Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission presented updates on COVID-19 from various agencies

The Grundy County Commission heard reports on Tuesday regarding COVID-19. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs said Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Declaration 4490 is now open, and applications are due by April 25th. The major disaster declaration regarding the COVID-19 pandemic in Missouri was declared Thursday and involves public assistance being used to […]

Cattle and hog futures continue downward trend into the weekend

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, except for the nearby contract, live cattle futures continued to tumble on another round of follow-through selling, with additional pressure from the volatility in the broader markets, lack of support from this week’s cash business, and weakness in wholesale values.  Feeder cattle futures were sharply lower on the same factors […]

Pothole

Audio: MODOT is changing its focus from snow to potholes

Now that the snow has been cleared from much of the roadways, the Missouri Department of Transportation is changing its focus.     Over thirty tons of patching material were used on Wednesday (1/29/2020) in the central district alone, around Jefferson City and Columbia, to repair potholes created over the last few weeks. As temperatures […]

Empire District Liberty Utilities Company

Customers of Empire to see reduction in billing of up to $64.00 over Winter season

Natural gas customers of Empire are to see a decrease in costs as a result of a filing with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The change is to reflect the company’s wholesale cost of natural gas as noted in the actual cost adjustment factor. For residential customers in Trenton, Chillicothe, and Marceline, the natural gas […]

Summit Natural Gas Website

Summit Natural Gas customers to see monthly bill decrease by approximately $8.50

Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Incorporated customers will see natural gas rates change to reflect estimated changes in the wholesale cost of natural gas as well as the change in the company’s actual cost adjustment factor. The ACA factor is a mechanism that tracks over or under-collection of actual natural gas costs over a 12-month […]

Moberly Park Trenton Missouri

Trenton Park Board votes to allow Trenton R-9 district a discus throwing area

The Trenton Park Board voted Wednesday evening to allow the Trenton R-9 School District to construct a concrete chain link fenced area for discus throwing. The location is to be determined in consultation with Park Superintendent Jason Shuler. Park Board President Duane Helmandollar said the school district currently uses a concrete pad with netting on […]

Dog with empty food bowl

Texas manager pleads guilty in Missouri to pet food fraud, company pays $4.5 million restitution

The manager of a Wilbur-Ellis Company processing facility in Texas pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a multi-million dollar conspiracy to sell adulterated ingredients to pet food manufacturers, for which the company has already paid more than $4.5 million in restitution. William Douglas Haning, 48, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge […]

Indictment

Twenty defendants in Missouri indicted in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Twenty defendants, primarily residents of Kansas City, Missouri, have been indicted for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy. Most of the defendants were arrested during a law enforcement operation last week that resulted in seizures of firearms, heroin and other illegal drugs, and large amounts of cash. Ladele D. Smith, also known as “Dellio” and […]