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Three Injured In Accident In Grundy County

Three were injured in a single-vehicle accident in Grundy County Monday afternoon. State Troopers responded to the accident on NW 22nd, north of Trenton at about 4:30 pm. The report states 25-year-old Samantha L Knapp of Trenton was southbound when she lost control and ran off the right side of the road, striking an embankment, overturning onto the driver’s side and then back to its wheels.
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Three from Trenton, including 7-year-old, injured in single-vehicle crash

Three Trenton residents, including a child, were injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle, rollover, accident just north of Trenton. Taken by EMS to Wright Memorial Hospital were the driver, 25-year-old Samantha Knapp as well as passengers, 29-year-old Brandon Burkhardt, and a seven-year-old boy. The highway patrol reported the two adults received moderate injuries and the young boy received minor injuries.

City Speaks Out on Decatur Ambulance Service Dissolving

June 27, 2022 – Decatur City Manager Scot Wrighton spoke regarding the Decatur Ambulance Service (DAS) dissolving. The ambulance working group is meeting again Tuesday and will release more information tomorrow. “The City of Decatur learned from HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital more than a week ago that DAS would...

Obituary & Services: Joyce Ann Hamilton

Joyce Ann Hamilton, 81, Bethany, MO passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Pearls II Eden for Elders, Princeton, MO. She was born on March 1, 1941, in Modena, Missouri the daughter of Harley Johnson and Lenora Blanche (Ellsworth) Joiner. On February 13, 1960, she married Kenneth “Scoby” Hamilton in...

Trenton Man in Grundy County Court Today on Felony Pair

A Trenton man is making an initial appearance in Grundy County Court today on two felony charges. Court documents say Mitchell Dane Knapp faces felony charges of unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Records...

Obituary & Services: Norma June Pittsenbarger

Norma June Pittsenbarger, 88, Bethany, MO passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at an Albany, MO hospital. She was born on June 3, 1934, in Martinsville, MO the daughter of Alva Lewis and Roxie (Turner) Groves. She married Marion Barker in 1952, and they had three daughters together. She married...

Trenton man scheduled for court on drug and weapon charge

Trenton resident Mitchell Dane Knapp is scheduled to be in Grundy County Circuit Court Tuesday on two felony counts. Thirty-two-year-old Knapp has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine. Knapp was arrested by the Highway Patrol in Grundy County late Friday night. The weapon was listed in the court information as a 38 caliber Remington firearm. Bond is $20,000 cash.

Trenton Accident Injures Three

TRENTON, MO – Three Trenton residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon north of Trenton. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred as a vehicle driven by 25-year old Samantha Knapp was southbound on Northwest 22nd Street, 1/2 mile north of Trenton. Knapp lost control and overcorrected. The vehicle travelled off the side of the roadway where it struck an embankment and overturned onto the drivers side. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels.

Trenton Building Inspector issues monthly report

There were 33 building inspections in Trenton from May 16th to June 13th. Building Inspector Wes Barone reports that 10 of those inspections were for rentals and 10 were pre-permits. There were eight right-of-way inspections and five for new construction. Out of 11 permit applications, seven were for the right...

Getting to know Mike Hostetter, new Trenton Middle School principal

The Trenton R-IX Board of Education has selected Mr. Mike Hostetter as the new Trenton Middle School Principal. Mr. Hostetter will begin his duties with the district on August 1, 2022. Mr. Hostetter brings nine years of administrative experience as a high school principal. Hostetter has served as the Milan...

Trenton Police Department reports 141 nuisance incidents in 2022

The Trenton Police Department reports 141 nuisance incidents had been filed for the year so far as of June 27th, which is an increase of 63 from what was reported on May 20th. A nuisance summary shows the greatest number of complaints involved grass and weeds with 79. There were 50 involving trash and debris, 11 involving unregistered vehicles, and one involving the open storage of a vehicle.

Trenton City Council approves rate increases for water and sewer services

By a narrow margin, the Trenton City Council Monday night approved increases in water and sewer rates. The increases are the figures recommended by the Trenton Utility Committee following rate studies by an outside company Toth and Associates. The committee had recommended a five-year rate plan to the city council. Increases in water rates are six point five percent in the first year, three-point nine percent in the second and third years, and one percent in each of years four and five.

Overcorrection leads to injuries for Trenton residents

GRUNDY COUNTY, Mo. – Moderate injuries sustained by Trenton residents during a single vehicle accident yesterday afternoon. A report released by the Missouri Highway Patrol indicates that at approximately 4:33 p.m., on NW 22nd St., half a mile north of Trenton, a vehicle traveling southbound driven by 25-year-old Samantha L. Knapp lost control and overcorrected. The vehicle traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck an embankment, overturned onto the driver’s side, and rolled back over onto its wheels.

Chris Mengel Selected as NCMC’s Outstanding Employee

Chris Mengel, Admissions Recruiter from Trenton, MO (hometown St. Joseph, MO), has been selected as North Central Missouri College’s Outstanding Employee for June. Chris has been employed at NCMC for two years and holds a Master’s in Business Administration. Recently, Chris received a grant to help fund the...

Two injured when van sideswipes SUV on Highway 146 near Brimson

The Highway Patrol reports two women sustained minor injuries resulting from a van sideswiping a sports utility vehicle near Brimson on Friday afternoon, June 24th. Emergency medical services transported the driver of the SUV, 32-year-old Amy Nguyen of Trenton, to Wright Memorial Hospital. The driver of the van, Felicia Terhune of Jamesport, refused treatment at the scene.