Summer Food Program for Kids

Online map and text number will help families locate local summer food programs

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has been helping families in need during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Through the Summer Food Service Program, thousands of meals have been provided and will continue to be provided all summer. The program is designed to provide breakfast, lunch, and/or snacks to children living in eligible […]

Upward Bound Program

47 students from 6 high schools to participate in Upward Bound Program

The North Central Missouri College Upward Bound summer session will be operating online for the summer of 2020 from today through July 10th. Forty-seven students will participate from six area high schools: including Trenton, Chillicothe, Galt, Tri-County, Gallatin, and Hamilton. During the session, students will work online for enhancing skills in math, science, English, and […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission reviews various county departments

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning discussed a closed bridge on Southwest 86th Avenue. A replacement tube order for the bridge has been canceled. The Southwest 86th Avenue bridge will remain closed due to a failed inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation in April. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray says the county is looking into […]

Audio: Missouri Congresswoman introduces bill to punish China by taking away assets in America

There have been efforts to sue and admonish China for its role in the coronavirus spread worldwide. American leaders say China hid the growing virus threat. Missouri Congresswoman from the St. Louis region Ann Wagner says she is taking an approach that is more realistic in a bill that she is filing to take away […]

Jewett Norris Library

Grundy County Jewett Norris Library receives grant from Missouri State Library

The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library of Trenton applied for and received a Reading Software Challenge Grant from the Missouri State Library. The grants allowed libraries to purchase software, so summer reading programs would be available online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Grundy County Jewett Norris Library purchased software from READsquared, which allows the […]

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Chillicothe man injured in three-vehicle crash in construction zone near Holt

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident in a construction zone one mile north of Holt on Tuesday afternoon. Emergency medical services transported the driver of a car, 29-year-old Justin Followwill, to the Liberty Hospital. The driver of an International truck, 64-year-old Richard Schoneman of Westbrook, Minnesota, and […]

Child Pornography

Missouri man charged with producing child porn after trading images of 5-year-old girl

An Independence, Missouri, man who was arrested on Tuesday, the same day he shared pornographic images over the internet that he had just taken of a 5-year-old child victim, was charged in federal court. Justin Swift, 35, was charged in a two-count criminal complaint with producing child pornography and with distributing child pornography over the […]