Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation announces applications open November 1st

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors has announced scholarship applications will be available for the Spring 2019 semester beginning Thursday, November 1st. The scholarship is available to female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer County. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in […]

Soybeans

Soybean specialist offers tips for handling weather woes

Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality almost every year, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. This year was no exception. Several important soybean-growing regions in Missouri experienced severe drought this year. The most worrisome effect from drought is yield loss, but producers face several other effects […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend minimum cash reserves for electric, water and sewer departments

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend minimum cash reserves for each of the three departments of Trenton Municipal Utilities: electric, water, and sewer. Utility committee members, two councilmen, the Mayor, and other city officials reviewed financial information based on an April 2018 audit. The purpose of having minimum cash reserves is to have enough money for […]