Hepatitis A

Over 400 cases reported statewide in Hepatitis A outbreak in Missouri

From September 15, 2017, to August 20, 2019, there have been 414 hepatitis A outbreak-associated cases in 35 Missouri counties. Of the cases reported, there have been 233 hepatitis A outbreak-associated hospitalizations and 2 hepatitis A outbreak-associated deaths. The disease appears to be spreading through direct person-to-person contact, mostly among people who use illicit injection […]

Missouri Department of Higher Education website

Robin Wenneker appointed to Coordinating Board for Higher Education

Governor Mike Parson announced the appointment of Robin Wenneker to the Coordinating Board for Higher Education  Wenneker, Columbia, is the managing partner for her family-owned multi-county property management company with farm, rental and raw landholdings. She previously worked with Marketing Mix, the 1996 Atlanta Paralympic Games, and Procter & Gamble. “I am honored to serve in […]

Traffic Accident

Atlanta teen crashes UTV, transported to Columbia with serious injuries

The Highway Patrol reports an Atlanta teen sustained serious injuries when a utility task vehicle overturned on private property in Atlanta Monday evening. An ambulance transported 15-year-old Hayley Berry to the University Hospital of Columbia with serious injuries. Berry drove the UTV south at 518 West Marion Street before she reportedly swerved to avoid an […]

Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Website

Four area students are finalist in Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation national scholarship

Four high school students from this area are in the running for a national scholarship offered by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation. Announced as 2019 semifinalists for the scholarship are Werthen Gass of Trenton, Kylie Willett of Princeton, Mardee Sadowksy of North Harrison at Eagleville, and Sydney Baxter of Chillicothe High School. Those four are among […]

Hunting accident

Three killed in weekend hunting accidents during opening of deer season

Three deaths reported as hunting accidents in Missouri over the weekend are under investigation with one fatal incident near Atlanta. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rifle that allegedly fired accidentally and killed an Illinois hunter Sunday afternoon. A news release reports 70-year-old Charles Bark and other hunters were preparing to go hunting […]


Trenton FCCLA members receive awards at National Leadership Conference

Trenton High School and Middle School FCCLA members received awards at the National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Georgia June 28th through July 2nd. Salem Croy, Mykah Hurley, and Sarah Jordan from the high school received a Gold Rating for their Life Event Planning STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Event. Gracyn Rongey, Delaney Franklin, and […]