Severe Weather

Preparation is critical for a successful recovery following a severe weather event

While it’s important to know how to keep yourself and your family safe from physical harm during severe weather events, preparation for these weather emergencies doesn’t end there. The Missouri Department of Insurance wants consumers to know the importance of making sure they’re adequately covered BEFORE a severe weather event occurs.   “We want all […]

North Central Missouri Development Alliance website

Micah Landes updates Trenton City Council on accomplishments of North Central Missouri Development Alliance

In her report to the Trenton City Council, Micah Landes reviewed economic development accomplishments during the past year. As director of the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, Mrs. Landes said 91 business contacts were made since she began duties in the fall of 2017. This includes seven new business, four businesses retained; and she’s worked […]

4-H Feeding Missouri

4-H partners with Feeding Missouri for statewide food drive in February

This February, Missouri 4-H is partnering with Feeding Missouri in a first-of-its-kind statewide food drive. All of the state’s more than 1,600 4-H clubs, serving youth ages 5 to 18, are invited to participate. Throughout February, 4-H’ers across Missouri will engage in a friendly service competition to see which clubs can contribute the greatest amount […]

Crime and Courts

Eleven waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County court

Eleven defendants on Tuesday waived preliminary hearings on multiple counts in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each saw their cases bound over for arraignment Thursday in Division One and another defendant had his cases certified to the Division One circuit court docket. Jeffrey Chad Corbin is charged with driving while revoked and resisting […]

Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation

Audio: List released of historic Missouri places in poor shape

Fifteen Missouri properties have made a list of historic places considered as endangered. Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation says the locations range from a train depot in northwest Missouri’s Bethany to the Henry Miller House in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield.     Executive Director Bill Hart with the Missouri Alliance […]

American Legion

American Legion and Women’s Auxiliary seek new members to expand ranks

The American Legion Post of Trenton and the Women’s Auxiliary are both seeking new members. Adjutant Jack Griffin says anyone who is a veteran who served during a war-time is eligible. The American Legion of Trenton meets the fourth Tuesday of each month. The Women’s Auxiliary of Trenton was recently rechartered. Secretary-Treasurer Brandy Roberts says […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]

Court News

Judge hands down prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Probation violation hearings were held and other defendants were sentenced among numerous cases Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Miriah Mae Butler admitted violation of probation. The probation was revoked and two prison sentences were ordered one of which was 15 years with the Department of Corrections on distribution […]

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Sheep, Swine and Goat Show winners announced at the Mercer County Fair

Lacey Power with the Mercer County Fair has provided results of the fair’s Sheep, Swine, and Goat Shows. The Sheep Show competition saw Kendra Betz of Trenton with the Grand Champion Ram. The Grand Champion Market Lamb belonged to Brylee Williams of Princeton. Wyatt Vogel of Lineville received honors with the Grand Champion Ewe, Reserve […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Trenton resident facing felony charges after stabbing incident

A Trenton resident is facing felony charges following an alleged stabbing at a residence Sunday morning with the victim taken to Wright Memorial Hospital. Thirty-two-year-old Heather Gayle Michael of 308 East 8th Street is charged with domestic assault in the second degree. Court information says another person, described as a family or household member, sustained […]