Purple Heart County

Audio: Grundy County designated as a Purple Heart County

Ten veterans as well as family members, Grundy County commissioners, and other Grundy County employees attended the Purple Heart Ceremony at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning. Senior Vice Commander for the Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart Walt Schley presented a plaque to Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull recognizing Grundy County as […]

Purple Heart

Grundy County to become Purple Heart Community

Grundy County will officially become a Purple Heart County at a ceremony next week. Senior Vice Commander Walt Schley will represent the Department of Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart at the event at the courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning at 8:30. Everyone is invited to attend, especially Purple Heart recipients, veterans, and their […]

Burn Ban in Effect

Burn ban remains in effect for Grundy County

A burn ban remains in effect for Grundy County despite reports of around a half of an inch to an inch and a half of rain from around the county Monday night and Tuesday morning. Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports the rain this morning has done little to improve the dry conditions in the […]

Nate Walker

Missouri Legislature approves House Bill 1428

State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville reports the legislature approved a bill he supported, which ensures vacancies in important county offices are filled in a timely manner. House Bill 1428 is meant to avoid situations where a vacancy causes a county office to shut down. The bill requires the county commission in all non-charter counties […]