Road Closed

Highway 129 north of Bucklin to close for railroad crossing maintenance

Railroad crews plan to close Route 129 north of Bucklin next week for routine maintenance of the Marceline Sub railroad crossing. The road will close at approximately 7 a.m. on Monday, August 20 and will remain closed until approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 21. During the closure, motorists will need to use an alternate route. […]


Informational meeting on Emergency Medical Technician Class to be held in Trenton

The Grundy County Ambulance Training Entity will hold an informational meeting next week about an upcoming Emergency Medical Technician Class. The informational meeting will be held in the lower level of the Trenton Fire Station Monday, August 20th at 7 o’clock. The class will start on August 27th and be held each Monday and Wednesday […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Community participation sought for NCMC Organization Fair

Area businesses, churches, and organizations are invited to participate in the annual North Central Missouri College Organization Fair on Student Orientation Day scheduled for Monday, August 20.  The Organization Fair is set to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until approximately 1:30 p.m.  The event is being organized by the NCMC housing staff.  NCMC […]

Absentee Voting

Monday a busy day with absentee voters at Grundy County Clerk’s office

There were more absentee ballots cast in Grundy County for the primary election when compared to the last primary held in August 2016. As of the deadline late Monday afternoon, 184 absentee ballots had been cast at the Courthouse in Trenton.  Monday was busy at the county clerks’ office with 29 voting in person and […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education adopts surplus budget for next school year

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved amendments to the 2017-2018 budget and a preliminary budget for 2018-2019 at a meeting Thursday evening. Administrator Misty Foster says the preliminary budget projects revenues of $955,030 and expenditures of $953,997 leaving a projected budget surplus of $1,033. The board approved secretary Mona Loyd to receive $20 per […]

Christian Academy

August 2018 marks start of classes at God’s Promise School Christian Academy in Trenton

The Christian school to open in Trenton next school year has announced its location with classes to begin in August 2018. Administrator Socha Osborn reports God’s Promise School Christian Academy will hold classes starting in August, however, an exact start date has not yet been determined with the location of the school to be announced […]

Cassie Cordray

Cassie Cordray to join NCMC faculty as Teacher Education Instructor

Cassie Cordray, from Laredo, Missouri has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Teacher Education Instructor. Cassie, who was board approved in April, will begin the position as a full-time faculty member in August 2018. Cassie comes from Pleasant View R-VI School District where she was the first-grade teacher for nine years. Cassie is a […]

Small Plane

Chillicothe Experimental Aircraft Association fundraiser set for Saturday, August 20

The Experimental Aircraft Association chapter 944 of Chillicothe holds a fundraiser to help finance costs of to send young adults to Oshkosh, Wisconsin and learn about careers in aviation. While at the “advanced air academy”, the youth experienced some of the skills needed to build an airplane and viewed thousands of aircraft that had been flown in for the […]