(Missouri Independent) – A Missouri family that was denied a license to grow medical marijuana alleged in court this week that outside groups and individuals had undue access to top state officials — and that access led to an opaque process and contributed to the decision to cap the number of licenses granted. To buttress […]
Trenton High School has announced the Students of the First Quarter. Those selected are freshman Aubrey Dalrymple, sophomore Tucker Otto, junior Jonathan Dryer, and senior Emily Owen.
(Missouri Independent) – State governments are unique political bodies that allow for experimentation in how rules and laws affect political outputs. As Justice Louis Brandies pointed out – states are laboratories of democracy. State governments have broad jurisdiction to “tweak” institutional rules and laws. Through this system of government, we can observe the aftermath of […]
Plans for the 2021 Trenton High School Alumni Reunion week-end continue and classes are reminded of the Annual Planning Meeting to be held on Sunday, November 8th in Trenton. The 1:30 meeting will take place in the BTC Bank Meeting Room located on the lower level. Persons are asked to park on the north side […]
A Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally possessing a firearm following a shootout at an Independence, Mo., motel. Randy K. McGaugh, 54, of Wellington, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Lajuana M. Counts to one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. By pleading guilty, McGaugh admitted that he […]
A Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a conspiracy that distributed more than 20 pounds of methamphetamine in southern Missouri. Eric Eugene Akins, 54, of Monett, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 12 years in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 21, 2020, Akins pleaded guilty […]
Plans are being made for what’s likely to be the only “community parade” in Trenton this year. The route has been lengthened for the annual Christmas parade and includes more streets and neighborhoods than before. A committee has announced that entries are being accepted for night time Christmas parade on December 4th. The parade route […]
Princeton Plow Day has been canceled. It was originally scheduled to be held on South Coleman Street at the Old Buck Eye Bend Saturday, October 31st. Spokesperson Duane DeMoss says the event may be held at a different location at a later date, weather permitting.
Students at Trenton High School recently added a native plant garden to their campus in partnership with the Missouri Department of Conservation and Quail Forever. Members of the school’s Future Farmers of America chapter organized the planting. Native wildflowers and grasses can provide beauty and benefit pollinator insects such as butterflies. Students prepared planting beds […]
The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton man at the Probation and Parole Office on October 28th on a misdemeanor violation of an order of protection for an adult. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports bond is $2,500 cash only for 41-year-old Gregory Dee Baecht, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of Circuit […]