Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright resigns

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has submitted his letter of resignation from the police department. Wright’s letter of resignation states he has accepted a job in the private sector with his resignation effective at the close of business July 6th.  The letter states Wright believes that providing a notice now will allow the necessary time […]

Dairy Cows

Close-up cow’ barns help cows avoid heat stress, produce more milk

Martin Prairie Farms near Humansville treats dairy cows like guests.  The family-owned dairy farm north of Humansville in Hickory County dedicates itself to top-of-the-line herd nutrition and care, says University of Missouri Extension dairy specialist Reagan Bluel. Freddie and Mary Martin, son David, and David’s spouse, Alana, own and operate the nearly 3,000-acre farm. Almost […]

SUV Accident

Newtown teen crashes SUV in Mercer County

A Newtown teenager received minor injuries last night in a single-vehicle accident on a rural road in Mercer County.  Seventeen-year-old Lauren Fordyce declined treatment at the scene. Fordyce was eastbound on Florence Street when the sports utility vehicle she was driving went off the south side of the road, returned to the road where it […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Governor Greitens’ legal team receives evidence, questions opposition’s choice of investigators

Governor Eric Greitens legal team has received evidence being used against it and has questions about the prosecution’s procedures. Bill Wise from Missourinet reports.     St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner met defense lawyers for Governor Eric Greitens in court to turn over the first round of evidence Tuesday. KMOV-TV reports the evidence includes […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo R-7 enrollment down from a year ago

Laredo R-7 School District began classes Tuesday with fewer students enrolled than first-day enrollment last year. Laredo’s first-day enrollment for kindergarten through seventh grade was 41 students which is down seven from a year ago. The largest grade is sixth with eight students and Kindergarten is the smallest grade with two students enrolled.

City of Trenton Website

Trenton city sales tax receipt income down 3.2%

Trenton city sales tax receipts for the first four months of this fiscal year are down 3.2% for General Purposes and Capital Projects and down 2.9% for parks compared to the same period a year ago. In dollar figures, the city sales tax for General Purposes raised nearly $238,000, receipts from the city sales tax for […]