MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Patrol busy on Friday night with 4 arrests

The Highway Patrol arrested several individuals in the area on Friday night on various allegations. Twenty-eight-year-old Shane Robbins of Unionville and 20-year-old Brandon McCanels of Moravia, Iowa were arrested in Putnam County. They were accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. Robbins was also accused of failure to […]

MoDOT Road Work

Construction crews to begin placing new deck on Grand River Bridge South of Chillicothe

The Grand River Bridge on Highway 65 south of Chillicothe will be under construction beginning Monday, March 2, 2020. A rehabilitation project to place a new bridge deck will be led by contractors from Radmacher Brothers Excavating Co., working with the Missouri Department of Transportation. The first portion of the project, which will take approximately […]

Fire Truck

Fire damages machine shed west of Trenton

Firefighters described the damage as “major” when fire consumed a machine shed west of Trenton. Crews from three departments went to the scene before 2 o’clock Thursday afternoon at 847 Southwest 3rd Street which is near the Grundy-Daviess County line. Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District listed the owner as Brandon Eads. Upon arrival, firefighters […]