Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports Labor Day statistics down by 50%

The Highway Patrol has released the statistics of the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Patrol reports that statewide there were 258 traffic crashes, 92 injuries, five fatalities, and 97 arrests for driving while intoxicated. The fatalities included two in Jefferson County and two in Saint Charles County investigated by the Patrol and one in Springfield […]

Fatal Crash

Chillicothe and Bosworth residents die in head-on crash south of Chillicothe

Chillicothe and Bosworth residents died last night as a result of a head-on crash four miles south of Chillicothe. The highway patrol reports 23-year-old Nicholas Lawson of Chillicothe died at Hedrick Medical Center and 49-year-old Orville Cooper of Bosworth was pronounced dead at the scene. Lawson was northbound and Cooper was headed south when one […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Audio: Missouri State Highway Patrol to have extra troopers on the roads and water on Labor Day Weekend

You will notice extra Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers on the roads and water during this Labor Day holiday weekend. Troopers are participating in Operation CARE, which stands for crash awareness and reduction effort. Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz is encouraging you to drive and boat responsibly.     State troopers are being stationed at […]

Missouri State Board of Education

Governor Mike Parson appoints former Trenton teacher to State Board of Education

A former Trenton teacher has been appointed to the State Board of Education by Governor Mike Parson. The announced appointment of Don Claycomb of Linn came during the day on Thursday. Claycomb began teaching agriculture in Tabor, Iowa in 1965. He was an agriculture instructor and FFA advisor at THS and Trenton Junior College for […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department conducts safety enforcement operation

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently conducted an enforcement effort on Highways 36 and 65 as well as Highway 190 with funding for the operation provided by Missouri Traffic Safety and DWI Overtime Grants. Deputies were assigned to focus on motorists exhibiting signs of aggressive or careless driving, excessive speeding, drunk-drugged driving, and other hazardous […]

Main Street Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe named Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist

The National Main Street Center has named Main Street Chillicothe a 2019 Great American Main Street Award Semifinalist. The award recognizes Main Street America programs whose successes serve as a model for comprehensive, historic preservation-based commercial district revitalization. A national jury selected this year’s 10 semifinalists from a nationwide pool of accredited applicants based on […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Audio: Trenton R-9 School District reports student enrollment increase on first day of school

Trenton R-9 and Laredo R-7 school districts began classes today (Tuesday). Trenton reports a first-day enrollment of 1,098 students in kindergarten through 12th grade which is an increase of 26 from the first day of school last year. Superintendent Dan Wiebers comments on what he attributes to the increase in enrollment.     Trenton R-9’s […]