Faith Cerinity Richardson

Obituary for Faith Cerinity Richardson

Faith Cerinity Richardson age 17, a resident of Cameron, Missouri passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in Chillicothe, Missouri. Faith was born the daughter of Bobby Sayers on February 14, 2004, in St. Joseph, Missouri.  She attended Cameron High School Cameron, Missouri.  Faith participated in Marching Band and was on the Girls Wrestling team.  […]

Gavel with word indictment news graphic

Three Missouri residents indicted for using identities of deceased people to file hundreds of COVID relief claims

Three Missouri residents have been indicted by a federal grand jury in a scheme to use the identities of deceased people to file hundreds of false stimulus claims under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Warren W. Watkins, 39, and Marissia Jackson, 25, both of Kansas City, Mo., and Lamar K. Johnson, […]

Sullivan County Health Department website

Sullivan County Health Department investigating possible COVID-19 exposure at funeral in Browning

The Sullivan County Health Department is conducting a COVID-19 contact investigation involving a funeral service at the Browning First Baptist Church on August 6. Anyone who attended the funeral service is asked to monitor for symptoms related to possible COVID-19 exposure. Anyone who attended the event and feels they have been exposed should call the […]

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 […]

Tom Brown

Longtime Trenton educator and author, Thomas Brown, dies at 94

Longtime Trenton educator and author Thomas Virgil Brown died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Trenton of natural causes. He was 94. Mr. Brown, Tom to his family and many friends, was born Aug. 9, 1924, on his parents’ farmstead just north of Melbourne in Harrison County, the son of Thomas Armfield Brown, a state legislator, […]

Funeral Arrangements

Services set for Chillicothe man who died in farm tractor incident

Funeral services for 43-year-old Mark Edward Burton of Chillicothe will be Wednesday afternoon at 1 o’clock at St John’s Lutheran Church in Chillicothe with burial to be held in the Arkadelphia Cemetery of Hale. A family visitation will be Tuesday night from 6 until 8 o’clock at Lindley Funeral Home in Chillicothe.  Survivors of this area […]

Drew Dolan

Funeral service for Drew Dolan set for Tuesday

A funeral service for 22-year-old Trenton resident Drew Dolan will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the Wesley United Methodist Church in Trenton. Visitation is scheduled for Monday evening from 6:30 to 8 o’clock at the Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton.  Burial will be in the Resthaven Memorial Gardens of Trenton. Memorial donations are […]

Sydney Monell Edwards

Funeral services announced for Chillicothe resident Sydney Monell Edwards

Sydney Monell Edwards, age 36, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at her residence. Sydney was born the daughter of Carl and Carlene (Seaboldt) DeVillez on July 3, 1981, in Arcadia, California. She was a 1999 graduate of Meadville High School. After graduation she attended North Central Missouri College, […]

Mike Lair

Funeral services for former State Representative Mike Lair set for Tuesday, September 12

Services for former State Representative Mike Lair, of Jefferson City and formerly of Chillicothe, have been announced. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Jefferson City Tuesday, September 12 at Noon. A rosary will be held at the church Monday afternoon at 3:15 with visitation scheduled at the […]