Walter Barton Executed

Walter Barton executed for 1991 murder of southwest Missouri woman; pronounced dead at 6:10 pm

At 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, convicted murderer Walter Barton, 64, was pronounced dead at the state prison in southeast Missouri’s Bonne Terre. Barton was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 brutal stabbing death of 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler of southwest Missouri’s Ozark. His death makes Missouri the first state in the nation […]

Black Silo Winery

Tournament and concert postponed, barbecue contest still on at Black Silo Winery

Black Silo Winery of Trenton has announced a one-year postponement for a charity corn hole tournament and concert. Owner Duane Urich reports much consideration and input from event supporters led to the decision to reschedule events planned for next month on June 19th and 20th. Urich also announced the charity corn hole tournament and “members […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 School District releases Winter Weather Procedures for current school year

The Trenton R-9 School District has released its winter weather procedures for this school year. Announcements about cancellations, early dismissals, late starts, and/or use of hard surface bus routes will be made through the Trenton R-9 Twitter and Facebook pages, district website, Bulldog Text Alert System, KTTN, and Republican Times. If time permits, announcements will […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Missouri House gives final approval to “Sliced Bread Day” legislation

Legislation designating July 7th of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day” has been given final approval by the Missouri House. The bill encourages Missourians to participate in events to commemorate the first sale of sliced bread, which happened in 1928 in northwest Missouri’s Chillicothe. State Representative Rusty Black notes Chillicothe is on Highway 36, […]