House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 17-year old O’Fallon resident, Gavin Crowe, was arrested Saturday night in Putnam County and accused of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Crowe was taken to the Putnam County Jail. Alexander Davis of Kansas City and Allison Murray of Independence, […]

Dan King New Chillicothe 911 Dispatcher

City of Chillicothe hires 911 dispatcher

The Chillicothe City Council has announced the hiring of a second 911 Dispatcher. The Chillicothe Police Department reports Dan King studied communications at the University of Arkansas and Southeast Missouri State University. He received his paramedic license in 1999 and has served Missouri communities as a line medic, supervisor, and instructor. King also served in […]