Audio: Lawmaker files prescription drug monitoring program legislation for ninth consecutive year

A southeast Missouri lawmaker who has filed prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) legislation for the ninth straight year says she’s thankful that God has given her the ability to fight for those who can’t fight for themselves. Scott City State Senator-Elect Holly Rehder (pronounced like Raider) says Missouri’s medical professionals must have the knowledge of […]

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Trenton police continue investigation into crash on Harris Avenue in which driver left the scene

Investigation continues regarding an accident in Trenton the morning of December 1st in which the police report a pickup truck left the scene. Chief Rex Ross says a car driven by 38-year-old Jeffrey Alan Brown of Blue Springs traveled south on Harris Avenue and stopped in the left turn lane at Ninth Street. The pickup […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: Grundy County reports 7 new cases, 21 deaths; Sullivan County 3 new cases, 8 deaths

The Grundy County Health Department, in a report released Monday morning, says the number of active COVID-19 cases is steady with Saturday’s number after coming down in recent days. As of Monday morning, the health department reports 96 active cases of COVID-19 out of a total of 667 cases for the year to date total. […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Chamber of Commerce and license office announces closure to move into new location

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce and license office will be closed from November 23rd to 27th to move the offices to their new location and observe Thanksgiving. The offices will reopen at 1846 East Ninth Street in the Eastgate Shopping Center on the morning of November 30th at 8 o’clock. Chamber President Debbie Carman […]

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TMU staff to continue flushing water system south of East Ninth Street

Trenton Municipal Utilities staff will begin water distribution flushing in the area south of East Ninth Street between the railroad tracks and U. S. Highway 65. Crews will continue flushing various areas inside the city limits during October. The flushing is a semi-annual requirement of the water treatment process. There may be some discolored water […]

14 lineworkers from four Missouri towns heading to Louisiana for hurricane Delta response

Hometown electric line crews from four rural Missouri towns left to drive to Louisiana on Thursday evening. They’ll perform recovery work after Hurricane Delta hits. The Weather Channel reports hurricane warnings have been issued for much of southwest Louisiana, which was hammered by Hurricane Laura several weeks ago. Governor John Bel Edwards says Hurricane Laura […]

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Trenton Municipal Utilities to continue flushing water system north of East Ninth Street

Trenton Municipal Utilities staff are flushing the water distribution system in the area north of East Ninth Street from the railroad tracks and Highway 65. Crews will continue flushing various areas inside the Trenton city limits during October as part of a semi-annual requirement of the water treatment process. There may be discolored water during […]

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Missouri 4-H holds virtual livestock judging contest

The 2020 University of Missouri Extension State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest recently took place virtually. More than 100 youth from across the state applied their evaluation and communication skills in this contest. “Youth involved with the livestock judging program develop key life skills to aid in their future career success,” says Maria Calvert, state 4-H […]

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Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce annual Jailbreak Poker Run set for September 12, 2020

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 10th Annual Jailbreak Poker Run to support the chamber’s general fund. Two-wheeled, three-wheeled, and four-wheeled vehicles can participate in the event on September 12th. Registration will begin on Eighth Street between the north side of the courthouse and former jail that morning at 10 o’clock. Kickstands […]