Missouri State Highway Patrol Driver Examination Station

Driver examination stations to close for holiday dates in February

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reminds the public that driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed on the following dates: Friday, February 11, 2022, in observance of Lincoln’s birthday. Normal operations will resume on Monday, February 14, 2022. Monday, February 21, 2022, in observance of Washington’s birthday. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports no fatalities over New Year’s holiday weekend

The Highway Patrol reports no traffic fatalities were noted over the long New Year’s holiday weekend. The 78 hour counting period began last Thursday evening at 6 o’clock and concluded this past Sunday at midnight. The Highway Patrol troopers across northern Missouri investigated 79 crashes during that period resulting in injuries for 21 people. The […]

Traffic Fatalities

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports eight deaths on Missouri roads during Christmas holiday

Eight people died in traffic crashes during the 78-hour counting period, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 23, 2021, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 26, 2021. 2021 Christmas Holiday Traffic Statistics Troopers investigated the following: Traffic Crashes — 310 Traffic Crash Injuries — 92 Traffic Crash Fatalities — 4 DWI — 67 […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Daviess County Collector-Treasurer announces dates and times office to be closed for holidays

The Daviess County Courthouse in Gallatin will observe the federal holiday for New Year’s Day on December 31st. Daviess County Collector-Treasurer Lacey Corwin advises taxpayers that the collector’s office will close on December 30th at 4 p.m. and will not reopen until January 3rd. Mailed tax payments for Daviess County must be postmarked by December […]

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Trenton Rotary Club hears presentation on Art’s Alive performance of “A Christmas Carol”

“Ebenezer Scrooge” made an appearance at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on Thursday, Dec. 16 at the BTC Bank community room. Brian Upton presided at the meeting and was the sergeant at arms. Jackie Soptic gave the prayer. Tara Walker was the program chairman. Scrooge, aka Scott Washburn, was part of the recent Art’s Alive […]

Holiday Safety TIps

Helpful holiday safety tips from the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department

Christmas and the New Year are almost here and everyone at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department wants you to have the best time ever. They also want you to be safe and think ahead. Sheriff Cox and his staff ask you to consider the following: Traffic safety is a priority. The highways will be jammed […]

School buses wait Tuesday outside Thomas Hart Benton Elementary School in Columbia (Photo Credit Rudi Keller Missouri Independent

Confusion around COVID ruling swirls as two Missouri school districts end semester early

(Missouri Independent) – As a growing number of Missouri school districts drop COVID mitigation measures under threat from Attorney General Eric Schmitt, at least two closed the doors on their fall semester early due to large numbers of staff and students out sick. Meanwhile, local public health departments said Tuesday they still have not heard […]

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Trenton R-9 Board of Education announces personnel actions following closed portion of meeting

Personnel actions have been announced following Monday night’s meeting of the Trenton R-9 Board of Education. The board had met in a closed executive session. Information released this morning by Trenton R-9’s district office includes retirements, resignations, and hirings. According to the Trenton School District office, the board accepted retirement letters from Kim Foster, Chris […]

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Audio: Missouri inmate serving 241 years in prison for a non-homicide crime granted parole

A Missouri man sentenced to 241 years in prison will be paroled sometime late next year.     Forty-two-year-old Bobby Bostic was just 16 when he and another young man were arrested in St. Louis for robbing a group of people delivering holiday presents and shooting two of the victims, both of whom survived. The […]

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Missouri’s largest counties seek to appeal ruling overturning local health orders

(Missouri Independent) – Jackson and St. Louis Counties requested Monday that they be permitted to intervene and appeal a recent court ruling that they argue has “upended the longstanding public health framework” in Missouri. In a filing submitted Monday afternoon and obtained by The Independent, the two counties asked Cole County Circuit Court Judge Daniel […]

Rotary Website

Trenton Rotary Club members approve officers for 2022-2023

Trenton Rotary Club officers and committee chairmen have been approved for 2022-2023. Officers include President Michael Ormsby, President-Elect Jackie Soptic, Secretary Elizabeth Gibson, Treasurer Amy Lewis, and Ex-Officio Brian Upton. Board members are Diane Lowrey, Tom Witten, Ormsby, Gibson, Soptic, and Chris Hoffman, Scott Sharp, Don Purkapile, and Savannah Fogle. Chairmen include Soptic and Megan […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Two additional candidates file for a seat on the Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Two additional candidates have filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education election on April 5th. Joshua Shuler filed for a three-year term, and incumbent Jason Hostetler filed for the one-year position. Incumbent Dorothy Taul, Jeffrey Spencer, and Toby Havens previously filed for three-year terms. Two three-year board positions and a one-year term are open. […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Third candidate files for seat on Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Another candidate has filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education election on April 5th. Toby Havens filed for a three-year term. Incumbent Dorothy Taul and Jeffrey Spencer have also filed for the three-year terms.  Two three-year term positions are open. No one has yet filed for the one-year unexpired term. Candidate filing at the […]

Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra

Audio: Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra to feature winter concert on December 11

The Grand River Valley Choir and Orchestra will have a winter concert on December 11, 2021, with “Joy to the World” to be performed in the Trenton High School Performing Arts Center at 3 pm.  Doors will open at 2:30. Choir Conductor Linda Arnold:     Orchestra Director Buddy Hannaford acknowledges that most of the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Two file for positions on Trenton R-9 Board of Education

Two candidates have filed for the Trenton R-9 Board of Education for the April 5th election. Incumbent Dorothy Taul and Jeffrey Spencer have filed for the three-year term positions.  There are three open positions with two having three-year terms, and the other is a one-year term. Candidate filing at the Trenton R-9 District Office will […]

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Two file for seats on North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees

Two candidates have filed for two open positions on the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees for the April 5th election. Incumbents Chris Hoffman and Diane Lowrey filed for the positions, which each have a term of six years. The candidate filing period will continue through December 28th. Filings will take place in the […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

High School Holiday Hoops shootout in Trenton tips off on December 18

As the countdown continues for the 17th annual NCMC Foundation-sponsored High School Holiday Hoops the Holiday Hoops committee would like to thank the many individuals who help make the annual event a success. The event tips off Saturday, December 18, 2021, at the Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College. Again […]