Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve setting electric rates

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen this week approved an ordinance and resolution regarding the setting of electric rates. City Clerk Hattie Rains reports the ordinance authorized the city, going forward, to use a resolution instead of an ordinance to set electric rates. The resolution changed the electric rates for citizens and businesses. The rates will […]

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Chillicothe woman charged with felony arson after setting residence ablaze with daughter inside

A Chillicothe woman accused of intentionally setting fire to a residence in the 1500 block of Jackson Street in Chillicothe on January 10th while her daughter was inside has been charged with first-degree felony arson. Fifty-nine-year-old Tomi Joy Novak’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for court on January 22nd. A probable […]

Suspect Arrested News Grapahic

Man who moved into vacant house in Spickard arrested on allegation of receiving stolen property

A man described as a convicted felon with multiple offenses in his past was arrested on Saturday by members of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Forty-two-year old John Ervin Peterson was reported to have moved into a vacant house at Spickard and now faces two counts of receiving stolen property. Bond is $25,000 cash with […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police recover stolen vehicles, scare thief away from residence

Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reported officers on Friday morning responded to the 1400 block of Forest Drive regarding a burglary of a residence and theft. A rifle was stolen from a vehicle parked in a garage, however, a canvas of the property located the rifle. Sampsel believes the thief was scared away. The […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton police arrest Jameson teen on first-degree property damage

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Jameson teen Tuesday on two counts of first-degree property damage. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Jonathon Lennon Ruch posted a $10,000 cash or corporate surety bond. He is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court March 12th. Court documents accuse Ruch of acting in concert with […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Trenton man arrested on two counts of felony property damage

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Monday on two counts of felony property damage in the first degree. Bond for 20-year-old Dakota Garrett Fredricks is $10,000 cash or corporate surety and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court February 13th. Court documents accuse Fredricks of damaging […]

Scouting for Food

Over 1500 pounds of food collected in “Scouting for Food” drive

Boy and Girl Scouts from Trenton completed their scouting for food drive on Saturday involving the residential areas of Trenton. Scout Master Dean Sager reported collections of 1,560 pounds of non-perishable food items, paper products, and personal hygiene products, all to be donated to the Grundy county food pantry. Sager said the total is slightly […]