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News : North Central Missouri Fair week is here
Posted by John on 2012/7/29 20:30:00 (1232 reads)

This article and more flyers about the 2012 North Central Missouri Fair can be found on the website www.ncmfair.com. It was reprinted here for our audience's convenience. Enjoy the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton this Tuesday through Saturday. Kenny's Funland will be the carnival each night of fair week.

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News : Five area schools seek Monsanto "Rural Education Grants"
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/28 8:18:30 (438 reads)

Five area school districts are among 29 finalists from across Missouri being considered for a rural education grant from Monsanto. The grants are $10,000 and $25,000. School districts under consideration include Pleasant View R-6, Princeton, Polo, Southwest Livingston (Ludlow), and Cameron.

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News : Furniture store could be coming to downtown Trenton
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/28 6:10:00 (414 reads)

Trenton building inspector Gary Beverlin says Larry Gilworth plans to open a FURNITURE STORE in Gilworth's Building near Five Points in downtown Trenton. However, Beverlin says he will need to inspect the structure before that happens.

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News : Burn ban temporarily lifted for RURAL Livingston County
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/27 12:25:46 (523 reads)

The Livingston County Commission has TEMPORARILY lifted a burn ban for parts of Friday and Saturday for all of Livingston County, except the city of Chillicothe. Burning WILL be allowed on Friday from dawn until dusk and Saturday from dawn to dusk, with the burn ban going back into effect Saturday night at dusk, again for ALL areas of Livingston County outside Chillicothe.

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News : Poker run planned in Trenton
Posted by John on 2012/7/27 7:00:00 (431 reads)

The Trenton Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring a 100 mile motorcycle poker run on Saturday, September 1st.

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News : Chillicothe seeks to fill Airport Board vacancy
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/26 7:47:18 (334 reads)

Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney has announced that he is currently accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Airport Board. Those interested can pick up a form from the City Clerk's office at Chillicothe City Hall (715 Washington Street). Forms must be submitted by Monday, August 6th.

News : "Freedom Salute" ceremony announced for 548th Transportation Company
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/26 7:30:00 (374 reads)

The Missouri National Guard will recognize citizen-soldiers from the 548th Transportation Company of Trenton (who recently served in Afghanistan) during a "Freedom Salute" ceremony on Saturday night at 7 o'clock at the Ketcham Community Center.

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News : Unionville couple injured in Monday morning wreck
Posted by John on 2012/7/24 5:30:00 (456 reads)

A Unionville couple was injured yesterday (Monday) when, the Highway Patrol said, they attempted a turn from a private drive and drove into the path of a tractor trailer.

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News : Cainsville motorcyclist injured in weekend collision
Posted by John on 2012/7/20 7:20:00 (441 reads)

The Highway Patrol says a Cainsville man was injured on Thursday when his motorcycle was struck by an unknown vehicle. The accident happened on Harrison County Route N, just a half mile west of Route B.

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News : Burn ban issued for Mercer County
Posted by John on 2012/7/19 11:31:36 (504 reads)

The Mercer County Commission today (Thursday) enacted a ban on outdoor burning. The action was taken this morning when commissioners signed a resolution to begin the burn ban throughout Mercer county because of the continued very dry conditions.

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News : Four young women to vie for North Central Missouri Fair Queen honors
Posted by John on 2012/7/19 6:00:00 (586 reads)

Four contestants are expected for this year's contest to choose the next North Central Missouri Fair Queen. The contest itself is Sunday, July 29th with an outdoor coronation to occur on opening night of the fair, Tuesday July 31st.

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News : Livingston County Fair announces "Heat" related changes
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/18 14:03:38 (438 reads)

Because of the heat, the Livingston County Jail has announced some changes regarding this week's livestock entries. The poultry show in the north barn was moved to 10 o'clock on Wednesday morning from its original time of 1 o'clock, with a sheep show scheduled for 3 o'clock in the expo center with the goat show to follow (both on Wednesday afternoon). On Wednesday night, a talent show will be held in the outdoor arena northwest of Chillicothe.

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News : Groundbreaking for NEW Hedrick Medical Center planned for August 1st
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/14 8:29:17 (587 reads)

The date and time have been announced for groundbreaking ceremonies in Chillicothe for the construction of a new hospital. On August 1st at 4:30 PM, the event is northern Chillicothe will begin, with J.E. Dunn Construction Company beginning to build a new 28 million dollar hospital and medical office building. Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney spoke about the developments this week with KTTN's John Anthony:

Click here to listen to Chillicothe Mayor Chuck Haney

News : Trenton woman named Grundy R-5 elementary principal
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/14 8:02:13 (640 reads)

During a closed session for personnel held this past week at Grundy R-5, the Board of Education voted to offer a contract to Kristi Weldon of Trenton to fill the Elementary Principal position for the 2012-2013 school year. The Board confirmed with KTTN that the contract has been signed and returned.

News : Efforts made to reach U.S. leaders on behalf of Trenton's Gray family
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/13 10:10:00 (587 reads)

Trenton resident Ali Gray says she has been in contact this week with the offices of Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill, and Congressman Sam Graves, concerning her family's residency efforts. The family is on a federal government waiting list for green car permanent residency status. Of most immediate concern is the approaching 21st birthday of the Gray's oldest daughter, Lauren.

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News : Daviess County Food Drive announced for August 3rd
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/28 8:20:00 (406 reads)

The Daviess County Human Resource Council is sponsoring a food drive on Friday, August 3rd for the Daviess County Food Pantry.

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News : THS parking lot to close for repairs next month
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/28 8:14:48 (362 reads)

Trenton R-9 Superintendent Becky Albrecht has announced that the THS parking lots will be closed from Monday, August 6th through Friday, August 10th. The closure is being done for repair work.

News : Immigration attorney from Oregon to assist Lauren Gray with immigration status (additional cuts added Saturday at 6 AM)
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/27 13:30:00 (1228 reads)

An immigration attorney from Portland, Oregon has offered assistance to the Gray family of Trenton in the family's attempts to allow Lauren Gray to legally remain in the United States when she turns 21 next month. Brent Renison is with the law firm Parrilli-Renison of Portland.

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News : Grundy Electric Cooperative announces annual meeting for August 2nd
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/27 12:16:18 (511 reads)

Grundy Electric Cooperative holds its annual meeting on Thursday, August 2nd at the North Mercer School. Registration, a dinner, and informational booths start at 4:30. Orlin Lee and "Tried and True Country" perform prior to the business meeting, which begins at 6:30. During the business session, three directors will be elected.

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News : Boe upholds local assessments
Posted by John on 2012/7/26 7:50:00 (352 reads)

The Grundy County Board of Equalization has upheld the assessments on five appeals pertaining to the amounts of taxes to be paid. The five member board, consisting of the county commission and two citizens, held FOUR hearings last week with property owners or their representatives.

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News : Princeton begins water restrictions
Posted by John on 2012/7/26 7:40:00 (395 reads)

The Princeton City Council has enacted an ordinance banning the public use of water for lawns, gardens, and private washing of motor vehicles at Princeton. The water restrictions were put into effect immediately for the city of Princeton due to on-going drought and water levels getting lower in the city wells.

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News : Drought meetings planned across northwest Missouri
Posted by John on 2012/7/26 7:20:00 (373 reads)

As a result of the continuing drought, beef cattle producers are facing decisions regarding their crops, pastures, and cow herds. Even after the drought is over and crops are out of the field, the producers are expected to continue to deal with the lasting implications of this summer's drought.

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News : New director for Grundy County LEPC
Posted by John on 2012/7/23 8:30:00 (463 reads)

On Monday morning the Grundy County LEPC announced that effective on Tuesday, July 31st, Grundy County Emergency Management Director Marisa Hutson is resigning her position as the county EMD to pursue a career opportunity outside the area.

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News : Emergency haying and grazing authorized
Posted by John on 2012/7/20 7:00:00 (476 reads)

In response to recent extreme temperatures and drought that has impacted forage acres, Curtis Crawford, Grundy County executive director of USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA), announced emergency haying and grazing use of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) acres is now authorized in Grundy County, Missouri.

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News : Green Hills provides monetary options to those struggling with electrical payments
Posted by John on 2012/7/19 9:50:00 (501 reads)

With the heat wave continuing, the Green Hills Community Action Agency reports it is ready to financially help eligible local and area citizens facing loss of their electricity.

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News : "Backpack Buddies" plans food supplies for upcoming school year
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/18 15:40:00 (629 reads)

There is a goal of $18,000 to provide food to as many as 120 school-age children for weekend consumption in the 2012-13 school year. The program is called “Backpack Buddies.” This is the fourth year for the program offered to eligible children from the Grundy County Community Food Pantry.

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News : TDIA members hear recommendations on strategic planning
Posted by John on 2012/7/18 11:30:00 (467 reads)

Members of the Trenton Downtown Improvement Association, on Tuesday night heard a presentation on a strategic plan that has four dozen recommendations.

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News : Glasgow Savings Bank acquired by Regional Missouri Bank of Marceline
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/14 8:09:56 (538 reads)

The Missouri Division of Finance, on Friday, accepted possession of Glasgow Savings Bank (of Glasgow), and appointed the FDIC as receiver. To protect depositors, an agreement to acquire the bank was reached with Regional Missouri Bank, a 133 million dollar state-chartered bank based out of Marceline.

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News : Fireworks allowed Saturday in Spickard and Trenton
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/14 8:00:29 (484 reads)

Spickard Mayor Jesse Richmond has announced that, although his city is under a "Burn Advisory", fireworks WILL be allowed today (Saturday, July 14th). Fireworks will also be allowed in the city of Trenton, today between the hours of 8 o'clock in the morning and 12 midnight.

News : Trenton girl experiencing "Trip of a Lifetime" to NYC ballet
Posted by Tom on 2012/7/13 7:40:00 (575 reads)

A young Trenton girl, 12 year old Emily Kasinger, is experiencing an opportunity to view her “dream career” of being a dancer, up close and personal, by attending performances at the New York City ballet. The surprise trip came courtesy of Southwest Airlines with the help of local pilot, Gary Hooyman of Trenton, among others.

Here is a link to the story from WNYT-TV's website in Albany, New York:

http://albany.wnyt.com/news/news/145776-dance-dream-coming-true

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