Missouri State Highway Patrol 112th Graduating Class

Video: Twenty five new troopers graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy

Twenty-five troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The ceremony took place in the Academy gymnasium, 1510 East Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO. The graduation ceremony was also live-streamed on the Patrol’s Facebook page. The 112th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on August 2, 2021. The new troopers […]

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25 new troopers to graduate from Missouri State Highway Patrol Law Enforcement Academy

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 25 troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. The ceremony will take place in the Academy gymnasium, 1510 East Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO, and the public is invited. The graduation ceremony will be live-streamed […]

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Severe weather spawns multiple tornados in northern Missouri on Sunday

Portions of the KTTN/KGOZ listening area were under tornado warnings on Sunday afternoon and evening.  The warnings affected southeast Harrison County, northern Grundy County, and southern Mercer County. Another warning included Livingston and Linn Counties. Severe weather reports relayed by the National Weather Service include a report of a tornado six miles west southwest of […]

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Obituary for Faith Cerinity Richardson

Faith Cerinity Richardson age 17, a resident of Cameron, Missouri passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Chillicothe, Missouri. Faith was born the daughter of Bobby Sayers on February 14, 2004, in St. Joseph, Missouri.  She attended Cameron High School Cameron, Missouri.  Faith participated in Marching Band and was on the Girls Wrestling team.  […]

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Missouri Supreme Court mulls challenge to laws that blocked abortion bill vote

(Missouri Independent) – Making people who want to force a statewide vote on newly passed laws wait while the Secretary of State writes a ballot title undermines the constitutional right of referendum, attorneys for an abortion-rights group argued Wednesday to the Missouri Supreme Court. A ballot title was “not necessary for most of Missouri history,” […]

George Moore Honored by THS Alumni

George Robert Moore is 2021 Trenton High School Alumni Association Honoree

THS Graduate, Teacher, Coach, Principal, Administrator, and Board of Education Member, and Friend, all are descriptive of this year’s THS Honoree – George Robert Moore. Selected by the THS Class of 1996. George Moore is no stranger to the campuses of the Trenton R-9 School District. George began his educational path at Norton Elementary School, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol 111th Recruit Class Graduation

Missouri State Highway Patrol graduates 29 new troopers on Friday

Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 29 troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on Friday, July 23, 2021. The ceremony began at 9 a.m. and took place on the South Lawn of the Missouri State Capitol. The public was invited to attend the event or watch […]

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Man from Breckenridge escapes injury during crash in Jackson County

A Breckenridge man escaped injury when the pickup he was driving was struck in the rear by another pickup while both were slowing in Jackson County traffic Tuesday afternoon. Twenty-four-year-old Misael Guzman Yepez of Kansas City received minor injuries and was taken to the Centerpoint Medical Center of Independence. The driver of the pickup that […]

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Missouri Supreme Court: State can’t charge attorney fees for Sunshine Law requests

(Missouri Independent) – In a win for transparency advocates, the Missouri Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that government agencies cannot charge for time attorneys spend reviewing public records that are requested under the state’s Sunshine Law. In a 6-0 decision, the judges ruled that a lower court erred by siding with Gov. Mike Parson in a lawsuit […]

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Altamont teen taken to Wright Memorial Hospital after crashing on gravel road near Breckenridge

An Altamont resident sustained injuries when a vehicle overturned on a gravel-covered road two miles west of Breckenridge on June 4. A private vehicle transported the driver, 18-year-old Kiah Price, to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton with minor injuries. The vehicle traveled east on Northeast Meadows Lane before Price reportedly lost control and over-corrected. The […]

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One injured in two-car crash near Jamesport

One driver was injured in a two-vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon two miles northeast of Jamesport. Forty-four-year-old Jennifer Birdsong of Plattsburg received minor injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The driver of the other vehicle, 65-year-old Ronald Pollard of Breckenridge, was not hurt. Both vehicles were eastbound […]

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Wheeling man injured in crash south of Breckenridge; arrested on multiple offenses

A man from Wheeling was arrested after being involved in a single-vehicle rollover crash early Tuesday evening, three miles south of Breckenridge. Fifty-seven-year-old William Gardner received moderate injuries in the accident and was taken by an ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The northbound van went off the east side of Caldwell County Route A, […]

Police Chase or Pursuit

Law enforcement officer injured during police pursuit

A law enforcement officer pursuing a fleeing vehicle was injured early Saturday in Clinton County. Thirty-five-year-old David Shobe of Easton was taken to Liberty Hospital with moderate injuries. The crash happened just west of Turney, at Breckenridge Road and 296th Street, as Shobe, who was pursuing a fleeing vehicle, failed to negotiate a curve. The […]

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Election Preview: Voters will decide who stays and who goes in statewide races today

The months of campaigning are over and the fate of each candidate on the Missouri general election ballot today rests in the hands of voters. Here is an overview of some of the top races on today’s ballot: Republican Governor Mike Parson is seeking his first full term as Missouri’s chief executive officer. He faces […]

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Election Preview: Candidates running unopposed in many northern Missouri counties; other seats hotly contested

While five Green Hills counties do not have any head to head races in the general election today, there are contests to be decided in four area counties, plus for an area state representative seats and one for state senate. Candidates are unopposed for county-wide offices in Grundy, Mercer, Harrison, Putnam, and Sullivan counties. Also […]

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Big rig hits combine on Highway 36 near Mooresville

The Highway Patrol reports a Breckenridge man sustained minor injuries when a tractor-trailer struck the combine he operated one mile west of Mooresville on Tuesday morning, September 29th. Emergency medical services transported 60-year-old Curt Shonk to Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. No injuries were reported for truck driver 72-year-old Daniel Deal of Kansas City. The […]

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Janitor at Breckenridge School District accused of providing vape pen to 12-year-old boy

A Breckenridge R-2 School janitor accused of providing a vape pen to a 12-year-old boy has been charged in Caldwell County. Twenty-four-year-old Wesley Adams of Breckenridge faces misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child—second degree and an infraction of selling, providing, or distributing tobacco or alternative nicotine or vapor products to any person under 18 […]