The Galt Board of Aldermen have had several file for positions in the upcoming April election. Incumbent Jessic Gannon filed has for the position of Mayor with incumbents Jason Grindstaff and Jay Blackburn as well as Sierra Fletchall filing for the three Aldermen-at-Large positions. All of the terms last two years.
Several defendants were placed on probation when they appeared Thursday before Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Erick James Wattenbarger received two prison terms when he pleaded guilty. Execution of the sentences was stayed and he was placed on five years probation. The sentences issued were six […]
The Laredo Board of Aldermen conducted the clerk’s annual employee evaluation at its meeting Monday. The pay rate increased three percent to $13.88 per hour. Four candidates filed for two two-year terms Alderman-at-Large positions: Derek Eckert and Cassidy Russell as well as incumbents Brett Mathews and Saundra Marrs.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved the purchase of new accounting software for the district Wednesday evening. Bus transportation for next year was discussed and it was decided to advertise for bids. The board approved several online classes for various students. ACT and End of Course exam scores were reviewed. Donnie Fordyce filed […]
Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education candidate filings were discussed at a meeting Tuesday evening. Two candidates have filed for the board including incumbent Danny Westcott and Laurie Frisbie filed for three-year terms. No one filed for the two-year term. The board discussed transportation contracts and a new accounting program with no action taken. Superintendent […]
Tuesday was the final day to file for the Trenton City Council’s April 2nd election for the mayor and one councilman from each of the city’s four wards. Four candidates filed for Trenton’s Mayor, which is a four-year term and include incumbent Nick McHargue, current Second Ward Councilman Larry Porter, Linda Crooks, and Rocky Dunkin. […]
Several topics related to Trenton Municipal Utilities were approved during last evening’s meeting of the Trenton City Council. The council voted six to nothing to proceed with Burns and McDonnel engineering to proceed with designing the headworks project at the sewer plant. Other improvements are underway in the design-build project at the sewer plant where […]
The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]
The major players in the meat industry have developed what they’re calling a “stewardship plan” they say will ensure that they use antibiotics in livestock only when necessary. At issue is the possible development of deadly “super-bug” infections that are resistant to antibiotics and harmful to humans. The group has developed a set of guidelines and […]
The Sunnyview Foundation, Incorporated is accepting monetary donations of any size to go towards various projects at Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton. Foundation President Teresa Oyler says several thousand dollars were raised to complete two areas of landscaping at the nursing home. She notes the foundation needs several thousand dollars more to complete the […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the Trenton Police Department arrested three Trenton residents Wednesday. Fifty-nine year old Christine Arlene Berry and 37 year old Steven Richard Berry are both charged with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Bond for each is $10,000 cash only. […]
A Greene County man’s court sentencing in December in Barton and Lawrence Counties are the most recent events in what is one of Missouri’s largest conservation cases involving the illegal taking of deer. On December 13, David Berry Jr. of Brookline received a 120-day sentence in Barton County Circuit Court for a felony firearms probation […]