Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Andrew McCrea

Host of “American Countryside” radio program, Andrew McCrea, to speak in Trenton

An expert on revitalizing rural communities will speak at an event in Trenton next month sponsored by the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. Author and speaker Andrew McCrea of Maysville will be featured at Community Strengths: Providing for Your Town Now and Forever at The Space in Downtown Trenton September 18th from 10:30 to noon. […]

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Incident at Princeton High School places school under lockdown

An incident at Princeton High School caused the school to be placed under lockdown at about 2:45 on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. School officials were made aware of an incident that occurred where an online relationship between a Princeton High School student and an out of town adult had taken place. Information obtained by school […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Administrative Committee, Utility Committee to meet Tuesday night

Two committee meetings are Tuesday night, September 18th, at the Trenton City Hall.   The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock to discuss disposing of an old fire department, ladder truck which was replaced this year with a new ladder truck.  The utility committee meets at 7 o’clock to discuss the Trenton Municipal Utility electric rates. Mayor Nick […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue calls for 10% reduction in electric rates

Trenton Mayor Nick McHargue, citing what he called a huge surplus, requested Trenton Municipal Utilities reduce electric rates by ten percent effective with the next bills. Then re-visit the rate issue in two months and consider another possible reduction. After further discussion, the issue involving electric rates, including the Mayor’s request, is to be considered […]

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department responds to 239 calls for service over the weekend

The Chillicothe Police Department was busy over the weekend responding to 239 calls for service. Here are some highlights from the weekend’s calls. Officers were dispatched to a domestic disturbance in the 1500 block of Jackson St.  As a result of the investigation, Officers arrested Jesse Lee Stottlemyre for domestic assault 4th degree.  Stottlemyre was […]