Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Medicaid Expansion

Hospitals, health care advocates launch campaign to authorize Medicaid expansion through statewide vote

Missouri’s hospitals and a coalition of individuals and organizations supporting Medicaid expansion announced the launch of a campaign to let Missouri voters decide the future of expanded coverage to low-income individuals caught in the “coverage gap.” “Missouri is among only a handful of states to not expand Medicaid. As a result, approximately 200,000 citizens of […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in Chillicothe Tuesday evening. Captain Tracy Bradley reports one engine with five personnel arrived at the intersection of Henry and Violet Street to find the engine compartment of the vehicle fully involved. All occupants were out of the vehicle owned by Junior Johnson of Chillicothe. Bradley […]

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Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

Clark man injured when van strikes rear of big rig and catches fire south of Breckenridge

The Highway Patrol reports a Clark man sustained moderate injuries when the van he drove struck a tractor-trailer one mile south of Breckenridge Friday morning, and the van caught on fire. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dakota VanLandingham to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Tractor-trailer driver 27-year-old Lester Mead of Pleasantville, Iowa was reported as […]

California Earthquake July 4, 2019

Audio: Former Trenton resident details experience of living through California earthquake

A 1970 Trenton High School graduate, Barry Kenady, is a resident of Ridgecrest, California near the epicenter of a 6.4 magnitude quake that happened on July 4th and a 7.1 magnitude earthquake Friday evening. Kenady, who’s lived in California about 35 years, has experienced earthquakes before but nothing like this.     Kenady’s residence was […]

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Fiery crash demolishes big rig in Daviess County north of Winston junction

A truck driver from Minnesota was injured in a fiery accident early Sunday afternoon on Interstate 35 in Daviess County three miles north of the Winston junction. Thirty-four-year-old Osman Ali of Minneapolis received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The Freightliner tractor-trailer was southbound when, troopers said, it swerved […]