Trenton Chamber Of Commerce to honor local businesses during annual meeting

Five recognitions are scheduled when the Trenton area chamber of commerce holds its annual meeting March 11th. To be honored are two businesses, two individuals and one organization. Announcements were made today by the Trenton Chamber Board of Directors. Selected as the Large Business of the Year is Trenton Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Chosen as the […]

KCP&L seeks rate increase for customers; Average bill to increase $9.00 per month

(Kansas City Star) – Kansas City Power & Light is asking to increase electric bills about $9 a month on average for 295,000 of its Missouri customers, mainly those outside Kansas City. The request for an 8.2 percent increase in rates for its Greater Missouri Operations was filed Wednesday with the Missouri Public Service Commission. […]


Trenton Farms denied permit for Grundy County CAFO

The Missouri Clean Water Commission yesterday made official, it’s decision to overturn an operating permit for Trenton Farms Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation proposed for the Hickory area of rural Grundy County. The commission last Wednesday voted four to two, over-ruling the Department of Natural Resources decision in granting the permit. That followed a two-hour plus hearing […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]

NCMC Trustees busy at latest meeting

North Central Missouri College reports seven semi finalists are considered for the next college president. There had been ten candidates last month narrowed from an original list of 40 applications. Three of the ten though have since withdrawn. After interviews were completed last week, the college presidential search committee discussed and scored the semi finalists. Those seven […]

Two from Chillicothe injured in accident near Humphreys

A single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon in western Sullivan county injured two Chillicothe residents. The highway patrol reports the driver of a car, 43 year old Jennifer Sprout,received moderate injuries and was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. Her passenger, 14 year old Elizabeth Horine, received minor injuries. The patrol noted she was […]