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July 10, 2019 is deadline for Livingston County voters to register for August 6th election

The Livingston County Clerk’s Office announces the last day to register to vote for the August 6th Rich Hill Township special election will be July 10th. Voters can register or change their address in the Livingston County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Chillicothe weekdays from 8:30 to 4:30 and until the evening of July […]

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Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]

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Grundy County Commission to hold Board of Equalization meeting to discuss assessment values

The Grundy County Commission will open Board of Equalization meetings next month on July 15, 2019, for individuals who want to discuss assessment letters received on assessed values. Individuals who want to meet with the Board of Equalization should first visit with the Grundy County Assessor’s Office and discuss the valuation issue or call 359-4040 […]

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North Central Missouri College LPN Programs top ranked in the state of Missouri

The North Central Missouri College Licensed Practical Nursing programs were recently ranked as one of the best in Missouri by PracticalNursing.org studies. The Trenton program was ranked #6 followed by the Bethany program at #8 and the Maryville program at #12. To see the full listing, visit the Practical Nursing website. “We are very proud […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation offering TRIM grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering its annual cost-share grants to assist government entities and non-profits with management, improvement, and conservation of trees and forests on public land. The Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grants can help communities fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting, and the training […]

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Princeton Board of Education approves calendar for next school year

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved next year’s school calendar Wednesday evening with school scheduled to begin August 21st and end May 20th, 2020 for Princeton. The Annual Performance Report was presented. Princeton R-5 received 112 and a half points out of a possible 120 points overall for 2018, which equates to 93.8%. The […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education meets with lengthy agenda

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]

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Traffic lights among discussions at Trenton City Council meeting

An issue involving a traffic light at 9th and Oklahoma was among reports at last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. The department of transportation has been made aware of a concern that motorists, exiting the ShopKo/Orschlen’s lot, sometimes wait longer than expected before making a left turn onto 9th street.  It was explained that some motorists […]

Court News

Four wave preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Four defendants waived preliminary hearings during appearances Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each was bound over to the January 17th session of Division One of Circuit Court. Michael Wayne Strantruff of Trenton is charged with assault in the first degree causing a serious physical injury to another. Bond continues at […]

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Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Crime and Courts

Division One of Grundy County court sees busy docket; Judge hands down prison sentences

The judge saw a busy docket on Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Tommy Joe Graham pleaded guilty to manufacture of a controlled substance within two thousand feet or a school or college. Graham was sentenced to six years with the Missouri department of corrections. Execution of the prison sentence […]