Bids & Ordinances On Trenton Council Agenda

Bids and two ordinances are on the Trenton City Council Agenda.  The Council members meet Monday at 7:00 pm. The council will consider a volume commitment agreement with Arkansas Electric Cooperatives.  They will also consider a service agreement for large format color printing. Bids will be presented for asbestos removal and a UTV for the water treatment plant.  Other items […]

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CMU Projects Continue

Chillicothe Board of Public Works heard reports from the department heads in their meeting this morning.  General Manager Matt Hopper says there were no specific topics to be discussed and it is business as usual. Hopper says they are making good progress on a couple of projects. The tree trimming around the electric lines scheduled this year has been delayed […]

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CMU Tree Program Reduces Outages

In the recent storms that knocked out power to about 150 Chillicothe customers, CMU Director Matt Hopper says he credits that to the Electric Department’s Tree Trimming program in keeping the problem from being much bigger. He says by trimming on a regular schedule, they reduce the problems with tree limbs falling on or interfering with the power lines.  This […]

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Storm Damages Include Trees And Power Outages

The thunderstorms that moved across the region left tree damage in several locations.  There were also several reports of power outages resulting from the storms. Power outages reported earlier this morning in the area counties include:   Many have already been restored Daviess.. 484 Grundy.. 95 Livingston.. 443 Sullivan.. 10Ramp Closing Linn.. 783 In Chillicothe, there were scattered reports of downed […]

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Pulled Power Line Starts Small Fire

Trenton firefighters responded to a report of an arching power line at 1000 Laclede in Trenton.  The call came in Monday at about 10:00 am.  The Fire Department arrived and found the line arcing at the electric meter.  Trenton Municipal Utilities disconnected the power.  The fire department put out a small fire on the outside of the basement door. The […]

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Energy Assistance Programs Offered By CAPNCM

Qualifying residents in the nine-county Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri may receive assistance with Energy and Watter Bills.  Sherry Hoerrman says LIHEAP is assistance with energy bills, such as Gas and Electric. Hoerrman says they have two Energy Assistance Programs.  The first is an EA… The second program is the ECIP, She says that is a Crisis Payment […]

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