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 […]


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. […]


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 […]

Gene Kauffman Foundation scholarships available November 1

Application forms for Gene Kauffman Foundation scholarships will be available beginning Tuesday, November 1 for the Spring semester. The scholarship is for female, non-smoking, unmarried graduates of high schools in Mercer county. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited college or university in Missouri and carry a minimum of 12 semester […]

Death Investigation

Coroner’s initial report on Elizabeth Jeannoutot-Lafolette and daughter Shannon inconclusive

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says an initial, or preliminary autopsy report, is inconclusive regarding the deaths of a Trenton woman and her young daughter over the weekend at Trenton. Slater said officials will await the results of toxicology tests. He noted it may take at least two months before toxicology results become available for […]

Body Found

Trenton Police Department responds to call concerning bodies in vehicle

Officers with the Trenton Police Department responded to McDonalds Restaurant at 1861 East 9th street in Trenton at 10:30 Saturday night July 16, 2016. Upon arrival, officers contacted witnesses indicating the discovery of bodies inside a running vehicle. Witnesses at the scene informed officers that an adult female and a child in the vehicle were […]