National Police Week

Nation pays tribute to service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers during National Police Week, May 9 through May 15, 2021

The service and sacrifice of federal, state, and local law enforcement are recognized during National Police Week. This year, the week is observed from Sunday, May 9 through Saturday, May 15, 2021. Acting U.S. Attorney Teresa  Moore said, “National Police Week provides an opportunity to express our gratitude and to honor the memories of law […]

Missouri Law Enforcement Memorial in Jefferson City

Missouri to honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during memorial service on Capitol grounds

The Department of Public Safety announced details of two ceremonies to be held on April 30 and May 1 at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol to honor Missouri law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate price for protecting their communities. DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Deric Clark will be one […]

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Video: Lawmakers introduce bill to subject Major League Baseball to antitrust Laws

U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) have introduced a bill to remove the antitrust exemption that has been in place for Major League Baseball to subject them to existing law. Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), with over 20 cosponsors, has produced companion legislation in the House. “MLB […]

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Lawmakers introduce legislation defending universities from the Chinese Communist Party’s influence

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) joined Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Mike Braun (R-Ind.), and Rick Scott (R-Fla.) in introducing the Transparency for Confucius Institutes Act. The Chinese Communist Party funds and operates 55 Confucius Institutes at colleges and universities across America. They allow the CCP to influence what college students are taught and […]

Drug Cartels

Senator Hawley along with lawmakers from Arkansas, Tennessee and Nebraska introduce bill imposing sanctions on drug cartels

U.S. Senators Josh Hawley (R-Mo.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) introduced the Significant Transnational Criminal Organization Designation Act, legislation that would subject certain foreign criminal organizations like drug cartels to sanctions, including immigration, financial, and criminal penalties. The process would be similar to the system used for designating entities as […]

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Patrol reports the arrest of two on Thursday evening, February 4th

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Cameron residents Thursday evening, February 4th. Seventeen-year-old Kyson Blackburn was arrested in DeKalb County. Online court information shows he has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and delivery of a controlled substance […]

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Hawley and colleagues demand answers on Biden’s Department of Homeland Security deportation moratorium

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) and eleven Senate colleagues pushed back on a deportation moratorium proposed by President Biden’s Department of Homeland Security, which will prevent the removal of the vast majority of illegal immigrants with final orders of removal–including dangerous criminals–from the United States. The moratorium was proposed in a January 21 memorandum issued […]

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Students from THS and Penney High School named Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri and the family of Doug Harper have announced the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners. Mckayla Blackburn of Trenton High School and Ryan Cook of Penney High School of Hamilton have been named as recipients of the $500 scholarship. The Community Foundation reports Harper was an announcer and supporter of […]

Homecoming

Trenton High School and South Harrison High School announce Homecoming royalty

Royalty was crowned Wednesday night during the Trenton High School Homecoming Pep Rally at CF Russell Stadium. The Queen is McKayla Blackburn and the King is Dalton Burchett, both are seniors at THS. Trenton will host Princeton in the Homecoming football game Friday night. South Harrison High School in Bethany held the coronation of Homecoming […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Busy week in store for Trenton R-9 students during Homecoming week activities

The Trenton R-9 School District announces the celebration of their 75th Homecoming. The week of activities commemorating Homecoming will be held September 23rd through September 27th. The Homecoming Theme is Decades. Trenton students can demonstrate school spirit from elementary school through high school. The THS Student Council feels that school spirit should begin as early […]

Trenton High School

Trenton High School Homecoming King and Queen candidates announced

The Trenton High School Homecoming King and Queen candidates have been announced. King candidates are seniors Quentin Hughs, Dalton Burchett, and Sam Schilling; junior Royce Jackson; sophomore Donnie Gilbertson; and freshman Tucker Otto. Homecoming Queen candidates are seniors McKenna Cox, McKayla Blackburn, and Mackenzie Klinginsmith; junior Carly Spencer; sophomore Jaica Clark; and freshman Lydia Leininger. […]

Drinking and Driving

Troopers arrest three in north Missouri for DWI over the weekend

The highway patrol reports a Jamesport resident, 40-year old Jackqueline Blackburn, was arrested early Sunday in Daviess County and accused of felony driving while intoxicated, failure to properly maintain plates, and no proof of insurance. Blackburn was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. A Bethany man, 56-year-old Wayne Bonde, was arrested early Sunday in Harrison […]