Governor Mike Parson

Missouri’s Parson ranked 13th among nation’s Governors

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s performance on economic policies has placed him among some of the top governors in the nation in a new report. In a first-of-its-kind report, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a right-wing group of lawmakers and business people, ranked Parson 13th overall among states’ governors. Report co-author Donna Arduin said Parson’s corporate […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Amendments to Summer School Handbook tops discussion at Trenton Board of Education meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the final draft of the 2018-2019 school audit on Tuesday evening. Bob Conrad with Conrad and Higgins said the district was “in good shape.” Information presented included that the district’s retirement is 84% funded, which Conrad called “excellent” and “healthy.” The district has more than 11 hundred students, […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council votes to proceed with headworks project at sewer plant

After hearing an explanation of additional costs, the Trenton City Council unanimously voted last night to proceed with the headworks project at the sewer plant, financing the nearly $4,000,000 fixed cost is yet to be determined. Burns and McDonnell Engineering from Kansas City had two representatives meet last night with the city council and answer […]

Crime and Courts

Four face judge in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Among cases in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court Tuesday Darrell Wayne Graham of Trenton provided a written waiver for the preliminary hearing on felony charges of first-degree child molestation.  Graham’s Bond was re-set at $100,000 and his case was bound over to the March 15th docket for Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. […]

Accident

Braymer man crashes in Livingston County, arrested on driving under the influence of drugs

The highway patrol reports a Braymer man was injured, then arrested, following a single vehicle accident last night one mile west of Dawn. The patrol said 36-year-old Jesse Moore of Braymer received minor injuries and refused treatment at the scene.  Moore was arrested and accused by the highway patrol of careless and imprudent driving involving […]