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Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

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Laredo Board of Aldermen approve ordinances

The Laredo Board of Aldermen approved two ordinances at its meeting Tuesday. One ordinance called for an election on a revenue bond question for the April 2nd election regarding if Laredo should issue combined waterworks and sewerage system revenue bonds for $500,000 to extend and improve the city’s combined waterworks and sewerage system. City Clerk […]

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]

Chillicothe Police Department Employee of the year Caleb Clements

Chillicothe police officer Caleb Clements named “City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year”

Chillicothe Police Officer Caleb Clements was selected as the City of Chillicothe Employee of the Year. He was recommended by Police Chief Jon Maples. Clements is a seven-year veteran in law enforcement and has served four years in Chillicothe. He is a field training officer and has trained multiple officers. Maples says Clements helps officers […]

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Trenton Middle School announces Geography Bee winners

Trenton Middle School has announced the top three in the final round of its inaugural National Geographic Bee. Sixth-grader Brady Tobias finished first winning the bee, sixth grader Sofia Currie placed second, and seventh grader Hugo Stutzman placed third. Librarian E’Lisha Gass says Tobias will take an online qualifying test for the Missouri State Geographic […]