Trenton Fire Department receives “Good Neighbor Award” from Red Cross

The American Red Cross of Northwest Missouri held its annual meeting Tuesday night, May 17th, in St. Joseph Missouri. As part of the “Heroes Campaign Celebration”, honorees from across the region received some of the Red Cross’ most prestigious awards; Lt. Rob Romesburg was present on behalf of the Trenton Fire Department to accept the […]


Harrison County project to close I-35 ramp near Eagleville, bridge inspections scheduled for north Missouri

A pavement repair project will close a ramp to southbound Interstate 35 in Harrison County Wednesday, May 18 . Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation will close the southbound ramp from Route N to southbound I-35 at Eagleville (exit 106)  Wednesday, May 18, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. During the closure, motorists will be […]

Laredo R-7 School

Lunch prices, bids and personnel among topics of Laredo Board of Education meeting

Personnel, school lunch prices, and bids were among topics last night for the Laredo R-7 Board of Education. Contracts were accepted from Alicia Rojas for speech language pathology at ten hours per week; and from Melissa Perry for occupational therapy for approximately two to four hours per week. The board agreed to offer a contract […]

Trenton Police Department

Trenton man arrested on resisting and assault charges

A Trenton resident, 25 year old Brandon Young, faces two misdemeanor counts stemming from a Trenton police officers’ attempt to take him into custody on Monday. Young is charged with resisting a lawful detention and assault in the third degree on a law enforcement officer. The warrant says Young is accused of spitting on police Sergeant Jeb Walker […]

Domestic Violence

Man arrested in Grundy County on domestic assault charge

A St. Joseph resident has been arrested on a felony charge of domestic assault in the second degree. 42-year-old Anthony Michael Roberts is accused of causing physical injury by choking a household member: Lisa Villarreal on Sunday. Bond is 15 thousand dollars cash. Roberts is to appear next Tuesday May 24th in the associate division of Grundy County […]

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Modine wins production contract from Oshkosh Defense contractor

Additional work is coming for the Trenton plant of Modine Manufacturing. A news report from the company says Modine has been selected by another Wisconsin-based business, Oshkosh Defense LLC, to produce cooling modules for Oshkosh’s Joint Light Tactical Vehicle contract on behalf of the U-S Army and the Marine Corps. The production contract calls for […]

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Mercer County Fire Protection District responds to locomotive fire

Mercer County Fire Protection District sent an engine and rescue unit to a report of a train locomotive on fire near Princeton Monday afternoon. The district reported it had some difficulty gaining access to the locomotive. The report, via the districts’ Facebook page, states the main portion of the fire was extinguished when the engineer […]

Missouri Department of Conservation: Do not feed deer in counties with Chronic Wasting Disease

The Missouri Department of Conservation is reminding landowners, deer hunters, and others that a regulation banning the feeding of deer becomes effective on May 30 for 29 counties in north-central, central, and east-central Missouri. Grain, salt products, minerals, and other consumable products used to attract deer are now prohibited year-round in the following 29 counties: […]

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UPDATE: Kirksville police identify man killed in early morning shooting

(Kirksville, Missouri) – Kirksville Police have identified the individual who died, from an apparent gunshot wound, in the early morning hours of Saturday, May 14, 2016. The victim was identified as Shane’te Glasgow, 27, of Brookfield, MissouriThe initial incomplete/unofficial autopsy suggests that the cause of death was a single gunshot to the head.Although the investigation is still […]

FCS Farm Credit Services

FCS Financial awards grants to area 4H/FFA chapters

FCS Financial is recognizing fifty 4-H clubs and FFA chapters with $500 grants for submitting Shaping Rural Missouri grant applications. Two grants are for groups from this area: Newtown Community 4-H Club (Sullivan County) – Ballpark & Community Center Renovations Carroll County 4-H Club & Carrollton FFA Chapter (Carroll County) – Sun Blocker Flat Top Shade Cloth […]

Princeton Chamber of Commerce discusses Calamity Jane Days, Independence day celebrations

An Old Time Calamity Jane will be the theme for this years’ celebration in September at Princeton. Plans so far include: a Baby Show, Becci Shew; Quilts, Della Orndorff at the Methodist Church; Natalie Mounce and Kelly Bertrand for Vendors; and Roy Moore for the Golf Tournament. Donna Herdrich gave some ideas for fund raisers. […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

Grundy County sheriff reports 4 arrests involving sodomy, meth, domestic assault and trespassing

Four arrests are in reports released this morning by the Grundy County Sheriff. 19-year-old Ricky Dee Young of Galt is charged with three counts of sodomy, or attempted sodomy, involving a youth between December of 2015 and April of this year. Young is accused of having deviate sexual intercourse with the youth three different times. […]

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Ryan Mullenix, Nicholas Gass, Tanner Hudson to appear in Daviess county court on drug charges

Three residents of Trenton have court appearances coming up at Gallatin following arrests in late March by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Department. One of them faces a felony drug charge while two others face misdemeanor charges. Online court information shows felony marijuana possession charges for Ryan Cade Mullenix of Trenton. He posted a 35 hundred […]

Tolson named valedictorian, Ockenfels salutatorian, as THS celebrates 150th graduating class

The top two academic students at Trenton High School in the Class of 2016 are Valedictorian Lexie Tolson and Salutatorian Ally Ockenfels.  The remainder of the top ten are Daryian Otto, Eli Leininger, Elizabeth Leeper, Kail McCarter, Madeline Barone, Colton Neff, Tomi Delp, and Brice Dillon. Four other students (Jonathan Lamp, Abby Miller, Mason Radcliff, […]