Deadly Shooting

Missouri college student dead, another student arrested in on-campus shooting

A University of Central Missouri college student in western Missouri’s Warrensburg has died from getting shot Monday afternoon at an on-campus apartment building. The school’s Twitter page says campus police responded to a report Monday afternoon of a gun accidentally firing. Stephon Abron of eastern Missouri’s St. Charles was killed. Jeremy Manley is accused of […]

Trenton R-9 Employees of the Quarter 2019

Trenton R-9 School District announces Employees of the Quarter

Trenton R-IX has announced its Employees of the Quarter for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. The R-IX staff nominated and voted in each building for an employee that best exemplified the traits of duty, relationships, kindness, and leadership. Each winner will be recognized at the November Board of Education meeting and receive gift cards […]

Journey to College

“Apply Missouri” helps students find ‘best fit’ for college

More than 100 Missouri high schools are participating in the Apply Missouri program this fall to help students submit college applications and prepare for education beyond high school. High school staff, assisted by volunteers with college advising and admissions experience, work with seniors during the school day to research colleges and programs of study, complete […]

Grand River Multipurpose Center

CLAIM counselors to offer assistance at Grand River Multipurpose Center

Counselors with the State Health Insurance Assistance Program CLAIM will be available in Chillicothe starting next month to help with Medicare Open Enrollment. The counselors can help individuals compare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans, check coverage, and lower costs at the Grand River Multipurpose Center Wednesdays October 16th through December 4th. The help will […]

Individual Vaping

Authorities report first vaping associated death in Missouri – eighth nationally

A Missouri man in his mid-40s died this week at Mercy Hospital St. Louis due to an illness associated with the use of e-cigarettes. This is the first vaping-related death in Missouri and the eighth nationwide. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services concluded it was a vaping-related lung injury after lung samples were taken […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission meets with representatives of area agencies

The Grundy County Commission met with representatives from several entities on Tuesday. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports Trenton Mayor Linda Crooks, City Administrator Ron Urton, and City Council members Larry Crawford and Glen Briggs discussed partnership opportunities between Trenton and Grundy County. Those include working together to share resources, specifically equipment and personnel. Laredo Mayor […]

Individual Vaping

Missouri health officials report confirmed cases of vaping-related lung illness

To date, nine possible cases of lung illness associated with the use of e-cigarette products have been reported to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, with two cases confirmed and the remaining seven under investigation. These are amongst the 450 possible cases in 33 of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. […]