Election Day April 6, 2021

A preview of choices voters will see during today’s election in northern Missouri

In addition to candidates for public office, election ballots in the Green Hills Region today feature numerous ballot issues with polls open until 7 o’clock tonight. The city of Trenton offers the local use tax question which will be decided by the voters of the four wards of Trenton. All voters of Grundy county determine […]

Grundy Electric Youth Leadership Program (GEC)

Four chosen for Grundy Electric Cooperative Youth Leadership Program

Four delegates have been selected for Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Youth Leadership Contest. They are high school juniors Kate Rogers of South Harrison R-2, Colton Roy of Trenton R-9, Kinslee Stokely of Princeton R-5, and Marissa Meek of Ridgeway R-5. The leadership conference in Washington, D. C. Was canceled due to COVID-19. Each delegate will receive […]

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Two seriously injured when SUV hits guard rail near Pattonsburg

The Highway Patrol reports two men sustained serious injuries when a sports utility vehicle ran off the road and struck a guard rail end four miles south of Pattonsburg Thursday morning, February 4th. The driver, 55-year-old Lewis Buckner of Ridgeway, and passenger, 68-year-old Orvis Fountain of Albany, were transported by ambulance to the Harrison County […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department employs Pennsylvania man as new officer

The Trenton City Council approved the employment of a new officer for the Trenton Police Department. Zachary Underwood is from Pennsylvania and is currently employed in Pennsylvania pending the council’s vote. Trenton Police Chief Rex Ross reports Underwood has a bachelor’s degree and family in the Ridgeway area.  His start date with the Trenton Police […]

Bethany Kiwanis

GRM Networks awards $3,750 in Community Improvement Grants

GRM Networks has awarded a total of $3,750 as part of the company’s Community Improvement Grant program. Organizations receiving funding in the semiannual distribution included the Bethany Kiwanis Club, Lamoni Community Center, Newtown Ball Association, and the Harrison County Council on Aging. The Bethany Kiwanis Club received a $500 grant used to purchase winter clothing […]

Police Officer Assaulted

Ridgeway man charged with felony assault against police officer

A Ridgeway resident accused of causing physical injury to a Bethany Police officer at the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany on January 2nd has been charged with the felonies of third-degree assault, special victim, and resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Thirty-six-year-old Daniel Lee Corrigan, Junior is scheduled to be in […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol Website New 2021 (MSHP)

Multiple arrests reported by patrol over the weekend

Multiple arrests have been reported by the Highway Patrol from the weekend including one in Daviess County and three in Harrison County. Saturday morning, 42-year-old Phillip Cunningham of Junction City, Kansas was taken into custody while in Daviess County. The state patrol accused Cunningham of driving while intoxicated, aggravated offender as well as failure to […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol Website New 2021 (MSHP)

Patrol arrests Ridgeway woman on Christmas day

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Ridgeway woman on December 25th on multiple allegations and a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. Twenty-three-year-old Tonie Guernsey was accused of exceeding the posted speed limit of 98 in a 55 zone, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated—drugs, no insurance, and no seat belt. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department […]

Kelly Claycomb NCMC Outstanding Employee 2020

Kelly Claycomb selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee

Kelly Claycomb, Nursing Director of PN to ADN program, from Ridgeway, MO, has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for November. Kelly has been employed at NCMC for thirteen years and holds a Master’s in Nursing Education. Kelly recently worked tirelessly on NCMC’s PN to ADN nursing program review for CNEA (Commission […]

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Ridgeway R-5 School District implements virtual instruction

The Ridgeway R-5 School District will implement virtual instruction based on the guidance of the Harrison County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In a letter, Superintendent Jonnie Beavers said no students will be permitted inside the building from November 13th through November 19th as […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 13 grants to area schools

The GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 13 grants totaling $6,868.64. Education grants went to several schools: Grundy County R-5 of Humphreys and Laredo R-7 each for $600 to purchase Chromebooks; Rissler Elementary School of Trenton for $580 for playground equipment; Spickard R-2 for $664 for phonics spelling kits; Princeton R-5 for $500 for […]

Crime and Courts

Grundy County Circuit Court news for Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, two defendants have waived preliminary hearings on unrelated charges. Duane Ernest Harding of Trenton is charged with driving while intoxicated – habitual offender as of July 11th. James Dale Coss of Cainsville is charged in Grundy County with delivering of a controlled substance or […]

Ridgeway School District Virtual Learning

Ridgeway Board of Education chooses to switch to virtual instruction next week

The Ridgeway R-5 Board of Education and administration has chosen to switch to virtual instruction next week. Superintendent Jonnie Beavers announces guidance from the Harrison County Health Department, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Department of Elementary and Secondary Education helped them make the decision to not hold in-person classes September 8th through September […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Cainsville and Ridgeway schools report cases of COVID-19

Harrison County Health Department is providing notice regarding positive cases of COVID-19 at the Cainsville and Ridgeway schools According to the health department office, Cainsville R-1 school has one staff member with COVID-19, and the Ridgeway R-5 school has one student with COVID-19. Following discussions with the health department, the Cainsville School District reports via […]

Arrest

Ridgeway man accused of DWI by Highway Patrol

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Ridgeway man in Harrison County the night of Friday, August 11th on multiple allegations. Forty-one-year-old Ronald Gibson was accused of the felonies of driving while intoxicated—chronic offender and no valid license—third or subsequent offense. He was also accused of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child—second degree. […]

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Ridgeway man arrested on drug allegations

A Ridgeway resident was arrested late Monday night in Harrison County. The highway patrol reports 36-year-old Daniel Corrigan Junior has been accused of possession of a controlled substance, listed as methamphetamine; unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia – alleged prior offender; as well as no insurance and no seat belt use while driving. Corrigan was taken […]