Pedestrian sign and police lights

Vehicle clips pedestrian who is later arrested on drug accusations

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the Highway Patrol Crime Lab is examining paraphernalia seized during a search after a vehicle-pedestrian accident in Wheeling this week. A vehicle reportedly drove south on Route B when the vehicle’s mirror clipped the arm of an adult male pedestrian wearing all black in a darkened area of the […]

Duck and Waterfowl

Migratory bird and waterfowl seasons start in September

The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds hunters that migratory bird hunting starts Sept. 1 with the opening day for dove, snipe, and rail, followed by waterfowl hunting with the teal season starting Sept. 8. Mourning doves, Eurasian collared doves, and white-winged doves may be taken from Sept. 1 through Nov. 29 from one-half hour before […]

Beef Show

Beef Show results from the North Central Missouri Fair

Results from the Beef Show held Saturday at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton have been announced. Jenna Reeter of Trenton showed the Supreme Champion female and the Supreme Champion market animal. Clayton Walker of Chillicothe exhibited the Reserve Champion female with Claire Walker of Chillicothe exhibiting the Reserve Champion market animal. Cayden Bowe […]

Livestock Show Winners

North Central Missouri Fair announces results of Dairy, Rabbit and Poultry shows

The results have been announced of the North Central Missouri Fair Dairy Show. Hillary Shahan of Unionville had Champion Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Guernsey, Holstein, and Jersey. She also had the Supreme Champion Female and Reserve Bull.  Caleb and Abigail Gondringer of Trenton both received blue ribbons in the Dairy Bucket Calf class. Results for the rabbit […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County Sheriff reports busy week with investigations and arrests

The past week has been a busy one for the men and women of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department and it all began with an investigation of the alleged violation of a protection order.  Although no names have been released in the incident, it was reported that information collected during the investigation has led to a […]

left, front row, Rhonda Chaverri, Bonita Price, Cyndi Johnson; back row NCMC Director of Development Alicia Endicott, Debbie Rongey, Twyla Johnson, Daphne McClure, and Donna Wilson. Not pictured is Linda Mullins

Preceptor Nu Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi awards scholarship

North Central Missouri College student, Billie Birge (Princeton, MO) is named the recipient of the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship. The scholarship is given to a female Missouri high school graduate and Grundy County resident enrolled in the NCMC Allied Health Program; special consideration is given to non-traditional students. The scholarship was established to assist students […]

Cow and cattle herd

Drought cuts pasture growth; farmers face culling cow herds

In dry weather with short pastures, Missouri cow-herd owners face tough culling decisions. One way to match cows’ needs to available grass is to sell cows.  Give careful thought to which grass eaters go first, says Eric Bailey, University of Missouri Extension beef nutritionist. Under drought stress, identifying those cows becomes urgent. The first cut is […]

Cattle Grazing

University of Missouri Extension offers four-day tour for cattle producers

The University of Missouri Extension offers cattlemen a bus tour of cattle operations in Kansas and Oklahoma Aug. 6-9. MU Extension livestock specialist Patrick Davis said the tour offers an opportunity to learn to manage herds better to make them healthier and more profitable. Registration deadline is July 15. Tour stops include: • Neosho Valley […]

Rockhurst University

Rockhurst University announces partnership to provide educational opportunities to Chillicothe Correctional Center

Rockhurst University is announcing a partnership with the Missouri Department of Corrections to provide new educational opportunities for both incarcerated offenders and staff at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, an all-female facility with approximately 1,660 inmates located about 90 miles northeast of Kansas City. Funded by grants from The Raskob Foundation for Catholic Activities, The Laffey-McHugh […]

Trenton, Missouri Middle School

Trenton Middle School recognizes students at awards ceremony

Trenton Middle School recognized one female and one male student from fifth through eighth grade for demonstrating academic success, citizenship, and character education at awards ceremonies Friday morning. Students receiving the Top Dawg award included fifth-graders Traeh Swank and Mason Rongey, sixth graders Jena Harris and Cade Claycomb, seventh graders Eliana Cowling and Levi Johnson, […]

Cameron Police Department arrest 5 while looking for woman who failed to appear in court

Cameron Police Department arrest 5 while looking for woman who failed to appear in court

On Friday, May 11, officers with the Cameron Police Department began looking for Megan McClane, 21, who did not appear in court on a Cameron Police Department drug arrest. Officers proceeded to a residence in Cameron located in the 300 block of West Fifth Street. Upon arrival, two male subjects were taken into custody for […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police have busy morning with the arrest of six

Chillicothe Police are reporting the arrest of six individuals, all Tuesday morning, following various investigations with one person an alleged wanted individual. While a detective was applying for a search warrant, officers were waiting at the residence. In the meantime, Police Chief Jon Maples responded to a trespassing call and arrested a 20-year-old female who […]

Police Chase

Pursuit in in Mercer County ends in Grundy County with arrest of two

A vehicle pursuit Wednesday morning starting in Mercer County ended in the arrest of two individuals in Grundy County. Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a gas drive off at Snappy’s gas station in Princeton involving a black Dodge Charger and a black GMC truck. Mercer […]

Scholarship

Women Legislators of Missouri Caucus scholarship now available

The Women Legislators of Missouri Caucus created a college scholarship to provide financial assistance to young women set to graduate from high school. Each year the Women Legislators select one senior from each of Missouri’s congressional districts to receive the $500 scholarship on the basis of leadership, academics, and community service. Applications are available at […]

Death Investigation

Livingston County Sheriff Department responds to deceased individual call

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and the Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services responded to a residence on U. S. 65 regarding a deceased person Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox reports a preliminary investigation shows an adult female possibly overdosed on air duster compressed spray. He noted that a juvenile child discovered the mother in her bed. […]

Scholarship

Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation announces applications available May 1

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated Board of Directors has announced that applications will be available for the fall semester beginning May 1. As per Kauffman’s wishes, the scholarship is available to female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer County. Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or […]