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Trenton R-9 Board of Education to hold special meeting

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education will hold a special meeting next week to hear a proposal from the Salary and Welfare Committee. The meeting will be at the district office on Tuesday evening, February 26th at 5:30.


Trenton Chamber of Commerce to proceed with Annual Chamber Banquet

Despite the Monday fire and a postponement announcement the next day, the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce has decided to proceed with the March 15th date for the annual Chamber banquet. Chamber President Debbie Carman said two Chamber of Commerce members have stepped forward to help lead efforts so


Kansas man charged with felony DWI and leaving scene of the accident

DAVIESS COUNTY, Mo. — A Kansas man is charged with DWI after a two vehicle accident in Daviess County. According to a probable cause statement, officers were notified of a two vehicle accident on Interstate 35. Law enforcement first came into contact with a person driving a Ford Fusion.


Man gets life for killing Missouri mom who made daughter fake illness

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. • A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to life in prison in the stabbing death of a Missouri woman who forced her daughter to use a wheelchair and to have unnecessary medical tests so she could collect gifts and charitable donations.


A miscalculation in the Missouri tax table is going to cost some taxpayers this tax season

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Committee on Government Oversight heard testimony on Wednesday from Director of Revenue, Joel Walters, on a 15-year-old miscalculation in the state’s tax table and how it is going to impact Missouri taxpayers.


Fire tears through downtown Trenton, damaging businesses

TRENTON, Mo. — A joint investigation by the ATF and Missouri State Fire Marshall is underway after a fire Monday destroyed a Trenton, Missouri pawn store, hair salon and severely damaged the Chamber of Commerce which also houses the license bureau.


Missouri woman admits getting payments for long-dead mother

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 68-year-old Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to receiving disability payments intended for her mother, who died nearly 50 years ago. Federal prosecutors say Marsha Gail Coy, of St. Peters, received more than $230,000 in the scheme. She pleaded guilty Thursday to bank fr


Area Future Business Leaders of America students qualify for state competition

Several Trenton high school and Grundy R-5 high school students won first place in various categories when the Future Business Leaders of America held district-wide competitions.


Missouri man charged with infecting woman with HIV, then offering to pay for her silence

A Missouri man was charged Wednesday for allegedly infecting an unsuspecting woman with HIV and then offering to pay her for her silence once police became involved. Marcus Price, 36, is facing two felony charges and the possibility of life in prison after authorities say he had unprotected sex with


Missouri lawmakers looking to eliminate vehicle inspection requirement

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill that would eliminate inspections for commercial vehicles. Representative J. Eggleston stated after researching this issue, he found that the checks don't necessarily keep the roads more safe.


Investigators: Investigation into Monday fire “May take a while”

Missouri Department of Public Safety Communications Director Mike O’Connell informed KTTN late Wednesday morning that the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives is no longer part of the case involving Monday’s fire in the 600 block of Main Street in Trenton.


Trenton Rotary Club hears presentation on new fire training center

Information was presented at Thursday’s Trenton Rotary Club meeting about the new fire training center at Trenton as well as a fire science degree being made available at North Central Missouri College.


Winter storm watch continues for parts of western Iowa, NW Missouri

(KMAland) -- A winter storm watch remains in effect for portions of western Iowa and northwest Missouri. Iowa counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday) Missouri counties (Saturday afternoon-early Sunday)


What You Need To Know About Missouri’s New Medical Marijuana Law

Missouri’s new medicinal marijuana law opens up treatment options for qualified patients suffering from disorders or pain that have not been successfully treated with traditional medication. While the law took effect December 6, there are still a number of procedures and regulatory issues that have


Man found in burning Missouri home had been reported missing

ST. LOUIS – Authorities say a man whose body was found last month in a burning St. Louis home had been missing since Christmas Eve. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that authorities identified the man Thursday as 26-year-old Chrishaun Hilliard. His body was found Jan. 17 in the back bedroom of th


Missouri House passes bill to ignore mandatory sentencing laws

Mandatory sentencing: It provides clear directions for judges when they hand down punishment to convicted offenders. However, it has also been part of the reason for over-crowded prisons both in the Show-Me State and nationwide.


Trenton residents cleaning up fire that burned 3 buildings

TRENTON, MO (KCTV) -- Monday night, the fire ripped through buildings and it destroyed two businesses and did a lot of damage to the Chamber of Commerce and licensing office next door.


Over $250 million grants bring high-speed internet to Missouri rural area

MARCELINE - City Manager Richard Hoon is one of the 1.2 million Missourians without high-speed internet. He doesn’t have to go far to hear the complaints. “I can hear my son in the other room yelling and screaming that he’s unable to download something,” said Hoon. “My wife and I will yell out to th


Sullivan County burglary suspects granted removal of electronic monitoring

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Mo. — At hearings Thursday in Sullivan County, two burglary suspects received a concession from the court and were scheduled for preliminary hearings. In the 9:30 a.m. hearing for 47-year-old Christina McDonald, of Browning, the prosecuting attorney raised no objection to the withdr


Missouri Conservation Commission approves crappie regulation change at Wappapello Lake

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Commission approved at their February meeting the proposed crappie regulation change at Wappapello Lake. As of March 1, the regulation will be a daily limit of thirty (30) crappie, but not more than fifteen fish can be greater than