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Five-vehicle crash east of Green Castle sends 5 to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports five Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries in a five-vehicle accident three miles east of Green Castle Tuesday morning. Occupants of two of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to the Northwest Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. They were 38-year-old Serge Sinele, 29-year-old Jiga Lelo, 22-year-old Tlantini Lufuma, 22-year-old Josiane Mahuya, and […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council hires Assistant Codes Enforcement Officer

The Trenton City Council hired an employee during an executive session Monday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports the council voted unanimously to hire Wes Barone as the Assistant Codes Enforcement Officer and Airport Manager. Barone will train with current Trenton Code Enforcement Officer and Airport Manager Donnie Vandevender until he retires at the end […]

Disaster Declaration

Missouri requests second federal disaster declaration this year in response to flooding and tornadoes

Acting on behalf of Governor Mike Parson, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe requested that President Donald Trump issue a major disaster declaration to assist residents and businesses in 41 Missouri counties that have been hard hit by flooding, tornadoes, and severe storms beginning on April 29 and continuing throughout the spring. “Historic long-term flooding continues to devastate families, businesses, […]