The Grundy County Commission today accepted the low bid for a bridge replacement project east of Trenton. The work will be done by Decker Construction Services of Lathrop with a construction bid of 274 thousand ($274,108) dollars.
Two teams from northwest Missouri, the Huskers from Higginsville and the Hornets from Hamilton, are on top of the latest high school football poll from the Missouri Sportswriters and Broadcasters Association. To see the latest state poll, in its entirety, click on "read more":
A Gallatin resident was injured on Saturday night when the car he was driving went off Highway 13 north of Hamilton and overturned several times, throwing him from the vehicle. Nineteen year old Lance Rodkey was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, with injuries that the Highway Patrol described as SERIOUS.
The Daviess County Commission, on Monday morning, announced the lifting of the summer-long burn ban. Again, outdoor burning had been prohibited across Daviess County this summer due to the dry conditions. As of Monday morning, the Daviess County Commission has LIFTED the ban on outdoor burning.
Grundy County was notified today that two appeals on tax assessments have been made to the Missouri State Tax Commission. These involve the Trenton Senior Housing doing business as Adams Park Apartments and the J-B Wright Memorial Hospital—specifically the physicians' office building.
A two story house, plus basement, just west of Chillicothe has been destroyed by fire. Early Tuesday morning, the 9-1-1 call center at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a residence on fire on Old Highway 190.
Homecoming week 2012 has begun at Trenton High School, with activities throughout the week to build up toward Friday night's home football game against the Pembroke Hill Raiders, and a dance for THS students to follow.
A Linneus girl was hurt when a pickup truck driven by her father went off a road west of Brookfield, and into a ditch. Two year old Paityn Sparks was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield, with injuries described as minor by the Highway Patrol.
The Green Hills Telephone Company is warning its customers in the Wheeling, Avalon, Dawn, and Mooresville areas that they will be replacing EQUIPMENT tonight (Tuesday night). This work will take down LAND-LINE telephone service for about one hour, between 11 o'clock and 12 midnight. This will include 911 service.
People can raise money for S.M. Rissler Elementary School in Trenton by test-driving a Chrysler Town and Country minivan Tuesday afternoon and evening. Barnes-Baker Motors in Trenton will supply the vehicles and volunteers to assist with the drives, with test drives to be taken from 3 to 7 o'clock this (Tuesday) afternoon in the Rissler parking lot.
A recycling trailer will be at the Spickard Fire Station today through the remainder of the month of September. Grundy County is scheduled to take the recycling trailer to Laredo on Monday, October 1st. People are being asked to follow the recycling instructions on the trailer.
The Trenton Lady Bulldogs, participating in Saturday's Marshall Tennis Tournament, came home with one win and two losses, defeating Boonville 11-1 in the middle match of the day, but falling to Kirksville 9-3 (first match) and Marshall 12-0 (third match).
The Higginsville Huskers returned the opening kickoff of Friday night's football game against the Trenton Bulldogs, and never slowed down from there, scoring 42 unanswered points in the first half on their way to a 42-14 win that improves the Huskers record to 4-0, and drops the Bulldogs to 2-2.
The Trenton Lady Bulldog softball team fought its way through the Putnam County Lady Midgets, and the elements, to claim a 5-2 victory in Unionville on Monday night, in a game broadcast on KTTN FM 92.3 and www.kttn.com.