Chronic Wasting Disease

Mercer and Grundy Counties added to deer feeding ban by Department of Conservation

The Missouri Department of Conservation has expanded its restrictions on feeding deer and placing minerals for deer to seven new counties in response to finding cases of chronic wasting disease in or near them. The seven new counties are Bollinger, Cape Girardeau, Grundy, Madison, McDonald, Mercer, and Perry. The feeding ban for these seven new […]

Police Investigation

Chillicothe man arrested for attempting to bribe juvenile for lewd photos

A Chillicothe resident, 30-year-old Cody Allen Minard, awaits a preliminary hearing next week on a felony charge of attempted sexual exploitation of a juvenile.  Minard was arrested Saturday by Chillicothe Police with a warrant issued Sunday. At an arraignment Monday in Livingston County Associate Circuit Court, bond was set at $15,000 cash with certain conditions. Online […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Board of Equalization meetings set for July 16th

Procedures have been announced for taxpayers in Grundy County who have concerns about property assessments. The Grundy County Commission plans to open the Board of Equalization meetings on Monday, July 16th. Anyone wanting to meet with the board to discuss assessment letters should first visit with the Grundy County Assessor’s office. The phone number is […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Audio: Tommy Wright comments on resignation with Trenton Police Department

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has resigned from the police department, effective July 6th and spoke briefly with KTTN, offering this message to the community.     Wright says the Trenton City Council will determine the process of hiring a new police chief and believes the council will select someone “good for Trenton”. Wright states he […]

Gavel and Law book

Chillicothe teen charged with felony first-degree assault appears in court

A 16-year-old from Chillicothe certified as an adult to face a felony charge stemming from an incident in February appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Thursday. Matthew Ryan Miller has been charged with first-degree assault or attempt—serious physical injury or special victim. Online court information shows a motion to modify bond conditions was sustained. Miller […]

Democratic Party

Audio: Missouri Democrats think Tuesday’s special election made a major statement

(Missourinet) – Missouri Democrats scored a major victory this week in a special state Senate election. The party’s Lauren Arthur won the race by almost 20 points after a Republican carried the district by 22 points in 2016. Missouri Republican Party Executive Director Sam Cooper thinks the outcome was the result of voting trends in […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Princeton teen waives preliminary hearing on charge of involuntary manslaughter

A Princeton teenager has waived a preliminary hearing in Mercer County Circuit Court on charges stemming from an accident last October that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Tuesday before Mercer County Associate Judge Matthew Krohn. The case, with a felony charge of involuntary manslaughter in the […]

Carl Debrodie

Audio: Five people charged in death of mid-Missouri man found months later encased in concrete

(Missourinet) – The police chief in mid-Missouri’s Fulton’s police chief says you can expect more charges tied to the grizzly death of Carl DeBrodie. Steve Myers says it’s been emotionally draining for his department.     Officers arrested five people Tuesday. DeBrodie’s body was found encased in concrete in a storage unit in April 2017. Police […]

Fatal Fire

Audio: Southern Missouri house fire kills five children, injures one woman

(Missourinet) – Several children have died in a house fire today in south-central Missouri.  Jason Taylor with the Missourinet files this report.     Five children have been killed and a woman has been injured today in a mobile home fire near Lebanon. The extent of the woman’s injuries is unknown. The children were pronounced dead […]