Accident

Trenton woman injured in Route Z crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Trenton woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the sports utility vehicle she drove on a snow-covered portion of Highway Z in Grundy County Tuesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 42-year-old Brandy Knapp to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Knapp traveled north on Highway Z when she lost […]

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Two Trenton men transported to hospital after icy roadway causes crash near Spickard

Two Trenton men were transported to the hospital following a sports utility vehicle accident caused by slick road conditions three miles north of Spickard Tuesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 52-year-old Ross Elrick and 27-year-old Andrew May were transported to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton by emergency medical services. Elrick sustained minor injuries, with May […]

Heart Health

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center call for red scarves in support of women’s heart health

More women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Annually, the month of February is designated National Heart Month. While the red dress promotes awareness about women’s heart disease, the red scarf symbolizes lifelines […]

Tammy Spencer at Trenton Middle School

Wright Memorial Hospital launches “Partners in Education” with Trenton Middle School

Wright Memorial Hospital has partnered with Trenton Middle School to provide education to the 5th-grade students, featuring professionals from the hospital covering various topics. The first session was presented by Tammie Spencer, manager of the WMH Rehab Department. Tammy presented information on proper ergonomics while using handheld devices and while sitting at a computer. The […]

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Galt man injured in crash north of Trenton

The Highway Patrol reports a Galt man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident a quarter of a mile north of Trenton overnight. Twenty-eight-year-old Terry Delauder traveled south on U. S. Highway 65 when the car he drove ran off the east side of the road and struck a tree. The vehicle came to rest […]

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Saint Luke’s Health System no longer to accept Ambetter Insurance beginning in 2019

Saint Luke’s Health System has announced it will no longer accept Ambetter Insurance beginning in 2019. Saint Luke’s Health System includes Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Ambetter was the only option for health insurance in the area for 2018 on the Health Insurance Marketplace for residents who did not […]

Traffic Accident

Jamesport man hurt in crash on Highway 6 in Trenton

The Trenton Police Department reports a Jamesport man sustained minor injuries as the result of a car striking the rear of a sports utility vehicle on Highway 6 west of the intersection with South Main Street Monday. Forty-one-year-old Tashyanna Dowell of Trenton traveled west in the SUV on Highway 6 when she reportedly stopped for […]