USDA prioritizes investments in telemedicine to address opioid crisis in rural America

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is giving funding priority in a key grant program for applications to address opioid misuse in rural communities. “The opioid epidemic is dramatically impacting prosperity in many small towns and rural places across the country,” Hazlett said. […]

Charges Filed

Two women in Trenton arrested on felony assault charges

Two women were arrested by police Saturday as a result of alleged altercations in Trenton that authorities say injured two other individuals. Three felony counts were filed against both 29-year-old Kelly Jean McClure of Trenton and 29-year-old Colby Marie Jackson of Wheeling. The charges were filed Sunday by new Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Puckett. […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Two from Jamesport injured, 11-year-old life-flighted after crash on icy road

The Highway Patrol reports two Jamesport residents sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle lost control on ice and ran off the road five miles south of Jamesport Wednesday morning. An air ambulance transported passenger 11-year-old Ivan Miller to Children’s Mercy Hospital with serious injuries and an ambulance transported the driver, 77-year-old Larry Raymo, to […]

Traffic Accident

Trenton man slides off road west of Galt

Twenty-seven year Marty Fisher of Trenton was westbound when the pickup he was driving traveled off Highway 6, began sliding on the icy road, went off the north side where it overturned and came to rest upright demolishing the pickup. Fisher, who was using a seat belt, was taken by ambulance to Wright Memorial Hospital […]

Dr. Molly Harp

Dr. Molly Harp joins Wright Memorial Hospital

A family practice physician will join Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group in Trenton. Doctor Molly Harp will begin treating patients at the Physicians’ Group in early February. Harp most recently worked as the medical director at Hamilton Family Health. She says she is “excited” to join Saint Luke’s and Wright Memorial Hospital and looks forward to […]

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Chula woman slides off roadway near Chillicothe

A Chula woman received a minor injury Monday afternoon in an accident at the north city limits of Chillicothe. Thirty-year-old Latina Bru went by herself to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. Bru was southbound on Highway 65 and attempted to turn east onto Mohawk Road when the sports utility vehicle slid off the southeast side […]