Tampons and pads

Audio: Representative wants state of Missouri to fund free tampons and pads in schools

State Representative Martha Stevens of Columbia says she wants to end “period poverty” in Missouri’s public and charter schools. She’s proposing to require that the schools – grades 6 through 12 – provide tampons and pads in their bathrooms at no charge to students. Stevens, a Democrat, says research shows one in five menstruating teens […]

Teresa Yoder Meat Processing

T.K.’s Processing, owned by Teresa Yoder, brings business experience and awards

For a 17- or 18-year-old, procrastination often comes easy. Yet digging in and getting the work done is what helped Trenton FFA member Teresa Yoder become a national finalist in the agricultural processing proficiency award area. T.K.’s Processing is a 50/50 joint venture Yoder owns with her mom. The supervised agricultural experience project came about […]

Charges Filed

Additional charges filed in Mercer County against Drake Kately, charges also filed against Princeton man

Additional felony charges have been filed in Mercer County against the Kansas City man the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office reports has escaped from jail twice. The sheriff’s office notes 27-year-old Drake Kately has not yet been found by law enforcement following his latest escape the night of August 28th. Additional charges for Kately are escape […]

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Clearing of fire scene begins in downtown Trenton; ATF returns to monitor investigation

Trenton Fire Chief Brandon Gibler reports the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office and an insurance company have begun digging at the scene of last month’s Downtown Trenton fire to find a cause and origin. The February 18th fire destroyed This ’n’ That Pawn Shop and Antiques and Cutz and Curlz beauty shop and heavily damaged […]

Project Thirst

Registration deadline approaching for Trenton High School’s “Holly Jolly Jog”

Trenton High School is accepting registration for the first Holly Jolly Jog 5K/10K Run/Walk to benefit The Thirst Project, which is a group of socially-conscious young people on a mission to end the global water crisis by building fresh water wells in Swaziland in Southern Africa. Registration will be accepted until the morning of the […]