Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves financing plan for development of fire department training ground and tower

The Trenton City Council has approved employee health insurance quotes for employees of the city and Trenton Municipal Utilities. As recommended by the finance committee, the city and TMU will continue to pay 100 percent of the monthly premium for employees with coverage for dependents borne by the employee. The city’s health insurance is provided […]

Holiday Greenery

Deck the halls with boughs of caution

Keep safety in mind when decorating with holiday greenery. Evergreens, holly, mistletoe and other traditional yuletide plants can pose risks, says University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. In days of old, people rarely brought holiday greenery into the home before Christmas Eve, Trinklein says. Doing so was considered bad luck for the coming year. […]

Congested Roads (traffic)

Impaired and Impatient: Traffic Trifecta around Thanksgiving holiday presents problems for motorists

As thousands of Missouri drivers travel home to spend Thanksgiving with family and friends this week, the Missouri Department of Transportation is urging them to exercise patience, caution and good judgment behind the wheel. The holiday week brings a trifecta of concerns to the roadway, including impaired driving, distracted driving, and heavy interstate congestion. The […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol to participate in moving operations during Thanksgiving holiday weekend

Highway Patrol Troop H Commanding Officer Captain James McDonald announces Troop H will conduct hazardous moving operations during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Area counties to be included in the hazardous moving operation include Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Clinton, DeKalb, and Worth. The operations will focus on violations that contribute to traffic crashes, such […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department awarded grant

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the sheriff’s office has been awarded up to $3,000 for deputy sheriffs to work driving while intoxicated/impaired driver enforcement activities. The department also could receive up to another $2,000 for hazardous driving violations on highways in Livingston County. Cox says the grants pay overtime for deputy sheriffs to conduct […]