Trenton High School

Trenton places 4th at Smith-Cotton Marching Band Festival

The Trenton High School Band placed fourth in its class Saturday at the Smith-Cotton Invitational Marching Band Festival in Sedalia, involving only field show competition. Classes were determined by band size rather than school enrollment and in Trenton’s class, Harrisonville placed first. There was somewhat of a drop-off in points before the next four bands […]

Chillicothe Trap Team September 2018

Chillicothe FFA team attends Trap Shoot Competition in Trenton

The Chillicothe FFA Chapter recently attended the area trap shoot held at the Trenton Trap Range. The first place overall team Chillicothe with the Chillicothe FFA Chapter having 6 teams/26 individuals shoot at the event with the following results. Ethan Cooper A-42, Drake Bradley A-38, Clayton Walker A-43, Mack Anderson A-44, Garrett Cramer A-47, Trace […]

Domestic Violence

Chillicothe woman arrested on domestic assault allegation

Sunday evening Chillicothe Police investigated a disturbance in the 300 block of Samuel Street. Officers arrested Agnes Adeline Youngs who faces a misdemeanor charge of fourth-degree domestic assault. Following Monday’s arraignment in the Associate Division, the case was continued to September 26th. Youngs was held at the Daviess-DeKalb County Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Bond was […]


Four arrested over the weekend, including two brothers

Authorities report four individuals were arrested on various charges, two of them brothers, over the weekend in Grundy County. Twenty-two-year-old Justin Lee Kleihauer of Trenton faces four felony counts and two misdemeanor counts. His bonds total $43,000 cash with an appearance September 25th in the Associate Division of Grundy County circuit court. Justin Kleihauer is […]

Crime and Courts

Tuesday session of Grundy County court has light docket

Among cases, Tuesday in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court, Trenton resident William Edward Grimes the fourth saw his probation revoked on an original charge of misdemeanor stealing from March 13th. Grimes admitted to violations on the conditions of probation. Judge Steve Hudson imposed the original sentence of 60-days in jail. Grimes […]

Farm News

As meat supplies grow for export demand, trade and tariff doubts hurt on-farm prices

Large supplies of meat and dairy, possibly record-setting tons, are coming to U.S. consumers. For consumers, this can be good news with lower prices at grocery cases. For producers of beef, pork, chicken, and milk it doesn’t bode so well.  In a mid-year baseline update for livestock and dairy, University of Missouri economist Scott Brown […]

Missouri Sunshine Law

Governor Mike Parson appoints Chillicothe man to Missouri Court of Appeals

Governor Mike Parson appointed Judge Thomas Chapman of Chillicothe to the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District Thursday. Chapman will succeed Judge James Welsh who retired in March. Parson said he believes the judge’s rural perspective will add additional balance to the court adding that he has confidence that Chapman will continue to be a […]

Crime and Courts

Three waive preliminary hearings in Associate Division of Grundy County court

Three defendants waived preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County circuit court with each bound over to the September 6th docket for Division One of the circuit court. Alfred Demond Green of Trenton, who was arrested May 16th, faces two felony counts: leaving the scene of an accident and damage to jail property. […]

Republican Party

Grundy County Republican Central Committee elects officers

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee elected officers and appointed individuals to fill vacancies at its biannual reorganization meeting Tuesday evening. Joe Brinser was elected as Chairman who replaces Gary Black. Jill Eaton was elected as secretary, who replaced Diane Lowrey. Black and Lowrey did not file for re-election to the committee.  Becky McDonald recognized Black […]