Flu Shot

Grundy County Health Department offering Flu shots Thursday, January 19

Two schools in Grundy County have closed recently due to a high number of students and staff being affected by influenza-like illnesses.   Related Story: 145 students, 26 staff hit by Flu in Trenton R-9 school district   The Grundy County Health Department describes influenza (the flu) as a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses […]

Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

2 Northwest Missouri State University football players hurt in fiery crash on I-29

Two Northwest Missouri State University football players sustained injuries after an accident on Interstate 29 in Andrew County last night. The Highway Patrol reports 22-year-old Cole Forney of Maryville was southbound on I-29 when his pickup truck hit a slick spot. The truck ran off the road, hit a concrete barrier, and ejected Forney down […]

Trenton R-9 School District

No election to be held to fill Trenton R-9 Board of Education seats

With three candidates for three positions, the Trenton R-9 school district will not have an election in April. Candidates who filed for a seat on the Trenton R-9 Board of Education are Doug Franklin, Brandon Gibler, and Corey Leeper.  Franklin and Gibler are seeking re-election. Leeper is seeking his first term while long time R-9 board member […]


Candidates announced for Trenton City Council in April 4th election

There will be an election April 4 to choose four persons to serve on the Trenton City Council which will feature one race, two unopposed candidates, as well as an open seat. Filing yesterday afternoon for Second Ward Councilman was Shey Marrs of Trenton. Incumbent Larry Porter had filed last month for the second ward seat. Unopposed for re-election are […]

Rusty Black

Representative Rusty Black appointed to committees in Missouri House

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe has been appointed to committees within the Missouri House of Representatives. There are 115 Republicans as well as 46 Democratic members of the House. Black was selected by House Speaker Todd Richardson to serve as a member of the House Budget Committee, the House Pension Committee, and […]

Vote Election Graphic

Candidates announced for Chillicothe City Council

The Chillicothe City Clerk Roze Frampton announced the candidates for the 2017 Chillicothe City Council election. Chuck Haney filed for Chillicothe mayor, Roze Frampton for city clerk, Theresa Kelly for city auditor, Reed Dupy for councilman-at-large, Denny Albertson for first ward councilman, Wayne Cunningham for second ward councilman, Tom Douglas for third ward councilman, Paul […]