Livingston County sheriff

Livingston County sheriff reports on arrests and investigations

The Livingston County sheriffs department  have been extremely busy over the last week  with a variety of calls, prior and current criminal investigations, court, administrative issues, and assisting other agencies. There have been times of times of “black out coverage” where no staff were available for any type of call other than extreme emergency. The Missouri […]

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Trenton man takes his own life Friday night

Officers from the Trenton Police Department and Grundy County sheriff’s office responded to a residence on the east side of Trenton late Friday night in reference to what police called a suicidal male with a firearm. Police reported, upon arrival officers located the male inside the residence with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police report […]

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe, Missouri twins in state custody after alleged abuse by parents

(Fox 4) – Twin brothers are in the custody of the state of Missouri after investigators at an emergency room determined they were victims of child abuse. Prosecutors say the infants suffered injuries at the hands of their parents earlier this week. Cassie Jane Adkins and Douglas Eugene Weese face first degree felony charges of endangering […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol makes arrest after stopping driver without headlights on in Schuyler County

A Kirksville man was arrested after being stopped for driving without headlights in Schuyler County Saturday night. The Missouri Highway Patrol took 29-year-old Wesley Stella into custody at 11:18 PM after discovering he was driving while his license was suspended. Upon further investigation, the patrol discovered he was also wanted on a warrant in Adair […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT road maintenance schedule closes several roads May 2 through May 8

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of May 2 – 8 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, bridge deck washing, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road […]

Roads closed in Buchanan, Caldwell and Livingston Counties due to flooding

Roads closed in Buchanan, Caldwell and Livingston Counties due to flooding

Route 48 and Route C in Rosendale are now open after floodwaters from the One Hundred and Two River receded. Please consult the list below for the roads throughout North Missouri that are currently closed due to flooding. Remember, situations can change quickly, especially during flooding. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and to not […]

MIssouri Department of Conservation sets upcoming migratory game bird and waterfowl seasons

Missouri Department of Conservation sets upcoming migratory game bird and waterfowl seasons

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations on hunting seasons and limits from the Missouri Department of Conservation for the upcoming 2016 migratory game bird season and 2016-2017 waterfowl season. The approved recommendations include 20 additional days for dove hunting, a 60-day season for ducks, and changes to season timing and length for geese. “The federal […]

Livingston County sheriff

Livingston County sheriff arrests two on burglary/tampering and unlawful use of a weapon

On April 24, 2016 the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation of a reported burglary and theft of an ATV from southern Livingston County. After a lengthy investigation, the Livingston County sheriff’s office arrest Norman Justin Caselman, 36, of Wheeling for the alleged crimes. Caselman was incarcerated in the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail. The […]


Trenton student takes first place honors at FBLA competition

A member of the Future Business Leaders of America at Trenton high School, Werthen Gass, took first place this week during state competition held in Springfield. Miss Gass placed first in the category of introduction to business procedures. THS Business Advisor Mitch Holder explained the category allows participants to demonstrate proficiency in business operations, decision […]

Spickard Mother, Trenton daughter arrested on endangerment charge

A mother and daughter have been arrested on Grundy County misdemeanor charges alleging endangering the welfare of a minor under the age of 17. Forty eight year-old Carol Irene Smart of Spickard is accused of negligence in a manner that authorities say created substantial risk to the child by failing to provide a safe environment. 23-year-old Katie […]


Trenton man, Spickard man charged in Grundy County on drugs, parole violation

A Trenton resident, 31-year old Ryan Trombley, has been charged in Grundy county with possessing methamphetamine. Trombley was being held in the Grundy County Detention Center in lieu of 15-thousand dollar cash only bond. He’s to appear in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court May 10th. A Spickard resident, 29-year old Corey Hines, has been […]

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Union Pacific announces railroad crossings to receive gates and lights

Three Union Pacific railroad crossings in Mercer County and one in Grundy County are to receive lights and gates. That’s according to the Missouri Department of Transportation which says the locations are just north of Trenton at northwest 27th Street, Route D at Mill Grove, Main Street at Mercer, and Bison Street north of Mercer. […]