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Audio: Every available Missouri state trooper to be on the road and water this Memorial Day weekend

You’ll notice extra Missouri state troopers on the road throughout the long Memorial Day weekend. Missouri State Highway Patrol Captain John Hotz describes the holiday weekend as the unofficial start of the summer season. “We know that a lot of people are ready to get out and enjoy the outdoors and travel is part of […]

Lily White

Trenton High School senior selected as first recipient of THS Alumni scholarship

A Trenton High School senior has been selected as the first recipient of the THS Alumni Association/Foundation Trust for THS Scholarship. Lily White plans to attend North Central Missouri College in the fall and major in Elementary Education. She plans to transfer to Missouri Western State University after graduating from NCMC. Her goal is to […]

Smithfield Plant in Milan

Workers at Smithfield’s Milan plant file lawsuit over health concerns

Workers at the pork processing plant in Milan are suing their employer, accusing the company of not doing enough to protect their health. The New York Times has reported that an anonymous worker at Smithfield’s plant in Milan, along with a non-profit called the Rural Community Workers Alliance, had filed the suit Thursday in the United States […]

Audio: Hamilton in final four of Strongest Town Competition

Hamilton is in the final four for the Strongest Town Competition. Strong Towns introduced 16 communities two weeks ago that stood out among nominees for their efforts, including local financial strength and resilience, civic engagement, and bottom-up development. Strong Towns describes itself on its website as “an international movement…dedicated to making communities across the United […]

Kidnapping

Missouri men charged with kidnapping woman and threatening to kill her and her family

Two southwest Missouri men have been charged in federal court for kidnapping a Webb City, Missouri, woman and threatening to kill her and her family unless she recanted her testimony in another criminal case. Jeffrey Marsh, 32, of Oronogo, and Zaqouri Traves Archer, 31, of Joplin, were charged together in a criminal complaint filed in […]

House Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department saves home on Woodward Street

Chillicothe Fire Department describes the damage as significant while firefighters were able to save a house last night at 903 Woodward. Upon arrival, Captain Derrick Allen stated occupants were outside of the house with fire coming out of windows in an upstairs corner room. An exterior attack was initiated and then the fire-fighting effort transitioned […]