Trenton sets new rainfall record

A rainfall record was established in Trenton for the 24 hour period ending at 7 o’clock Sunday morning. One inch and eight tenths (1.80) was measured at the fire station at 17th and Harris where the official guage for Trenton is read by the fire department. Trenton has received 6.81 inches of rain in October, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Braymer man arrested on drug accusations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Braymer man Friday night. Twenty-Five-year-old Joshua McBee is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, except for 35 grams or less of marijuana, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia—prior offender. McBee was also accused of resisting arrest for a felony by flight. He was transported to […]

Traffic Accident

Milan man hurt in crash northeast of Newtown

The Highway Patrol reports a Milan man sustained minor injuries due to an accident seven miles northeast of Newtown Friday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Jonathan McDonald traveled south on Route K when he reportedly swerved to avoid a northbound combine. His car then traveled off the road and struck an embankment, causing it moderate damage. An ambulance […]