Cow and cattle herd

Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry cows and pre-weaned calves also fare better with heat abatement systems in place. Heat abatement systems are economically beneficial for dairy […]

Generic City Water

Trenton Municipal Utilities announces planned water outage

Trenton Municipal Utilities has announced a planned water outage Wednesday morning and an accompanying boil water advisory. Affected are water customers along Normal Street between East 8th and East 12th streets. Water is scheduled to be off in that area Wednesday morning from 8 o’clock until approximately 11 o’clock. As a result, customers along Normal […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

The Mercer County Public Water Supply District has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for some customers. The office recommends boiling of water before cooking or drinking. Affected are rural water customers in Mercer County within the boundaries, going clockwise: Route K on the north, Highway 65 on the east, Highway 136 for the south […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol to hold DWI saturation in Livingston County

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces that a driving while intoxicated saturation will be conducted in Livingston County sometime in May. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes and contacts with drivers who have been drinking as well as officers’ input as to probable […]

Charges Filed

Trenton man facing additional charges in Grundy County

A 28-year old Trenton resident faces additional charges in Grundy County after being arrested on Monday. The first announced charges against Bryant Ellis accused him of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on December 9th. The latest charges accuse Ellis of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, delivery of a controlled substance, resisting […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man arrested on drug allegations

A 28-year old Trenton resident has been arrested on Grundy County charges. Bryant Ellis is accused of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, both on December 9th, 2018. Regarding the drug paraphernalia charge, Ellis is accused of possessing an altered drinking straw with intent to use it to introduce meth into the human body. Ellis was […]