Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation now accepting grant applications

The GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated is accepting grant applications from qualifying schools and organizations. Applicants may apply by completing an application with supporting information. The application is available at Grundy Electric website or by calling the Grundy Electric Cooperative at 1-800-279-2249 extension 33 or 23. The application deadline is July 1st. The trustees will review […]

Deadly Crash

Patrol releases details of crash that claimed the life of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

The Highway Patrol has released information on the two-vehicle accident one mile north of Osborn the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd that caused the DeKalb County Sheriff’s death. A crash report shows an ambulance transported the sheriff, 43-year-old Andrew Clark of Maysville, to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. He was pronounced dead at the […]

Coronavirus Update

Mercer County reports two additional cases of COVID-19

The Mercer County Health Department has confirmed the second and third positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. The individuals are self isolating at home with mild symptoms. The specimen were tested by a private laboratory in another county. No other information will be provided on the patients to maintain confidentiality. The Mercer County Health […]

Chillicothe R-2 School

Audio: With levy failure, Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers now looking at line items in budget

Chillicothe R-2 School Superintendent Dan Wiebers says he was “very disappointed” by the results of the district’s 68-cent operating tax levy increase on Tuesday, June 2nd’s ballot. The proposal failed with 790 votes in favor and 994 against. The proposal would have adjusted the operating levy of the district to an estimated $4.43 per $100 […]

Not Guilty Plea

Man involved in multi-county pursuit in 2019 pleads “Not Guilty” to all charges

A Kansas City, Kansas man facing multiple charges after what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit last July entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday, June 2nd. Online court information shows JaJuan Coleman waived formal arraignment, and his case was continued to July 7th. He has […]

Interstate 35 (I-35)

I-35 resurfacing project to begin sooner than expected

The resurfacing portion of an improvement project along the Interstate 35 corridor in Clinton County has been advanced and will begin earlier than anticipated. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted with Herzog Contracting Corp. to resurface I-35 between the DeKalb County line and Shoal Creek near Exit 48. Some partial and full-depth concrete patching began […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Graduation for Trenton High School seniors set for Saturday, Valedictorians to speak

A representative for Trenton High School confirms there are co-valedictorians for the Class of 2020. Oakley Madden and Mackenzie McAtee will be among the speakers at the graduation ceremony to be held at the C. F. Russell Stadium Saturday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Salutatorian Lindi Moulin will also speak at the ceremony. The graduation will […]

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 […]