Eric Menconi

Chillicothe School Resource Officer completes “A.L.I.C.E.” Training

Chillicothe School Resource Officer Eric Menconi completed a two-day instructors training program with the ALICE Training Institute last week. ALICE stands for Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter, and Evacuate. The Chillicothe Police Department explains “the program is dedicated to promoting strategies to improve the chances of survival during a violent critical incident, such as an active […]

Audit Graphic

State auditor subpoenas Clay County for records

State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued a subpoena to Clay County to require the county to turn over documents associated with a citizen mandated audit. An Oct. 24 court ruling confirmed the Auditor’s legal authority to conduct performance audits and dismissed the County Commission’s lawsuit against the Auditor. Clay County officials have yet to produce documentation […]

Rex Ricketts

Rex Ricketts receives 2019 Ag Educators Lifetime Achievement Award

The organizers of the Missouri Livestock Symposium announced that longtime dairy educator and agriculture industry leader Rex Ricketts, of Hallsville, will receive the 2019 Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award. Ricketts, University of Missouri professor emeritus of animal sciences, will receive the award at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the 20th annual symposium at William […]

9th Street Trenton

MoDOT rejects bid to resurface Highway 6 through Trenton

It will be a few weeks longer before it’s known what company will do the resurfacing project next year on Highway 6 through Trenton. According to the Department of Transportation Area Engineer Randy Mendenhall who reported to KTTN that the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission this week rejected the bid from JD Bishop Construction LLC […]

FFA

Candidates announced for Trenton FFA Barnwarming

The candidates have been announced for the Trenton FFA Chapter’s Barnwarming this weekend. Senior candidates are McKenna Cox, Allena Allen, Grace Allen, Dolan Huber, Quentin Lovell, and Matthew Slater. Others are juniors Olivia Roberts and Chase Otto, sophomores Gracyn Rongey and Colton Roy, and freshmen Makenzee Epperson and Gavin Chambers. Trenton High School Barnwarming will […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission receives grant to improve transportation

United States House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves of Missouri announced on Wednesday that the North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission of Sullivan County will receive a nearly $13,500,000 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development Transportation Discretionary Grant for the East Locust Creek Reservoir Project. Sullivan County will complete a variety of […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Update on Locust Creek Reservoir to be presented at Trenton Chamber of Commerce luncheon

An update will be provided on the East Locust Creek Reservoir at the next Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce Luncheon. Reservoir Project Manager Brad Scott will speak at the Riverside Country Club of Trenton on November 20, 2019, at noon. Admission will be $10 for Chamber members and $11 for non-Chamber members. RSVP by contacting the […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Board of Adjustments approves request, Planning and Zoning Commission tables request

The Trenton Board of Adjustments approved a request on Monday night for a variance to allow for the construction of a 50 by 80-foot storage building at 315 South Johnson Drive. Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry reports no further action is required on Jason and Wendy Shuler’s request for a 3,136 square foot variance on […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves service contracts for Christmas events

The Princeton City Council approved two service contracts on Monday evening for Christmas-related events. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports one service contract was for $1,400 for 9 to 10 entertainers for a music show at the Cow Palace Saturday (November 9th) evening from 5 to 8 o’clock to benefit an Angel Tree. Admission will be […]

Branson Christmas

Branson Christmas Coalition publishes list of largest Christmas tree displays

The Branson Christmas Coalition, now in its fourth season of growing and enhancing the Ozark Mountain Christmas season, has published its listing of this year’s biggest Christmas tree displays. Dubbed “Landmark” Christmas trees, to qualify for the list a tree must be over 20’ tall, within a collection of 10 or more trees, or completely […]

Cold Weather Rule

Audio: Missouri’s cold weather rule is now in effect

Missouri’s Public Service Commission is reminding you that the state’s Cold Weather rule is now in effect.     The rule aimed at helping customers with heat-related utility bills began November 1st and remains in effect through March 31st. It prohibits gas and electric utilities from disconnecting services when the temperature is predicted to drop […]