Rabbit with Young

Missouri Department of Conservation reminds people to leave wildlife wild

Spring brings the births of wild animals such as birds, rabbits, and squirrels. With that come good intentions of kind-hearted people who want to adopt baby animals they find because they think they have been orphaned or abandoned. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds people to leave these young wild animals where they find […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

Smithfield Food Website

Mercer County firefighters respond to fire at Smithfield hog confinement farm

The Mercer County Fire Protection District, Medicine Creek Fire Protection District, and Mercer Fire Protection District responded to Smithfield Badger Farm 5 for a hog confinement fire on Tuesday, March 28. Mercer County Fire reports the fire went through the roof in the office portion of the facility when crews arrived at the scene of […]

City of Trenton

Trenton Street Department open additional hours to dispose of tree limbs

Trenton Street Department has added limited hours this Saturday for citizens to dispose of tree limbs following the Monday night storm. In addition to the regular hours of 7 a-m to 3 p-m weekdays, the street department area will be open Saturday morning, September 24th, from 8 to 12 noon. The Trenton Street Department facility […]


Special absentee voting hours announced by Grundy, Livingston County Clerks

Special hours for absentee balloting on Saturday have been announced for Grundy and Livingston Counties, subject to the August 2nd Primary Election. The Grundy County Clerks office at the Courthouse (second floor) will be open Saturday, July 30th from 8 to 12 noon. The Livingston county clerks office at the Courthouse in Chillicothe will be open […]

Death Investigation

Coroner’s initial report on Elizabeth Jeannoutot-Lafolette and daughter Shannon inconclusive

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says an initial, or preliminary autopsy report, is inconclusive regarding the deaths of a Trenton woman and her young daughter over the weekend at Trenton. Slater said officials will await the results of toxicology tests. He noted it may take at least two months before toxicology results become available for […]

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Under sunny skies, light winds, birds chirping, and approximately 75 people watching, VFW Post 919 at Trenton conducted a flag raising ceremony and rifle salute Monday morning, Memorial Day, to officially open up the Grundy County Museum properties for this season. While VFW members were hoisting the U.S. flag out in front of the Baker one-room school, […]

Extended hours set for absentee voting in Presidential Primary in Grundy, Livingston counties

County clerks offices in Grundy and Livingston Counties are among those who’ll be open extended hours Saturday March 12th for persons wishing to vote absentee in the Presidential Primary election in Missouri. The hours march 12th at the Grundy County Clerk’s office are from 8 until noon, with hours at the Livingston County Clerks office […]