Obituary

Funeral services for Elizabeth Nicole Lafolette & Shannon Therese Jeannoutot-Lafolette

Elizabeth Nicole Lafolette, 25, of Trenton, Mo. and her daughter, Shannon Therese Jeannoutot-Lafolette, 10 months, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Trenton MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Nicholas Jeannoutot to assist with the funeral expenses and mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home 3141N. Washington, Chillicothe MO. 64601. On-line condolences may […]

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Wine walk and “Tunes Under the Moon” coming up Friday night in Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe and downtown merchants host a “Wine Walk” and “Tunes Under the Moon” concert on Friday evening in downtown Chillicothe. The wine walk runs from 4 to 8 o’clock.  The public can sample local Missouri wines for $15.00 by visiting participating merchants.  Participants will receive an engraved glass for the sampling, and to […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]

Trenton Fire Department

Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]

Officers seize meth, 18 pounds of pot, 500 marijuana plants near Milan

(KTVO) – Law enforcement officers found methamphetamine, marijuana and stolen property during the search of a home outside Milan late last week. The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office, North Missouri Drug Task Force and the Missouri State Highway Patrol carried out a search warrant on Royal Road on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The investigation led to […]

Edgerton victims were set on fire outside home| newspressnow.com

RIVERSIDE, Mo. — Law enforcement authorities revealed Monday that all four unidentified homicide victims and a pet dog found at a fire at 4170 Buena Vista Road in Edgerton, Missouri, were incinerated outside the residence with an accelerant. Platte County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd and Platte County Sheriff Mark Owen held a press conference to update […]