Trenton Municipal Utilities

TMU shows profits of approximately $2M through December

Trenton Municipal Utilities financial information shows the electric, water, and wastewater departments all have net revenues surpassing expenses this fiscal year. Profits, following depreciation, are about $970,000 for the electric department, nearly $929,000 for the wastewater division, and slightly over $147,000 for the water department. Figures are through December 30th and include revenues minus expenses and […]

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Kansas woman crashes east of Mount Moriah

The Highway Patrol reports an Overland Park, Kansas woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the car she drove on a snow-covered road, and the vehicle overturned east of Mount Moriah Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 45-year-old Virginia Kabaiku to the Harrison County Community Hospital. Kabaiku traveled west on U. S. Highway […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept bids

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a bid for electric poles at a meeting Monday evening. A bid for southern yellow pine poles was accepted from Arkansas Electric Cooperative for $10,899 with confirmation of grant money from Missouri Public Energy Pool. Other submitted bids were from Boarder States for $10,995.75 and Bridgewell for $11,029.95. The […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves new shut-off policy for TMU, update presented on sewer plant upgrades

Several topics related to Trenton Municipal Utilities were approved during last evening’s meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council voted six to nothing to proceed with Burns and McDonnel engineering to proceed with designing the headworks project at the sewer plant. Other improvements are underway in the design-build project at the sewer plant where […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

Harris hits 28 free throws, wins $500 for Trenton H.S. Athletic Department

The winners have been announced of the “Shoot Sixty Seconds for Your School” halftime competition during the 76 games at the North Central Missouri College Holiday Hoops to earn money for the respective schools athletic departments. Spencer Harris, representing Trenton High School was the Sixty Second Shot winner scoring 28 free throws. American Family Insurance, who sponsored […]

State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin

Audio: New state lawmaker from Shelbina wants colleagues to be more responsible with spending

State Senator-elect Cindy O’Laughlin thinks citizens have a mistrust of Missouri’s government because departments are poorly managed. She says it’s predictable that they would oppose propositions like the gas tax that failed in November’s election.     The Shelbina Republican says lawmakers don’t have confidence that lawmakers are spending money wisely.     She says […]