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Trenton City Council approves employment of police officer and purchase of dump truck

Two ordinances were adopted and authorization was given to purchase a used truck when the Trenton City Council met Monday night.  The council also approved the employment of a new policeman subject to Police Officer Standards certification. A recommendation was advanced by the Police Personnel Board. Per an agreement between the city of Trenton and […]

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Stewartsville man injured in crash at intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 31

The highway patrol reports a vehicle attempting to cross Highway 36 in western DeKalb County was hit by another vehicle. Thirty-seven-year-old Jacob Bennett of Stewartsville received minor injuries and taken to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph. The crash happened early Saturday evening three miles west of Stewartsville at the intersection of Highway 36 and […]

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Three-vehicle crash totals highway patrol vehicle on Interstate 35 near Eagleville

A Patrol trooper and another man sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident two miles south of Eagleville on Thursday night, January 7th that involved a patrol emergency vehicle en route to a priority call and a tractor-trailer truck. Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, 29-year-old Dylan Wilburn of Saint Joseph, and the driver of another […]

Audio: Hawley doubles down on challenging election process after violence at U.S. Capitol

Despite violence breaking out at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to derail the certification of election results, U.S. Senator Josh Hawley is doubling down on his challenge to the election process. On the Senate floor Wednesday night, Hawley, a Republican, says those who engage in violence will be prosecuted. But he says millions of Americans are […]

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Seven injured, including children and infant, in crash on Interstate 35 north of Pattonsburg

Seven people from Texas, including five children, were injured when the van they occupied was hit by a large truck. The crash occurred on Sunday morning in the southbound lanes of Interstate 35 about seven miles north of Pattonsburg. The highway patrol said the Volvo Truck driven by 51-year-old Haysam Elkott of Temple Terrace, Florida […]

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Two vehicles collide head-on killing one, third vehicle then strikes crashed vehicles in northbound lane of I-35

One person was killed and three others seriously hurt in a head-on crash involving a car and SUV on Interstate 35 south of the Lathrop exit. Fatally injured was the driver of the car, 48-year old Scott Ford of Kansas City. Three passengers in the sports utility vehicle were taken to Children’s Mercy Hospital in […]

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Missouri State Auditor issues audit on payroll and personnel issues in Jackson County

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released a report on the Jackson County government’s handling of payroll and personnel. The audit, part of an independent review of county government finances, found issues with the allocation of different funds to pay salaries and with the handling of vehicle allowances. The report gave a rating of “fair.” “Our […]

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Hamilton man charged with murder bound to Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court

A Hamilton man charged with second-degree murder was bound over to the Caldwell County Circuit Court on December 15th. Thirty seven-year–old Frank Randall Allen Bostic is scheduled for arraignment on January 12th. He has also been charged in Caldwell County with domestic assault in the first degree with serious physical injury and in Daviess County […]

Woman hospitalized after crashing at Bucklin intersection

A Bucklin woman was taken by ambulance to a hospital after she was injured Thursday afternoon when two vehicles collided at Highway 129 and East 3rd Street in Bucklin. Forty-year-old Eva Gillespie received moderate injuries and was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital. A van, driven by 17-year-old Gavin Wright of Bucklin, allegedly pulled into the […]

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Driver of pickup that left the scene of an accident reports to Trenton Police Department to “Give his side of the story”

The driver of a pickup involved in a crash on December 1st at Ninth and Harris in Trenton has been identified after leaving the scene of the crash. Trenton Police Chief Rex Ross reports Anthony William Hughes of Trenton came to the police station to report he was the driver of the pickup previously said […]