Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopts budget for 2018-2019 school year

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday morning. Revenues are projected at $3,029,827, with expenditures projected at $3,056,898. There is a projected net loss of $27,071. The board also approved 2017-2018 budget amendments which included revenues increasing by $55,292 and expenses decreasing by $8,882. The end of […]

City of Trenton Website

No discussion on process for selecting Police Chief at Trenton City Council meeting

There was no discussion during the public portion of the Trenton City Council meeting earlier this week on the process for selecting the next chief of police at Trenton. Tommy Wright who has resigned from the police chief position effective July 6th attended the city council meeting as the police chief usually does. City Administrator Ron Urton […]

Rissler Elementary School

Former THS instructor named SM Rissler Elementary School Principal

A former math instructor at Trenton High School will become the Principal at the SM Rissler Elementary School. The Trenton R-9 Board of Education met last night in executive session, afterward, several personnel decisions were approved. The school district this morning announced Tiffany Otto will be the Rissler school principal beginning her contract on August 1st. She […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Audio: Tommy Wright comments on resignation with Trenton Police Department

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has resigned from the police department, effective July 6th and spoke briefly with KTTN, offering this message to the community.     Wright says the Trenton City Council will determine the process of hiring a new police chief and believes the council will select someone “good for Trenton”. Wright states he […]

Audio: Could state Senator Kehoe be the right fit to be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor

(Missourinet) – Governor Mike Parson is considering what to do with the lieutenant governor position now that he’s vacated the seat to replace former Governor Eric Greitens who resigned. There’s currently no line of succession in Missouri law. Republican State Senator Caleb Rowden of Columbia thinks Jefferson City Republican Senator Mike Kehoe would be a […]

Eric Greitens

St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]

Audio: Missouri State Senate seat turns from red to blue

(Missourinet) – A Missouri Senate seat has turned from red to blue.  Alisa Nelson with the Missourinet has this report.     Democratic State Rep. Lauren Arthur has pulled off a double-digit victory for the 17th Senatorial seat in a Kansas City area swing district. She defeated Republican State Rep. Kevin Corlew in a special election.  […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Sealed conditions in agreement to drop charges against Greitens can be disclosed

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney is considering her options after being told she can release the full agreement which led to charges being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens.     Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a felony computer tampering charge against Greitens have been sealed. The office […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Hearing set Thursday for Greitens’ attorney to argue against turning over documents from secretive group

A judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments from an attorney representing Eric Greitens about whether documents should be turned over to a special House committee.     Lawyer Catherine Hanaway will appear in Cole County Circuit Court Thursday at 1 p.m. to assert the committee no longer has authority to demand information from Greiten’s […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Key stipulations were behind dismissal of felony charge against Greitens

(Missourinet) – The deal Governor Eric Greitens’ defense attorneys made with prosecutors to get criminal charges against him dropped involved seven key conditions.     Greitens never made a plea bargain as has been reported in some media outlets, but instead agreed to a stipulation for dismissal. Among other things, the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Greitens’ departure leaves lawmakers with nothing to pursue although questions remain

(Missourinet) – The special Missouri House committee looking into the activities of Governor Eric Greitens was examining his compliance with campaign finance laws when he announced his resignation Tuesday. Early political advisor Michael Hafner told the panel there were discussions of foreign donations being pursued by Greitens, which would have been illegal.     Hafner […]