Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Audio: Tommy Wright comments on resignation with Trenton Police Department

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has resigned from the police department, effective July 6th and spoke briefly with KTTN, offering this message to the community.     Wright says the Trenton City Council will determine the process of hiring a new police chief and believes the council will select someone “good for Trenton”. Wright states he […]

ATV Accident

Princeton woman crashes four-wheeler, later arrested

The Highway Patrol reports a Princeton woman sustained moderate injuries when her four-wheeler overturned and ejected her Friday night, and she was later arrested. Twenty-nine-year-old Tiffany Taul traveled north on Route FF when the four-wheeler ran off the west side of the road about a mile north of Princeton. The vehicle traveled down an embankment […]

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Milan woman crashes in Galt, later arrested by patrol

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan woman sustained minor injuries when her sports utility vehicle overturned Friday, and she was later arrested. Thirty-five-year-old Donna Pigg traveled west on Highway 6 when the vehicle ran off the south side of the road at Chestnut Street in Galt.  Pigg reportedly overcorrected, the vehicle returned to the road, […]

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Chillicothe teen charged with felony first-degree assault appears in court

A 16-year-old from Chillicothe certified as an adult to face a felony charge stemming from an incident in February appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday. Matthew Ryan Miller has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. Online court information shows a motion to modify bond conditions was sustained. Miller […]

Road Construction Ahead

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 11, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the North Missouri region planned for the week of June 11 – 17 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]

Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

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Missouri Children’s Trust Fund receives $260,000 memorial bequest

The Missouri Children’s Trust Fund is grateful to receive a $260,000 memorial gift from the Marigene Smith Brewer Estate. The bequest is the largest single private gift in CTF’s history and will be used to further CTF’s mission to prevent child abuse. “I had the pleasure of working with Marigene during her tenure with Missouri […]

ATV accident

Trenton teens hurt when ATV is struck from behind east of Brimson

Two teenage boys from Trenton were injured Thursday night when, according to the Highway Patrol, the ATV they were riding on was struck from behind by another vehicle at 8:25 four miles east of Brimson. Taken to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton were the operator of the all-terrain vehicle, 14-year-old Riley Rorebeck, and his passenger, 15-year-old Garit […]

University Of Missouri

Audio: For the third year in a row, Mizzou to slash its budget and jobs

(Missourinet) – Mizzou Chancellor Alex Cartwright says increased funding for scholarships, staff pay increases and an enrollment decline have led to a 49-million dollar budget shortage. He says the school is proposing to cut 155 unfilled positions and 30 current ones, to close the gap in the budget that begins next month.     Severance packages […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: MoDOT to Close I-70 in Kansas City This Weekend

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Department of Transportation is reminding motorists that I-70 in Kansas City will be COMPLETELY CLOSED in both directions this weekend, between I-435 and I-470. MoDOT resident engineer  James Pflum says a good detour is in place, adding that the work is needed so three aging bridges over I-70 can be demolished.   […]

Mo Farm Bureau Tractor Cruise

Missouri Farm Bureau fifth annual tractor cruise registration now open

Missouri Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture is holding its fifth annual Keep Missouri Farming Tractor Cruise on July 21, 2018. Tractors will travel through Buchanan County, Missouri, on a 38-mile loop that will begin and end at the Ag Power John Deere dealership at the intersection of U.S. Hwy. 36 and SE State Hwy. Z. […]

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Green Hills Regional Planning Commission holds meeting to address public transportation

Eight people attended a meeting held by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission Wednesday to discuss the region’s public transit system. Assistant Director Jackie Soptic reports those attending included the manager of OATS and representatives of agencies whose clients need and use public transit systems. She says the meeting only addressed the needs and gaps […]