Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Pool and handicapped swings tops discussion of Trenton Park Board meeting

Two Trenton Park Board committees discussed several topics at a workshop Wednesday evening. The Pool Committee talked about how to make the high dive area safer at the Trenton Family Aquatic Center. Park Board President Duane Helmandollar reported at the last regular meeting that there had been a few incidents this season regarding the high […]

Safe Room for Tornado Safety

Missouri schools build “Safe Rooms” for shelter from tornadoes

The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes. The safe rooms, constructed to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency specifications, provide near-absolute protection against injury or death in extreme weather events. Made of reinforced concrete and […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Trenton City Council approves development of plans for new hangars at airport

On a split vote, the Trenton City Council approved a motion last night to develop plans that could ultimately lead to the possible construction of new hangars to replace aging facilities at the airport. City Administrator Ron Urton told the council Trenton has $118,000 in Federal Aviation Administration credits that need to be committed or […]

Sunnyview Board Meeting

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors accepts bids for asphalt, concrete and roadwork

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors accepted bids for asphalt, concrete for the driveway and roadwork at its meeting on Tuesday. The bids from Griffin Asphalt and Construction LLC of Trenton were $18,770.95 for the front parking lot, $2,371.50 for the west entrance, $3,161.95 for the employee parking lot, and $15,674 for […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Tire blows out on concrete truck southeast of Harris; driver from Milan life-flighted to Des Moines

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan man sustained serious injuries when a tire blew out on a concrete truck, and it overturned five miles southeast of Harris on Friday morning. An air ambulance transported Luis Gama-Tovar to the Methodist Medical Center of Des Moines, Iowa. The concrete truck traveled west on Route E before the […]

17th Street Bridge

Equipment in place to begin demolition of buildings for construction of new 17th Street Bridge

Machinery has been moved to the east side of the 17th Street Bridge to begin demolishing three city-owned buildings to make way for construction of a new and longer bridge. Perkins and Son Dozing of Lock Springs is the demolition contractor. City Administrator Ron Urton expects the demolition work to begin soon. He also told […]