Child Pornography

Truck driver, prior sex offender pleads guilty to child pornography

A Kentucky truck driver and prior sex offender pleaded guilty in federal court for transporting child pornography. Gregory Marshall, 58, of Paducah, Kentucky, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool. According to court documents, a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper stopped the tractor-trailer Marshall was driving on U.S. Highway 60 in Wright County, […]

Grundy Electric Website

Over 380 attend annual meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative

Over 380 members and guests last night attended the annual membership meeting of Grundy Electric Cooperative. It included the re-election of two board members; recognition of years of service for long term employees; as well as reports. Returning to the board to serve three-year terms were Eric Woodard of rural Trenton and Joe Hartley of […]

Heroin and Needle

Woman who hid heroin to appear pregnant pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A woman who hid heroin around her waist and pretended to be pregnant pleaded guilty in federal court to drug trafficking. Perla E. Murillo, 18, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Matt J. Whitworth to possessing heroin with the intent to distribute. Law enforcement officers were conducting interdiction activities at a local bus station […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board hears presentation on new lift van

Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments Administrator Donita Youtsey provided information to the Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors this week regarding a new lift van. The van is being purchased through a United States Department of Agriculture loan/grant program. The board discussed the continued work on energy projects involving upgrading the boiler to […]

Trenton Utility Committee

Trenton Utility Committee to consider replacement of aging substation transfomers

Trenton’s Utility Committee has given its endorsement to moving forward with a plan to replace aging transformers at three substation locations in Trenton. Utility Director Ron Urton reported committee members Tuesday evening discussed the age and current condition of the transformer; before deciding to inquire on the cost of purchasing a refurbished transformer and its […]

Weather graphic

Weather in 2018 was near normal, but averages hide record-setting events

Do the math on temperatures and rainfall for all of 2018. On average, you get “near normal,” says Pat Guinan, University of Missouri Extension climatologist. “Weather was anything but that,” Guinan adds. Record-setting numbers hide in an average.  For starters, look at the “non-spring” of 2018. April was the second coldest on record going back […]

Delta Queen Riverboat

Senators Blunt and McCaskill announce legislation to bring historic riverboat back to the Mississippi River

Missouri Senators Roy Blunt and Claire McCaskill announced that their legislation to bring the historic 1920’s riverboat Delta Queen back to the Mississippi River was signed into law. The bill reinstates a decades-long exemption to allow the boat to operate from its new homeport of Kimmswick, in Jefferson County – creating jobs and strengthening economic […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe artist creates artwork in Missouri and beyond

(Missourinet) – A Chillicothe artist has designed 24 murals throughout his town and has expanded beyond northwest Missouri.  Kelly Poling says he’s created murals throughout the state and in three others.     Poling, who created the artwork, says his first Chillicothe mural was completed in 2000 with one of his most famous murals there recognizing […]