Natural Resources Conservation Service

NRCS seeks comments regarding Little Otter Creek Reservoir in Caldwell County

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan. The plan involves the construction of a proposed multipurpose reservoir in Caldwell County. This supplement addresses changes since NRCS prepared the Little Otter Creek Watershed Plan and Environmental Impact Statement in 2003. The supplement […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Five from Trenton arrested on drug allegations

Five individuals with Trenton addresses were arrested recently on various drug-related charges. Each is to appear Tuesday in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Fifty-one-year-old Misty Lynn Miller-Smith, who was arrested on Thursday, faces charges of delivery of a controlled substance with alleged intent to distribute methamphetamine; as well as unlawful possession […]

Recycle

North Missouri Solid Waste Management planner addresses Trenton City Council’s vote against recycling

North Missouri Solid Waste Management District Region B Planner Ann Hamilton has written a letter urging the Trenton City Council to reconsider its recent decision concerning the city’s curbside recycling program. The city council last week voted six to one against continuing curbside recycling. Hamilton says Hope Haven Industries provided the Solid Waste Management District […]

Take Back Drugs

Drug Take Back Day set for Saturday, October 27, 2018

Multiple law enforcement agencies in the area will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the United States Drug Enforcement Agency’s National Prescription Take Back Day. Prescription drugs will be collected at various locations Saturday from 10 o’clock in the morning to 2 o’clock in the afternoon. Missouri locations include the Grundy County […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Audio: CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital addresses need for doctors at Trenton facility

Physician recruitment is one of the priorities for Interim Chief Executive Officer Steve Schieber of Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. Schieber, on a recent edition of Open Line, stated Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center have two of the highest employee retention rates among the 14 entities that make up the Saint Luke’s Health System of Kansas […]

Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA provides additional food options to SNAP participants impacted by Hurricane Florence

The U.S. Department of Agriculture yesterday approved a waiver that will allow participants in the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in North Carolina to buy hot foods with their benefits through October 31, 2018. USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue emphasized the importance of the waiver, noting that many North Carolina residents evacuated to shelters cannot […]