Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission takes part in Incident Command System training

A class was held in Trenton this week covering the National Incident Management Command System. Grundy County Emergency Management reports chief elected officials, emergency response personnel, dispatchers, and emergency managers from the state attended the multi-day class. Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard previously said the Grundy County Commission attended the training at the North Central […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA approves state’s request to add 14 additional counties to disaster declaration

The Federal Emergency Management Agency approved Missouri’s request to expand the federal major disaster declaration for Missouri to include assistance for local governments and nonprofit agencies in 14 additional counties and the City of St. Louis. FEMA’s approval means Benton, Boone, Callaway, Clay, Cooper, Dunklin, Gasconade, Howard, Lafayette, Lincoln, Pulaski, Scott, St. Charles, and St. […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Parson calls for damage assessments in preparation for federal disaster declaration request

Governor Mike Parson has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in seven Missouri counties in response to devastating Missouri River flooding that began in March. The joint teams will survey damage in preparation for a request from the Governor for federal disaster assistance. “Although the floodwaters have not fully […]

Fire Graphic

Fire at KCP&L substation leaves Spickard residents without power

A fire was reported early today at the KCP&L substation in Spickard and while details were not available, the fire led to customers being without electricity. Grundy County Emergency Management reports KCP&L was working on restoring power and hoped to have all customers back in service by late afternoon.  The Emergency Manager reports messages were sent to […]

Flood alert

Area rivers expected to crest above flood stage, many area roads closed

The National Weather Service reports moderate flooding is occurring today for the Grand River at locations near Chillicothe and Sumner with minor flooding listed for the Grand River at Pattonsburg and Gallatin as well as the Thompson River at Trenton. The weather service is predicting river crests that could change depending on additional rain. The […]

Flood alert

Updated 8:15 am: Continuing rain causing area rivers and creeks to flood

Continuing rain has caused creek and river levels to rise, also likely spilling over onto roads that are prone to flooding. As of 8:15 am Monday morning, a Grundy County Emergency alert has been issued advising several roads are flooded with motorists advised to use caution when driving. In the Trenton area, a caller told KTTN […]

Storm Ready

National Weather Service presents Storm Spotter Training in Milan

The Sullivan County Emergency Management Agency and the National Weather Service will hold a free Storm Spotter Training in Milan Tuesday, March 27. A meteorologist from the National Weather Service will present the class at the Milan Community Center starting at 7 o’clock. The class will cover various aspects of severe weather, storm spotting, and […]