Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic to receive state wide honor

(Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune) –  A Chillicothe firefighter and paramedic is to receive a statewide honor this July. Larry Warren, Commander of the Vern R. Glick Post No. 25, of the American Legion, announced that Firefighter Lieutenant Tracy Bradley was named The American Legion’s Firefighter of the Year for Missouri. The announcement came during the regular meeting […]

Conagra Foods announcement dominates Trenton City Council meeting

Trenton Community Development Director Ralph Boots, on Monday night,  gave a “general update” to the City Council on continued attempts to meet with corporate officials of ConAgra Foods, hoping to learn what “can be done to keep the plant operating in Trenton”.  He indicated that attempts to meet have been thus far unsuccessful, but efforts […]

1800 students registered to take part in NCMC Ag Club Contests

More than 65 area high schools with an estimated 18-hundred agriculture students are pre-registered for the annual NCMC Ag Club Contests on Thursday. The event at Trenton is held in cooperation with FFA Area 2 Ag Educators.  Students will practice their judging skills in preparation for further competitions inthe numerous areas. Among them are agronomy, […]

Trenton teen arrested on Livingston County warrant

A Trenton teen has been arrested in Grundy County on a Livingston County warrant. 17-year-old Kimberly Dyann Draper, with an address listed as 710 East 17th street, was arrested Monday, March 14 on a Livingston County warrant. Information on the Livingston County Sheriff’s department website indicates Draper was wanted on a charge of alleged probation […]

Senator Roy Blunt’s Mobile Office To visit Mercer, Grundy, Daviess Counties

Missouri Senator Roy Blunt’s staff will be visiting various locations on Tuesday, March 15th to hear concerns from citizens. The first stop will be from 9:00am-10:00am at the Mercer County Courthouse. The second stop of the day is from 10:30am-11:30am at the Grundy County Courthouse, with the final stop of the day from 3:00pm-4:00pm at […]

Livingston County Sheriff seeks to hire Reserve Deputy

Steve Cox at the Livingston County Sheriff’s department announced today that the department is seeking to fill a part time reserve deputy position. Qualifications for the position require the applicant to possess a current valid Missouri police officer standards and training (P.O.S.T.) license, excellent communications skills, be able to handle stressful situations, and consistently provide […]

Trenton Police Department participates in underage alcohol compliance check

Chief Tommy Wright reports that on Friday, March 11th, 2016, Officers from the Trenton Police Department participated in an underage alcohol compliance check of local businesses. The operation was in participation with the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force, based out of St. Joseph Missouri, and utilized minor employees of the task force to attempt to […]

Princeton student, Robert Esposito, advances to national spelling bee

(St. Joseph News Press) – Robert Esposito certainly had no reason to resort to a “jeremiad” upon winning the 2016 Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday. The Princeton R-V eighth-grader correctly spelled the word to take the title, during an afternoon of quietly intense competition held at the St. Francis Xavier Parish Center. According to […]

Missouri Severe Weather Awareness week is March 14 – 18: Plan ahead, it could save your life

Missouri Severe Weather Awareness Week 2016 is March 14 through 18, and, with Spring just around the corner, a time that severe weather can rear it’s ugly head, area residents need to be prepared in the unlikely event that severe weather strikes. The annual Missouri Statewide Severe Weather Drill will be held Tuesday, March 15, […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

Trenton, Galt, Leisure Lake residents arrested by Grundy County Sheriff

The Grundy County Sheriff’s office is reporting the arrest of three individuals. A 25-year old Trenton resident, Steven Johnson, has been charged in Grundy County with second-degree burglary. Johnson is accused of unlawfully entering a structure at 1803 Eastview Drive in Trenton March 1st, 2016 for the purpose of stealing. The charge noted the structure […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

Fatal Crash

Trenton pickup truck accident kills 20-year old Unionville man

A traffic accident in Trenton has claimed the life of a 20-year old Unionville resident, Austin VanHoutan.  Authorities were notified this (Friday) morning, at approximately 10:30, of a pickup truck on its side in Muddy Creek, at the 28th Street Bridge. VanHoutan was pronounced dead at the scene by Grundy County Coroner Duane Slater.  It […]

Green Hills Recreation Association aims to provide organized summer activities for north Missourians

The newly-formed Green Hills Recreation Association (GHRA) has a goal of “providing sports and other recreational activities” for youth and adults in Trenton and surrounding communities.  Baseball, softball, and T-ball are the initial activities, but others already are being discussed and examined as well. The President of the Board of Directors for the GHRA, Scott […]

Princeton Board of Education to meet Monday night

The Princeton Board of Education’s agenda for a meeting on Monday night, March 14th includes a hearing on a recommenation of start classes this fall on August 24th.  Afterwards, during the regular meeting, topics will include resignations, teacher contracts and compensation, and health insurance. Also planned are a presentation on the No-Tax Increase bond issue […]

Trenton continues efforts to add “established” hotel chain

Among the needs identified by the Trenton 2020 Community Bettement program, nearly a year ago, were obtaining an events and/or community center and a recognized hotel chain facility. During a 2020 meeting this week, Trenton Community Development Director Ralph Boots indicates he has been working on a hotel chain, and is seeking funds to conduct […]