Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released a citizen-requested audit of the City of Hamilton, located in Caldwell County. The audit recommended better planning to ensure adequate street repair and recommended better processes to avoid conflicts of interest in city business. “Citizens deserve government that functions efficiently and transparently, but processes were not in place […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a report of smoke in the medication room at the Grand River Health Care Nursing Home in Chillicothe Wednesday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports firefighters did not see any smoke upon arrival, but there was an odor of burned electrical wiring. Crews used a thermal imaging camera and […]
Grundy County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to repairs. The advisory affects customers from Highway 6 south to the Grundy County line and from the Thompson River west to the Grundy County line. The precautionary boil advisory remains in effect until further notice.
Missouri has more than 900 bridges listed in poor condition. During a budget hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says Governor Parson’s budget proposal would fix 250 of the state’s bridges. State Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says the agency’s five-year bridge repair plan includes weight-restricted and […]
Much has been said in recent months about revenues, expenses, and profits of Trenton Municipal Utilities. Information has been shared with the Utility committee that indicates December financials show a loss for the month instead of a profit. While profit is determined from revenues, minus normal operating expenses, debt payments and major construction costs are […]
Citing winter weather conditions, Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last night granted several extensions of time for exterior work to be done on properties of concern. Following public hearings, 90-day extensions were granted at 409 East 19th, 812 Grant, 813 Olive, and 2002 Chicago Street. After review for the “findings of fact” phase, 90-day extensions […]
Grundy County Public Water District has announced a precautionary boil advisory for some of its customers. Those affected are the rural water customers in the “Forks of the River” vicinity northwest of Trenton. This follows repairs the crews made during the night to a water main break. The boil advisory for the portion of rural […]
Governor Parson’s plan to fix 250 Missouri bridges would cost 350-million dollars over 15 years, plus roughly 100-million dollars in interest. Weldon Spring Republican Senator Bill Eigel questions MoDOT Director Patrick McKenna about the selection process of the bridges chosen for repair. Eigel says the list includes three bridges in St. Louis city, […]
Trenton firefighters disconnected power to a furnace and shut-off natural gas to the residence after a high level of natural gas was measured at 1510 Nichols. Firefighters used a ventilation fan to help remove the gas odor from the residence with the occupants advised to contact a furnace repair person. The owner of the residence […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil order due to a repaired water main break. The boil order affects customers from Route D and Highway 65 to the Grundy/Mercer county line and from Route Y to Jasmine Road and will remain in effect until further notice.
Aging in Place Livingston County is hosting a Needs Day on Wednesday, January 23rd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Livingston County Health Center, located at 800 Adam Drive. Area residents 60 and over who aren’t linked with services, or their caregivers, should benefit from three agencies on hand to get questions answered, […]
The Trenton Park Board discussed the 2019-2020 budget at its meeting Wednesday evening. President Duane Helmandollar said there might be “a couple of hiccups” for the budget due to the state’s minimum wage increase and sales tax figures for the Trenton Park Department declining the past several years. It was suggested the board might want […]