Poker Run

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce annual Jailbreak Poker Run set for September 12, 2020

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 10th Annual Jailbreak Poker Run to support the chamber’s general fund. Two-wheeled, three-wheeled, and four-wheeled vehicles can participate in the event on September 12th. Registration will begin on Eighth Street between the north side of the courthouse and former jail that morning at 10 o’clock. Kickstands […]

Purple Heart County

Audio: Grundy County designated as a Purple Heart County

Ten veterans as well as family members, Grundy County commissioners, and other Grundy County employees attended the Purple Heart Ceremony at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning. Senior Vice Commander for the Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart Walt Schley presented a plaque to Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull recognizing Grundy County as […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission again tables courtroom remodeling

The Grundy County Commission met with Third Judicial Circuit Court Judge Jack Peace Tuesday afternoon to discuss proposed renovations for the third-floor circuit courtroom at the courthouse in Trenton. Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull says the commission will inquire about construction for the remodel and see if the company that previously submitted a bid for the […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council has full agenda; takes action on ordinances and bids

The Trenton City Council took action last night on several ordinances and bids. Approval was given for Advanced Environment Testing and Abatement of Belton to remove asbestos at two locations: 111 West 11th Street and 1502 Day. Combined, the cost of $3,100 comes from demolition money budgeted by the city.  The city will purchase properties on […]

Republican Party

Grundy County Republican Central Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee elected officers and appointed individuals to fill vacancies at its biannual reorganization meeting Tuesday evening. Joe Brinser was elected as Chairman who replaces Gary Black. Jill Eaton was elected as secretary, who replaced Diane Lowrey. Black and Lowrey did not file for re-election to the committee.  Becky McDonald recognized Black […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Audio: Phillip Ray on winning nomination for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County

Republican candidate Phillip Ray received forty nine and one-half percent of the vote for presiding commissioner of Grundy County in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Ray defeated incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore and explains why he believes he won.     Ray says he has been employed by Grundy County Ambulance for about 10 years. […]

Election Results

August Primary election results Tuesday, August 7, 2018 for Northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new Commissioner following balloting in the primary election Tuesday and the upcoming general election in November. Phillip Ray defeated Incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County. The vote count shows Ray with 931 votes, Hull had 603, and Moore 348. Ray wins the majority of the […]

You Decide

Issues and races to be decided in today’s primary election in the Green Hills of Northern Missouri

There are few candidate races and ballot issues for today’s primary election within the nine-county, Green Hills Region. Political parties will nominate their candidates to run in the November general election. Polls are open until 7 pm tonight. The only nominating race in Grundy County is for the Republican nomination for Grundy County Presiding Commissioner. […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Only one contractor attends pre-bid meeting for details of courthouse remodel

One community member attended the Grundy County Commission’s mandatory pre-bid meeting Tuesday regarding the remodel of the third-floor courtroom of the courthouse in Trenton. First District Commissioner Don Sager says Emery Zook attended to hear the scope of work to be completed. Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull reports the Commission will hold a bid opening June […]