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Several area schools extending closure to April 27th due to COVID-19

Several area school districts have extended their closures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. School districts extending their closures through April 24th include Chillicothe, Jamesport Tri-County, Gallatin, Braymer, Polo, and Southwest Livingston County of Ludlow. Those districts tentatively plan to resume classes on April 27th. Chillicothe R-2 reports its meal program will continue through April […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County School District offers free meals to those 18 and younger during closure

The Jamesport Tri-County School District will offer free meals for individuals younger than 18 years old during its closure for COVID-19. The meals can be picked up at the west end of the elementary building from 11 o’clock to noon. Free delivery will also be available. Reservations can be made from 8 o’clock to noon […]

Coronavirus Cancellations

Local cancellations and restrictions announced due to Coronavirus concerns

KTTN has received notice of several announcements that are due to precautions taken out of concerns for the Coronavirus. Grundy County Jewett-Norris Library in Trenton will be closed as of March 17th and possibly longer.  The Jewett-Norris library has canceled the children’s story hour on Wednesdays. The Livingston County Library in Chillicothe is closed until […]

Coronavirus Pandemic School Closings

Local list of schools closed due to Coronavirus concerns

Numerous area schools have reported plans to cancel in-person classes out of concerns for the coronavirus. KTTN has collected a list from various sources including websites, social media, and phone calls from school officials. As announced Monday, Trenton R-9 schools are on spring break which was a previously-scheduled week for classes to not be held. […]

Rollover Accident

Three from Trenton injured in rollover crash that totals SUV

Three Trenton residents sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned five miles south of Jamesport Friday night. The driver, 20-year-old David Stark, was transported by ambulance to Mosaic Life Care with serious injuries. Passengers in the vehicle, 23-year-old Sean Pruitt and 17-year-old Cassie Stark, were transported by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center. Pruitt’s injuries […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approves salary increases for staff

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved salary increases for the certified and non-certified salary schedules at their latest meeting. The certified salary schedule was increased by one percent. Superintendent David Probasco says the base pay will go from $29,909 to $30,208. The non-certified salary schedule was increased by two and a half percent. The […]

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Trenton woman transported to hospital after crashing on 8th and Rural in Trenton

The Trenton Police Department reports a Jamesport woman was transported to Wright Memorial Hospital on Monday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident. Ninety-five-year-old Bettie Langford was taken to the hospital with a complaint of knee pain. Twenty-four-year-old Bianca Treadwell of Trenton said her head hurt and was to seek her own treatment. Langford drove a car […]

Grass Fires

No rest for Grundy County Rural Fire Department as they battle multiple fires

Grundy County rural firefighters continuously battled grass fires Saturday from late morning until late afternoon. Grundy County Rural Fire Chief Kenny Roberts said that it included battling two to three fires at the same time. Four brush trucks, two pumpers, and a tanker truck were used during the approximate six-hour period. There were no injuries […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen vote to move forward with Mid-States for installation of fiber optic cable

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen voted Monday evening to move forward with negotiations and drafting of a contract with Mid-States Services, LLC for fiber installation and rental of electrical poles within the City of Gallatin. Mid-States proposed using Gallatin’s electrical system poles to install the fiber throughout the city at an annual per electrical pole […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend construction of storage building at wastewater plant

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend a construction bid be accepted for a storage building at the wastewater treatment plant. According to Utility Director Ron Urton, the bid from Jamesport Builders came in at $60,074 for a 40-foot by 60-foot building with an optional second door of 14 by 14 feet. The bid will be referred […]