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Putnam and Harrison counties see new COVID-19 cases, Wright Memorial, Hedrick Medical Center test over 2,500

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe have announced they had administered 2,762 COVID-19 tests as of the morning of Monday, July 27th. That was an increase of 263 tests since July 20th. Wright Memorial had tested 877 individuals. Five hundred ninety-five were from Grundy County, 147 from Mercer County, 19 […]

Regional Teachers of the Year

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announces Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year

The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced the 2021 Missouri Regional Teachers of the Year, with the 34 selected teachers now under consideration to be named the 2021 Missouri Teacher of the Year. Committees comprised of education peers and key stakeholders from each Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) in Missouri selected the 2021 […]

Marijuana

California based company receives license for medical marijuana manufacturing in Trenton

A California-based company, with interests in medical marijuana, has received state of Missouri approval on its application to locate in Trenton. King’s Garden Midwest LLC will be receiving a state license for medical marijuana manufacturing. That company also had applied to have a cultivation license in Trenton but that request was denied by the state. […]

Bright Futures Website

Location change announced for Bright Futures Trenton Back-to-School event

The location has been changed for one of the activities for the Bright Futures Trenton Back to School Event. Spokesperson Terri Critten says Trenton R-9 backpacks and school supplies will be distributed in the First Christian Church Activity Center August 13th from noon until 6 o’clock, instead of the Trenton Middle School gym. Locations for […]

Hedrick Scholarship Winners 2020

First recipients of Hedrick Medical Center Harkness Scholarship announced

The staff at Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe has announced the first recipients of the Harkness Scholarship. Recipients are Katherine (Kate) Lowrey of Trenton, Claire Chapman of Chillicothe, and Isaac Demke of Gallatin. They will be eligible to apply for and receive the award each year throughout their education or training. The scholarship will be […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 Superintendent discusses safety protocols for bus transportation, band and choir

The Trenton R-9 School District has announced several proposed practices to allow for students to attend classes, in-person five days a week, beginning late next month. These include temperature checks and the wearing of masks for all students and staff. Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman discusses safety protocols for school bus transportation and proposed practices […]

Chewy Website

Chewy to expand in Belton, Missouri, create over 1200 jobs

Chewy, Inc. announced plans to open a new 800,000-square-foot eCommerce fulfillment center in Belton, Missouri, and create more than 1,200 new jobs.  Dual-headquartered in Dania Beach, Florida, and Boston, Massachusetts, the company is an online retailer offering pet food and pet-related products from over 2,000 brands. “Now more than ever, Missouri’s innovative businesses, logistics infrastructure, […]

Coronavirus Update

Weekly report from Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center show increase of almost 500 tests for COVID-19

Information announced this morning shows 2,519 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted through Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe and Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. That’s an increase of 493 in the past week. Wright Memorial has tested 767 people with 516 of those from Grundy County, 127 from Mercer County, 17 from Livingston County, and […]