Court News

Judge Thomas Alley hands down suspended prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County court

Several defendants pleaded guilty and had judgments rendered Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Rural Trenton resident Mac Lewis Rakes pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Rakes was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to 10 years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was […]

Indictment

Twenty defendants in Missouri indicted in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Twenty defendants, primarily residents of Kansas City, Missouri, have been indicted for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy. Most of the defendants were arrested during a law enforcement operation last week that resulted in seizures of firearms, heroin and other illegal drugs, and large amounts of cash. Ladele D. Smith, also known as “Dellio” and […]

NCMC Ketcham Community Center

Ketcham Community Center celebrates upgrades with an Open House

The Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri has recently undergone construction and upgrades to the facility.  To celebrate the improvements, and the 21-year history of KCC, the community is invited to stop by during an Open House on Monday, September 30, 2019, from 12:00-1:00 p.m. A ribbon-cutting […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services records over 2000 facility applications

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services recorded 2,163 medical marijuana facility applications as of August 19, 2019. Numbers of applications received by facility type are as follows: Cultivation facility applications – 554 Dispensary facility applications – 1,163 Manufacturing facility applications – 415 Testing facility applications – 17 Transportation facility applications – 14 Additional information […]

Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s medical marijuana facility application window closes, over 2,100 applications submitted

The medical marijuana facility application period closed at 4:30 p.m. on Monday and Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services received approximately 2,100 applications by the extended deadline. The application system received over 1,200 applications in the last three days, including over 800 applications in the last 24 hours. Applications are from those hoping to […]

Medical Marijuana Dispensary

DHSS extends deadline for medical marijuana facility applications

Missouri’s Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) began accepting medical marijuana facility applications on Aug. 3 and will now accept applications until 4:30 p.m. CST on Monday, August 19. Initially, the deadline was set outside of normal business hours at 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 17. DHSS has learned during the first several days […]

Marijuana

Cannabis cultivation and production facility looking at Trenton

The North Central Missouri Development Alliance and the City of Trenton have announced work with a prospective manufacturing business to locate in the community. A news release says the business “would be a safe and secure cultivation and production facility that would produce pharmaceutical-grade cannabis.” The business is projected to start by creating 30 full-time […]

Arrest

Bethany woman arrested on allegation of narcotic theft at Sunnyview Nursing Home

A Bethany woman accused of stealing narcotics from Sunnyview Nursing Home in Trenton was arrested on Thursday. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 31-year-old Ashley Nichole Malott has been charged with felony stealing—controlled substance or methamphetamine manufacturing material. Bond was set at $5,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton residents facing felony drug charges, creating health risk to a child

Two Trenton residents are facing felony charges following their weekend arrests on a drug charge and allegedly creating a health risk to a child. Trenton Police arrested 46-year-old Anthony Deon Brown and 43-year-old Laurissa Ann Wilson. Bonds for each were set at $20,000. Both are charged with manufacturing a controlled substance, marijuana, within two thousand […]

Harbor Freight Tools For Schools

Three Missouri high school teachers among semifinalists for 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize

Three Missouri high school skilled trades teachers are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who were named today as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. They and their skilled trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash […]