Missouri State Emergency Management Agency Website

More than $9 million in grants approved for six Missouri school districts to provide protection against tornados

The State Emergency Management Agency announced more than $9 million in grant funding has been approved to build tornado safe rooms in six Missouri school districts. The federal grants for school districts in Dunklin, Henry, Ozark, Shannon, Texas, and Wright counties will pay for 90 percent of the cost of the safe rooms, which are […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol announces promotions effective September 1, 2020

Captain Scott A. Shipers, commanding officer of Troop A, Lee’s Summit, announces the following promotions effective September 1, 2020. Trooper Beau M. Ryun is being promoted to the rank of corporal and will remain in his current assignment as a criminal interdiction officer assigned to Zone 17, Troop A’s Special Enforcement Zone. Ryun was appointed […]

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Chillicothe Police Department announce the hiring of two police officers

The Chillicothe Police department will have additional officers on the force. Officer Seth Rorebeck was born and raised in the Trenton, Missouri area, graduating from Trenton High School in 1998. In 1999 Officer Rorebeck joined the US Military and fulfilled his childhood dream of becoming a special operations soldier as a US Army Airborne Ranger […]

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Carrollton man injured, Norborne teen escapes injury in two-vehicle crash on a county road

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton man sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Carroll County on the evening of Friday, August 28th. Emergency medical services transported 37-year-old Bobby Derickson to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. The other driver, a 16-year-old girl from Norborne, was reported as not injured. A crash report indicates Derickson’s […]

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MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of August 24, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of August 24 through August 30. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

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Missouri Department of Conservation to offer dove clinic and hunt in Macon County

The Missouri Department of Conservation has partnered with the Missouri Disabled Sportsmen to offer a dove clinic and hunt in Macon County for youth and mobility-impaired hunters. The free event for disabled hunters and/or youth ages 11 to 17 years old will be held at the Atlanta Conservation Area on September 12th from 8 to […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education accept resignations, hire new staff during closed session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted two resignations and approved multiple hirings in a closed session on the evening of Tuesday, August 11th. The resignations were from Trenton High School Family and Consumer Sciences teacher Rachel Ferry and Rissler Elementary School Paraprofessional Socha Osborn. Those hired include Kaitlin Ellis as a THS FACS teacher, […]