Motel Bed Tax

Audio: How the “Bed Tax” on the June 2 ballot works and the benefits the tax offers to Trenton

If a five percent lodging tax is approved by Trenton voters next Tuesday, a seven-member commission will be appointed to oversee the spending of the money for tourism-related promotions. Trenton City Councilmember Cathie Smith provides details.     Among other communities, money generated by the so-called “bed tax” has been used to purchase advertising in […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarship awards

Wright Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has awarded four $500 scholarships that are renewable for multiple semesters dependent upon the student’s performance. Recipients will pursue or are currently pursuing, health-related careers. The 2020 recipients are: McKenna Cox, Trenton High School, daughter of Dustin and Mandy Cox, and James and Heather Evans Sidney Lynch, North Central Missouri College, […]

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 […]

Coronavirus Update

Three more cases of COVID-19 related to packing plant reported in Adair County

Three more Adair County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in Adair County year to date to 45. A 54-year-old male, a 35-year-old female, and a 33-year-old female have joined 30 other individuals already in self-isolation. Adair County health reported all three of the newest cases […]