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 […]

4-H Website

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day “Best of Show” selections made for Missouri State Fair

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day featured entries judged as “Best of Show,” selections were made for the Missouri State Fair 4-H display, and ribbons awarded. 4-H members earning two Best of Show honors were Tyler Dixon, Rebecca Urich, and Kimberly Clark. Eleven others had one Best of Show award and included Owen Sharp, Ada Fox, […]

Flower Foods Bread Products

Flower Foods recalling hamburger, hot dog buns due to plastic choking hazard

Flowers Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of product may cause a choking hazard. The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers under a variety of brand […]

The American flag, the P.O.W. flag, and the Missouri State flag (Photo by Senior Master Sgt. Mary-Dale Amison)

Missouri State Fair accepting nominations for veteran/active military “Honorees of the Day”

To honor our service men and women, the Missouri State Fair is teaming up with Capital Materials, Retrieving Freedom, Inc. & Starline Brass to present a new event called the Military Flag Ceremony. Veterans and active service members from across Missouri are eligible to be honored one of the eleven days during the Missouri State […]

Medical Marijuana

DHSS releases final rules for the implementation of medical marijuana program

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has released final rules for the medical marijuana program, which were filed today as emergency rules and as proposed rules with the Missouri Secretary of State. The final rules, which are eleven separate rules, are now posted on the DHSS website. The rules will go into effect on […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department issues 13 citations during safety project

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 13 speeding citations were issued to drivers on U. S. Highway 36 during a Community Traffic Safety Project this weekend. Eleven of those speeding citations were issued Friday, and the other two were issued Sunday. Cox notes a Nebraska driver cited for speeding Friday was also cited for driving […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board addresses eleven properties of concern

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening advanced five properties of concern, granted time extensions to four others, heard about two new locations and released one from the list. Because work was completed as recommended by the city, the board agreed to release 1323 Tindall and revoke existence of a dangerous building. After reviewing 309 […]

Alcohol Compliance Checks

Alcohol compliance checks completed by Trenton Police Department

The Trenton Police Department and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, January 5th. According to Chief Rex Ross, the checks resulted in one under age purchase of an alcoholic beverage from a local business and a 32-year-old Blue Springs man cited for alleged supplying liquor […]

Crime and Courts

Eleven waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County court

Eleven defendants on Tuesday waived preliminary hearings on multiple counts in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each saw their cases bound over for arraignment Thursday in Division One and another defendant had his cases certified to the Division One circuit court docket. Jeffrey Chad Corbin is charged with driving while revoked and resisting […]