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Fire Claims Life Of Trenton Woman

A Trenton woman who was injured in a fire earlier this week has died.
Janeen Batson passed away on Tuesday afternoon at the University of Kansas Medical Center from injuries she sustained in a house fire on Monday afternoon. The blaze, which occurred at her home at 1909 Winchester, has been ruled “undetermined” following an investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office.
According to Trenton Firefighter Doug Franklin, the

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Jury Finds For Railroad

A DeKalb County jury has found in favor of the Union Pacific Railroad in a wrongful death lawsuit involving the 2009 death of Adam Romesburg in a vehicle-train accident at the First Street Railroad Crossing. The plaintiffs in the case were Mr. Romesburg’s mother, Nancy Wilson and father, Randall Romesburg.
The jury ruled Nov. 9 in favor of the railroad in the accident, which occurred Dec. 9, 2009. Mr. Romesburg,

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Busy Bees 4-H Club Meets At Crowder

Members of the Busy Bees 4-H Club met on Oct. 18 at Crowder State Park, with 13 members, eight leaders and two guests present.
According to information presented by Morgan Foster, club reporter, President Rebecca Urich called the meeting to order. Jordan Foster led the Pledge of Allegiance and Morgan Foster led the 4-H pledge. Roll call was answered with each member telling how many years he/she has been in

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Bush Files Lawsuit Against Hottes, Seeking $100,000 In Damages

Former Fourth Ward Trenton City Councilman Jim Bush has filed a lawsuit over comments made about him at a city council meeting in August 2014.
Bush is seeking punitive damages in the amount of $100,000 from Jennifer Hottes, d/b/a Black Silo Winery over comments she made at the meeting in regard to an incident involving the sale of alcohol at the 2014 North Central Missouri Fair.
Bush had opposed the

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Read Pleads Guilty In Death Of John Vencill

After more than two years, a Trenton man has pleaded guilty in the shooting death of another man in July 2013.
Jameson Read, now 26, pleaded guilty to second degree murder and first degree assault, both class A felonies, in connection with the death of 52-year-old John Vencill on July 3, 2013 and the assault of Vencill’s son, Tristan, then 17, later that night.
Read appeared before Third Circuit Judge

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Drug Take-Back Event A Success

The recent National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, sponsored locally by the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and the Trenton Police Department, was a success.
Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring said a total of 293 1/2 pounds of prescription medications was submitted to the Drug Enforcement Administration as part of the Sept. 26 initiative. Medica-tions that are no longer needed may be deposited year-round in the secure box located just inside the

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Granddaughter Honored By KU Rowing Team

The granddaughter of a Laredo couple has been honored by the rowing team at the University of Kansas.
BriAnna Dittberner received the Outstanding Freshman in Rowing Award at KU. She is the daughter of Brian Dittberner and Suzee Dittberner, both of Kansas City, and the granddaughter of Bruce and Bonna Dittberner of Laredo.

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Sunnyview Board Approves Rate Increase

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors met May 18, approving an increase in room rates, effective July 1.
The board approved a daily room rate increase of $8 effective July 1 for the nursing home and the residential care facility. With the increase, the daily rate will be $147 for private rooms and $142 for a semi-private room. The Residential Care Facility daily room rate will be

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Building Board Holds Hearing

The Building and Nuisance Board of the Trenton City Council met on Monday night, holding a public hearing on one property and discussing the 2014-15 and 2015-16 demolition projects.
Board members met with Robert Spencer concerning a trailer he owns at 120 Highland. He told the board he anticipates being done with outside work on the trailer by this weekend. Spencer has paid to purchase other trailers next to his,

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