Trenton Downtown Improvement Association (TDIA)

Audio: Community leaders recognized at 30 year celebration of Trenton Downtown Improvement Association

After sharing some of the history of the Trenton Downtown Improvement Association, several awards were presented at the 30-year celebration for TDIA on May 21st. TDIA Board President Jackie Soptic recognized TDIA Charter Member Wendell Lenhart for his service to downtown and presented the President’s Award to Gary and Joyce Schuett for their volunteer work […]

Salvation Army

Audio: Salvation Army to cease worship services; New funding allows assistance in paying rent and utilities for residents

The Salvation Army of Chillicothe ceased worship activities as of Sunday, May 23 and Captain Crystal Sherack says the change is due to budgets.     Sherack will also move to Canton, Illinois at the end of June and work in a similar capacity. She has been at the Chillicothe location for less than one […]

Unemployment

Audio: Missouri Senate works on bill that would forgive unemployment overpayments, shrink future jobless benefits

The Missouri Senate worked Monday on a bill that would forgive state and federal unemployment overpayments. During debate on the proposal, an attempt was also made to shrink future jobless payments by eight weeks. Kansas City Democrat Greg Razer says the effort would kick Missourians while they are down.     Warrensburg Republican Denny Hoskins […]

Weather graphic

December 2020 sets daytime high record temperature, squeaks out above normal precipitation by five-hundredths of an inch

Temperatures in December in Trenton averaged above normal by four and one-half degrees during daytime highs and above normal by two-point-three degrees during lows. Highs averaged nearly 43 degrees while lows averaged 25.4 degrees. There was a high of 66 degrees on December 10th, which was a record for that date in Trenton. The 66-degree […]

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Five die in traffic crashes over Christmas holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol announces the preliminary statistics related to the Christmas holiday weekend. Five people died in traffic crashes during the 78-hour counting period, which began at 6 p.m. Thursday, December 24, 2020, and ended at 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2020. 2020 Christmas Holiday Traffic Statistics with troopers investigating the following: Traffic […]

Coronavirus Update

Grundy County Health Department reports 91 active cases of COVID-19, which is a decrease of 5

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Grundy County has decreased when compared to the day before Christmas. A report on Monday morning provided by the Grundy County Health Department shows 91 active COVID-19 cases, which is five less than last Thursday’s report. The overall number of cases is up by 14 during that four […]

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Patrol arrests Ridgeway woman on Christmas day

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Ridgeway woman on December 25th on multiple allegations and a misdemeanor failure to appear warrant. Twenty-three-year-old Tonie Guernsey was accused of exceeding the posted speed limit of 98 in a 55 zone, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated—drugs, no insurance, and no seat belt. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Department […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police investigate vehicular assault on Christmas eve; arrest man on outstanding warrant

Investigation continues into a possible vehicular assault in the 200 block of Washington Street in Chillicothe on December 24th. Chillicothe Police Sergeant Cody Dysart reports officers responded and spoke with the victim. A suspect has been identified. While on the scene, officers arrested a man on an outstanding warrant from Livingston County. Dysart notes the […]

Christmas Wish Project

Trenton Kiwanis Christmas Wish Project assists 48 families with 130 children

According to spokesperson Kara Helmandollar, the 2020 Trenton Kiwanis Christmas Wish Project helped 48 families with 130 total children which is close to the same number of families helped in 2019, and the number has been fairly consistent the last several years. Close to $3,000 was raised in monetary donations to be used to purchase […]

Christmas Tree photo licensed to KTTN via Envato Elements

Department of Conservation foresters suggest ways to recycle those live Christmas trees

A live Christmas tree can give your home a one-of-a-kind ambiance during the holiday season. From the natural suppleness of its needles to that majestic stature, to the unmistakable evergreen aroma. But after the holidays are over, it doesn’t mean that your natural Christmas tree needs to retire. It can find a second career in […]