Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Commission investigates refinancing bonds

The Grundy County Commission, at its meeting next Tuesday, will consider a proposal that saves the county interest money on the bonds that were used to finance construction of the law enforcement center. It’s anticipated the commissioners will approve a refinancing resolution that saves the county over 822 thousand dollars ($822,277) in future interest expense. […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Death of inmate at Crossroads in Cameron to be investigated

The death of a 49-year-old inmate at Crossroads, the state’s maximum-security prison in Cameron on Friday, May 6, is under investigation. Timothy Adams was pronounced dead at 12:13 p.m. Friday in the Crossroads Correctional Center. Adams was serving a life sentence for being an accessory to first-degree murder and an accessory to armed criminal action. […]

Ketcham Community Center

Group seeking “Highway 6 tourism improvements” to meet Thursday in Trenton

The Green Hills Heritage Highway work group meets Thursday afternoon in Trenton to review goals, strategies, and a draft plan.  This is the fourth in a series of meetings in which people from Grundy, Daviess, and Sullivan Counties have met work towards tourism and economic development in those counties, particularly along Highway 6. Thursday’s meeting […]

Trenton Police Department’s Rex Ross awarded Service Integrity Leadership award

Chief Tommy Wright of the Trenton Police Department has awarded the April 2016, Service Integrity Leadership Award (S.I.L. Award) to Lieutenant Rex Ross. Lieutenant Ross is recognized by his peer, Detective Jerry Smith, for his 27 years outstanding service to the community of Trenton, the Trenton Police Department, and his peers. Ross’s dedication to his […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District hires new Middle School Science Teacher

The Trenton R-9 board of education, following an executive session for personnel last evening, hired a teacher for 8th grade science next year. According to Middle School Principal Dustin Jenkerson, the new teacher at Trenton, Julia Walton, previously taught in Reedsburg Area High School in Reedsburg Wisconsin for the 2014-2015 academic year.  She was graduated from University of Milwaukee, […]

Veteran’s Program, ATV race to be held Saturday May 14 at Mercer

Two events are coming up at Mercer, Missouri this Saturday May 14. Mercer American Legion Auxiliary Ladies will be hosting a Veteran’s program at 10:00 am at the Mercer American Legion Hall Ragan-Hickman Post #477. Those with 50-60-70 years of membership will be honored at the program. Dinner will follow the program. It’s an eat what you want […]

NCM Regional Water Commission adds new “Associate” members

In the “first step in exploring water supply” from the new East Locust Creek Reservoir in Sullivan County, the North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission has initiated a recruitment drive to communities and water districts.  Specifically, those entities being sought are those who might consider water being supplied from the planned East Locust Creek Reservoir. […]

NCMC seeks to increase enrollment, add housing options near campus

One of the challenges facing officials of North Central Missouri College is to increase student enrollment.  The outgoing president of NCMC, Dr. Neil Nuttall, discussed enrollment recently, focusing on efforts from his arrival in Trenton in 2005, going up to the present time: Two residence halls (or ‘dorms’) on campus are filled with students on […]

Foster parenting program at First Baptist Church in Cameron on Tuesday

The non-profit organization “Cornerstones” holds a program concerning foster parenting on Tuesday night, May 17th in Cameron.  The program is called “The Most Rewarding Challenge : An Introduction to Foster Parenting”. Organizers say the program has no obligations, just information. It is Tuesday, May 17th from 6 to 7 o’clock in the evening at the […]