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Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court
Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a cont
Christmas parade begins at 6 o’clock this evening in downtown Trenton
Five Points Alive’s Trenton Downtown Christmas Parade postponed due to inclement weather December 1st has been rescheduled for Friday evening. The line up for the parade will start at Geyer Hall at 5:45, and the parade will begin at 6 o’clock.
Grundy County Health Department to hold annual Flu Shot Extravaganza and Holiday Open House
The Grundy County Health Department of Trenton will hold its annual Flu Shot Extravaganza and Holiday Open House next week. Flu shots will be administered, and Christmas cookies and hot cocoa will be served at the health department office Tuesday afternoon, December 18th from 2 to 4 o’clock.
Lafayette offense struggles in loss to Lincoln
TRENTON, Mo. -- It was an uphill climb throughout the night for Lafayette on Friday, as Lincoln-Council Bluffs stifled Lafayette’s offense en route to a 48-42 victory in the first game of the 14th Annual NCMC Holiday Hoops at North Central Community College.
New Green Hills Women’s Shelter to be in operation by the end of January
A new facility for the Green Hills Women’s Shelter is nearly complete in Trenton. Volunteer Coordinator Sarah Sager says the goal is to be moved into the new 8,500 square foot building by the end of January. The bigger building will allow the shelter to double its capacity from 10 to 21 beds. There
Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge to be held Tuesday
The annual Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge will be held Tuesday, December 18th at the Trenton vs. Gallatin varsity basketball home games at the Trenton High school gym with tipoff at 6:00 p.m.
City of Trenton accepting bids for work on 9th Street
The City of Trenton is accepting sealed bids for construction of the Ninth Street waterline crossings eliminations. The Trenton City Clerk will accept bids at the City Hall until the afternoon of January 30th at 1:30. The bids received will then be publicly opened.
Missouri man hospitalized after vehicle overturns
LIVINGSTON COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 10p.m. Friday in Livingston County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Volkswagen passenger vehicle driven by Richard J. Stumph, 28, Chillicothe, was eastbound on Route H one mile east of Avalon. The vehicle travele
Two area residents in arrest report from Grundy County Sheriff
Two women were arrested Sunday in Trenton and face felony charges filed in the Grundy County Circuit Court. Twenty-eight-year-old Carrie Lea Smiley of Harris has three counts including one for possession of a controlled substance listed as methamphetamine, another for possession of a controlled subs
Deputy Chris Mueller resigns from Livingston County Sheriff’s Department
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he received a resignation letter this week from Deputy/K-9 Handler Chris Mueller. His resignation will be effective December 31st. Mueller recently married and “has better financial and family opportunities with his next job.” Mueller was instrumental in h
Audio: Former Grundy County deputy featured on Investigation Discovery’s Body Cam program
A former Grundy County deputy was featured on an episode of Investigation Discovery’s program Body Cam. Christian Goode says he worked for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office in 2016 but is now an investigative reporter with the Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office.
Rapid Removal given 4-month extension on trash contract while Trenton City Council explores options
Residential trash collections will continue to be temporarily picked up by Rapid Removal Disposal after the City Council’s vote last night on a WCA contract ended in a tie and the City Council has reversed itself, re-instating the monthly charge for residential curbside recycling at Trenton.
Texas man arrested in Daviess County charged with three misdemeanors
A man from Texas arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County Thursday night has been charged with three misdemeanors. Thirty-five-year-old Antonio Barajas of McKinney, Texas faces charges of driving while intoxicated, exceeding the posted speed limit, and operating a vehicle on a highway withou
Grundy County’s unemployment rate drops to 2.4%
Grundy County’s October unemployment rate is 2.4% which is down from the 3% that the state reported in September, however, is comparable to the jobless rate in October of 2017 when it was 2.1%.
Eleven waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County court
Eleven defendants on Tuesday waived preliminary hearings on multiple counts in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each saw their cases bound over for arraignment Thursday in Division One and another defendant had his cases certified to the Division One circuit court docket.
Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 436 Elm Street
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 436 Elm Street Thursday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports that prior to the fire department’s arrival, the Chillicothe Police Department notified firefighters the flames were out at the residence owned by Teresa Jones, but t
Galt man bound over to Circuit Court in Grundy County
GRUNDY COUNTY, Mo. – A Galt man has waived his preliminary hearing on a drug and weapon charge in Grundy County. At the hearing Tuesday morning, Patrick Lynn Stephens, 46, was bound over to Circuit Court on felony counts of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a firearm. C
Traffic stop by Chillicothe police evolves into two arrests
Reports are to be sent to the city prosecutor’s office after Chillicothe Police made a traffic stop that, officials say, evolved into two arrests. A vehicle was stopped at 3rd and Cherry Streets Wednesday afternoon at approximately 3:07 for an alleged equipment violation. While conducting a consent
Trenton R-9 Board of Education signs contract with MSBA to assist in search of Superintendent
The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a contract with the Missouri School Boards Association Tuesday evening to assist with a superintendent search for the district. The board approved a letter of resignation from Superintendent Dan Wiebers at a special closed session meeting at the end of las
Investigation finds railroad bridge near Chillicothe intentionally set ablaze, three facing charges
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — Formal charges have been filed against three Chillicothe residents linked to a fire on a railroad bridge near Chillicothe in October. According to reporting by KMZU News, fire officials responded to a blaze reported on the Canadian Pacific railroad crossing at the Grand Rive