fatal accident

Trucker dies in Carroll County crash

A truck driver from Leeton, Missouri was killed in an accident yesterday on Highway 10 in Carroll County. The highway patrol identified the victim, dead at the scene, as 44-year-old Randy Rader. The patrol reports Rader was westbound when his Freightliner ran off the right side of Highway 10, struck a guard rail and concrete culvert […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

Grundy County Sheriff reports 4 arrests

Four arrests from the weekend are in a report from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Two of the arrests involve the same drug charges. 19 year old Emily Heldenbrand and 18 year old Avery Hietpas, both with a Leisure Lake address, were arrested on felony charges accusing each with possession of more than 35 grams […]

Galt teen pleads guilty to sexual contact charge

A Galt teenager, Adam Tyronne Turner, has pleaded guilty to an amended charge of sexual contact in the first degree. That’s a misdemeanor charge that was reduced from an original felony charge of attempted sexual abuse of a person less than 14-years-old. In the associate division of Grundy County Circuit Court, the 17-year-old Turner was […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Run race results

The Wright Memorial Hospital foundation sponsored the Wright Run on Saturday morning at Trenton. Foundation Director Kurt Mylenbusch reports 125 participants. He noted the event raised approximately 65 hundred dollars for the hospital foundation. Results have been obtained from the online website “It’s Your Race.” Participants wore a timing chip inside a big to electronically […]

Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees in Trenton set for November 5th

The 9th Annual Festival of Trees has changed this year’s date to Saturday, November 5th instead of holding the event on the day after Thanksgiving as has been the practice in previous years. Organizers report the Trenton High School Band and families have been big supporters of the holiday festival for many years, providing entertainment, […]

Missouri Corn Growers Association

Mercer man elected president of Missouri Corn Growers

Gary Porter, of Mercer, Mo., has been elected president of the Missouri Corn Growers Association. Porter assumed his new role Oct. 1, succeeding Morris Heitman of Mound City, Mo. Porter previously served the state’s growers as Missouri Corn Merchandising Council chairman, secretary, treasurer and vice chairman as well as MCGA vice president, secretary, and treasurer. […]

Traffic accident

5 vehicles damaged in crash south of Trenton

The Highway Patrol reports five vehicles were damaged near Trenton when a car attempted to pass a pickup that was slowing to make a turn into a private drive. After the pickup was hit, the car struck three unoccupied vehicles parked in the lot of the Auto Shawp on Highway 65, one mile south of […]

Calamity Jane Players announce variety show

The Calamity Jane Players announce a variety show and chili and dessert supper for one night next month in Princeton. The event takes place Saturday, November 5th at the Cow Palace. Persons who are interested in taking part in what’s called the “Pure Corn” variety show are to meet at the Cow Palace, Tuesday, October […]