Seventh Street in Downtown Trenton is now open from Main to Jefferson streets after being blocked due to the demolition of the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce and License Bureau Building at Seventh and Main streets. Perkins Dozing and Demolition of Lock Springs began work on the building Wednesday morning, May 22, 2019. Trenton Building […]
Four Texas men were sentenced in federal court for stealing 654 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Springfield, Mo., en route to Bass Pro Shops. Frank McChriston, 35, and Derrick White, 33, both of Dallas, Texas; Quinton Haywood, 27, of Glenn Heights, Texas; and Eric White, 28, of Arlington, Texas were sentenced in separate […]
Many motorcycle riders could soon cruise down Missouri’s roads without a helmet and not get in trouble with the law. On Friday – the last day of the regular session – state lawmakers sent to the governor a proposal that would let motorcyclists ride without a helmet if they are at least 18 years old […]
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 […]
Six southern Missouri residents are among 15 defendants indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a large-scale methamphetamine conspiracy that involved multi-pound shipments of methamphetamine transported from Arizona to Missouri. Gregory L. Hopper, 34, and Amanda L. Robinson, 27, both of Springfield, Mo.; Leslie T. Ray, 49, and Melissa D. Melencamp, 42, […]
Several Trenton High School students received awards at the Spring Choir Concert Friday night. Choir Director Tyler Busick announced the Concert Choir Outstanding Students as Ashley Johnson, Melanie Guerrero, Amanda Parrack, and Baley Catron. Rebecca Urich was named the Most Improved Student for the Concert Choir. For Gold Rush, Outstanding Students were soprano Kasie Otto, alto […]
Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales. This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements. The […]
Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 36,231 birds during Missouri’s 2019 regular spring turkey season, April 15 through May 5. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 785 birds checked, Texas with 729, and Callaway with 672. Young turkey hunters harvested 2,546 birds during the 2019 spring youth season, […]
Trenton High School choirs will present their Spring Concert on Friday, May 10th at 7 o’clock at the First Baptist Church. Performing groups will include State Solo and Ensemble Qualifiers, Concert Choir, and Gold Rush. Year-End Awards will be presented near the conclusion of the concert and includes the Ann Brinser and Ruth Risser awards.
Emergency rooms experience an increase in lawn mowing injuries this time of year. Dr. Christopher Sampson with MU Health Care says the most severe injuries are cuts and amputations. A recent report suggests about 250,000 Americans will be seen in emergency rooms this year with injuries caused by lawn mowers.
Representatives of United States Department of Agriculture and State of Missouri agencies will participate in public meetings May 2-3 in northwestern Missouri to explain various types of flood-recovery assistance available to landowners and units of government. During the meetings, representatives of the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency (FSA), Rural Development (RD), […]
USDA extended the deadline to May 17 from May 1 for agricultural producers to certify 2018 crop production for payments through the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), which helps producers who have been significantly affected by foreign tariffs, resulting in the loss of traditional exports. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) extended the deadline because heavy rainfall […]