Animal Abuse

Missouri Attorney General shuts down dog breeder due to animals being kept in cruel conditions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office has filed a lawsuit, citing violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act (ACFA), and obtained a temporary restraining order against Cornerstone Farms, a dog breeding company operated by Debra Ritter and located in Curryville, Missouri. This case was referred to the Attorney General’s Office by the Missouri Department of […]

Flooded Farm Grain Bins

Audio: Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves focusing on flooding and levees

A congressman who represents north Missouri on Capitol Hill warns that northwest Missouri is still suffering from flooding and that there’s a lot of damage to infrastructure. U.S. Rep. Sam Graves traveled from his Atchison County farm to Jefferson City this week to file for re-election to his 11th term. Graves is the longest-serving Republican […]

2020 Elections vote

Six candidates file for office at Grundy County Courthouse

Candidate filing begins today subject to the August primary election. As of 8 o’clock Tuesday morning, February 25, six candidates had gathered at the Grundy County Courthouse with five of them incumbents. Among those seeking re-election, on the Republican ticket, are Don Sager as First District Commissioner, Joe Brinser as Second District Commissioner, Barb Harris […]

Murder Graphic

Inmate at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron charged with murder of cellmate

A man serving a life sentence for a Boone County murder has been accused of killing an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. Thirty-eight-year-old Anthony Dewayne Graves has been charged with felony second-degree murder. An initial appearance in DeKalb County Circuit Court is scheduled for February 25th at 2:15 pm. Media sources […]

Election 2020

Grundy County candidates can file for August Primary Election beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reminds residents that filing for the August Primary Election will begin next Tuesday, February 25th and run through March 31st. Grundy County offices required to file this year for new terms in 2021 are First and Second District commissioners as well as the assessor, collector-treasurer, coroner, public administrator, and sheriff. […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Authorities at Grundy County Law Enforcement Center report two area residents in custody

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton resident turned himself in on Wednesday on a capias warrant for failure to appear in court, and a Galt resident was arrested on Tuesday. Twenty-five-year old Ayrik Armand Redden is accused of failing to appear on two felony counts of delivery of a controlled substance except 35 […]

Suspect Arrested News Grapahic

Man who moved into vacant house in Spickard arrested on allegation of receiving stolen property

A man described as a convicted felon with multiple offenses in his past was arrested on Saturday by members of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Forty-two-year old John Ervin Peterson was reported to have moved into a vacant house at Spickard and now faces two counts of receiving stolen property. Bond is $25,000 cash with […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council endorses idea proposed by pilots at municipal airport

With seven members present, the Trenton City Council endorsed an idea proposed by pilots allowing them to construct and own an eight place T-hangar building at the Trenton airport. The new all-metal building would replace the two wooden hangars currently in use at the airport. An engineering company assembled a cost estimate for the new […]

Private Pesticide Applicator Training

Audio: Free Pesticide Applicator Training sessions to be offered in area counties

Multiple training sessions will be held in the area for farmers needing to obtain or renew certification for a private pesticide applicator’s license. Free sessions will be held at the Grundy County Extension Center in the Alexander Student Center Basement Conference Room of Trenton on Thursday, January 23, 2020, from 9 o’clock until noon, Carroll […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education approves grant application requests

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved grant application requests at its meeting Tuesday evening. Fifth-grade Communication Arts teacher Christy Gibler’s request was for a $500 GEC Community Foundation grant to purchase guided reading leveled book sets for the classroom library. Board Vice President Brandon Gibler abstained from voting on the request with Dorothy Taul […]