Economic Development

Trenton Tax Increment Financing Commission and Economic Development Committee meeting report

The Trenton Tax Increment Financing Commission and Economic Development Committee both held meetings Tuesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the TIF Commission selected officers. Those elected were Rob Maloney as Chairman, Ann Constant Vice Chairman, Greg Geib Secretary, and Dale Swanton as Treasurer. The commission discussed the duties of the group and the commission […]

Two People Swimming in Lake

Be a safe swimmer this Summer

Warm temperatures attract people of all ages to Missouri’s many lakes or rivers to go swimming and to cool off. Beating the heat in this manner is part of summer. “It’s fun to go swimming,” said Captain Matthew C. Walz, director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division, “but understanding the risks and […]

Hot Car Danger

Heatstroke can kill quickly in hot cars

When the news has another tragic story about a child accidentally left in a hot car, parents might believe they could never make a mistake like that. “It’s not just negligent parents or indifferent caregivers. When juggling the demands of work, parenting and daily life, it’s easier than you might think to make a simple […]

Suicide Graphic

Galt man’s death ruled as suicide

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater has ruled a 69-year old Galt man’s death a suicide. David Hagler, took his own life Saturday afternoon at his Galt residence. Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring said authorities were at the residence previously on a domestic matter but had left the scene. The sheriff indicated Hagler was home alone […]