Safety Training

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled receive safety training

The Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County partnered with the Trenton Fire Department and Grundy County Ambulance for safety training recently. Thirty-one individuals and volunteers from FFDD participated in bus safety under the instruction of Dustin Whorton and Lane Beverlin. Instruction included proper ways to exit the vehicle in case of […]

Gavel and Law book

Albany man accused of 22 felonies in case of abusing 11-year-old girl makes court appearance

An Albany man accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Monday. Online court information shows Raymond Burks was bound over for further proceedings in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court. Burks was previously charged with 22 felonies, including kidnapping, child endangerment, […]

Evelyn Goodrich Trickel

Evelyn Goodrich Trickel to be recognized as NCMC/TJC Distinguished Alumni

Mrs. Evelyn Goodrich Trickel along with two other 2018 Distinguished Alumni, Allan Seidel and Arthur Lawrence (Arnie) Arneson will be honored at the North Central Missouri College Foundation’s 1st Annual Pirates Ball on Saturday, February 23rd at the Red Barn in Trenton.  Evelyn Goodrich Trickel was born and raised on a farm in southern Grundy […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Family and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled host cooking class

Fifteen individuals with disabilities attended the first cooking class of the year for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County on Thursday. FFDD Executive Director Kayla Graham says students learned how to make a healthy, easy, and cost-efficient snack. The class made lunch meat rollups with dressing and cheese and decorated […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Senior Life Solutions at WMH raising awareness during American Heart Month

The month of February is national American Heart Month and Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness of the connection between heart health and emotional health.  In February of 1964, a national campaign began declaring February as American Heart Month in an effort to help bring awareness to the number […]