Tiffani Klinginsmith

Putnam County High School hires new school Principal

Putnam County R-1 High School will have a new principal next school year. The district has announced that Putnam County R-1 graduate Tiffani Klinginsmith has agreed to take the position. Klinginsmith received her bachelor of arts degree from Graceland University and her masters and specialists degrees from William Woods. The school district notes current high […]

Drug Busts

Trenton Police Department arrests two on drug allegations

The Trenton Police Department arrested two area residents Monday for drug charges. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports 19-year-old Hayden Robert McGill of Trenton and 45-year-old Scott Lee Sims of Spickard have both been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. The bond for each has been set at $15,000 cash only, and they […]

Trenton FFA Members compete in Ag Sales Events

Trenton FFA members score high marks in two events

The Trenton FFA Ag Sales team received first place in two events this past week. The team participated in the Paris Aggie Days Invitational Career Development Events (CDE) Friday and the Savannah FFA Missouri Agricultural Skill Knowledge Assessment (MOASK) Monday. Individually, FFA member Jayden Roeder had the highest score for both events. Emily Kasinger received […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Commission accepts bids

The Grundy County Commission accepted bids Tuesday morning for CART rock and lawn mowing. The commission accepted Norris Quarries’s bid for CART rock to be used for township and Road and Bridge needs. The bid is for three-fourths to three-inch rock at $11.50, rip rap at $11.15, and number two blanket at $14.40. It was […]

Death Investigation

Chariton County Sheriff and MSHP investigating death of 2-month-old child

The Chariton County Sheriff’s office has requested the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control in a death investigation involving a two-month-old child. A spokesman for the patrol has confirmed that upon arriving at a residence in Rothville, authorities discovered a deceased two-month-old child. An autopsy has reportedly been […]