Bear Standing on Hill

Missouri Department of Conservation sets proposed bear-hunting framework for future seasons

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved a proposed hunting framework by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for a potential future black bear season in Missouri. The Commission approved the framework at its Sept. 4 open meeting in Jefferson City and is asking for final public input Oct. 16 through Nov. 14. If the season […]

Charges Filed

Two from Kansas City charged after high-speed pursuit and manhunt in Clinton County

A man from Kansas City, Missouri, and a woman from Kansas City, Kansas face charges in Clinton County following what the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office called a pursuit and manhunt that ended in Wallace State Park. Online court information shows 28-year-old Tony Joe Grado has been charged with the felonies of resisting arrest, detention, or […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police seeking video footage of man offering money to children if they accompany him

The Chillicothe Police Department is seeking surveillance footage after receiving a report from citizens Monday, July 27th. The report concerns a man, under the viaduct, on the walking trail in Chillicothe, allegedly offering children $100 to come with him. The man was described as being overweight, wearing a gray shirt, and having a beard and […]

2nd Amendment Graphic

Missouri Attorney General files brief regarding McCloskey case defending second amendment rights

Following earlier charges issued, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a brief in the case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey supporting the Castle Doctrine law and seeking the dismissal of those charges recently filed by the Circuit Attorney’s Office.   “The right to keep and bear arms is given the highest level of protection in […]

Bruno Bear Transported to habitat

Social media star “Bruno the Bear” sedated and transported to safety

The adult male bear who attracted public attention and was christened “Bruno” by social media has been sedated and transported to suitable habitat outside the urban area, according to the Missouri Department of Conservation. The bear is suspected to have traveled from Wisconsin, through Illinois, and into Missouri.  He was first spotted in the Show-Me-State […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education hires new Superintendent/Principal

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education Monday, June 15th hired a new superintendent/principal. Current Superintendent/Principal Jonnie Beavers reports Kristi Weldon of Trenton will hold the position next school year. Weldon will be paid $52,000 for the year. She previously worked at Macon. The board also hired Jason Bears of Princeton for maintenance. He will be […]

Scholarship

THS graduate recipient of Julia Louise Williams Key Welborn Memorial Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri has announced a 2020 Trenton High School graduate is the first recipient of the Julia Louise Williams Key Welborn Memorial Scholarship. Kendall Crowley plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University, major in Business Administration, and participate on the Bearcat Track Team. During her time at THS, she participated in […]

Missouri National Guard

Missouri National Guard providing transportation assistance as part of COVID-19 response

The Missouri National Guard is providing transportation of critical equipment throughout the state in coordination with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) as part of the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. A wide variety of supplies are being delivered by the Guard to hospitals, testing sites, and other locations when primary transportation options […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of March 30, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in northern Missouri for the  week of March 30 – April 5. All road closures for roadwork, incidents, and ongoing flooding can be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause schedule […]