Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission review procedures at Monday meeting

Several topics were discussed during the Grundy County Commission meeting Monday. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reported there were site inspections not completed related to the Federal Emergency Management Agency disaster regarding last year’s flooding. The inspections will resume June 15th. They involve verifying damage. Briggs also talked about elected officials and staff needing to […]

Coronavirus Concerns

One-half of slots filled for COVID-19 testing event on Saturday in Trenton

Materials will be available to provide active COVID-19 tests for 200 individuals at the free community event in Trenton Saturday, May 30, 2020, from 10 to 2 o’clock. The drive-thru will start at the First Christian Church at 17th Street and Princeton Road and end at the Emergency Services Complex with medical staff collecting specimens […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission reviews various county departments

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning discussed a closed bridge on Southwest 86th Avenue. A replacement tube order for the bridge has been canceled. The Southwest 86th Avenue bridge will remain closed due to a failed inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation in April. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray says the county is looking into […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Anabel teen life-flighted to hospital after crashing near Bevier

The Highway Patrol reports an Anabel resident sustained moderate injuries as the result of a sports utility vehicle overturning several times six miles south of Bevier Wednesday night. An ambulance transported 19-year-old Anthony Akery to the University Hospital of Columbia. The SUV traveled north on Route C before running off the right side of the […]

Walter Barton Mugshot

Federal Judge issues stay of execution for convicted Missouri killer set to be executed Tuesday

A federal judge has issued a stay of execution in the case of a convicted southwest Missouri killer, who was scheduled to be executed Tuesday evening at the maximum-security prison in Bonne Terre. 64-year-old Walter Barton was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 killing of 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler. She managed a mobile home park […]

disinfectant products display

EPA makes it easier for consumers to find effective disinfectant products to use

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its List N Tool, a new web-based application (app) that allows smartphone users and others to quickly identify disinfectant products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The agency also announced new actions to ensure that new disinfectant products that are safe […]

Gavel and Law book

Chillicothe man waives preliminary hearing in Grundy County Circuit Court

A Chillicothe man waived a preliminary hearing when he appeared yesterday in the associate division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Shawn Stewart Howell faces charges of driving while intoxicated – aggravated; as well as driving while revoked or suspended and no proof of insurance. Howell was bound over to the docket tomorrow (Thursday) for division […]

Fatal Crash

One dead in single-vehicle crash in Nodaway County; driver arrested on DWI

The driver was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a passenger was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident in rural Nodaway County. Thirty-seven-year-old Neil Minor of Tarkio was ejected from the overturning car and died at the scene of the crash three miles west of Maryville. Minor was a passenger in a car driven by 31-year-old Elizabeth Merriett […]

Grundy County Health Department Website

Grundy County Health Department issues Public Health Order

The Grundy County Health Officer and Administrator of the Grundy County Health Department, Elizabeth Gibson, has issued a Public Health Order effective at 12:01 May 4, 2020. “The Governor’s new orders are purposefully broad to allow local public health authorities to tailor additional guidance to meet the needs of their communities. Grundy County can cautiously […]