Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris school closed due to bed bugs

Classes were canceled again today for the Newtown-Harris School as a professional exterminator is expected today after a school employee discovered evidence of bed bugs in a single location of the high school building. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis sent a letter to parents Monday providing an update on the situation. After the bed bugs evidence was […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe FIre Department dispatched to Country Club on illegal burn call

The Chillicothe Fire Department Monday evening respond to the Chillicothe Country Club at 1900 Washington for what Captain Tracy Bradley called an illegal burn. Upon arrival, Captain Bradley reported a 400 square foot area had some debris burning. A two and a half-inch hose was attached to the fire hydrant behind the city swimming pool […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on six properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening took action on six properties, two of which were granted extensions of time to continue with repairs. The board will schedule a public hearing for the fire-damaged property at 1437 Main Street. Advancing to the category called “findings of fact” are 213 West 6th and 1004 Laclede Street. […]

Feeding cattle (cows, livestock)

Livestock symposium in Kirksville to feature speakers to help farmers gain cow-herd profits

Farmers hearing beef focus talks at the Missouri Livestock Symposium will take home tips to use. Beef is just one track in the annual meeting, Dec. 6-7 in Kirksville. Eric Bailey and Jordan Thomas, University of Missouri Extension beef specialists, usually team up to teach heifer care. Now they’ll tell about feeding and breeding cows […]

Bright Futures Website

Hodge Presbyterian Church to host fundraiser for Bright Futures Trenton

A fundraiser for the Bright Futures Trenton initiative is scheduled on Sunday, November 17, 2019, at the Hodge Presbyterian Church in Trenton. What’s called the “Hodge Drive-Through Cafe” will offer tenderloin sandwiches with toppings, chips and a cookie from 12 noon until 1:30 on Sunday. This is an eat and pay what you want promotion. […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton Economic Development Committee to recommend public vote on hotel/motel bed tax issue

Members of the city councils’ Economic Development and Administrative committees met separately Tuesday evening at the Trenton City Hall. Information provided by City Administrator Ron Urton shows the Economic Development Committee is recommending a public vote next year on a hotel/motel bed tax issue at Trenton. The recommendation that’s to be presented to the full […]

Child Abuse

Chillicothe woman charged in child abuse case where baby was shaken

A Chillicothe woman appeared in court on Monday for arraignment and a bond hearing regarding felony charges of abuse or neglect of a child causing alleged emotional or physical injury, no sexual contact.  Beatrice Josephine Anderson was accused in an October 21st incident that authorities say involved a three-month-old girl. She allegedly confessed to shaking […]