Crime and Courts

Thursday session of Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court reports busy docket

A Galt resident was sentenced to prison when he appeared Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Terry Michael Delauder pleaded guilty to delivery of a controlled substance from June 27th. He also admitted to violations of previous probation and on the drug charge, was sentenced to six years with the Department of […]

Jury Duty

Livingston County residents to receive notice of potential Jury Duty

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office sent 450 notices to the post office on Thursday for Livingston County residents for potential jury duty service. The notices show they are from Livingston County Circuit Clerk Jane Gann and include a form to complete and return to the Circuit Clerk’s Office promptly. The potential jury duty service runs […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Authorities arrest Trenton man, extradite two back to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton resident on drug-related charges and the extradition of two other individuals on probation violations in the last few days. Sean Philip Biller was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with the felonies of delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe officers execute search warrant, arrest woman on drug charges, endangering children

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the weekend arrest of one person following a drug investigation. Just after 1 o’clock Saturday morning, officers were granted a search warrant for a residence in the 1800 block of Borden Street as officers say they had received numerous complaints in the past week of drug activity. A traffic stop […]

Chillicothe Fire Department

Chillicothe Fire Department improves rating, placing in top 15% in the country

In a report of the Insurance Services Office, dated July 29, 2019, the Chillicothe Fire Department (CFD) has been recognized as achieving a reduced ISO rating of “3,” dropping from the “4” rating of just four years ago, placing Chillicothe in the top 15th percentile of Communities surveyed in 2019. This new rating is the […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Two from Trenton arrested on child endangerment and drug-related allegations

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of two Trenton residents on Thursday on child endangerment and drug-related charges. Sixty-one-year-old Mac Rakes has been charged with the felonies of endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk—first degree—first offense—no sexual contact and delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of […]

Smithfield Food Website

Smithfield announces completion of renewable natural gas project

Smithfield Foods, Incorporated announces construction has been completed on a low-pressure natural gas transmission line connecting a Smithfield hog farm with the city of Milan’s natural gas pipeline. Renewable natural gas (RNG) produced at the hog farm will be directly injected into the transmission line flowing into Milan’s natural gas distribution system prior to delivery. […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department rating places department in top 15% in the country

The Trenton Fire Department has announced Trenton’s Insurance Services Office rating has improved from a 5 to a 3/3Y. The rating places Trenton in the top 15% of departments in the country and will go into effect August 1st. The split certification of 3/3Y means property within the Trenton city limits and within 1,000 feet […]

Slade Spencer Mugshot

Chillicothe police officers arrest Ludlow woman on warrant after making traffic stop

Chillicothe Police conducted a traffic stop at Jackson and Locust Streets early Thursday evening and made an arrest after observing an occupant of the vehicle to have felony warrants. Police report the occupant exited the vehicle and fled on foot a short distance, but was apprehended by officers without further incident. Police arrested Slade Spencer […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Former Sullivan County Prosecuting Attorney appears in court on drug charges

A former Prosecuting Attorney for Sullivan County appeared on Wednesday as a defendant in criminal cases in the Associate Division of circuit court. 49-year-old Jerry Hollon waived formal arraignment on alleged drug counts. Online court information shows Hollon faces two counts involving an alleged conspiracy. One is alleged distribution, delivery, manufacture, or production of a […]