Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway gives Putnam County “Fair” rating

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued an audit of the government of Putnam County giving it an overall performance rating of “fair.” Many of the concerns identified have been raised in prior audits of the county. Auditor Galloway said. “Public officials must ensure appropriate levels of review and oversight are in place when their offices […]

Holiday Parade

2016 Chillicothe holiday parade theme announced

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce has announced that “Decades of Celebrations” has been chosen as the 2016 Holiday Parade theme. The Holiday Parade this year will be sponsored by Hy-Vee, Hedrick Medical Center and Midwest Gloves & Gear. The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 19, 2016, in downtown Chillicothe and will […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves wellness plan

At a meeting Monday evening of the Spickard R-2 Board of Education, approval was given to the 2016-2017 Professional Development Plan, which included a proposed schedule and expenditures. The school district wellness plan was approved including goals, committee members and nutrition education. Also adopted was the state model of theSpecial Education Compliance Plan. Board members […]

Foster Parent Family

Informational meeting on foster parenting scheduled for October

Informational meetings on foster parenting are scheduled next month in Cameron and Brookfield. Healthy Families / Cornerstones are looking to increase the number of foster parents for kids who have been traumatized by abuse and neglect. What’s called “no obligation” type sessions are October 3rd at Cameron First Baptist Church, 202 East Ford Street and […]

Trenton authorities discover body in room at Lakeview Motor Lodge

Details are few at this hour as Trenton authorities investigate the death of a woman at Lakeview Restaurant and Motor Lodge. Shortly after 11:30 Tuesday morning, authorities received a 911 call from an employee at Lakeview, to check on the well-being of an individual registered as a guest who did not answer the door. Emergency […]

Grundy County Sheriff, Trenton, Missouri

2 Trenton residents arrested on check charges and failure to appear

Two arrests are in reports from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office. One of the arrests involves alleged bad checks and a forged check issued to Trenton businesses back in 2007. 48-year-old Rodney Wallace Cranor of Trenton was arrested today on multiple counts involving checks. There are three warrants. One is for forgery on a check […]

East Locust Creek Rervoir

$5.5 million released for East Locust Creek Reservoir

The North Central Missouri Regional Water Commission finalized contract documents necessary to access $5.5 million that was recently released by the Natural Resources Conservation Service for the purpose of advancing engineering and lake bed preparation prior to construction. The 2,350-acre water supply reservoir is situated on 4,300 acres of land that will be owned by […]

Green Hills Recreation Association

GHRA announces Punt, Pass and Kick competition winners

Green Hills Recreation Association announced results of the NFL punt, pass, and kick competition held Sunday in Trenton. First place winners at Trenton advance to sectional competition October 15th in Independence. Among the girls in different age divisions: first place was won by Josie Sparks of Kearney (age 8 and 9); Serenity Sparks also of […]