Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a boil advisory for Route Z. The advisory affected customers on Route Z from Route M to U. S. Highway 136. It also included Crystal Place, Cypress Street, and Coventry Street.
Trenton Middle School awards will be presented next week. Fifth graders will receive awards in the gym on May 21st at 8:15 in the morning, eighth-graders at 8:45, seventh-graders at 9:15, and sixth graders at 9:45. Families and friends are welcome to attend. Visitors should check into the Trenton Middle School office.
As the school year ends, you can expect young people to start applying for summer jobs. For agricultural employers, these young workers can provide extra capacity at a time when farms and agribusinesses often have more work than they have employees to get that work done. “Labor is tight as the economy picks up steam […]
Among action taken at a meeting Wednesday evening of the Spickard Board of Alderman, a hay bid was accepted from John Wagner of Tindall. Council members gave their approval to purchase a chain saw, a weed eater, and the oil mix needed for each. A financial report also was approved. The Aldermen decided to advertise […]
A North Carolina man pleaded guilty to a bribery and smuggling scheme. He abused his position as a prison official to funnel drugs and other contraband into Caledonia Correctional Institution. According to court documents, Ollie Rose III, 62, of Pleasant Hill, worked as a case manager at Caledonia Correctional Institution, a state prison in Halifax […]
Robert Knodell, Acting Director of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, and Dr. George Turabelidze, State Epidemiologist, signed the standing order for PfizerBioNTech COVID-19 vaccine administration for individuals 12 to 15 years in the state of Missouri. This is following the decision by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) to recommend to […]
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously passed U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s (R-Mo.) bill to ban TikTok on government devices. Senator Hawley’s bill is co-sponsored by Senators Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Tom Cotton (R-Ark.). “TikTok is an immediate security threat that no has place on government devices. This should not […]
The Mercer County Health Department will hold a Wellness Challenge for individuals who live or work in Mercer County. The six-week program will go from June 6th through July 17th. Registration will be at the health department in Princeton on June 3rd and 4th from 8 o’clock to 4:30. Registered Nurse Amanda Snow says registrants […]
The bridge on Putnam County Route Y over Blackbird Creek, northeast of Unionville, is now open to all traffic. Contractors from Emery Sapp & Sons Inc., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation, reopened the bridge to all traffic this afternoon. The bridge was closed in March to rehabilitate the structurally deficient bridge deck and […]
The Livingston County Health Center reports the addition of 12 COVID-19 cases since May 10th. That brings the total number of confirmed positive cases to 1,479. Twenty-three cases are active. Two COVID-19 cases have been added in Daviess County since May 5th, which the health department reports make the total 679. Three cases are active. […]
The Trenton Convention and Visitors Bureau will discuss policies and procedures on May 13th. A meeting will be at the Trenton City Hall at noon. It will also be available on Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/84632269296. Other items on the agenda include a request for proposals for branding and an email address.
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2021-2022 salary schedule May 10t. It is the same salary schedule as for the 2020-2021 school year, which Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis notes has a base salary of $31,000 for a first-year teacher with a bachelor’s degree. The salary schedule is expected to change after further review […]
The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved an ordinance on May 10th authorizing the city to enter into an engineering service agreement regarding a wastewater collection system evaluation facility plan. City Administrator Lance Rains reports the agreement with All-State Consultants involved a Small Community Engineering Assistance Program (SCEAP) grant. The company evaluated the infiltration and inundation […]
Preliminary hearings were waived on Tuesday, May 11, by at least three defendants in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Keith Edward Larson of Bethany is charged with felony stealing of a vehicle. He was bound over to the Division One session on Thursday, May 13, 2021. Trenton resident Tracie Leigh Todd is […]
(Missouri Independent) – As the state of Missouri battles its second year of the novel coronavirus’ spread, lawmakers on Wednesday sent to the governor’s desk a bill that aims to rein in local public health orders and ban vaccine passports. The provisions were included in House Bill 271, which deals with local government transparency. It grew […]
The Federal Communications Commission announced a new Emergency Broadband Benefit program. This temporary benefit program will lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The $3.2B Emergency Broadband Benefit program provides a discount of up to $50 per month toward broadband service for eligible households and up to $75 […]
North Central Missouri College recently held the Show-Me Your Hometown – Dual Credit High School Video Contest to celebrate Missouri’s Bicentennial. Students were asked to create a two-minute video showcasing their hometown. Princeton High School Dual Credit Seniors, who were also members of the PHS Multimedia class, won grand prize for their entry. The […]
The GIfted Group ( Special Needs Individuals of Grundy County) will host a Special Needs Prom on May 28, 2021, from 6:30-8:30 at the Black Silo in Trenton, Missouri. A meal of pork loin, potatoes, baked beans, roll, and cake will be provided. KJams DJ services will provide the music. All individuals with special needs […]
The Trenton Park Board will hold a special meeting on May 14th to discuss pool staffing, wages, and policies. The meeting will be held at the Park Shop at 7 a.m. The agenda also includes a closed session for personnel.
The Missouri Department of Conservation invites the public to get hooked on fishing through its Free Fishing Days on June 12 and 13. During Free Fishing Days, anyone may fish in the Show-Me State without buying a fishing permit, trout permit, or trout park daily tag. Free Fishing Days is an annual MDC event that […]