Accidental Shooting

Accidental shooting at Leisure Lake sends 13-year-old to Children’s Mercy Hospital

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports it’s been actively investigating an accidental shooting at Leisure Lake on Saturday. Sheriff Rodney Herring said a 13-year-old boy received a non-life-threatening wound at his home. The name of the youth was not released due to his juvenile status. According to the sheriff’s office, the youth was laying in […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County authorities conduct search for man ranting about Monsanto

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 […]

Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri set to begin May 18, 2019

The Statewide Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO), founded by the Missouri Police Chiefs Association (MPCA) 32 years ago, will begin on May 18, and continue through Friday, May 31. Law Enforcement officers from around the state will be running the torch to raise awareness for Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) and the […]

Canadian Pacific Train

Canadian Pacific Railroad racks up complaints on railroad crossing in Laredo

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports he has received an increased number of complaints lately regarding trains stopping on the tracks and blocking the Route E crossing in Laredo. Herring says the Canadian Pacific Railroad claims the reason trains are stopping in that location is because of flooding, traffic backups, and work on the rails. […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 Community Club to sponsor “Basketball Extravaganza”

The Pleasant View R-6 Community Club will hold the annual Basketball Extravaganza to benefit students, faculty, and staff. The event will be held in the school gym on the night of March 23rd. Community Club Treasurer Sara Berry says the event will begin with alumni Kenton Kinney performing the National Anthem at 6 o’clock prior […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission discusses replacement of refrigeration unit at law enforcement center

The Grundy County Commission met with Sheriff Rodney Herring and a representative from Foster Refrigeration Tuesday morning to discuss a refrigeration unit that went down at the Law Enforcement Center in Trenton. Commissioner Joe Brinser says Foster estimated the cost of repair for the unit at $4,000. The refrigerant in the unit is being phased […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Audio: Trenton officer dragged down road after vehicle stop; suspect arrested later in the day

Trenton Police Department Sergeant Matt Preston was treated and released at Wright Memorial Hospital after being dragged during a vehicle stop Saturday morning in Trenton. Sergeant Preston, in a news release, said he conducted a vehicle stop in the 900 block of Olive Street around 6:52 Saturday morning. He said the driver was identified and […]