Missouri Department of Conservation proposes new efforts to limit spread of CWD

The Missouri Department of Conservation is increasing its efforts to slow the spread of the deadly deer disease called Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) throughout Missouri by proposing new regulations that would change requirements for transporting deer carcasses and add carcass-disposal requirements for meat processors and taxidermists. If approved, the regulations would become effective Feb. 29, […]

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Baling wet hay becomes hot news

High-moisture grass baled above 24% moisture can cause spontaneous combustion. Overheated bales can burn down a hay barn. Craig Roberts, University of Missouri forage specialist, said frequent rains this year help grass growth, but it’s been bad for making hay. He’s part of the team on a weekly MU Extension teleconference between state and regional […]

Arrest

Trenton woman arrested in Raytown on warrant

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton woman on a capias warrant on a probation violation on two felony charges of possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana. The Raytown Police Department arrested 22-year-old Kelsey Renee Howard on Tuesday. Bond is $10,000 with 10% cash […]

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Sewer plant upgrade in Trenton now 80% complete

One of several projects currently being worked on in Trenton is a sewer plant upgrade. City Administrator Ron Urton says the effluent disinfection project treats the water going into Muddy Creek with chlorine. The project is about 80% complete, and the work is expected to be done by July 1, however, the work may be […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves 2019-2020 budget

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget this week. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze says revenues are about $766,000 with expenditures coming in at $5,000 less. The board also approved Missouri United School Insurance Council building appraisal for $20.00 per square foot on contents. It was announced 94% of Spickard students had attendance above […]