Drug Trafficking

Missouri man sentenced to 15-years for drug trafficking, illegal firearm

A Purdy, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for possessing methamphetamine to distribute and illegally possessing a firearm. Guadalupe Urbina-Rodriguez, 71, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 15 years in federal prison without parole. Urbina-Rodriguez was found guilty at trial on March 26, 2019, of possessing methamphetamine to distribute, possessing […]

Calamity Jane Days

Calamity Jane Days in Princeton set to kickoff on Saturday

Twelve contestants will participate in the Miss Calamity Jane Pageant in Princeton on Saturday. The event will be held at the Princeton United Methodist Church at 7 o’clock that night. Contestants are Livi Binkley, Kyla Coffman, Raynah Collins, Jillian Finney, Jaysa Goodin, Becca Kile, Hannah King, Jarica Nelson, Alyssa Olson, Jaden Purdun, Cailynn Stokley, and […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council approves third-party company to handle billing and mailing of TMU services

While all eight agenda items were eventually approved, several were decided by split votes last night of the eight-member Trenton City Council. By the end of this year, Trenton Municipal Utilities will have transitioned to having an Olathe, Kansas company provide the billing and mailing services. The change is seen by TMU officials as saving […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, three children injured in Ray County Crash

A one-vehicle accident in Ray County Monday night claimed the life of an Excelsior Springs woman and injured three other Excelsior Springs residents. The Patrol reports the Ray County Coroner transported the driver, 22-year-old Monica Watson, to Thurman’s Funeral Home of Richmond. Emergency Medical Services transported 16-year-old Charlie Edington to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate […]

12 from THS participate in Honor Choir

Trenton High School students participate in Honor Choir

Twelve Trenton High School students performed in the Grand River Conference Honor Choir Saturday. Students participating were Sara Carson, Trager Leeper, Lily White, Jonin Villacampa, Leslie Cotiango, Amanda Parrak, Elliana Gaunt, Jada Roberts, Aiden Maxey, Lawrence Link, Mackenzie Klinginsmith, and Mari Atup. THS Vocal Music Instructor Tyler Busick says the honor choir was made up […]

NCRS Watershed benefits

NRCS watershed efforts continue to benefit farmers, communities

Sixty years after the first of 1,182 flood-prevention structures were built in Missouri with federal financial and technical assistance, landowners who have witnessed the before-and-after effects of heavy rain are still praising the benefits of the watershed projects. “Panther Creek used to flood almost every time it rained, but it hasn’t flooded at all since […]

Holiday Hoops

American Family Insurance to sponsor “Shoot Sixty Seconds for your School” at Holiday Hoops

Agents of American Family Insurance will once again sponsor the “Shoot Sixty Seconds for Your School” at each half-time of Holiday Hoops games. Individuals will be pre-selected by each team and allowed to shoot free throws for 60 seconds in pursuit of cash prizes for their high school athletic departments. The winner at the conclusion […]

NCMC Teacher Education students (L to R) Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri.

NCMC students attend statewide student MSTA leadership meeting

NCMC Students Cole Little, Chasidy Finney, and Nesa Leeper recently attended the Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) state leadership meeting in Columbia, Missouri. Over 100 students from twelve colleges and universities attended the meeting. “This was a fantastic opportunity for our NCMC students,” said Cassie Cordray, NCMC Teacher Education Instructor. “They were exposed to […]