Accident with DUI/DWI

UTV crash near Unionville injures one; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

An Indiana resident was hurt when a utility terrain vehicle overturned north of Unionville. Thirty-five-year old Timothy Rufer of South Bend, Indiana was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with moderate injuries. Rufer was a passenger on the UTV operated by 33-year old Dillon Pittman of Unionville who was not reported hurt. The crash happened […]

Accident involving alcohol

UTV crash injures 3; driver later arrested for driving while intoxicated

Three people were hurt Saturday night in northern Macon County when a utility terrain vehicle ran off a country road and overturned three miles south of Gifford on Festival Avenue. A passenger, 21-year old Justin Adams of La Plata received serious injuries while another passenger, 21-year old Tristan Collier of Atlanta, Missouri received moderate injuries. […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Park Superintendent, Jason Shuler, resigns after more than 20-years of service

Trenton City Clerk Cindy Simpson confirms Park Superintendent Jason Shuler has resigned. The resignation was the topic of a special closed session of the Park Board meeting last week. Simpson says Shuler’s last workday was June 5, 2020, and that he is using the rest of his vacation time.  Shuler and will officially conclude his […]

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Chillicothe woman injured in crash on Route U

A Chillicothe woman was injured when the vehicle she was driving ran off a snow-covered lettered route in Livingston County late Monday morning 12 miles northwest of Chillicothe. Twenty-three-year-old Kaitlyn Owen received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A trooper reported the sports utility vehicle was […]

Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine MSHP

Law enforcement blitz nets almost 2,000 speeders in Missouri

Missouri law enforcement officials issued 1,951 speeding citations as part of a six-state speed enforcement blitz conducted throughout the state from July 21 to July 23.  “Obey the Sign or Pay the Fine” was an intensified effort to crack down on speeding in Missouri, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. More than 7,700 speeding tickets […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Tennessee man arrested in Daviess County on warrant for raping a child

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man on an out-of-state warrant in Daviess County Thursday afternoon. Forty-nine-year-old Clarence Williams was arrested for a Shelby County, Tennessee warrant for felony rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery. The Patrol also accused him of not having a valid operator’s license. Williams […]

Digital Photography Photo

Area residents receive top honors in Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

A Laclede resident received the Best in Show in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest. Marian Frizzell’s photo “End of a Harvest Day” was chosen from among a record-breaking 1,370 submitted photos from amateur photographers from the state. Several other area photographers participated in the five contest categories for those […]