Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri to present overview of services in Princeton

The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri will present an overview of its services next week in Princeton. An information booth will be available at the Mercer County Senior Center on Tuesday starting at noon with the program to begin at 12:30. Services to be discussed during the presentation will include utility assistance and home […]

Putnam County Student of the Month - October

Putnam County School District announces Career and Technical Education Student of the Month

The Putnam County R-1 School District recently recognized Chloe Tipton as the Career and Technical Education Student of the Month for October 2019. The acknowledgment included the presentation of a certificate, a CTE Student of the Month shirt, and the addition of her name to the 2019-2020 CTE Student of the Month awards plaque which […]

18-Wheel truck big rig

Freightliner truck totals vehicle on I-29

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe man sustained minor injuries when a Freightliner struck the vehicle in which he was an occupant in Platte County Monday night. Emergency medical services transported 28-year-old Tristan Frump to Mosaic Life Care. The crash report indicates the driver of the other vehicle is unknown, and truck driver 68-year-old Joseph […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Parson appoints Meadville woman as Linn County Public Administrator

Missouri Governor Mike Parson has appointed a Meadville resident as the Linn County Public Administrator. Colby Baker processes physician orders and supplies patients with medical equipment needs as a customer service representative for Lincare in Chillicothe. Baker previously worked as a dietary manager for Life Care Center of Brookfield and as a social service representative […]

Prison Sentence

Man who led authorities on multi-county pursuit handed 3-years with Department of Corrections

A Kansas City man involved in what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit pleaded guilty in Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court this week to felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. Online court information shows other counts were dismissed for Russell Reed, and the court sentenced him to three years in […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee tackles busy agenda

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee this week discussed preparations for the Missouri Day Festival. Preparations will be similar to past years with volunteers staffing the Emergency Operations Center and assist with traffic and the parade route. Bill Brinton with Region H Hazmat brought lights for use at the festival as requested. He reported […]

Donald Peckham

Audio: Missouri jury finds 86-year-old former minister to be violent sexual predator

The attorney general’s office has convinced a Jasper County jury in southwest Missouri that an 86-year-old former minister is still at risk of sexually abusing teenage boys.     That’s even after he completed a 15-year prison sentence for the abuse. The unanimous verdict determined that Donald D. Peckham is a sexually violent predator who […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home Board hires new administrator to manage Sunnyview Nursing Home

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors has approved the appointment of a new administrator for Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments in Trenton. Current Sunnyview Administrator Donita Youtsey says Licensed Nursing Home Administrator Jerry Doerhoff is the current administrator at Grand River Health Care of Chillicothe. Doerhoff will begin at Sunnyview on October […]