Drought Graphic

Exceptional drought, or D4 conditions, continue to expand in Northern Missouri

More Missouri counties were placed under extreme or exceptional drought conditions before significant rain fell in areas of north Missouri. Data for the U.S. Drought Monitor map for Missouri was prepared on Tuesday, while rain was falling, with the newest map was released Thursday. The worse possible condition, D-4, shows exceptional drought conditions existed in all […]

Trooper Anthony Piercy booking-photo

Audio: Former Missouri Trooper who drove boat that man fell out of and died wants license back

The former Missouri State Trooper who was driving a boat when a handcuffed Iowa man fell out and drowned is not giving up a fight to regain his peace officers’ license. Anthony Piercy is suing the Missouri Department of Public Safety and the agency’s director to get back his license. Twenty-year-old Brandon Ellingson of Clive, […]

Driver Falls Asleep At The Wheel

Driver crashes after falling asleep at the wheel on Highway 65 in Chillicothe

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Highway 65 and 36 on Wednesday. Officers say that Allen Eakins fell asleep at the wheel while driving northbound on Highway 65.  Eakins crossed into the southbound lane of Highway 65 and crossed an access road. The vehicle went airborne, […]

Matter of Balance

“Matter of Balance” class to be held at Trenton and Gallatin

For those who are concerned about falling, University of Missouri Extension has classes starting on October 24, 2016, in Gallatin and Trenton that can help them stay independent longer. The Matter of Balance class helps people address concerns about falling. The eight-session class is designed to benefit community-dwelling older adults who have sustained a fall […]