Safe Room for Tornado Safety

Missouri schools build “Safe Rooms” for shelter from tornadoes

The Joplin School District has built 14 safe rooms since 2011, when a deadly tornado killed 161, to shelter students and community residents when the next tornado strikes. The safe rooms, constructed to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency specifications, provide near-absolute protection against injury or death in extreme weather events. Made of reinforced concrete and […]

Trenton Missouri Municipal Airport

Trenton City Council gives “go-ahead” to have design plans developed for possible future airport projects

The Trenton City Council has given the go-ahead to have design plans developed for possible future projects at the Trenton Airport. The primary need is described as replacing the T-hangers but it would require working the land there so it can be raised above the flood plain. The council voted last night to accept a […]

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 […]

Backpack Buddies Mini Golf Fundraiser

Miniature golf event raises nearly $5,000 for Backpack Buddies

A miniature golf event and associated activities at Trenton on Saturday raised money to support the backpack buddies weekend food programs of Grundy and Livingston Counties. The Regional Nurse Practice Council for Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report a total of $4,717.00 was raised during events held at Johnny Popper’s mini-golf and the […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Community participation sought for NCMC Organization Fair

Area businesses, churches, and organizations are invited to participate in the annual North Central Missouri College Organization Fair on Student Orientation Day scheduled for Monday, August 19. The Organization Fair is set to begin at 11 a.m. and will run until approximately 1:30 p.m. Organizations participating will be assigned a table and are welcome to […]