Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA to begin providing financial assistance with funeral expenses for deaths related to COVID-19

FEMA will begin providing financial assistance for funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020, for deaths related to coronavirus (COVID-19) to help ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the pandemic. The policy was finalized today, and FEMA is now moving rapidly to implement this funeral assistance program nationwide. To be eligible […]

Jerry Armstrong

Audio: Former coach at Trenton High School and member of Missouri Sports Hall of Fame dies at 76

A former coach at Trenton High School and other schools, Jerry Armstrong, died February 4th at his home in Mountain Grove. He was 76. Jerry Armstrong completed 30 years of service as a high school coach, teacher, and administrator. He was an assistant boys basketball coach at Trenton High School in the 1966-1967 school year […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton School District to have early out on Monday

The Trenton R-9 School District will release classes early Monday to accommodate the funeral service of Rissler Elementary School employee Rhonda Brown. Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels says Rissler will dismiss at 11:55 that day, and no afternoon preschool will be held. Trenton High School and Middle School will dismiss Monday at 12:07. Lunch […]

Bob Fairchild posing with 1970 State Football Championship Trophy

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, dies at 87

Long-time Chillicothe football coach, Bob Fairchild, died Saturday at the Morningside Center of Chillicothe. He was 87 years old. Beginning in 1963, Fairchild coached football at Chillicothe for 34 years, winning 287 games. Highlights include 19 conference championships and five state championships in classes 3-A and 4-A. Survivors include his wife Karen Fairchild of the […]

Death Investigation

Investigation by authorities reveals cause of death for Chillicothe man who committed suicide

A farmer and former Chillicothe school board member sentenced to 122 months in federal prison Friday for a 142 million dollar grain fraud scheme has died. Officers were sent to conduct a well-being check and upon arrival, Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples and Livingston County Coroner Scott Lindley report Randy Constant was found deceased inside […]

Jackson Johnson

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson orders flags to fly at half-staff for Army Reserve Specialist killed in Kuwait

Missouri’s governor has ordered American and Missouri flags at ALL government buildings statewide to be flown at half-staff Thursday, to honor an Army Reserve Specialist killed in the line-of-duty in Kuwait. Governor Mike Parson has signed a proclamation honoring Army Reserve Specialist Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro, who died in Kuwait on March 5. Johnson was 20 […]