MoDOT Mowing

Trenton city employee, injured while mowing, passes out; tractor runs into apartment building

A City of Trenton employee received a minor injury while mowing with a street department-owned John Deere utility tractor with a sidearm brush cutter attached.  While attempting to return to the street department barn, police said the tractor also struck and damaged an apartment building on Lord Street. Detective Jerry Smith reports 49-year-old Fred Sowder […]

Child Porn

Kentucky trucker and prior sex offender sentenced to 20-years in prison for child pornography

 A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender was sentenced in federal court for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 59, of Paducah, Kentucky, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 20 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Marshall to spend the rest of his life on supervised release […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

Pavement repairs to begin this week on Highway 6 prior to resurfacing

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports pavement repairs are to begin this week prior to resurfacing Highway 6 between Trenton and Interstate 35 in Daviess County. MoDOT reports the pavement repairs are to start Wednesday extending from east to west. The contractor, Emery Sapp and Sons Incorporated, is to make several loops. Immediately following the pavement […]

Road Work

Planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 15, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of June 15 – 21. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some of […]

Interstate 35 or I-35

Iowa construction project may delay Missouri drivers on I-35

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, Interstate 35 will be narrowed to one lane next week for a construction project. Contractors will narrow I-35 in both directions beginning at 6 a.m. on Monday, June 15. The interstate will remain narrowed through approximately 7 p.m. on Friday, June 19. All work is weather-permitting, and schedules […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of June 8, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of June 8 – 14, 2020. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule changes in some […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Chillicothe School District moving forward with project for new district office

The Chillicothe R-2 School District is moving forward with a project for a new district office. Its office building was flooded last year. Superintendent Dan Wiebers reports Chillicothe R-2 had options to use insurance funds to repair the building or construct a new one for district office purposes. The new building will also house an […]

Planning and zoning

Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission approves of cottages to be constructed in north Trenton

The Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission is recommending approval of a conditional use permit that would lead to the construction of cottages in north Trenton. Meeting Monday evening at City Hall, the commission heard from Kipp and Cara McClellan about the project proposed for 3100 Hoover Drive. Mrs. McClellan reported it’s their intention to have […]

Generic City Water

Audio: Waterline replacement part of 9th Street sidewalk replacement

Sub-contractors are doing the waterline and sidewalk work along East 9th Street (or State Highway 6) in portions of Trenton. Missouri’s Department of Transportation, in their weekly reports, indicates utility and sidewalk project is expected to conclude by late July. City Administrator Ron Urton reviews the areas along East 9th Street that are to receive […]