Grundy County Sheriff: Indictment handed down, drug charges, fire investigation, burglary charges dismissed

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports a Grand Jury has returned¬†indictments against an inmate currently held at the detention center. 31-year-old David Wayne Manus of Trenton remains charged with enticement of a child, sexual misconduct by indecent exposure, and kidnapping of a child. These are the same charges as filed by the prosecuting attorney following […]

NWS schedules severe weather discussions across northern Missouri

The National Weather Service has scheduled several more severe weather talks at various locations before the end of this month. The sessions have been listed for Lathrop, Richmond, Keytesville, Gallatin, Macon, and Carrollton. All sessions begin at 7 o’clock in the evening and are scheduled for a two hour period. Specifically, severe weather presentations and […]

Novinger woman injured, faces DWI charges, following Saturday afternoon accident

A Novinger resident was hurt on Saturday afternoon when the sport utility vehicle she was driving went off a road north of Novinger and hit a tree. Forty-three year old Julia Connelly was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, with what the Highway Patrol called moderate injuries. The accident was three miles north […]

Slushy conditions blamed for Interstate 35 accident in Daviess County

A three-vehicle accident on slush-covered Interstate 35, south of Pattonsburg, resulted in injuries to one of the drivers late on Saturday night. Twenty-five year old Ross Taggert of Overland Park, Kansas was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. ¬†The Highway Patrol said Taggert had moderate injuries. The other two drivers were not reported hurt. The […]

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Hospital reports accident after Bethany resident seeks treatment

The highway patrol reports a 33-year old Bethany resident, Tracy Friend, received minor injuries in a Saturday night traffic accident, four miles south of Bethany. The patrol reports Harrison County Community Hospital called law enforcement to report the accident when Friend sought treatment on Sunday. The patrol reports Friend as saying the accident occurred as […]

Trenton, Chillicothe teens seriously injured in Sunday ATV accident

Trenton and Chillicothe boys were hurt Sunday when an all terrain vehicle hit a tree at Farmersville, throwing both teens off of the machine. The driver, 14-year-old Matthew Miller of Chillicothe, was transported to Hedrick Medical Center at Chillicothe, then flown by medical helicopter to Children’s Mercy Hospital with serious injuries. An occupant on the […]

Cameron man, 2-year-old son injured in Clinton County accident

A Cameron man and young son were among four persons injured Sunday¬†night in a western Clinton County accident. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for Randy Griffith and moderate for two year old Jace Griffith. Driver of their vehicle, 28 year old Katie O’Dell-Steinle of St. Joseph received what the patrol called serious injuries. […]

Chillicothe Police Department warning public about phone Scam that spoofs real FBI phone number

Chillicothe Police Department warning public about phone scam that spoofs real FBI phone number

The Chillicothe Police Department and the FBI are warning the public about a phone scam that spoof’s, or fraudulently displays, the FBI’s real telephone number on the victim’s caller ID. The latest version of the scam claims the victims are being investigated by the FBI for back taxes. In some cases, the scammers are calling […]

Judge orders Whitley property deeded to North Central Missouri College

(Columbia Daily Tribune) –¬†A lingering legal deadlock over the fate of an undeveloped 102-acre tract of land near the Pinnacles area north of Columbia was resolved Wednesday in favor of North Central Missouri College, the beneficiary of a donation from the late Jim and Joanna Whitley. The consent judgment signed by Associate Circuit Judge Deborah […]

Bush lawsuit against Jennifer Hottes dismissed

Former 4th¬†ward councilman Jim Bush filed the suit last October in¬†Grundy County Circuit Court against current 4th¬†ward councilwoman¬†Jennifer Hottes doing business as Black Silo Winery of Trenton. Bush, in the filing last year had sought 100 thousand dollars in¬†punitive damages because of comments allegedly made about him during ¬†n¬†August 11th, 2014 public session of the […]