Traffic Accident

Teenagers injured in crash on ice-covered Highway 146

The Highway Patrol reports two teens sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle skidded on ice and overturned half of a mile east of Melbourne Wednesday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Bailey Mehrhoff of New Hampton and 19-year-old Emily Creasey of Bethany were transported to the Harrison County Community Hospital with minor injuries. Mehrhoff drove the SUV […]

United Parcel Service

Three Texas men plead guilty to stealing 654 firearms from UPS Trailers

Three Texas men have recently pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing 654 firearms from United Parcel Service trailers in Springfield, Missouri, en route to Bass Pro Shops. Raynord Hunt, 36, of Dallas, Texas, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to the charges contained in a February 21, 2018, federal indictment. Co-defendants […]

Healthcare

Audio: Missouri House Democrats unveil detailed health care agenda

Approving prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) legislation is a top priority for Missouri House Democrats in 2019. A PDMP is an electronic database that collects data on controlled substance prescriptions within a state. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade of Springfield says PDMP could go to the House floor this week.     Missouri is the […]

Pothole

Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]

Chillicothe FFA Motivational Conference 2019

Chillicothe FFA Chapter sends 75 to Greenhand Motivational Conference

Over 4500 first year FFA members from more than 320 Missouri High Schools had the opportunity to learn about being positive role models, learning to get involved, making sound choices, becoming active team members and making a positive difference in their lives, school, and the community at the annual Greenhand Motivational Conferences. These conferences presented […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Livingston County Sheriff reports “significant change” in traffic stops and citations

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox has released an End of Year Report for 2018 showing the office had what he called a “significant change” in the number of traffic stops and citations. There were 1,427 traffic stops in 2018 compared to 967 in 2017, which was an increase of 460. There were also 521 citations […]

FCCLA and STAR

Trenton qualifies eight for state STAR events competition

Trenton has qualified eight entries for STAR events competition on the state level in March. Results have been announced following the regional STAR events held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Chillicothe. STAR is an acronym for students taking action with recognition. It’s one of the programs for students in the school organization: Family, Career, […]

Bridge in poor condition

Audio: More than 900 Missouri bridges listed in poor condition

Missouri has more than 900 bridges listed in poor condition. During a budget hearing at the state Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says Governor Parson’s budget proposal would fix 250 of the state’s bridges.     State Transportation Director Patrick McKenna says the agency’s five-year bridge repair plan includes weight-restricted and […]