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Missouri Department of Conservation seeks public assistance with poaching case in Clinton County

Clinton County Conservation Agent Zach White is seeking information from the public regarding a white-tailed deer illegally shot from the public roadway with a rifle. The incident occurred during the late evening hours of Thursday, October 14, or the early morning hours of Friday, October 15. This buck (pictured below) was shot near the intersection […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Two area health departments report updates on COVID-19 cases

One new case of COVID-19 has been added to the rolls in Harrison County. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard shows that, as of October 15, there were 1,263 total cases, and five were active. There had been 1,018 confirmed cases and 245 probable cases. The Harrison County Health Department October 15 reported 47 total breakthrough cases. Those […]

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Seventy-one-year-old man arrested for exposing himself to children in Chillicothe

A registered sex offender compliance check in Chillicothe on October 14 resulted in the arrest of a 71-year-old man about an incident on October 7 in which a man allegedly exposed his genitals to a female child inside a business. The Chillicothe Police Department reports Police Chief Jon Maples and Sheriff Steve Cox conducted an […]

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Missouri Day officials announce winners of Yard and Porch and Window Decorating Contest

Winners of the Missouri Day contests were announced at the opening ceremonies on October 14. For the Yard and Porch Decorating Contest in the business category, American Family Insurance Agent Cara McClellan received first place. BTC Bank of Trenton got second place. For the yard and porch contest in the residential category, Terri Toms at […]

Crime and Courts

Court news for Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for Thursday, October 14, 2021

A Trenton man pleaded guilty to three counts while six others were dismissed on Thursday following two arrests, one month apart, this summer. In Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court, Judge Thomas Alley sentenced Stephan Elliott to four years with the Department of Corrections on each of three counts. These were driving while […]

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Newtown-Harris Board of Education hires new personnel, sets date for parent-teacher conferences

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved hiring and substitutes October 12th. Molly Norman was hired as a paraprofessional. Substitutes approved were Jasey Wollenzien and Cindy Hartman. The board also approved the Local Compliance Plan for Special Education. Superintendent Doctor Lucas McKinnis reported the roof was completed and is in better condition. Work was scheduled […]

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Flushing of Trenton water distribution system to take place east of Highway 65

Trenton Municipal Utilities staff will begin flushing the distribution system in the area east of Highway 65 and to the City limits on the east side of town beginning Thursday, October 14th and running through the remaining month of October and possibly into the first week in November. Flushing the water system is a semi-annual […]

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Man from Amazonia to appear in court on stealing charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports an Amazonia man had a writ on October 13th from the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center to appear in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court on October 14th for a guilty plea. Twenty-four-year-old Brandon Kieth Walker’s original charge was felony stealing a motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft. His […]

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Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of a Trenton man and woman from Galt

A Trenton man who allegedly tried to unlawfully enter a building owned by K4C Cottages in Trenton on October 9 faces two felonies. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 36-year-old Brandon Charles Bellamy was arrested by the Trenton Police on October 9, 2021. He has been charged with first-degree attempted burglary and first-degree property damage. […]

Coronavirus Update

Three area health departments report on new COVID-19 cases

The Livingston County Health Center reports four COVID-19 cases have been added since October 6th, making the total 2,342. There are 17 active cases. The Sullivan County Health Department October 8th confirmed four additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,199. Seventeen cases were active. The Putnam County Health Department reports 12 COVID-19 cases have […]

Missouri Day Festival

Contests to be held as part of Missouri Day Festival

Decorating contests are being held as part of the Missouri Day Festival in Trenton. The Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri sponsors the window decorating contest. First place will receive $100, and second place will get $50. Citizens Bank and Trust sponsors the yard and porch decorating contest. There are residential and business categories. First place […]

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Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance to hold soup supper prior to Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies

The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance will hold a soup supper before the Missouri Day Opening Ceremonies the evening of October 14th. Both events will be at the First Baptist Church of Trenton. The soup supper will go from 5 to 7 o’clock. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman:     Retired teacher Barb […]

Trenton R-9 School System with Mike Stegman

Parent-teacher conferences to be held next week for Trenton R-9 School District

Parent-teacher conferences will be held next week for Trenton R-9 students. Schools will dismiss early October 14th, and conferences will be from 2 to 7 o’clock. Conferences can be virtual or in person for Rissler Elementary School, Trenton Middle School, and Trenton High School. Parents of children at Rissler are to be contacted by teachers. […]

Lillian DesMarias Youth Library

Lillian DesMarias Youth Library hosting Leaf Silhouette Crafternoons

The Lillian DesMarias Youth Library is hosting two Leaf Silhouette Crafternoons. The first session, on October 12, is for children ages 5-7. The second, on October 14, is for children ages 8-12. There is no cost for these programs, however, registration is required so that the correct number of supplies can be provided.  Registration is […]

Flu Season Ahead

Linn County Health Department to hold multiple flu shot clinics

The Linn County Health Department will hold multiple adult flu shot clinics through December. A drive-through clinic will be in the Brookfield South City Park October 7th from 2 to 6 o’clock. Another clinic will be at the Marceline Walsworth Community Center October 14th from 10 to 1 o’clock. There will be three locations October […]