City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council to consider ordinances and a contract at Monday meeting

The Trenton City Council will consider ordinances involving agreements and a contract. The council will meet at the Trenton City Hall on Monday, May 23, at 7 p.m. The meeting will be available on Zoom, Ordinances would approve agreements with Olsson, Incorporated for a floodplain study for the airport runway improvement project and Asplundh Tree Expert, […]

NW Electric Cooperative in Cameron Website

Repairs to power line that caused power outage to be completed today

The NW Electric Power Cooperative continues to work in the area where a tractor implement hit a power pole and caused a power outage that affected customers of multiple electric companies on Wednesday night, May 18th. Spokesperson Byron Roach reports that after work on May 18th, line crews went back to Pauper Grade Road on […]

Chillicothe City Hall

Chillicothe City Council to swear in city clerk, consider ordinances and bids at next meeting

The Chillicothe City Council will hold a swearing-in ceremony and a meeting at the Chillicothe City Hall on May 23rd. Amy Hess will be sworn in as city clerk, and Allison Jeffries will be sworn in as city auditor at 11 o’clock that morning. A reception will follow. The council will consider ordinances to accept […]

Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month

Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions is helping to build awareness about mental health wellness in the north Missouri community. Over the past couple of years, mental health has moved to the forefront for many. An increasing number of people are beginning to see it for what it is: a vital component of your overall […]

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John Deere tractor a total loss after striking power pole, catching fire and causing power outage

The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District reports no one was injured, but a tractor is a complete loss after an incident the night of May 18th that caused a power outage. The outage involved customers of Trenton Municipal Utilities, Evergy, and the Grundy Electric Cooperative. An implement was partially damaged, and a power pole […]

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Sheriff Steve Cox attempting to establish second law enforcement academy class in Chillicothe

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Missouri Sheriffs’ Association to potentially start a second law enforcement academy class in Chillicothe. Sheriff Steve Cox reports the class would be a part-time academy and consist of evening sessions and some daytime weekend training. It could start in January and graduate in November 2023.  The […]

Crowder State Park

Listen to stories at Crowder State Park on June 4th

Crowder State Park’s campground amphitheater will transform into a special storytelling venue at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 4. Join cultural historian Br. John as he portrays the world-class show horse performer, inventor, and horse whisperer/trainer Tom Bass. Bass, nicknamed “The High-Hatted Horseman,” was born into slavery in 1859. Bass was the creator of the famed […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors discuss USDA contracts

United States Department of Agriculture contracts were discussed at the Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors meeting on May 17th. Administrator Trish Smith reported an ongoing delay in receiving about 40 HVAC units due to worldwide shipping issues has delayed the HVAC project at Sunnyview. The board was previously informed that 26 of […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee presented reports on financial data, EPA requirements, and applications for lineman

Financial reports and other matters were discussed at Wednesday night’s meeting of the committee that oversees Trenton Municipal Utilities. None of the reports required any action by the Trenton City Council’s utility committee. Comptroller Rosetta Marsh discussed financial losses for April in the electric, water, and wastewater categories. But she mentioned year-to-date net revenues, as […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves sick leave pool, offers letters of intent

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education on Monday, May 16, approved the implementation of the sick leave pool on an as-needed basis. Superintendent Erica Eakes explains if an employee has an emergency and does not have enough sick leave days to cover an absence, other employees can donate sick leave days. The board set summer […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Proposals involving electrical equipment reviewed by Trenton Utility Committee

Proposals involving electrical equipment were reviewed Wednesday evening by the Trenton Utility Committee and will advance for consideration at the Monday night meeting of the Trenton City Council. A proposal from Altorfer Power Systems involves options to repair SCADA communications at the south substation between the seven Caterpillar generators and the SCADA programmable logic controller. […]