Coronavirus Concerns

One-half of slots filled for COVID-19 testing event on Saturday in Trenton

Materials will be available to provide active COVID-19 tests for 200 individuals at the free community event in Trenton Saturday, May 30, 2020, from 10 to 2 o’clock. The drive-thru will start at the First Christian Church at 17th Street and Princeton Road and end at the Emergency Services Complex with medical staff collecting specimens […]

Scholarship

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri announces scholarship recipients

The Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri has announced scholarship recipients. Those receiving $500 scholarships include Kori Hornaday from Putnam County High School, Isaiah Morgana of North Mercer High School, Kayli Crawford of Trenton High School, Carter Williams of South Harrison High School, Cade Lechtenberg of Centerville High School, Macie McNeely of Gallatin High School, and […]

Kidnapping

Princeton man facing four felonies including assault and kidnapping

A Princeton man faces four felonies after an incident Friday. Online court information shows 32 year old Jackie Duane Beaman has been charged with first degree endangering the welfare of a child—first offense—no sexual contact, second degree domestic assault, second degree kidnapping, and unlawful use of a weapon. Bond has been set at $10,000 cash […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report 934 tested for COVID-19

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe report a combined total of 934 individuals have been tested for COVID-19 by the two facilities as of Tuesday morning. That is up by 176 tests compared to numbers announced the morning of May 18th. Overall, Wright Memorial Hospital has tested 268 individuals, which […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission reviews various county departments

The Grundy County Commission Tuesday morning discussed a closed bridge on Southwest 86th Avenue. A replacement tube order for the bridge has been canceled. The Southwest 86th Avenue bridge will remain closed due to a failed inspection by the Missouri Department of Transportation in April. Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray says the county is looking into […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital operating at full capacity

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton is back operating at full capacity within the hospital outpatient services, including imaging, rehabilitation, surgery, and the physician clinics. The inpatient unit and emergency department remain operating fully as well. Wright Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Steve Schieber says the hospital is “grateful…to ramp…up” services at Wright Memorial and clinics […]

Brian Dean Preszler

Princeton man charged with sex-related felonies bound over to Division One of court

A case was bound over to Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court this week for a Princeton man charged with sex-related felonies stemming from an alleged incident in early February. The Mercer County Circuit Clerk’s Office reports Brian Dean Preszler is scheduled for arraignment June 10th. Online court information shows he has been charged […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report 758 tested for COVID-19

The weekly report from Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital indicates 758 people have received COVID-19 testing, which is an increase of 146 tests when compared to the numbers announced last Monday, May 11, 2020. Wright Memorial has tested 239 including 171 from Grundy County, 38 from Mercer County, 30 from other counties. Hedrick […]