9th and Oklahoma intersection Trenton

Traffic lights among discussions at Trenton City Council meeting

An issue involving a traffic light at 9th and Oklahoma was among reports at last nights’ meeting of the Trenton City Council. The department of transportation has been made aware of a concern that motorists, exiting the ShopKo/Orschlen’s lot, sometimes wait longer than expected before making a left turn onto 9th street.  It was explained that some motorists […]

NCRS Watershed benefits

NRCS watershed efforts continue to benefit farmers, communities

Sixty years after the first of 1,182 flood-prevention structures were built in Missouri with federal financial and technical assistance, landowners who have witnessed the before-and-after effects of heavy rain are still praising the benefits of the watershed projects. “Panther Creek used to flood almost every time it rained, but it hasn’t flooded at all since […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Suspect who escaped from Livingston County Sheriff’s car, while in restraints, involved in multiple stolen vehicle cases

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive from Bedford taken into custody Wednesday morning escaped from a patrol vehicle while in restraints and fled on foot before being caught again and placed in additional restraints. Three deputies and two state troopers originally found 29-year-old Linn Hoskins III in the back of a stolen pickup […]

Suspect in Handcuffs

Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker pleads guilty to abuse and assault charges, suspended immediately

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has announced that Knox County Sheriff Robert Becker has plead guilty to second degree sexual abuse and fourth degree domestic assault in Knox County Circuit Court. Associate Circuit Judge Tom Redington sentenced 51 year old Robert Becker to one year in the county jail for each offense, suspended execution of […]

Seasons Greetings Christmas Lights

Winners of Grundy Electric Cooperative Christmas Lighting Contest Announced

Top finishers in a Christmas lighting contest sponsored by Grundy Electric Cooperative and the Princeton Chamber of Commerce were first place Wayne and Teresa Altiser of Cainsville, second place David and Donna Beavers of Mercer, and third place Mike and Teresa Delameter from Princeton. The prizes of $75.00 for first, $50.00 for second, and $25.00 […]

Arson

Three from Chillicothe charged in fire set at Canadian Pacific Railway Bridge

The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office reports three suspects have been identified, arrested, and charged in an investigation of a fire October 29th near the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge over the Grand River at Chillicothe. A Fire Marshal’s Office investigator says Destanie Dawn Batson, Kyle Jacob Mace, and James Paul Eugene Haight, all of Chillicothe, […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

City of Trenton Website

City of Trenton to offer employees same health insurance coverage at nearly $10,000 increase

The finance committee is recommending the full Trenton City Council accept a smaller than expected increase in cost of insurance in employee health insurance for next year. Five members of the city council, plus the mayor, city administrator, city clerk, and department heads met last night with a consultant working on behalf of Missouri Intergovernmental […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

Officials release tentative schedule for High School Holiday Hoops

High School Holiday Hoops officials have released the upcoming schedule featuring 115 teams, 63 high schools from Missouri and Iowa and a total of 77 games. Hoops Director Steve Maxey says this year’s event features some of the most outstanding high school basketball programs in all of north Missouri and southern Iowa as well as […]