[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Franklin Street Outlet officially debuted with the ribbon cutting last Thursday. TMN TV’s Amber Draper has the story.[/vc_column_text][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LaP11y5hBIU”][/vc_column][/vc_row]
Gov. Jay Nixon appointed two new members to Truman State’s Board of Governors Jan. 5 to serve six-year terms. Nixon appointed Dr. Laura Crandall from Kirkwood, Missouri, and Jennifer Kopp Dameron from Kansas City, Missouri. As the highest policymaking body of […]
This September, Truman State approved an extension of Sodexo’s contract to 2021 to give Sodexo time to secure franchise rights and operate an entirely new Mainstreet Market, opening next August. Work on the new Mainstreet […]
Just when the Truman State community had gotten used to the four person Paino family, it has grown to five. They recently adopted a puppy named Oscar. According to Paino, his daughters finally wore him down and he couldn’t say no to the cute, furry little friend. The Index asks him about the new addition to the family.
Grace Bueckendorf: Why did you choose the name Oscar?
Troy Paino: It actually does have significance. He was named after Oscar Robertson. Probably no students will have heard [of him]. He was a great basketball player from Indianapolis, Ind., and in many respects, he was the Jackie Robinson of high school basketball. He led an all-black high school team to back-to-back state championships. I’ve always looked up to Oscar Robertson. He’s a role model, he’s one of the greatest NBA players of all time. A lot of people put him as one of the top five players ever to play the game. He’s a pretty phenomenal basketball player.