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 […]

Diemel Brothers and Garland Joey Nelson

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 […]

City of Trenton Website

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 […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves third-party company to handle billing and mailing of TMU services

While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council members to address contracts for 17th Street Bridge at upcoming meeting

The Trenton City Council will consider ordinances at its meeting next week regarding contracts and a maintenance agreement. The meeting will be held at Trenton City Hall on Monday night, July 22, 2019, at 7 o’clock. Ordinances involve contracts with Union Pacific Railroad for the reconstruction of the East 17th Street Bridge and the Missouri […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves lunch prices for next year

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education accepted several bids Monday evening. A bid for bread was accepted from Graves, and a bid for milk was accepted from Anderson Erickson. Bookkeeper/Secretary Heather Turner reports the price varied on the bread and milk depending on the type. Bids for fuel were accepted from Landes and MFA Oil. […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education approves budget, accepts bids for milk and diesel

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting Tuesday evening. Revenues are anticipated at $1,625,948, and expenditures are projected at $1,628,252, leaving an expected deficit of $2,304. The board approved amending the 2018-2019 budget to match actual revenues and expenditures. A five-year certificate of deposit was approved at Putnam […]