Two student/athletes from Peoria, Illinois have signed letters of intent to attend and play basketball at North Central Missouri College in Trenton this fall. They are Blake Johnson, a graduate of Peoria High School, and Xavier Newson, a graduate of Richwoods High School.
Hundreds of family members, friends and well-wishers are expected to pack Macon High School on Saturday, June 15th as the town prepares to bid farewell to local National Guardsmen bound for Afghanistan. More than 120 Soldiers of the Macon-based 1438th Engineer Company will depart for a year-long deployment to southern Afghanistan.
Weather conditions permitting, a contractor this week is scheduled to begin milling work on selected Trenton streets. And in all cases, motor vehicles will need to be moved off the designated streets by 7 a-m the day the work is scheduled.
On the corner of 17th and Main, the building that collapsed on April 8 housed a local photography studio called Lace Image Photography. Local businesses said contractors are not working fast enough, and sometimes not at all. They also said the loss of parking space is affecting their business.
Eric Glidewell, 40, of Kirksville, is charged with attempted assault on a law enforcement officer as well as a misdemeanor charge of resisting arrest. He is being held in the Adair County jail under $25,000 cash only bond.
Information from a concerned citizen was given to the Livingston County Sheriff's Department, today regarding a salesman traveling rural Livingston County allegedly selling â€śLightening Rods and Installationâ€ť.
Jail administrators are described by Livingston County Sheriff as facing a wide variety of challenges while managing Missouriâ€™s county jails that range in inmate capacity from five to 500. Combined, they have a total holding capacity of nearly nine thousand (8,946) inmates.
JEFFERSON CITY - The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated seven counties in northern Missouri and five counties in eastern Missouri as natural disasters because of severe storms, straight-line winds and flooding that occurred from mid-April to early May, Gov. Jay Nixon said.
Final preparations are underway for the publication of the annual Trenton High School Alumni News. As a part of this yearâ€™s edition, a request has been made for classes to report any classmates who have passed away since last yearâ€™s Labor Day reunion for a special listing in the newsletter honoring them.
Two Trenton residents have been arrested on charges stemming from a burglary last Friday. Facing charges of second degree burglary are 33 year old Daniel Betz of Trenton and 40 year old Rhonda Kay Boggs of rural Trenton.