Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Fundraising nets $59,000 for Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Area Youth Benefit Fund

The twenty-seventh annual dinner-auction and golf tournament for the Farmers’ Electric Area Youth Benefit Fund (AYBF) resulted in $41,500 raised this year with an additional $7,500 in matching funds from CoBank’s Sharing Success program and $10,000 more donated from area foundations. Monies raised included $5,300 from nearly 900 Farmers’ Electric Cooperative Members who participate in […]

Rollover Crash

Two girls from Hamilton injured in rollover crash

Two girls from Hamilton were injured in a rollover accident one mile southeast of Hamilton on Wednesday afternoon. Taken by private vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center were the driver of a car, 16-year-old Janice Silkwood, and her passenger 12-year-old Mary Silkwood. The highway patrol reported injuries as minor for the driver and moderate for […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rig hits car and overturns on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Bethany woman sustained moderate injuries when a semi-truck struck a car, and the car overturned about two miles west of Stewartsville on Wednesday afternoon. An ambulance transported 55-year-old Cindy Hayes to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. Truck driver 24-year-old Cody Kistner-Munson of Lathrop was reported as not injured. The […]

Chillicothe Fire Department

Eric Reeter hired as Chillicothe FIre Chief

The Chillicothe City Council approved hiring the interim fire chief as the fire chief and director of emergency services during an executive session this week. Eric Reeter’s hiring will take effect on September 16th. The council appointed Reeter as the interim fire chief in June due to Fire Chief Darrell Wright taking what was described […]

Anna Persell speaks to students at Trenton

Crowder State Park Resource Manager gives presentation at Trenton High School

Crowder State Park Resource Manager Anna Persell talked to the Trenton High School Conservation Class on Tuesday regarding her employment. Conservation student Maci Moore reports Persell spoke on activities provided at Crowder State Park, such as camping, hiking, kayaking, and nature programs, and how residents can get involved.  Persell also presented information on her job […]