Lawsuit

Lawsuit filed in connection with incident at Chillicothe Correctional Center

Another lawsuit has been filed against a former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner. The Kansas City Star reports the lawsuit alleges that John Thomas Dunn sexually assaulted 49-year-old Teresa Ketner after she sought counseling at the correctional […]

Marijuana

Cannabis cultivation and production facility looking at Trenton

The North Central Missouri Development Alliance and the City of Trenton have announced work with a prospective manufacturing business to locate in the community. A news release says the business “would be a safe and secure cultivation and production facility that would produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabis.” The business is projected to start by creating 30 full-time […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council hashes out financing of sewer system improvements, approves ordinances

Financing sewer system improvements at Trenton will now be divided into two loan documents rather than one. That was the advice delivered last night to the Trenton City Council by Toni Stegeman of the Gilmore and Bell law firm. But she pointed out the city will still get a favorable interest rate of three point […]

Missouri Department of Insurance

Over $16 million returned to Missouri consumers with the assistance of the Missouri Department of Insurance

Missouri consumers received an additional $16.2 million from their insurance companies in 2018, thanks to the work of the department’s Consumer Affairs Division and Market Conduct Section.  “One of our primary responsibilities is to protect Missouri consumers and ensure they are treated fairly by insurance companies,” said Chlora Lindley-Myers, Director of the Missouri Department of […]

Suddenlink

Trenton residents to see price changes in Suddenlink bill

Altice USA has informed the city of Trenton about pricing changes for customers of its subsidiary, Suddenlink which are effective February 1st. In a letter to Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue, the company says Suddenlink customers of limited basic service currently pay a monthly rate of $12.31 to $39.24. The new monthly rate will be $34.99. […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee discuses Missouri Day Festival

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee discussed the Missouri Day Festival at its meeting this week. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman reported there is no plan to activate the Emergency Operations Center, but a Web Emergency Operation Center event will be created. Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton talked about the potential […]