Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]

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Missouri State Museum debuts new exhibit during opening reception May 29

The Missouri State Museum will debut a new exhibit titled “BOOM!: The Rise and Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts” at an opening reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the Missouri State Capitol’s rotunda. An exhibit viewing and reception will follow in the Museum’s History Hall. The reception is sponsored by the […]

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Trenton Police Department arrest five over the weekend

Charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against five persons arrested on various charges over the weekend at Trenton. Forty-three-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton and his brother, 25-year-old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield are held in jail on $20,000 cash bond on three counts. Each faces charges of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of […]

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Connie Olmstead selected as Teacher of the Year in Trenton R-IX district

The Trenton R-9 school district announced its first-ever Teacher of the Year recipient. From four individuals nominated, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education selected Connie Olmstead as the Teacher of the Year at Trenton. She was nominated on behalf of the pre-school special services departments. Mrs. Olmstead recently retired as a special education instructor. Her […]

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Missouri House holds historic special session

History was made Friday night in Jefferson City when Missouri lawmakers called themselves into a special session for the first time. The House, which is considering disciplinary actions against Governor Eric Greitens, met Friday night for about five minutes in the special session, then adjourned. House Speaker Todd Richardson tells Capitol reporters it’s unclear when […]

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AG Hawley, Auditor Galloway in fight with Greitens over use of private attorneys

A battle over Governor Eric Greitens use of private attorneys to represent his office for possible impeachment proceedings has developed.     Attorney General Josh Hawley addressed a letter to state Auditor Nicole Galloway Friday stating that the Office of Governor lacks authority to retain private impeachment counsel. He also said the attorneys claiming to […]

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Trenton Fire Department edges win over police department in Guns-N-Hoses event

The Trenton Fire Department edged the Trenton Police Department 58 to 56 in a fundraising basketball game Saturday night at Trenton High School. The sixth annual Guns-N-Hoses charity basketball contest benefitted the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders Scholarship Fund. The amount of money raised has not been announced yet. In addition to the basketball, there […]