Farm equipment cultivator

Farmers face unique safety risks during COVID-19

Farmers and ranchers face unique safety risks as COVID-19 continues to spread. The predicted peak of the COVID-19 outbreak likely will hit as spring planting season shifts into high gear, says Rusty Lee, University of Missouri Extension field specialist in agronomy. Physical distancing becomes difficult as farmers receive seed and chemical deliveries, Lee says. Shipments […]

Motorcycle rider on the road

Annual Grandma’s Ride to raise funds for Trenton Fire Department set for May 4th

Plans have been announced for the fourth annual Grandma’s Motorcycle Ride and associated activities to raise money for the Trenton Fire Department. Organizer Cissy Wilcoxson says the event is May 4th beginning and ending at Snappy’s in Trenton with a route that includes Coffey, Jamesport, Chillicothe, and Trenton. The charge is $15.00 for riders and […]

Motorcycle rider on the road

Annual “Grandma’s Ride” raises $1,700 for Trenton Fire Department

A motorcycle ride and other fundraising activities generated over $1,700 for the Trenton Fire Department fire prevention and safety efforts. Sunday’s group left from Chumbley’s in Trenton and rode to the Chula Bar and Grill. Activities also included a meal and music. The total amount raised was reported as $1,732. According to the organizer of […]