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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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Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

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Audio: Missouri House Approves $28 Billion Operating Budget

The Missouri House has given final approval to a 28-billion dollar state operating budget that includes what supporters say is record funding for the K-12 education foundation formula. Hermann GOP State Representative Justin Alferman notes the budget includes a 98-million dollar increase for the formula.     While Alferman emphasized several times on Wednesday that […]

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FBLA members at THS attend Practical Fine Art banquet

Trenton High School FBLA officers for the 2018-2019 school year were introduced at Monday evening’s Practical-Fine Art banquet. The officers include Saedee Jackson as president; McKenna Cox, vice president of membership and recruitment; Trinity Gaunt, vice president of community service and education; Carson Burchett, second vice president; Max McNabb, secretary/treasurer; and Sarah Jordan, reporter/historian. Students […]

Class 3 boys final to feature powerhouse teams from Columbia, Kansas City

The Class 3 boys state championship game is set, with a highly-anticipated matchup between Father Tolton Catholic’s Blazers (Columbia) and the Barstow Knights (Kansas City). Both teams feature high-end Division 1 talent, and both survived semifinal challenges on Thursday at Mizzou Arena to advance.  Father Tolton, led by the #3 ranked junior in the country, […]

Buzzer-beating alley-oop sends Glasgow to Columbia, knocking out Mercer

In a play eerily similar to North Carolina State’s iconic finish in the 1983 national championship game, the Glasgow Yellowjackets missed a potential game-winning shot from half-court, but the air ball ended up in the hands of forward Kennedy Davis, who tossed in Kabyl McMillian’s miss at the final buzzer.  That play, in a split-second, […]