Missouri Senate Room

Missouri Senate committee begins work on violent crimefighting package

A Missouri Senate committee is reviewing a plan that aims to help reduce the state’s violent crime rate. Sen. Doug Libla, the Transportation, Infrastructure, and Public Safety Committee chairman is sponsoring the bill the Legislature is tasked with passing during the special session underway. In Kansas City, at least 107 people have been murdered so […]

Police brutality

Missouri Congressman introduces legislation intended to prevent police brutality

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay and a chorus of other lawmakers have introduced sweeping legislation designed to crack down on police brutality problems. Clay, along with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Congressional Black Caucus, want to reign in on police using deadly force and want to require an independent prosecutor for all police killings. Clay, […]

THS Band at Graceland University

THS High School students participate in Honor Band at Graceland University

Twelve Trenton High School Band students recently participated in the Honor Band at Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa. THS students participating were Ann Airey, Brett Kennedy, Mackenzie Klinginsmith, Serenity Marsh, Kayleigh Streett, Ashley Johnson, Mari Atup, Kayleigh Snuffer, Sarah Tobias, Connor Campbell, Trager Leeper, and Rudy Mathews. Trenton Director of Bands Ethan Stewart says students […]

2018 TMS Geography Bee Winners

Trenton Middle School announces Geography Bee winners

Trenton Middle School has announced the top three in the final round of its inaugural National Geographic Bee. Sixth-grader Brady Tobias finished first winning the bee, sixth grader Sofia Currie placed second, and seventh grader Hugo Stutzman placed third. Librarian E’Lisha Gass says Tobias will take an online qualifying test for the Missouri State Geographic […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council holds heated discussion on electric rates, ends in vote to reduce rates by 5%

The Trenton City Council last night voted to authorize a 5% reduction in electric rates effective with the bills received in November, and the council ultimately voted to have an electric rate study done, but not until after the Mayor vetoed two separate motions. Last week, the utility committee advanced discussion on having a three-month […]