Wellness Challenge

Green Hills Wellness Challenge winners announced

The 12th Annual Green Hills Wellness Challenge had it’s final weigh-in last Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th. The Grundy County Health Department reports 23 participants obtained 10% or greater weight loss from their initial weigh in. The individuals in the top five with the highest percentage of weight loss were Tona Crawford with 16 […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves salary increases

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education voted to increase the certified base salary and increase pay for several other positions at a meeting Monday evening. The certified base salary was increased by $500 to $28,900. The office aid and part-time custodian position were increased to $8.60 per hour. The bookkeeper, head cook, head custodian, and […]

Driver fastening seat belt

Trenton Police Department to participate in “Occupant Protection Seat Belt Enforcement Day”

The Trenton Police Department will participate in Occupant Protection Seat Belt Enforcement Day next week. Trenton police officers will conduct extra enforcement April 11th regarding seat belt compliance. The police department reports 160 were killed in Missouri crashes as of March 31st compared to 190 for the same period last year. Sixty-three percent of vehicle […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton woman arrested on probation violation warrant

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton resident Tuesday on a capias warrant on a probation violation. Thirty-one-year-old Bobbie Jo Dunkin is accused of violating her probation on an original felony charge of possession of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $10,000, with 10% cash approved, and she is scheduled […]

McDonalds Sign

McDonald’s to donate 20% of sales to flood relief efforts

McDonald’s owner-operators from across the Kansas City metro area and St. Joseph are coming together to rally behind flood relief efforts. McDonald’s restaurants are participating in a market-wide fundraiser on Wednesday, March 27. McDonald’s franchisees are donating 20 percent of their sales between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on this day to local American Red […]

Arrest

Area residents arrested on Monday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Monday of two area residents on capias warrants on probation violations and one resident on drug-related charges. Twenty-two year old Joseph Martin Herrity the Third (III) of Chillicothe and 18-year-old David Clay Austin Travis of Spickard are accused of violating their probations. They were both originally charged […]

Unemployment

Missouri’s unemployment rate remains at 3.2% in latest jobs report

Missouri’s unemployment rate remained at 3.2 percent in February, while employment decreased slightly. This marks the 31st consecutive month in which Missouri’s unemployment rate has been lower than the corresponding U.S. rate, which was 3.8 percent in February. Missouri nonfarm payroll employment decreased slightly over the month. The seasonally adjusted jobs estimate was 2,898,600, down […]