Prison Sentence

Partner of a soldier, in Missouri, sentenced to almost 6 years in prison without parole for domestic violence

The domestic partner of a soldier stationed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, was sentenced in federal court for strangling and assaulting her in their home. Kevin Levon Bonner, 33, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Wednesday, Dec. 8, to five years and 11 months in federal prison without parole. On June […]

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Trenton Kiwanis Club, KTTN open applications for Christmas Wish Project

The Trenton Kiwanis Club in conjunction with KTTN has opened the application process for the Christmas Wish Project. Elementary and preschool students in Trenton will have application forms sent home with them next week or families who would like to enroll for the project can pick up applications at KTTN during normal business hours. Individuals […]

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Trenton Police Department accepting donations for “Shop With a Cop” event

The Trenton Police Department is accepting donations for its Ninth Annual Shop with A Cop event. The program allows children to have positive interactions with law enforcement and allows officers to assist children in their time of need during the Christmas season.  The police department is developing strategies to lower the risk of exposure to […]

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Leadership Northwest Music Jam topic of latest Rotary Club meeting

The Leadership Northwest Music Jam was discussed at the Trenton Rotary Club meeting on November 4, 2021. Wright Memorial Hospital Practice Manager Shane Lynch and North Central Missouri College Director of Advising and Retention Jenna Stevens were members of the 2021 class of Leadership Northwest Missouri, which organized the fundraiser, headed by an eight-member committee. […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission, Board of Adjustment approve billboard, grant conditional use permit

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission and Board of Adjustment on November 1 approved requests regarding putting up a billboard at 1909 East Ninth Street. The requests were from Wayne Rorebeck and Miranda Callihan in care of the sign company Robinson Outdoor LLC. The request approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission was for a conditional […]

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Trenton police issue citation in crash at 9th and Custer in Trenton

The Trenton Police Department reports everyone involved in a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday morning, October 19 denied medical treatment, and one driver received a citation. The accident happened at Ninth and Custer streets, and both drivers and passengers were from Trenton. Officer Jeff Spencer reports 37-year-old Kyle Ray Graves drove a car north on Custer […]

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Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approve requests of two Trenton residents

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approved a request for a conditional use permit on October 4, 2021. The Board of Adjustment approved requests regarding variances. The request approved by the Planning and Zoning Commission was from Terry Hearn for a conditional use permit to allow him to operate a used car lot at 907 […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning Commission to meet October 4

The Trenton Board of Adjustment will hear requests regarding variances on requirements, and the Planning and Zoning Commission will hear a request for a conditional use permit for a used car lot. The groups will meet at the Trenton City Hall October 4, 2021. Public hearings will start at 7 o’clock that night. The Board […]

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Four area schools begin the year with increases in student enrollment

More area schools began classes on August 25, with increases in enrollment compared to 2020’s first day of school. Pleasant View R-6 had a first-day enrollment total of 141 in preschool through eighth grade, which is an increase of seven. Preschool has 20 students, and kindergarten, second, and third grades have 15 students each. The […]

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Trenton R-9 School District begins new school year with 1031 students

Classes began for the Trenton R-9 School District on Tuesday, August 24, 2021. Opening day enrollment is 1,031 students in kindergarten through 12th grade, which is a decline of one student from the 2020 first-day enrollment.  Student totals include 401 students in kindergarten through fourth grade who attend Rissler Elementary School, 297 in fifth through […]

Carlin Allison of Doniphan nabs state record for American eel (Main Story Photo by Mo Dept of Conservation)

Ripley County angler swipes rare Missouri state record for American eel

The Missouri Department of Conservation congratulates Carlin Allison of Doniphan on a rare feat, catching a state record American eel. Allison was catfishing on the Current River July 26 when he reeled in the 6-pound, 15-ounce eel on his pole-and-line. This makes the ninth state record fish recorded in 2021. “I was using skipjack bait […]

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North Central Missouri Fair returns to Trenton with parade, exhibits and grandstand events

The North Central Missouri Fair Parade will be back this year after not having one last year. Line up will begin August 3rd at 5 o’clock in the evening, and the parade will start at 17th and Normal streets at 5:30. Spokesperson Michelle Shaw says the parade will take the normal route and end near […]