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 […]

Trenton City Council expected to discuss rental housing on Monday night

The Trenton City Council agenda for a Monday night (March 14th) meeting includes an ordinance amending the charge for having rental housing units inspected.  It is currently $35.00, with any re-inspections within a year charged $10.00.  The proposed amendment would make the charge $35.00 with every inspection done. Another ordinance on the agenda corrects a […]

NCMC Presidential finalist

NCMC Presidential search down to two candidates, coming to Trenton for “Meet ‘n Greet”

The public can meet and ask questions to the two finalists for President of North Central Missouri College in Trenton. Jon Marshall of Iola, Kansas will be in Trenton on Tuesday, March 22nd, while Dr. Lenny Klaver of Houghton, Michigan will be in Trenton one week late, on Tuesday, March 29th.   Each man will […]

Daviess County Schools Increase Security After Threats Received Against Children in Northwest Mo.

(St. Joseph News Press) –  The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to report any suspicious activities after threats were received in the region. Deputies said they received information from an outside agency that there was a threat of violence against children in Northwest Missouri. The threat of violence is being investigated by multiple […]

Accident in western Sullivan County injures young Trenton woman

Two vehicles collided at the intersection of Route W and Route PP, six miles west of Milan in western Sullivan County, at 8:30 this (Thursday) morning, sending a 20-year old Trenton woman to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol. The on-line report indicates that vehicles being […]