Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled-Grundy County held their monthly cooking class at the First Baptist Church in Trenton. The April cooking class was made up of 17 students, and FFDD volunteers. The students learned how to make editable Easter Bird Nests and Easter Bunny Trail Mix. Marcia Gutshall along with several volunteers from […]
Youth who have completed fifth grade may attend a Safe Sitter class at the Grundy County Health Department of Trenton to learn how to keep themselves safe and care for younger children. The class designed for young teens who watch their younger siblings and babysit children will be held on June 5th from 9 o’clock […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton woman Monday on a felony charge of stealing $750 or more. The bond for 45-year-old Meleah Lawrence is $5,000 cash or corporate surety, and she is scheduled for the associate division of circuit court May 14th. Court documents accuse Lawrence of appropriating United States […]
The Community Writing Group of Grundy County is accepting submissions for its first anthology, which is a published collection of poems or other pieces of writing Founder Pam Johnston says anyone who lives or has lived in the community may submit short writing pieces for the anthology for free. Those pieces can include poetry, short […]
Grundy County’s latest unemployment rate changed only slightly from the January figure. Statistics from the Division of Employment Security show Grundy County has 174 unemployed out of a civilian labor force of 4,400. That’s a percentage of three-point-nine percent for February (the latest month available). In January, Grundy County had a rate of four percent, […]
Two members were sworn in and officers elected during meetings this week of the Grundy County Nursing Home District board and the board of Senior City Incorporated. Board members Jim Cox and Jim Bush were sworn in for three-year terms with Cox elected chairman. Other officers are Vice Chairman Brigette Bunnell, Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Cox, and […]
An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]
A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Rockport, Washington man facing non-support charges in Grundy County has been returned to Grundy County. Forty-two-year-old Benjamin Milazzo was arrested in Snohomish County, Washington, a waiver was signed, and he was returned to Grundy County Tuesday. Milazzo has been charged with four counts of misdemeanor non-support and one […]
Unused or expired prescription medication can be disposed of safely, conveniently, and responsibly next week during National Drug Take-Back Day. Medication will be collected by law enforcement at various locations on April 27th from 10 to 2 o’clock. Area locations for National Drug Take-Back Day in Missouri include the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center, Bethany […]
The Grundy County Commission has accepted a bid for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning work for the lower level of the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports the bid accepted was from Bill Wilson for $9,207.89, which was the lowest of four bids received.
Grundy County R-5 High School held an awards assembly to honor the students of the quarter. Those selected by faculty and staff include seventh graders Corbin Axtell and Layton Stonger, eighth-grader Dusty Wilson, ninth grader Fletcher Christy, 10th grader Macy Saul, 11th grader Tanner Williams, and 12th grader Emma Baxter.