New Small Business Administration Logo

SBA economic injury disaster loans available to Missouri small businesses

Small nonfarm businesses in 100 Missouri counties and neighboring counties in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, and Oklahoma are now eligible to apply for low‑interest federal disaster loans from the U.S. Small Business Administration, announced Director Tanya N. Garfield of SBA’s Disaster Field Operations Center-West. These loans offset economic losses because of reduced revenues caused by […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Friday evening crash at 9th and Rural streets in Trenton involves 2 vehicles and 9 people

The Trenton Police Department reports one person was transported to the hospital after a pickup truck struck a car at Ninth and Rural streets Friday evening. An ambulance transported car passenger 13-year-old Zackary Lawrence to Wright Memorial Hospital after he reportedly complained of knee pain. No injuries were reported for other car passengers, Joely Johnson, […]

House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]

Arrest

Authorities arrest area residents over Memorial Day weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in area counties on Friday and early Saturday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Service of Blythedale was arrested in Worth County and accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, owner operating motor vehicle without financial responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle on a highway […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Awards presented to Trenton Middle School students

Awards were presented to Trenton Middle School students Friday morning. Awards given included those for perfect attendance, which went to fifth graders Garrison Otto and Kinsley Otto; sixth graders Kiley Lawrence, Baylee McCullough, and Madalyn Tipton; seventh graders Ava Frazier, Victor Markell, and Lance Polk; and eighth-grader Kaylea Boyle. Each student with perfect attendance received […]

Alumni Banquet

Ninety-one attend Spickard Alumni Banquet

Ninety-one registered guests attended the 101st Spickard Alumni Banquet, hosted by the class of 1968, in the Spickard School Gym Saturday. Special recognition was given to 2019 Spickard School District graduate Rodney Lawrence, 10 members of the 50 year class of 1969, 60-year class attendee Donnie Stephens, and 65-year class attendees Vera Lynn and Jean […]

Choir Concert

Awards presented at THS Spring Choir Concert

Several Trenton High School students received awards at the Spring Choir Concert Friday night. Choir Director Tyler Busick announced the Concert Choir Outstanding Students as Ashley Johnson, Melanie Guerrero, Amanda Parrack, and Baley Catron.  Rebecca Urich was named the Most Improved Student for the Concert Choir. For Gold Rush, Outstanding Students were soprano Kasie Otto, alto […]