Audio: Missouri crop progress report for week of May, 28, 2018

Warmer temperatures for the week allowed planting to progress. Below average precipitation resulted in lower pond levels and soil moisture.     Temperatures last week averaged 75.1 degrees, 8.4 degrees above normal. Precipitation averaged 1.06 inches statewide, 0.09 inches below normal. There were 5.2 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending May 27, 2018. […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Emergency responders extricate Trenton man from wreckage in crash east of Trenton

A Trenton resident is hospitalized in Kansas City following a Highway 6 crash Tuesday evening near Trenton that involved a pickup truck and a big rig. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 24-year-old Jordin Curtis who was flown by Lifeflight Eagle helicopter to the Truman Medical Center in Independence.  The report indicated Curtis […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

United States Presidential Scholars

Kirksville student semifinalist for United States Presidential Scholars program

A Kirksville High School student was selected as a semifinalist for the United States Presidential Scholars. Richard Ma was one of nine Missouri students selected as a semifinalist. U. S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’s office announced two other Missouri students as members of the 54th class of the U. S. Presidential Scholars. Interim Commissioner […]

Grundy Electric Website

GEC Foundation awards $6,461 in grants to area organizations

The Trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Inc. met April 13, 2018, and awarded 14 grants totaling $6,461. All grants are funded by member donations called Operation Round Up where members voluntarily round up their utility bills each month to fund grants to eligible entities. Education grants were awarded to Grundy County R-V School District, Humphreys; Trenton […]

ATV Accident

Four injured in Sunday four-wheeler/UTV crash

Four were injured, including one seriously, when a four-wheeler and a utility terrain vehicle collided Sunday afternoon at a rural intersection nine miles northwest of Chillicothe. Flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City was 61-year-old Orville D. Curtis of Chillicothe, the operator of the UTV. His son, 36-year-old Orville […]

The American Flag with fireworks display.

Community fireworks display to be held July 3rd in Trenton

A community fireworks display will be held in Trenton at dusk on the July 3rd with Haley’s Fireworks of Moberly setting off the fireworks in the grassy area north of the Trenton Rock Barn. Diane Lowrey chairs the volunteer committee of community members organizing the event and helping to collect donations to pay for the display. Several […]