Guilty plea

Galt woman pleads guilty to abuse/neglect of a child

A 44-year-old Galt woman, Jennifer Rolen, pleaded guilty to one count of abuse or neglect of a child. Imposition of a sentence was suspended and Ms. Rolen was put on probation for five years. She’s required to complete a third circuit supervisory program and contribute two hundred dollars to the law enforcement restitution fund. Another […]

Life Flight

1 life-flighted after accident in Linn County

Two Kirksville residents were hurt Thursday morning in northeastern Linn County when a car overturned off highway eleven north of New Boston. A passenger, 30-year-old Chantelle Watson, was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital at Columbia with moderate injuries. The driver, 51-year-old Robert Pettibone, was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital at Brookfield with moderate […]

Cops and Bobbers

“Cops and Bobbers” event announces minor change

Trenton Police Lieutenant Rex Ross has announced one change in the annual “Cops and Bobbers” fishing activities June 4th at North Central Missouri College’s Barton Farm campus. Ronald McDonald is to arrive at 10 o’clock to meet children. That’s one hour earlier than originally announced. His appearance is sponsored by area McDonalds restaurants. The fourth […]

teen gives birth to 15 pound baby

Teen gives birth to 15-lb baby

(CNN) – A woman in India has given birth to a 15-pound baby girl.  Hospital workers are convinced the baby is, by far, the heaviest baby they’ve ever seen. Mere days old, the infant is twice the size of an average newborn and the same weight as an average 4-month-old. She’s a big baby – […]

Rollover accident

Linn County accident injures two

Two Kirksville residents were hurt on Thursday morning in northeastern Linn County when a car overturned off Highway 11, north of New Boston. A passenger, 30-year old Chantelle Watson, was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia, with what the Highway Patrol described as moderate injuries. The driver, 51-year old Robert Pettibone, was […]