Election Results

August 4th Primary Election results in northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new commissioner at the first of the year following Businessman Brad Chumbley’s victory Tuesday evening in the Republican primary. Chumbley received 442 votes to defeat two others. Incumbent Joe Brinser had 296 votes and challenger Martha Roberts received 245. There’s no Democratic opponent for Chumbley in the November general election. […]

Election 2020

Second candidate files for Grundy County Second District Commissioner

A second candidate has filed for Grundy County Second District Commissioner subject to the August Primary Election. Brad Chumbley filed as a Republican for the position on Wednesday morning. He is currently a Trenton Second Ward city council member. Incumbent Joe Brinser filed for Second District Commissioner on Tuesday. Other incumbents who filed for Grundy […]

Fatal Crash

Head-on crash west of Trenton claims the life of Jamesport man

A head-on crash 3 miles west of Trenton at 5:30 Thursday morning has claimed the life of a Jamesport man. The Highway Patrol reports 38-year-old Eric Virtue of Jamesport was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater. 61-year-old Russell Louderback of Trenton was transported to Wright Memorial Hospital […]

Death Investigation

Coroner’s initial report on Elizabeth Jeannoutot-Lafolette and daughter Shannon inconclusive

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says an initial, or preliminary autopsy report, is inconclusive regarding the deaths of a Trenton woman and her young daughter over the weekend at Trenton. Slater said officials will await results of toxicology tests. He noted it may take at least two months before toxicology results become available for local […]