Amaren Missouri

Ameren files application to build wind generation facilities in Schuyler and Adair Counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission has set an intervention deadline on Ameren Missouri’s request to construct a wind generation facility. Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri filed an application with the Missouri Public Service Commission seeking a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, and operate a wind generation facility in Schuyler […]

Livingston County Library

Livingston County Library kicks off “Libraries Rock” Summer reading program on June 6

The Livingston County Library will kick off its Summer reading program next month. The “Libraries Rock”-themed program will start with a special event in Simpson Park in Chillicothe the morning of June 6th from 10 to 11 o’clock. There will be a signup booth and information about summer reading available. There will also be games […]

Missouri State Museum

Missouri State Museum debuts new exhibit during opening reception May 29

The Missouri State Museum will debut a new exhibit titled “BOOM!: The Rise and Fall of Missouri’s Black Business Districts” at an opening reception 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the Missouri State Capitol’s rotunda. An exhibit viewing and reception will follow in the Museum’s History Hall. The reception is sponsored by the […]

Eric Christopherson

North Central Missouri College hires new mathematics faculty

Eric Christopherson from Columbia, Missouri has been hired as a full-time Mathematics/Physics faculty member for North Central Missouri College to begin August 2018. Eric will fill the math department vacancy recently held by Lola Swint. Lola will retire this year after teaching mathematics at NCMC for 19 years. Eric has a Master of Arts in […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton Police Department arrest five over the weekend

Charges have been filed in Grundy County Circuit Court against five persons arrested on various charges over the weekend at Trenton. Forty-three-year-old Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton and his brother, 25-year-old Forrest Lee Shoemaker of Brookfield are held in jail on $20,000 cash bond on three counts. Each faces charges of second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, and possession of […]

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Connie Olmstead selected as Teacher of the Year in Trenton R-IX district

The Trenton R-9 school district announced its first-ever Teacher of the Year recipient. From four individuals nominated, the Trenton R-9 Board of Education selected Connie Olmstead as the Teacher of the Year at Trenton. She was nominated on behalf of the pre-school special services departments. Mrs. Olmstead recently retired as a special education instructor. Her […]

Guns and Hoses

Trenton Fire Department edges win over police department in Guns-N-Hoses event

The Trenton Fire Department edged the Trenton Police Department 58 to 56 in a fundraising basketball game Saturday night at Trenton High School. The sixth annual Guns-N-Hoses charity basketball contest benefitted the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders Scholarship Fund. The amount of money raised has not been announced yet. In addition to the basketball, there […]

MoDOT Road Work

Planned road work for North Missouri, for week of May 21, 2018

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in North Missouri planned for the week of May 21 through 27 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter pick up […]

Trenton High School

THS recognizes students at awards ceremony on Friday

Trenton High School recognized underclassmen with awards Friday for various academic and athletic achievements. Eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens presented several of the awards. Among awards presented, Jadan Whitney and Ainsley Tolson received the “I Dare You” Award. Weston Otto was named as a delegate for Missouri Boys State. Werthen Gass was named as […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School recognizes students at awards ceremony

Trenton Middle School recognized one female and one male student from fifth through eighth grade for demonstrating academic success, citizenship, and character education at awards ceremonies Friday morning. Students receiving the Top Dawg award included fifth-graders Traeh Swank and Mason Rongey, sixth graders Jena Harris and Cade Claycomb, seventh graders Eliana Cowling and Levi Johnson, […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two charged with attempted escape from Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three men Thursday, with two of the men facing charges while attempting to escape from the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Trenton Police Department arrested 52-year-old Alfred Demond Green of Trenton on misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident, driving while intoxicated, and […]

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Missouri legislature passes income tax cut as legislative session winds down

Several proposals were introduced earlier in the legislative session that offered differing versions to massively overhaul the Missouri tax system and now, the Missouri legislature has passed an income tax reduction.     The various plans came on the heels of a federal tax package passed by Congress in late 2017. What the state legislature […]

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Watchdog groups say massive utility bill just passed in Missouri favors corporate utilities

A far-reaching utility bill just passed by the state legislature calls on Missouri power companies to pass the savings they’re getting from corporate tax cuts on to customers. David Woodsmall with the Midwest Energy Consumers Group contends the stipulation has an out clause for the utilities. He says it allows them to delay the savings […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]