Digital Photography Photo

Area residents receive top honors in Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest

A Laclede resident received the Best in Show in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest. Marian Frizzell’s photo “End of a Harvest Day” was chosen from among a record-breaking 1,370 submitted photos from amateur photographers from the state. Several other area photographers participated in the five contest categories for those […]

Obituary

Funeral service for Jeffrey Bowman set for Wednesday

A Funeral service for 27-year-old Jeffrey Carl Bowman of Chillicothe will be Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock at the Calvary Baptist Church of Chillicothe with burial in the Plainview Cemetery of Chula. A scheduled family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock at the Lindley Funeral Home of Chillicothe. Survivors of […]

Irvin Rill of Kansas City

Person of interest in Jamesport burglary arrested in central Missouri

A person of interest in a Daviess County burglary has been arrested in Moniteau, County in central Missouri. The Daviess County Sheriff indicates that Rill is a person of interest in connection with the alleged burglary of a bar in Jamesport, Missouri earlier this month in which the intruder fled. The Moniteau  County Sheriff’s Office reports […]

Rodney Thomas

Court date set for Maysville teacher accused of sexual contact with students

The Maysville school district reports Instructor Rodney Thomas has been placed on administrative leave from his job as a junior high math teacher and a coach with the wrestling program. The 39-year-old Thomas was arrested on multiple alleged sexual contact accusations and related charges in DeKalb County. A statement from the Maysville school indicates Thomas has […]

Rollover Crash

Rollover crash at Leisure Lake injures Trenton woman

A rollover accident yesterday at Leisure Lake injured a rural Trenton woman. 70-year-old Diana Hoppe received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Wright Memorial Hospital. The highway patrol reports Mrs. Hoppe was eastbound when her sports utility vehicle went off the right side of Leisure Lake Drive and struck a wooden […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]