Scam Alert

Trenton Police Department warning residents of “Grandparent Scam” and “Emergency Scam”

The Trenton Police Department advises that several residents have recently reported receiving calls involving the “Emergency” or “Grandparent Scam”. An “Emergency Scam” is someone receives a call, email, or social media message from a person claiming to be a family member in distress. The person may claim to have been arrested while traveling overseas or […]

Military Veterans

Veteran service events scheduled for December

Several veterans events are planned in Trenton in December. A veterans service officer can help with VA paperwork and answer questions at the Trenton Hy-Vee December 3rd from 9 o’clock in the morning until 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Veterans should bring a copy of their DD-214 and all VA paperwork they have. A vet […]

Election Hacking

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State says there is no chance of hacking in Tuesday’s election

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft stresses the state’s security from cyber attacks in the upcoming election. During a press conference Thursday, he says Missouri’s digital election network is scanned by outside sources 100,000 times daily but the inquiries are superficial.     Ashcroft stresses that all state voting machines have a paper trail backup […]

Soybeans

Soybean specialist offers tips for handling weather woes

Mother Nature has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality almost every year, says University of Missouri Extension soybean specialist Bill Wiebold. This year was no exception. Several important soybean-growing regions in Missouri experienced severe drought this year. The most worrisome effect from drought is yield loss, but producers face several other effects […]

Large bale of hay

Ammoniation demonstrations set in Northeast Missouri

Livestock producers can stretch short supplies of hay this year by using a simple ammonia treatment on bales, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Zac Erwin. Erwin and MU Extension agronomy specialist Valerie Tate will lead-free hay ammoniation demonstrations Oct. 9 and Oct. 11 at 5:30 p.m. to show farmers how to boost the […]

Extradited

Gallatin woman extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Gallatin woman charged with felony first-degree harassment was extradited to Grundy County Monday. Forty-nine-year-old Theresa Hogan was extradited from Daviess County and posted her bond of $5,000 cash or corporate surety. Hogan is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court October 9th. Court documents accuse […]

Arrest

Two facing charges in Grundy County after arrest

Two individuals have been arrested on separate Grundy County charges. Forty-six-year-old William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton is charged with harassment in the first degree. Court information says Griffin is accused of sending repeated text messages to another person with the alleged purpose of causing that person, emotional distress. The allegation covers a two month period: […]

Forage

Alternative forage options during and after drought

Widespread drought conditions during the 2018 growing season in most of Missouri resulted in hay and forage shortages, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Dhruba Dhakal. Dhakal offers some alternative/emergency forage options to feed beef cattle during fall, winter, and spring. Stockpiling tall fescue If fescue stands are strong, stockpiling tall fescue is one of […]