Fire Investigation

Chillicothe firefighters respond to apartment fire possibly started by juvenile

Chillicothe Fire Department personnel Sunday night responded to what was described as a structure fire at 1433 Alexander Street. The response was due to a fire in a bathroom of an apartment belonging to Bruce and Sharon Carnes. The complex is owned by the Chillicothe Housing Authority. Two trucks and eight personnel responded with the […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board identifies seven properties for demolition

Seven houses are scheduled to be demolished following actions Monday night of the Trenton Building and Nuisance Board and the Trenton City Council. Those locations include 1409 Lulu belonging to Russell and Bea Shaw; 701 East 6th Street – property of Jim and Mary Drake; 1314 Norton belonging to Bret and Penny Buswell; as well […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on 12 properties

With just four out of seven members present, Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board met Monday evening and took action on several properties of concern. Public hearings were held about five residential locations. Each was then advanced to the next step in the process called “findings of fact.” Those addresses are 409 East 19th Street, 1437 […]

Demolition Ball

Eight structures on list to be torn down in next round of housing demolition

Eight structures are on the city of Trenton’s’ tentative list to be torn down in the next round of housing demolition. The board last evening gave its consent to proceed with the project with Red Rock of Kidder previously selected as the contractor for the demolition work. Building Inspector Donnie Vandevender provided his recommendation after […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board acts on 12 properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening granted seven extensions, three locations advance to public hearings; and two others were released. Two fire-damaged houses also were topics of discussion during the nearly one-hour meeting. Public hearings are to be held November 25th for 213 West 6th Street, 1004 Laclede, and 18-14 Hillcrest. Ninety-day extensions allow […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board grants extensions due to cold weather

Citing winter weather conditions, Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last night granted several extensions of time for exterior work to be done on properties of concern. Following public hearings, 90-day extensions were granted at 409 East 19th, 812 Grant, 813 Olive, and 2002 Chicago Street. After review for the “findings of fact” phase, 90-day extensions […]