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Area students are winners in FFA proficiency categories; finalists for proficiency awards

Two FFA members in Mercer County are national finalists this year for proficiency awards. Others from chapters at Trenton and Gallatin are listed as winners of medals in their proficiency areas. Brylee Williams of the Princeton FFA Chapter is among four finalists across the country for a national award in swine production entrepreneurship. Zach Main […]

Bust of Annie White Baxter

‘Political trailblazer for women’ inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians

America’s first female county clerk has been inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians. A bronze bust of Annie White Baxter of southwest Missouri’s Carthage joins 47 others in the esteemed hall already showcasing journalist Walter Cronkite, radio host Rush Limbaugh, and the 33rd U.S. President – Harry Truman. They line the third floor of […]

Mark and Patricia McCloskey speak during 2020 Republican National Convention

McCloskeys during RNC: “Your family will not be safe in Radical Democrats’ America”

A St. Louis couple who pulled their guns on protesters walking along their private street in June were featured last night during the Republican National Convention. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, both personal injury lawyers, called the protesters “an out-of-control mob causing chaos in the streets.” Patricia McCloskey says “your family will not be safe in […]

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Audio: Missouri congresswoman says Republican National Convention will focus on optimism and heroes

A west-central Missouri GOP congresswoman says this week’s 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte will focus on optimism. While U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, R-Harrisonville, isn’t a delegate this year, she’s excited about the convention. “And looking at the great American heroes that we have in our local communities, and how we together collectively have made this the […]

Chris Chinn Director Missouri Department of Agriculture

Grundy County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting to feature Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn

Missouri Department of Agriculture Director Chris Chinn will be featured at the Grundy County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting next month. Farm Bureau members and their families are invited to the Fellowship Hall at the First Christian Church of Trenton on the evening of September 3rd at 6 o’clock. The meeting will also include county board […]

Audio: Missouri Receives $15 Million in CARES Act Funding for Tourism

Missouri’s governor announced $15 million in grant funding on Thursday to help rebuild Missouri’s tourism industry, which has been hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The state Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) says Missouri has seen 30,422 confirmed coronavirus cases, along with 1,113 deaths. State Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Rob Dixon tells Capitol reporters in Jefferson […]

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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 […]

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Trenton City Council to consider ordinances at Monday meeting

The Trenton City Council will consider three ordinances next week regarding amending city code and approving work orders. A meeting will be at the Trenton City Hall the night of Monday, June 22nd at 7 o’clock. It will be open to the public and available on Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/86325324854. One of the ordinances involves amending […]

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Trenton City Council agenda to include building of cottages in Trenton, discussion of airport hangar

The Trenton City Council will consider several ordinances regarding various matters next week. One of the ordinances to be discussed at the city hall the night of Monday, June 8th at 7 o’clock involves granting a conditional use permit to Kipp and Cara McClellan to allow for the development of cottages on existing property at […]

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Republican Congressional District Conventions to be held by mail

The Executive Committee of the Republican National Committee on Thursday approved the Missouri Republican Party’s request to hold its Congressional District Conventions by mail instead of in-person as originally planned. Missouri Republican Party Chairperson Kay Hoflander says the party believes it is “prudent” to hold the district conventions by mail for the health and safety […]