Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board reviews properties for demolition

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last evening was told just three property owners have agreed to a cost-sharing arrangement with the city for demolition of houses. Two have returned a signed agreement and non-refundable $200 payment for hazardous materials inspection. Once such inspections are complete and owners are notified of the testing, the owner has […]

Gavel and Law book

Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of court in Trenton

Defendants facing various charges waived preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court include Jordan Lane Cabra and Tommy Joe Graham both of Trenton, Dustin Matthew Haskins of Laredo, Javier Hernandez of Kansas City, and Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence. Bound over to appear Thursday, July 12th in Division One of […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves purchase of new wheel loader for street department

Trenton City Council last night approved a commitment to purchase a wheel loader for the street department use at the asphalt plant.  A discussion was held on adding days to legally shoot fireworks within the city limits but ultimately doing nothing and not taking any vote on changing an existing ordinance at this time. Through […]

FFA Members at Camp Rising Sun

Trenton FFA members keep busy with Summer activities

Several members of the Trenton FFA chapter recently attended Missouri FFA Leadership Camp at Camp Rising Sun in Lake of the Ozarks State Park June 11 through the 15th. Members attended leadership sessions throughout the week, led by the camp leadership director and state FFA officers. Members learned about building a strong foundation for their […]

Court News

Prison sentence handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison after pleaded guilty to three felony charges stemming from incidents in April and May in Grundy County. Larry Edward Brown Junior of Lakefield, Minnesota appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Guilty pleas were entered on April charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting, […]

Crime and Courts

Circuit court has extremely busy docket in latest session

Several defendants have waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases, on various charges, were bound over to the Division One docket of Thursday, June 14th or Thursday, July 12th. Emma Nichole Brown of Trenton faces two drug-related charges and one of hindering prosecution. Bond was continued at $20,000. […]

Gavel and Law book

Chillicothe teen charged with felony first-degree assault appears in court

A 16-year-old from Chillicothe certified as an adult to face a felony charge stemming from an incident in February appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday. Matthew Ryan Miller has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. Online court information shows a motion to modify bond conditions was sustained. Miller […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe Police Department bust six on drug offenses

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the arrest of six individuals on drug offenses as the result of a search warrant Tuesday night and an investigation Wednesday morning. Chief John Maples reports officers arrested three individuals Tuesday after the police department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and K9 Zaki executed a search warrant on a residence […]

Crime and Courts

Five have cases bound over to Division One of circuit court in Trenton

Five defendants Tuesday waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each of the cases was bound over to future dates for arraignments in Division One of the circuit court. Matthew John Woody of Trenton has six felony counts. These include two counts for unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a […]

Hands in Handcuffs Arrest graphic

Trenton authorities report two arrests on Sunday

Authorities are reporting the arrest of two individuals on Sunday. Trenton resident 24-year-old Levi Judson O’Neal has been arrested on a Grundy County warrant accusing of two counts of second-degree burglary.  O’Neal is accused of burglary, for the alleged purpose of stealing, at two of the Plaza Apartments. The court information indicates the incidents happened between August […]