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Three Mexican nationals sentenced to prison for role in meth conspiracy

Three Mexican nationals have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine. Alfredo Soto-Contreras, also known as “Antonio,” 38, of Kansas City, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to 10 years and 10 months in federal prison without parole. Omar Eliseo Barraza-Bueno, […]

Road Work

Planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 15, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of June 15 – 21. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

Charges Filed

Cameron man who threatened officers with a knife officially charged

A Cameron man accused of threatening law enforcement with a knife and running from law enforcement at Hamilton faces charges in Caldwell County. Online court information shows 34 year old William Patrick Vessar has been charged with felony resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony and two misdemeanor counts of fourth degree assault—special […]

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“Taking Care of You” stress management course to be offered online

Registration is now open for Taking Care of You, a University of Missouri Extension program that offers practical strategies for dealing with stress and life challenges. Developed by an interdisciplinary MU Extension team, the research-based program focuses on positive psychology and mindfulness in online sessions held over eight weeks. Participants learn concepts and practical strategies […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education presented updates on summer sports and activities including graduation

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education heard updates on summer sports and activities as well as graduation last (Tuesday) evening. Trenton High School Principal Kasey Bailey, THS Assistant Principal John Cowling, and Athletic Director Wes Croy created the tentative schedule for summer sports and activities. It involves no sports or activities practices or contests in […]

Black Silo Winery

Tournament and concert postponed, barbecue contest still on at Black Silo Winery

Black Silo Winery of Trenton has announced a one-year postponement for a charity corn hole tournament and concert. Owner Duane Urich reports much consideration and input from event supporters led to the decision to reschedule events planned for next month on June 19th and 20th. Urich also announced the charity corn hole tournament and “members […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 17, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of June 17 – 23. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee hears presentation on financing project at sewer plant

The Trenton City Councils’ Utility Committee heard information Tuesday evening on financing the headworks project at the sewer plant and members reviewed the Trenton Municipal Utilities financial report for April. The only action item was committee approval on the purchase of two gate valves with TMU crews installing them during the Nestle plant shutdown late […]

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin

Jury trial set for June 18th in Salvador Hernandez case

A jury trial has been scheduled in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court for a Gallatin man facing felony charges of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, third-degree assault, and first-degree rape or attempted rape. Online court information shows the jury trial for Salvador Hernandez is scheduled for June 18th through 21st. A […]

Bridge Work

Bridge replacements underway over West Fork Locust Creek and Elm Branch

The West Fork Locust Creek Bridge closed Monday, June 18 and the Elm Branch Bridge is scheduled to close Monday, June 25. Both bridges, located on U.S. Route 136 east of Lucerne, will be rebuilt in the same alignment as their predecessors. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Boone Construction Company of Columbia to […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for week of June 18

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northern Missouri region planned for the week of June 18 – 24 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]