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Annual “Grandma’s Ride” raises $1,700 for Trenton Fire Department

A motorcycle ride and other fundraising activities generated over $1,700 for the Trenton Fire Department fire prevention and safety efforts. Sunday’s group left from Chumbley’s in Trenton and rode to the Chula Bar and Grill. Activities also included a meal and music. The total amount raised was reported as $1,732. According to the organizer of […]

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Nebraska man arrested for failing to appear in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the weekend arrest of a man in Nebraska after he failed to appear in circuit court in Trenton for sentencing on a drug case. Fifty-two-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska was arrested in Lincoln County, Nebraska. He waived extradition to Missouri and was returned to Grundy County on Saturday. Last August, Fune […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri joins five states to launch enforcement blitz against drug-impaired driving

Missouri law enforcement officials have announced they will conduct a Drug Impaired Driving enforcement blitz throughout the state from April 20 – April 22, 2018. “Driving High? Kiss Your License Goodbye!” is an intensified effort to crack down on drug-impaired driving. Similar crackdown efforts are occurring across the region in Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. […]


Milan resident arrested in connection with kidnapping of 12-year-old in Omaha, Nebraska

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Milan resident in connection with an alleged kidnapping this month of a minor from Omaha, Nebraska.  The 23-year-old suspect was taken into custody Saturday morning in Sullivan County. According to an online report, Eh Tha Ger of 515 East 3rd Street is charged in Sullivan County with […]

Audio: Aubrey Trail says he and Bailey Boswell are innocent

Two people in Nebraska jails in alleged connection with the disappearance and death of a Nebraska woman have been charged, but not in connection with that case. Federal officials arrested 51-year-old Aubrey Trail and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell on charges of transporting stolen items across state lines. They’re accused of taking stolen merchandise from Hiawatha, Kansas […]

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Two being held in Sydney Loofe case charged with unrelated crimes

In what Nebraska authorities have described as “two persons of interest” in the disappearance and death of a 24-year-old Nebraska woman, they have now been charged in federal court with a crime apparently unrelated to the Sydney Loofe case. Officials have listed 23-year-old Bailey Boswell as once having an address in Trenton as recently as […]

Bailey Boswell and Aubrey Trail

Trenton resident considered “person of interest” in Sydney Loofe disappearance

A Trenton resident is considered one of two persons of interest in the disappearance of a Lincoln, Nebraska woman. Authorities said Tuesday that a body believed to be that of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe and evidence a crime was involved was found in southeast Nebraska’s Clay County. FBI Special Agent Randy Thysse said Loofe was reported […]

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Law enforcement blitz nets almost 2,000 speeders in Missouri

Missouri law enforcement officials issued 1,951 speeding citations as part of a six-state speed enforcement blitz conducted throughout the state from July 21 to July 23.  “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” was an intensified effort to crack down on speeding in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. More than 7,700 speeding tickets […]

Drug Busts

Nebraska man arrested in Grundy County

The Missouri Highway Patrol Saturday arrested a Nebraska motorist on Grundy County charges involving drugs and alcohol. 52-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska is accused of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine; as well as driving while intoxicated, persistent offender. Bond is $30,000 cash and Fune is scheduled for an appearance Tuesday in the […]

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Eagleville teen hurt in Love Truck Stop parking lot crash

The Highway Patrol reports an Eagleville teen sustained moderate injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident in the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot in Eagleville Wednesday morning. Sixteen-year-old Logan Huitt attempted to turn left and failed to yield to 59-year-old Gary Nerison of Auburn, Nebraska. Huitt’s pickup truck struck the left front of Nerison’s […]

St. Joseph man sentenced to 15 years in prison for role in meth distribution

A St. Joseph, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for role in a large-scale conspiracy that distributed more than 15 kilograms of methamphetamine in St. Joseph and across a four-state region. Shannon Wayne Martinez, also known as “Big Homie,” 39, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to […]

Nebraska popcorn company buys Missouri competitor

Nebraska popcorn company buys K&W Popcorn

(Lincoln Journal) – A Nebraska-based popcorn maker has bought a Missouri-based competitor. Preferred Popcorn of Chapman announced last week that it has purchased K&W Popcorn, an organic popcorn maker based in Trenton, Missouri.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The K&W deal was Preferred Popcorn’s third acquisition since its founding in 1997 and will give […]