Earthquake

Earthquake simulation exercise to take place in Trenton during September, 2019

Organizations from Grundy County will participate in an exercise taking place on September 14th, 2019.  The exercise is being conducted in order to test and improve the community’s overall preparedness for an emergency event. The fictional exercise simulates an Earthquake. Exercise participants will simulate building collapses, utility failures, fires and will treat volunteers who are […]

Accident Graphic

Unionville man hospitalized after crashing near Lancaster

The Highway Patrol reports a Unionville man sustained moderate injuries when the sport utility vehicle he drove overturned after a tire blew out five miles west of Lancaster on Thursday. Sixty-three-year-old Joseph Koenen was transported to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The SUV traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 before the left […]

Fatal Crash

16-year-old killed in head-on crash near Newtown

The Highway Patrol reports a Newtown teenager died and two area residents sustained minor injuries as the result of a pickup truck and sport utility vehicle involved in a nearly head-on crash two miles northwest of Newtown Wednesday morning. The body of 16-year-old Coy Miller was taken to the Roberson Funeral Home in Princeton. Fifteen-year-old […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves 2019 tax rate

The Grundy County Commission approved the proposed tax rate for 2019 on Tuesday morning. The rate was set at 20.09 cents per $100 of assessed valuation, which is down by three-point six five cents from 2018. Grundy County’s assessed valuation for 2019 is $132,599,802, which is an increase of $209,533 from 2018. The total assessed […]