Spickard, Missouri

Community of Spickard to pay more for water but customers rates to remain the same

The Spickard Board of Aldermen approved several actions Monday evening regarding loan applications. One involved looking into a loan from the National Rural Water Association to repair the existing pump station. That vote was taken following discussion of a small borrowers loan for wastewater and drinking water needs. City Clerk Amy Chapman reports the city […]

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Audio: Garland “Joey” Nelson charged with two counts of murder in missing Diemel brothers case

A Braymer cattle farmer was charged on Wednesday with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Police found human remains on 25-year-old Garland “Joey” Nelson’s farm. According to the probable cause statement, the Diemels traveled to Caldwell county to get payment of $250,000  from Joey Nelson for the […]

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Trenton City Council selects construction company to replace 17th Street Bridge

All votes were unanimous Monday night when the Trenton City Council approved three bills and adopted three ordinances. The 17th Street Bridge replacement will be done by Boone Construction Company of Columbia who submitted the lowest of bids from six companies. City Administrator Ron Urton said the selection of Boone has been accepted by the […]

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Trenton City Council meets Tuesday evening with full agenda

Ordinances were adopted and bids accepted last night by Trenton City Council. Some of the ordinances resulted from previous city council actions, however, one other proposed ordinances got defeated after the council and the Mayor heard complaints. Danny Stephens of Trenton received formal approval to pay $325 per month for a one year period to rent […]

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Diesel fuel spill reported at Trenton Municipal Utilities generator site

Sarah Hearne with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources reports a diesel fuel spill occurred at 921 Industrial Drive in Trenton last week. An incident report states Trenton City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton called the Environmental Emergency Response Spill Line November 5th to report the release of about 70 gallons of diesel fuel on a […]

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Audio: Missouri line workers in the Carolinas responding to Hurricane Florence

While about one hundred Missouri line workers are heading back to the Show-Me State today (Tuesday) from South Carolina, about 65 workers remain there.  Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives spokesman Jim McCarty says the 65 are stationed in Kingstree and Darlington.     Many have had to use boats to get to impacted areas. Association […]