Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton’s Utility Committee tackles numerous issues at Tuesday meeting

The three-member Utility Committee to the Trenton City Council discussed several topics when they met for 90 minutes Tuesday night but no official action was taken. Dawn Stewart told of a flooded basement after an apparent sewer backup. It was noted a fiber optics contractor had a crew working in her yard. Trenton Municipal Utilities […]

Grain Belt Express

Grain Belt Express sent back to State Public Service Commission by Missouri Supreme Court

The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, a proposed energy transmission project through northern Missouri, got new life Tuesday following a ruling by the state’s highest court. The Grain Belt Express Clean Line, if built, would carry energy from Kansas to Missouri, Illinois, and Indiana, running through several counties including Clinton, Caldwell, Carroll, and Chariton within […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued Friday by TMU extended

Trenton Municipal Utilities has extended the boil advisory issued Friday evening due to a positive coliform sample.  Coliform bacteria are a commonly used indicator of the sanitary quality of foods and water. While coliforms themselves do not normally cause serious illness, they are easy to culture, and their presence is used to indicate that other […]

Fiber Optic Internet Access

Mid-States Services to have crews in Trenton installing fiber optic cable

Mid-States Services of Trenton is bringing fiber optic internet inside the Trenton city limits. Informational Technology Specialist Terry White said boring crews have been installing conduit in the ground to house the fiber in the lake area and aerial crews would be brought in after Independence Day to string fiber and attach it to the […]

Water Outage

Trenton Municipal Utilities announces planned water outage and boil advisory

Trenton Municipal Utilities has set a boil advisory for downtown Trenton to start Wednesday, August 30 due to a valve replacement. The advisory will affect Main Street from Ninth to Seventh Streets, Eighth Street from Main Street to Haliburton, and Eighth Street from Laclede to Haliburton. The advisory will begin Wednesday morning at 8 o’clock […]

House Fire on Reynard Street in Chillicothe

Video: Firefighters respond to Reynard Street in Chillicothe; 1 firefighter injured

One firefighter sustained injuries at a fire involving three houses in the 400 block of Reynard Street in Chillicothe, which crews responded to early Saturday morning. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright reports crews found the houses fully involved when they arrived at the scene. He says that crews had contained the fire as of 5 o’clock, […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council Meeting Report for Monday, February 22, 2016

The Trenton City Council’s finance committee meets several times during preparations for the city budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1st. That’s also the case this year, with two more meetings announced for Wednesday, February 23, and Friday, February 26, both at noon. Trenton mayor nick McHargue, during last night’s city council meeting, said […]