The Grundy County Commission plans to discuss 911 radio equipment with Sheriff Rodney Herring next week. The commission will meet with the sheriff at the Law Enforcement Center in Trenton on Tuesday afternoon, March 19th at 1:30. The agenda also includes the commission meeting with Grundy County Ambulance Director Steve Tracy at the courthouse in […]
A 28-year old Trenton resident faces additional charges in Grundy County after being arrested on Monday. The first announced charges against Bryant Ellis accused him of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on December 9th. The latest charges accuse Ellis of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, delivery of a controlled substance, resisting […]
The Grundy County Commission has accepted a bid from Kevin Klinginsmith of K&J mowing to cut the grass at several Grundy County properties. The property locations are the lawns at the courthouse, prosecutor’s office, and law enforcement center, the Bethel, Sires, and Wynne cemeteries and the road and bridge lot. The combined bid for all locations […]
A 28-year old Trenton resident has been arrested on Grundy County charges. Bryant Ellis is accused of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, both on December 9th, 2018. Regarding the drug paraphernalia charge, Ellis is accused of possessing an altered drinking straw with intent to use it to introduce meth into the human body. Ellis was […]
An Overland Park, Kansas resident was arrested Saturday afternoon in Harrison County and accused of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, careless and imprudent driving resulting in an accident, and no proof of insurance. Forty-seven-year-old Jason Camp was taken to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center. A Milan resident, 38-year old Michael […]
An Independence man, 30-year old Dereck Cornish, was arrested Saturday afternoon in Caldwell County. Cornish was accused of felony counts of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest by fleeing, and possession of methamphetamine. There also was a Jackson County warrant accusing Cornish of failure to appear relating to resisting arrest. No injuries were reported […]
The Grundy County Commission met with Sheriff Rodney Herring and a representative from Foster Refrigeration Tuesday morning to discuss a refrigeration unit that went down at the Law Enforcement Center in Trenton. Commissioner Joe Brinser says Foster estimated the cost of repair for the unit at $4,000. The refrigerant in the unit is being phased […]
The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of an Iowa man Friday afternoon on several drug-related allegations. Twenty-four-year-old McClain Mehaffey of Muscatine, Iowa was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. The Patrol also accused him of speeding. Mehaffey was placed under a 24-hour hold […]
The Highway Patrol arrested a Bethany woman in Harrison County Wednesday night on two allegations. Thirty-two-year-old Courtney McGhee was accused of felony driving while intoxicated and driving while revoked or suspended. McGhee was placed on a 12-hour hold at the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center.
Multiple fire departments responded Monday afternoon to a fire that caused most of two buildings to collapse in the 600 block of Main street. A west wall remained upright. A third building remains standing but the extent of damage is unknown. The location is across from the Law Enforcement Center in downtown Trenton. Destroyed were […]
Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reports the proposed 2019 county budget projects a balance deficit of $502,419. Estimated revenues for 2019 total 4,693,199, and estimated expenditures total $5,195,618. The budget includes a 5.8% increase in medical insurance, a 21.9% increase in worker compensation at this time, an eight percent increase in liability insurance, and a […]
The highway patrol reports a Bethany man was arrested late Saturday night in Harrison County. Twenty-five-year-old Dale Guernsey was accused of felony driving while intoxicated/persistent offender, felony leaving the scene of an accident, and misdemeanor driving while revoked. Guernsey was transported to the Harrison County Law Enforcement Center.