Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board Monday evening granted seven extensions, three locations advance to public hearings; and two others were released. Two fire-damaged houses also were topics of discussion during the nearly one-hour meeting. Public hearings are to be held November 25th for 213 West 6th Street, 1004 Laclede, and 18-14 Hillcrest. Ninety-day extensions allow […]
The Trenton City Council Monday night voted to select an engineering company to be “on-call” for city projects, then voted for the company to work on a project that includes a bank that’s eroding at Muddy Creek. On a vote of seven in favor and one against Howe Engineering of Macon was selected as needed […]
To further assist in combatting the national opioid epidemic, Hy-Vee, Inc. announces it has purchased and will install drug take-back receptacles by Nov. 7, 2019, in all 276 Hy-Vee pharmacy locations throughout its eight-state region to provide customers a secure place to dispose of unused medications, including controlled substances. The availability of drug take-back receptacles […]
State leaders will soon have a better grasp of the magnitude of Missouri’s backlog of untested sexual assault kits. With funding from a $2.8 million federal grant, the Missouri attorney general’s SAFE Kit Initiative is expected to complete its inventory of untested rape kits in the next couple of weeks. Matthew Huffman, public affairs director […]
A Kansas City, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to participating in a romance fraud scheme that bilked victims across the United States and overseas of nearly $900,000. Ronayerin K. Ogolor, 50, a naturalized U.S. citizen from Nigeria, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to one count of conspiracy to commit […]
Grundy County is accepting bids for a new ambulance. Sealed bids are due in the Grundy County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Trenton by the morning of November 5, 2019, at 9 o’clock. Additional information and vehicle specifications can be requested by contacting Grundy County Ambulance Director Steve Tracy at 660-359-4422.
The Trenton Administrative Committee decided to advertise for bids on items on Tuesday evening. City Administrator Ron Urton reports bids will be sought for snow removal on the Ninth Street Bridge and for hay mowing. The Administrative Committee also decided to draft a policy on specialty signs when requested by the public. There was also […]
Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports a male subject trespassing on private property southwest of Trenton Sunday afternoon ran from deputies and into the Thompson River. The man was allegedly ranting about Monsanto poisoning the air when he was located and taken home. The man, whose name has not been released, is from Maryville but […]
The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission will hear a request from the City of Trenton for review of an ordinance section on trailers and cabins in Article 10 in General Provision of Trenton City Code. The public hearing will be at the Trenton City Hall on the night of November 4, 2019, at 7 o’clock.
The Trenton Board of Adjustments will hold a public hearing to hear a request to allow for the construction of a storage building at 315 South Johnson Drive. The request from Jason and Wendy Shuler will be heard at the Trenton City Hall on the night of November 4th at 7 o’clock. The request regards […]
Several defendants pleaded guilty and had judgments rendered Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Rural Trenton resident Mac Lewis Rakes pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Rakes was sentenced by Judge Thomas Alley to 10 years with the Department of Corrections. Execution of the sentence was […]
The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]