwell County partners with CivicReady
On Oct. 1, 2015, the County officially launched its new emergency preparedness and mass notification services for citizens, mo-caldwellcounty.civicready.com. The County partnered with CivicReady to create this new site. CivicReady is an expert in helping local governments engage communities in...
The Hamilton Elementary School PTO presented the Elementary Principal, Mrs. Billie McGraw, a check in the amount of $500 to go towards their PBS (Positive Behavior Program), the Buzz Buck Store.  Sheila Engellenner, president of the PTO, would like anyone wanting to help out this year to please...
Oct. 4-10 is National Fire Prevention Week
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Even if you regularly check the batteries and test your home smoke detectors, you may not be alerted if a fire breaks out. Residential fires accounted for 83 percent of fire deaths in the United States during 2011-2013. Deaths are twice as high in homes without smoke alarms or with...
The Kidder City Council met Tuesday for their regularly scheduled board of aldermen meeting. When the minutes of last month’s meeting were read, there was some controversy about what was said and not said by Dale Crabb. The board made a motion to hold off on approving the minutes until at such a...
Kyle Stith
Plattsburg, MO —Kyle Stith, a native of Polo Missouri, has purchased the Bailey & Cox Family Funeral Service locations in Lathrop and Polo, Missouri. These two funeral homes will now be called Stith Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services.“I’m proud to serve the families in this community...

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