A dumpster will be set up on the east side of the Galt Square one day next week for citywide cleanup. Items to be collected May 22nd from 8 o’clock to noon include furniture, mattresses, rugs, sinks and bathroom fixtures, lawn furniture, TVs, appliances, dismantled swing sets, discarded toys, and dry paint cans. Items to […]
Two defendants were sentenced to prison on Thursday, with one of them placed on probation during Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Galt resident Brian K. White pleaded guilty to five felony counts and received sentences of four years each with the Department of Corrections. After original charges of rape were amended, White […]
The Grundy R-5 Board of Education approved various bids on May 12th. One was for a proposal from Noah Swartzentruber to construct a bus barn at an estimated price of $96,000. Other bids approved were from MFA for propane at $1.399 per gallon and diesel at $2.29 per gallon, as well as Galt Hometown Grocery […]
Wright Memorial Hospital Physicians’ Group in Trenton, and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton, offered student-athletes from Trenton, Galt, Humphreys, Laredo, Pleasant View R-6, Spickard, Princeton, and Mercer school districts an opportunity to receive free sports physicals. The Missouri State High School Activities Association requires student-athletes in Missouri to pass a pre-participation physical exam […]
A baccalaureate service will be held for Grundy County R-5 High School seniors on May 2nd. Students can sing or give testimonies at the Galt Baptist Church at 6:30 that evening. Baptist Church Pastor Gene Schreffler and Christian Church Pastor Stan Richardson will also speak at the service.
Two defendants were placed on probation following appearances Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. A resident of Galt, Brenda Sue Figg pled guilty to a charge of peace disturbance stemming from a February 27th incident. Imposition of sentence was suspended, and Figg was placed on two years probation. Figg is to […]
The 98th annual Galt-Grundy R-V Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at the Grundy R-V High School gym in Galt. Doors will open for registration at 5:30 with the meal to be served at 6:30 pm. This year’s theme will be “It’s Never Too Late To Celebrate.” The alumni officers encourage […]
The Galt Board of Aldermen on April 14th reviewed the qualifications of engineering companies to do a study to evaluate potential improvements to the water system. Benton and Associates from Kirksville were chosen. City Clerk Ashley Bonnett reports the company is to present a proposal at the next meeting, and the board will decide whether […]
Probation was revoked and a sentence imposed for one defendant, two others changed their pleas to guilty during Thursday’s session for Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. After Thomas Blake Dalton of Galt admitted to probation violations, Circuit Court Judge Thomas Alley sentenced Dalton to a previously imposed prison sentence. In November of […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of several area residents in the last couple of days. Forty-year-old Lori Ann Pennington of Trenton was arrested April 14th on felony driving while intoxicated—aggravated and misdemeanor driving while revoked or suspended—second or third offense. Bond is $5,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate […]
The Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will begin using free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system on April 16th in an effort to improve water quality. This entails feeding free chlorine as the disinfectant leaving the water treatment plant instead of chloramines. It will occur for three to six weeks. […]
Trenton Police issued a citation alleging an improper turn resulting in a recent traffic accident on April 7 at 2nd and Kitty streets in Trenton. One driver, 24-year-old Dillon Matthew Pratt of Trenton, reported his forehead struck the driver’s visor, breaking it during the accident when the impact occurred. He declined medical attention. The other […]
There will be two new members each for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education and the Trenton City Council following the election on Tuesday. Voter approval was given to the local use tax for the city of Trenton and brush control for Grundy County. It was a 17% voter turnout (992 votes out of 5,859 […]
In addition to candidates for public office, election ballots in the Green Hills Region today feature numerous ballot issues with polls open until 7 o’clock tonight. The city of Trenton offers the local use tax question which will be decided by the voters of the four wards of Trenton. All voters of Grundy county determine […]
There have been 83 absentee ballots cast in Grundy County, as of noon on Friday, in advance of next Tuesday’s election. Another two dozen (24) remain out but could be voted and delivered in person or by mail in time to be counted with the election results. The county clerk’s office on the second floor […]
The Galt Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 2, 2021. Children from one to 10 years old can participate at the Galt Square at 4 o’clock in the afternoon. Ages will be divided into three groups to search for candy-filled eggs.
The Galt Baptist and Christian churches will hold services for Good Friday and Easter. The Baptist Church will hold an Upper Room Service on April 2nd at 6:30 in the evening. The Christian Church’s Good Friday Service will begin at 7 o’clock, and communion will be served. A Community Sonrise Service will be at the […]
More than 5,800 people from Grundy County will be eligible to vote in the April 6th election, with a total of 5,859 certified by the county clerk’s office. That’s the same number as those eligible for last November’s general election. There will be eight polling locations in Grundy county for April 6th in-person voting, with […]
The Galt Board of Aldermen passed a resolution on March 10th adopting the Grundy County Hazard Mitigation Plan. City Clerk Ashley Bonnett reports the community of Galt was advised by the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission.
Among cases Tuesday in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Preliminary hearings were waived by Floyd Wayne Jarrett of Galt, Marquise Terrell Jones of Trenton, Vance Allen Gannon of rural Trenton, and James LeRoy Houk of Princeton. Each had their cases bound over to the docket for tomorrow’s session of Division One of Grundy […]