Softball

12th annual Celebrity Softball games set to be played in Trenton on October 30

Individuals with special needs will play community members in the 12th Celebrity Softball games in Trenton on October 30, 2021. The event is a fundraiser for The Gifted Group, a self-advocacy group for individuals with special needs. A concession stand will open at Griffin Field at the Ebbe Sports Complex at 1:30 that afternoon. Opening […]

Audio: Two hundred plus attend vaccine mandate protest at Wright Memorial Hospital

It is estimated more than 200 people attended a rally near Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, to show support for personal choice involving whether to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Spokesperson Nathan Rorebeck said the rally was for the vaccine mandate involving employees for the Saint Luke’s Health System, which includes Wright […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board reviews four properties at Monday meeting

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board on Monday evening reviewed the status of four properties of concern. During a public comment portion of the meeting, Ed Arnold provided pictures of a residential location on Jefferson Street that he described as in dire need of cleanup. He mentioned it was across the street from his mother’s home […]

Weather graphic

Month of October was cooler and drier than normal; November outlook favors above-normal temps, below normal precipitation

October was cooler and significantly drier than normal in Trenton. The .46 of an inch of rain and melted snow was 2.77 below normal for the month. Looking at the situation with a different perspective, the October total of .46 inches represented just 14 percent of the normal amount of 3.23 inches. It was the […]

Absentee Voting

728 absentee ballots returned to Grundy County Clerks office as of Friday morning

Seven hundred twenty-eight absentee and mail-in ballots had been returned to the Grundy County Clerk’s Office as of Friday morning of October 30th at 10:30 for November 3rd’s General Election. The office reported 54 requested ballots had not yet been returned. It is predicted that 80% of the 5,861 registered voters in Grundy County will […]

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri Website

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri to host “Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest”

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri is hosting a Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each Farmers Bank branch has decorated its location with pink fall décor. Each is also conducting a fundraiser to support a local cancer awareness group. Marketing Director Cindy Roy says funds […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce to host “Trick or Treat Night” and Scavenger Hunt

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce Trick or Treat Night will look different this year due to COVID-19. President Debbie Carman says the event will be a drive through the night of October 26th from 6 o’clock to 7:30. The specific location is to be announced and children can still wear costumes for the event. […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Website

Hunting clinic for youth with terminal or chronic illness to be held east of Unionville

The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with the Missouri Disabled Sportsmen and Outdoor Dream Foundation to offer an opportunity for youth with terminal or chronic illness to participate in a hunting clinic and mentored deer hunt east of Unionville. The clinic for youth ages six to 15 will begin at the Rest Inn Him […]

Body Found

Missing Kirksville woman found deceased

The Kirksville Police Department has canceled an endangered person advisory for a missing person incident on October 30th. The Highway Patrol reports 55-year-old Meredith Ann Water Lewis was “located deceased.” A representative from Adair County Dispatch says the incident is still an “active investigation,” and no more information has been released at this time on […]

Flu Shot Clinic

Livingston County Health Center announces upcoming Flu Shot Clinics

Livingston County Health Center has announced two upcoming opportunities for adult and child county residents to receive their vaccination for influenza for the 2019-2020 flu season. On Wednesday, October 30th, a walk-in flu clinic will be held at the health center, located at 800 Adam Drive, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for those 19 […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

Grundy Electric Cooperative Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

The GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated is accepting grant applications. The Foundation assists qualifying schools and organizations with grant monies in the areas of education, health, and rural development. Grants are open to eligible entities in the Grundy Electric Cooperative 12-county service area. The service area includes the Missouri counties of Harrison, Mercer, and Grundy and […]

Crime and Courts

Eleven waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County court

Eleven defendants on Tuesday waived preliminary hearings on multiple counts in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each saw their cases bound over for arraignment Thursday in Division One and another defendant had his cases certified to the Division One circuit court docket. Jeffrey Chad Corbin is charged with driving while revoked and resisting […]

Disbarred

Princeton attorney disbarred after violations from allegations arising two years ago

An attorney at Princeton, Jennifer Ann George, has been disbarred following an October 30th Missouri Supreme Court order over allegations arising from her actions two years ago that involved a divorce and child custody matter. The Missouri Supreme Court recently announced the disciplinary action after finding her guilty on multiple counts of professional conduct rules […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees tackles busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved the appointment of a new trustee at its meeting Tuesday evening. Trustee Doctor John Holcomb moved to appoint Nicole Neal to fill the position left vacant by Steve Busch leaving the board last month. Trustee Diane Lowrey seconded the motion with Neal to be sworn in […]