Grundy County Museum

“Hometown Teams” is feature exhibit at Grundy County Museum

The 2018 Feature Exhibit will be Hometown Teams. This exhibit is all about athletics, how sports teams are embedded in our culture and the impact of participation in sports teams on individuals. This exhibit has two components, a Traveling Smithsonian exhibit and a local component that mirrors the Smithsonian and presents specific information about sports […]

Missouri State Museum

Missouri State Museum debuts new exhibit during opening reception May 29

The Missouri State Museum will debut a new exhibit titled “BOOM!: The Rise and Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts” at an opening reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the Missouri State Capitol’s rotunda. An exhibit viewing and reception will follow in the Museum’s History Hall. The reception is sponsored by the […]

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Connie Olmstead selected as Teacher of the Year in Trenton R-IX district

The Trenton R-9 school district announced its first-ever Teacher of the Year recipient. From four individuals nominated, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education selected Connie Olmstead as the Teacher of the Year at Trenton. She was nominated on behalf of the pre-school special services departments. Mrs. Olmstead recently retired as a special education instructor. Her […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Prison Death Row

Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron remains on lockdown

Authorities at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron say the inmates involved in a disturbance Saturday night have been identified, searched, placed in restrictive housing, and may face referrals for prosecution and payment for damages. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the prison’s dining halls, kitchen facilities, storage areas, and staff offices as well as […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignation

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education at its meeting Monday evening accepted the resignation of a paraprofessional. Megan Peterson’s resignation is effective at the end of the current school year. The board also heard retirement announcements from long-time elementary teachers Alesia Campbell and Leetta Fordyce as well as from elementary cook Diana Rains effective […]