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Trenton Parks Superintendent announces the hiring of an Assistant Superintendent

Trenton Parks Superintendent David Shockley has announced the hiring of an Assistant Superintendent. Accepting the offer was Scotty Lynch of Trenton. According to Shockley, it was Lynch’s preference to begin duties in January as Lynch is currently employed with the Missouri Department of Transportation. As the Assistant Superintendent, Lynch will earn an hourly wage. The […]

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Changes to be made to Trenton City Council procedure due to COVID-19

Changes will be made to the Trenton City Council meeting procedure through December 31st. Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks says the changes are due to recent developments in the community in regards to the COVID-19 pandemic. The changes include all meetings being available by Zoom. Only elected officials, the city clerk, the city administrator, and one […]

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Internet access installed at Sesquicentennial Park in downtown Trenton

Fiber optic internet access has been installed at the Sesquicentennial Park in Downtown Trenton. Main Street Trenton Executive Director Megan Taul reports the internet will only be available to the public during Downtown activities and events for now. There are future plans to have the free service available on a regular basis at the park. […]

MoDOT Road Work

Audio: MoDOT Engineer Michael Marriott says local economy benefits from contractors

A spokesman for the Missouri Department of Transportation anticipates the local business economy should get a boost once the general contractor moves the resurfacing operation into Grundy County and the city of Trenton. Resurfacing began this month on Highway 69 at Interstate 35 and is progressing eastward onto Highway 6 before that phase ends at […]

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Trenton City Council adopts ordinances, airport hangar discussion continues

Three ordinances were adopted, appointments made to committees and boards, and reports were given during last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. One ordinance allows the Howe engineering company to coordinate plans for a larger, six-inch water main to supply potable water to the wastewater treatment plant. The cost is $33,000 for services including […]

MoDOT Mowing

Trenton city employee, injured while mowing, passes out; tractor runs into apartment building

A City of Trenton employee received a minor injury while mowing with a street department-owned John Deere utility tractor with a sidearm brush cutter attached.  While attempting to return to the street department barn, police said the tractor also struck and damaged an apartment building on Lord Street. Detective Jerry Smith reports 49-year-old Fred Sowder […]