Trenton placed fourth in Category V of the Missouri Community Betterment Awards competition, announced on Monday night in Jefferson City.
Trenton was in a class with six other communities of similar size. Taking first place was Higginsville, followed by Salem, Lamar, Trenton and Eldon. Bonne Terre received a certificate of merit.
Trenton placed second in the Category V youth competition, finishing behind Lamar. Higginsville and Lexington were presented with certificates