Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board accept resignation from board; address light agenda

At the beginning of Monday night’s meeting of the Trenton Building and Nuisance Board, Mayor Linda Crooks announced Danny Matthews was resigning from the board. Matthews was present for his final meeting, and Mayor Crooks thanked him for his service on the board. The Building and Nuisance Board voted to advance 604 Linn Street to […]

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Branson performer pleads guilty to fraud scheme

A performer at a Branson, Missouri, theater pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing more than $85,000 from hundreds of his own audience members who donated to his non-existent charity for foster children. “For several years, this performer took advantage of his own audiences by pulling at their heartstrings while stealing from their pockets,” said […]

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34-year-old man pleads guilty to conspiracy to provide material support to ISIS

Thirty-four-year-old Kristopher Sean Matthews (aka Ali Jibreel) admitted to conspiring to provide material support to the designated foreign terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham/Syria (aka ISIS), announced Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Gregg N. Sofer for the Western District of Texas, and FBI Special Agent in Charge […]

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Area students receive scholarships from FCS Financial

Students at Grundy R-5 and Chillicothe high schools are among 35 recipients of FCS Financial scholarships. Each receives $1,500 to assist with the cost of higher education. Among the local recipients of FCS scholarships are Jandie Peterson of rural Trenton and Madelyn Wilford of rural Laredo. Others from schools in northwest Missouri include Olivia Owen […]

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Chillicothe man arrested on warrants after crashing south of Belton

Residents of Chillicothe and Stillwell, Kansas were hurt when vehicles they were driving sideswiped south of Belton. Eighty-two-year-old Robert Matthews of Stillwell, Kansas was taken to Research Hospital with minor injuries. The other driver, 33-year old Nathaniel Novotny of Chillicothe, was treated and released at the scene for minor injuries. The accident happened Friday afternoon […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board acts on 12 properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening granted seven extensions, three locations advance to public hearings; and two others were released. Two fire-damaged houses also were topics of discussion during the nearly one-hour meeting. Public hearings are to be held November 25th for 213 West 6th Street, 1004 Laclede, and 18-14 Hillcrest. Ninety-day extensions allow […]

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Trenton City Council adopts ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana

A series of ordinances pertaining to medical marijuana were approved Monday night by the Trenton City Council. They are based on state regulations stemming from the voter-approved Amendment Two in last November’s election. In part, the ordinances allow for the location of manufacturing facilities, cultivation facilities, and dispensaries within the city of Trenton. One ordinance […]

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Audio: Fiery crash on I-55 in southeast Missouri kills Florida trucker

State troopers say a Florida truck driver has been killed in that fiery, multi-vehicle crash last weekend on I-55 in southeast Missouri. Reporter Brittany Jacob at Missourinet television partner KFVS reports two tractor-trailers and four other vehicles were involved in the crash, which happened in New Madrid County.     KFVS reports Florida truck driver […]

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Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]

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 […]