Weather graphic

August 2019 comes in with above average rainfall

The August weather summary in Trenton includes above-average rainfall with low temperatures were slightly above average and highs nearly four degrees below normal. Rainfall last month in Trenton totaled 6.9 inches which is two and one-third inches (2.32) above average for August. Rain and melted precipitation for the year in Trenton, through august, was 43.57inches, […]

Accident Graphic

Chillicothe teen injured in two-car crash

A Chillicothe teenager received minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident late Sunday afternoon (5:00 pm), one mile north of Chillicothe. Nineteen-year-old Tiffany Maples was taken by private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A car driven by 17-year-old Tucker Burtch of Chillicothe was southbound on LIV Road 239 when the collision occurred with the […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Two from Chillicothe hurt in Friday crash; driver arrested on DWI allegation

The Highway Patrol reports two Chillicothe residents sustained injuries as the result of a minivan striking a guardrail seven miles west of Chillicothe on Friday night with the driver later arrested. An air ambulance transported passenger 33-year-old Aaron Sannipoli to Truman Medical Center of Kansas City with serious injuries. Emergency medical services transported 57-year-old Marie […]

Harbor Freight Tools For Schools

Three Missouri high school teachers among semifinalists for 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools prize

Three Missouri high school skilled trades teachers are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who were named today as semifinalists for the 2019 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. They and their skilled trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash […]

Cow and cattle herd

Five ways to help cows beat the summer heat

As summer temperatures rise, dairy animals benefit from heat abatement, says Joe Zulovich, a University of Missouri Extension specialist in livestock housing systems. Lactating cows face the most risk from heat, says Zulovich. Dry cows and pre-weaned calves also fare better with heat abatement systems in place. Heat abatement systems are economically beneficial for dairy […]