Man who stole Grundy County ambulance faces additional charges

Additional charges have been filed in Grundy County against 37-year-old Bobby Morgans the second of Trenton who was arrested following the theft of a Grundy County ambulance on Tuesday, February 20th. Authorities have accused Morgans of two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of tampering with a motor vehicle last Tuesday. Documents were filed […]

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Public Service Commission sets public hearing schedule in Grain Belt Express case

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold local public hearings in December in a case filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express).  Grain Belt Express seeks a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within Buchanan, Clinton, […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic welcomes Amy Harris, APRN, FNP-C, to the medical staff

Wright Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome family nurse practitioner Amy Harris, APRN, FNP-C, to the medical team. Harris recently joined Dr. Tammy Hart in Princeton at the Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic and began seeing patients October 13. Prior to joining the Mercer County Clinic, Harris has provided care in multiple capacities throughout the […]

Jacob Hickman hired as full-time crew member at Trenton Fire Department

Jacob Hickman is the latest full time addition to the Trenton Fire Department crew. Hickman is a Trenton native and a 2008 graduate of the Trenton High School, son of Donita Hickman and the late Richard Peery.  He has served as a Reserve Firefighter with the Trenton Fire Department since 2011, and a Volunteer Firefighter […]

Ribbon cutting at Carrollton hospital is Friday morning

Carroll County Memorial Hospital, in partnership with the Carrollton Area Economic Alliance, holds a Friday morning ribbon cutting for the new medical plaza and surgery suites at the hospital.  The ribbon cutting is at 10 o’clock, with a short program and building tours planned afterwards. The three-story addition to Carroll County Memorial Hospital includes two […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Trenton Fire Department

Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]

MoDOT road work schedule for North Missouri

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northwest Missouri region planned for the week of Feb. 29 – March 6 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, brush cutting, guardrail repairs and other road work conducted throughout […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]