High Speed Pursuit

Police pursuit by Hamilton and Cameron departments results in arrest of two

The Hamilton and Cameron police departments were involved in a pursuit Saturday night that resulted in two arrests. The Cameron Police Department officers overheard radio traffic from Hamilton about the pursuit of a pickup truck, including a description of the vehicle, that was later discovered stolen from Saint Joseph. Hamilton discontinued the pursuit, and Cameron […]

Lawsuit

Audio: Missouri’s oversight to be examined after $1 billion lawsuit alleges sexual assault at nursing home

A Missouri lawmaker wants answers after the family of an 84-year-old woman filed a billion-dollar lawsuit, claiming she was sexually assaulted repeatedly at a nursing home. Democratic Representative Courtney Curtis of Ferguson suspects the state’s Facilities Review Committee could be exercising lax oversight because he was once asked to be a member.     Democratic […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Steve Scheiber named interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital

Saint Luke’s Health System announced Thursday that Chief Executive Officer of Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe Steve Schieber has also been named the interim CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. Saint Luke’s reports the appointment will streamline leadership of the two facilities and consolidate management of the health system’s northern Missouri market. Since Schieber […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway Patrol Sergeant of Putnam and Sullivan Counties to retire August 1st

Highway Patrol Troop B Commanding Officer Captain James Wilt announces the retirement of the zone commander of Zone 4, Putnam and Sullivan Counties. Sergeant Eldon Grissom’s retirement will be effective August 1st after serving 28 years with the Patrol. Grissom was appointed to the Patrol as a member of the 62nd Recruit Class in January […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital retains Level 3 Stroke Center status

Wright Memorial Hospital has been recertified as a Level 3 Stroke Center. Marketing and Public Relations Director Jordan Ferguson reports patients at the hospital are treated according to time critical diagnosis protocols. He says if is needed, the patients will be transferred to a higher-level stroke center for definitive care. Missouri’s time-critical diagnosis system helps […]

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 […]

Hands Only CPR

Hands-Only CPR classes available to area communities

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Grundy County Emergency Medical Services are offering free hands-only CPR training to the community. Saint Luke’s Health System Marketing and Public Relations Director Jordan Ferguson says hands-only CPR is an easy to learn, life-saving technique that provides individuals with the knowledge and ability to act quickly in the event […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education hires several during executive session

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted a resignation and made several hires in an executive session Tuesday evening. The board accepted the resignation of eighth through 10th-grade counselor Brooklyn Stevens and the board hired Marissa Cowan as a sixth-grade math teacher. Connor Cotton and Shantel Cooper were employed as substitutes. The board hired summer […]