Lifeflight Eagle

Residents of Trenton and Humphreys injured in crash at edge of Galt; driver life-flighted to Kansas City hospital

Residents of Trenton and Humphreys were taken to hospitals following a single-vehicle, rollover, accident Tuesday afternoon in Galt. The highway patrol described injuries as serious for both 31-year-old Travis Vasey of Trenton and 26-year-old Dakota Dalton of Humphreys. Vasey was flown by medical helicopter (Life Flight Eagle) to the Truman Medical Center in the Kansas […]

Rally Against Coronavirus Vaccine Mandate

Two groups from Trenton to travel to Jefferson City for rally at Capitol protesting mandates

Travel and assembly plans have been announced for those planning to attend a rally on Wednesday at the state Capitol, protesting mandates. A spokesman provided information on two departure times from Trenton, with the first group meeting at 5:30 am Wednesday at the former Penney’s parking lot in Trenton. The second group meets at 6 […]

Leadership Northwest Music Jam final

Leadership Northwest Music Jam at Black Silo Winery quickly approaching

Country music star, Sunny Sweeney, will be headlining the first-ever Leadership Northwest Music Jam with ticket proceeds benefiting the Leadership Northwest Missouri program. The show will be hosted at Black Silo Winery in Trenton, MO on Saturday, September 25, 2021.  Trenton local, Salem Croy, will be the special guest opening the music event.  Tickets are […]

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Trenton woman taken to Wright Memorial Hospital after crashing on Oklahoma Avenue

A Trenton resident was hurt early Saturday afternoon in Trenton when the car she was driving was hit on the passenger side and overturned. Fifty-three-year-old Rosalind Nichols was taken by Grundy County EMS to Wright Memorial Hospital with suspected serious injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was 56-year-old Bart Thomas of Trenton, who wasn’t […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital earns national recognition for efforts to improve STEMI treatment

Wright Memorial Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Bronze Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures to treat patients who suffer severe heart attacks. Each year, more than 250,000 people experience an ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), the deadliest type of heart attack, caused by a blockage of blood flow to […]

Audio: Two hundred plus attend vaccine mandate protest at Wright Memorial Hospital

It is estimated more than 200 people attended a rally near Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, to show support for personal choice involving whether to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Spokesperson Nathan Rorebeck said the rally was for the vaccine mandate involving employees for the Saint Luke’s Health System, which includes Wright […]

Steve Schieber on Wright Memorial Background

Wright Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer issues statement on rally protesting COVID-19 vaccination mandate

Wright Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Steve Scheiber issued a statement this morning in response to the local rally that will be held today from noon to 1 o’clock.  Rally participants are to park across the street from the hospital campus, on the Red Barn property in Trenton.  The rally itself will take place at […]

Rally Against Coronavirus Vaccine Mandate

Protest against vaccine mandate by St. Luke’s Health System to be held on Tuesday

Organizers expect a peaceful rally on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, to show support for what they consider a personal choice on whether hospital employees receive a COVID-19 vaccine. St. Luke’s Health System of Kansas City has mandated all employees receive a vaccine injection in September or October. This includes those that work at Wright Memorial […]

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Doctor Maureen Weber receives Service Excellence Champion Program Award

A hospitalist at Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe received the Saint Luke’s Physician Group Service Excellence Champion Program Award. Doctor Maureen Weber was chosen for the award based on how she communicates with her patients and family members. The Service Excellence Champion Program recognizes Saint Luke’s Physician Group employees, […]

Suicide Prevention

Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions speaks about the importance of talking about suicide

September is National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month. Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness and educate the community on the risk factors and warning signs of suicide. Talk of suicide should never be dismissed. If you, or someone you know, are thinking of suicide, call the National Suicide Prevention […]

Livingston County Crash Monday Car 2

Chula teenager injured, vehicle demolished in crash on rural Livingston County road

A teenager from Chula was injured when the pickup he was driving and a minivan collided late Monday afternoon at a rural Livingston County intersection one mile north of Chillicothe. The seventeen-year-old male received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The driver of the minivan, 32-year-old Cody Feeney […]

Coronavirus or COVID-19 Death

Grundy County reports additional COVID-19 related death; Twenty two new cases of COVID-19 reported

The Grundy County Health Department reports an additional COVID-19-related death, which brings the total to 44 since the pandemic began. Twenty-two cases have been added since August 20th, making that total 1,521. Fifty-two cases are active. Grundy County Health Department Administrator Elizabeth Gibson reports not a lot of specimens are being submitted for variant testing […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center revise visitor guidelines

St. Luke’s Health System, including Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center, have adjusted level three visitor guidelines in emergency departments. One visitor will be allowed per patient in the emergency departments. Previously two visitors were allowed. Elsewhere, there’s a continuation of level three visitor guidelines, allowing two visitors per patient per day in the […]

Traffic Fatalities

Driver of vehicle involved in crash west of Trenton dies in Kansas City hospital

A driver who was involved in a three-vehicle accident on Highway 6, near Fourth Street in Trenton on Monday, August 16, has died of their injuries in a Kansas City area hospital. Police Chief Rex Ross reports 76-year-old Gary Raymond Randolph of Trenton was originally taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton; however, […]

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Three-vehicle crash on Highway 6 west of Trenton sends two to hospital

The Trenton Police Department reports two area residents were taken to the hospital by ambulance following a three-vehicle crash on Highway 6 near Fourth Street on Monday afternoon, August 16, 2021.  The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reported that Highway 6 was closed at the Thompson River Bridge for about 30 minutes due to the injury […]

Leadership Northwest Music Jam final

Leadership Northwest Music Jam, with Sunny Sweeney and Salem Croy, set for September 25 at Black Silo Winery

Country music star Sunny Sweeney will be headlining the first Leadership Northwest Music Jam presented by Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center. The show will be hosted at Black Silo Winery in Trenton on Saturday, September 25, 2021.  Ticket proceeds benefit Leadership Northwest Missouri and are on sale now.  Trenton local, Salem Croy, will […]

COVID-19 or Coronaviru Vaccine

Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics each week

Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton announced they are currently hosting COVID-19 vaccination clinics one day each week. The Mercer County Clinic will be offering Johnson & Johnson vaccinations each Thursday, and Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group will be offering Moderna vaccinations each Friday. The vaccination clinics are […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center revise visitor guidelines to Level 3

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center have revised their visitor guidelines to allow Level 3 limited visitation, as of July 23. Wright Memorial and Hedrick were previously at a ‘Level 4’, which allowed patients only one visitor per day. Level 3 visitor guidelines allow two visitors per patient per day in inpatient areas and […]