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MoDOT asking drivers to stay off the roads this weekend

The Missouri Department of Transportation advises drivers to stay off the roads this weekend as bitterly cold temperatures combined with another major winter storm will hit Missouri. According to the National Weather Service, rain on Friday will give way to snow overnight and continue through Saturday. Forecasters say this will be a dry snow with […]

Guilty Plea

Trenton woman pleads guilty to stealing

In Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, a Trenton woman, Ellen Stevenson, pleaded guilty to an amended charge of misdemeanor stealing. Imposition of her sentence was suspended and she was placed on probation for two years. Among conditions, Ms. Stevenson is to complete 20-hours of community service, pay restitution of $10,165.71, donate $300 to […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse

Audio: Southeast Missouri authorities describe “Inhumane Conditions” at home, covered in feces

A couple from southeast Missouri’s Leadwood have been charged with seven felonies after police allegedly found two of their children wandering the streets and their home covered in feces. Brian Hauswirth reports police describe it as a “horrible discovery.”     Missourinet Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS-TV reports 39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse […]

Crash and accident graphic

Two Trenton men transported to hospital after icy roadway causes crash near Spickard

Two Trenton men were transported to the hospital following a sports utility vehicle accident caused by slick road conditions three miles north of Spickard Tuesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 52-year-old Ross Elrick and 27-year-old Andrew May were transported to Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton by emergency medical services. Elrick sustained minor injuries, with May […]