Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Heartland Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Heartland Foundation honors 2019 scholarship recipients

On Wednesday, August 28, Heartland Foundation honored 22 scholarship recipients at their Board of Trustees meeting. Heartland Foundation awarded a total of $36,679 with scholarships awarded to those seeking post-secondary education. 2019-2020 scholarships and recipients are: Velma Flies Anderson Scholarship: Ashton Knorr, Savannah, Missouri Mary Alice Hartigan Scholarship: Hannah Riekhof, Country Club, Missouri Doris R. […]

4-H Website

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day “Best of Show” selections made for Missouri State Fair

Grundy County 4-H Achievement Day featured entries judged as “Best of Show,” selections were made for the Missouri State Fair 4-H display, and ribbons awarded. 4-H members earning two Best of Show honors were Tyler Dixon, Rebecca Urich, and Kimberly Clark. Eleven others had one Best of Show award and included Owen Sharp, Ada Fox, […]

Hailey Owens

Audio: Hailey’s Law signed by Missouri’s Governor Parson

Legislation requiring Missouri’s Amber Alert System Oversight Committee to meet at least annually has been signed into law by Governor Mike Parson. State Representative Curtis Trent filed “Hailey’s Law” in response to the 2014 kidnapping and killing of ten-year-old Hailey Owens in Springfield. Trent notes the oversight committee hasn’t met since 2015.     Craig […]

Absentee Voting

Thirteen absentee ballots cast in today’s special election in Wilson Township

The Grundy County Clerk’s office reports 13 people from Wilson Township have voted absentee for Tuesday’s special election to choose a township board member. Two other requests for absentees were made but not yet returned to the office in the Courthouse. The voting poll Tuesday will be held at the Laredo community building with the […]

Absentee Voting

Absentee ballots available for special election in Grundy County’s Wilson Township

Absentee voting is now available at the Grundy County Clerk’s Office at the courthouse in Trenton for the special election of the Wilson Township Board. Wilson Township registered voters can vote absentee during the county clerk’s office’s regular hours through May 20th. The special election May 21st will be to break a tie between Ronald […]

Craig Wood

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court to Hear Craig Wood death penalty case on Tuesday

The Missouri Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today (Tuesday) in Jefferson City in the case of a prisoner appealing his death sentence for killing a Springfield girl five years ago.     Fifty-one-year-old Craig Michael Wood is currently incarcerated in Potosi, under a death sentence. Wood was convicted of first-degree murder for the 2014 […]