Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]

Audio: Separation of church and state group lodges 2nd Missouri complaint in the last month

The Freedom From Religion Foundation has lodged its second complaint in the last month against biblical displays in the state. The group claims two paintings in the Camden County Clerk’s Office in south-central Missouri violate the Constitution. The Foundation’s Joe Poor says the artwork is a clear breach of the separation of church and state […]

Missouri School Boards Association

Trenton R-9 Board of Education signs contract with MSBA to assist in search for Superintendent

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a contract with the Missouri School Boards Association Tuesday evening to assist with a superintendent search for the district. The board approved a letter of resignation from Superintendent Dan Wiebers at a special closed session meeting at the end of last month. The resignation will take effect on […]

Kelly Polling

Chillicothe muralist Kelly Poling dies at 57

A Chillicothe resident and artist, Kelly Poling, died Sunday at his home, surrounded by his family. Polling was 57 years old and noted for creating many of the murals in Chillicothe and was named Grand Marshal of Chillicothe’s Holiday Parade held last month. The funeral service for Kelly Poling will be Friday, December 7th at […]

Grand River Historical Society

Grand River Historical Society Museum to hold benefit for Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

The Grand River Historical Society Museum of Chillicothe will hold a fundraiser to benefit the restoration of the Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Museum Curator Pam Clingerman says A Joyful Celebration will be at the United Methodist Church on Walnut in Chillicothe Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. The event will feature vocalists and bands from […]

Daniel Stephens

Bond reduction denied for Daniel Stephens of Milan

A motion for bond reduction has been denied for a Milan man facing charges in Adair County stemming from an incident last month. Online court information shows 35-year-old Daniel Stephens has been charged with the felonies of first-degree kidnapping and first-degree domestic assault as well as a misdemeanor violation of an order of protection for […]