Shopko

Shopko files for bankruptcy, Carrollton store to close

An area Shopko store is to close due to the Green Bay, Wisconsin-based retailer and its subsidiaries filing voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The company’s website provides a list of the 38 stores to close including the Shopko Hometown store in Carrollton. The expected […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton woman dies in crash on County Road 335

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton woman died and a Marshall man sustained injuries as the result of a car losing control on a snow-covered road and hitting a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Carroll County Coroner Steve Bittiker pronounced 32-year-old Hope Wilson dead at the scene of the crash and she […]

Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Kelly Polling

Chillicothe muralist Kelly Poling dies at 57

A Chillicothe resident and artist, Kelly Poling, died Sunday at his home, surrounded by his family. Polling was 57 years old and noted for creating many of the murals in Chillicothe and was named Grand Marshal of Chillicothe’s Holiday Parade held last month. The funeral service for Kelly Poling will be Friday, December 7th at […]

Crash and accident graphic

Pickup strikes farm tractor on Highway 10

A pickup truck hit the rear of a farm tractor on Highway 10 southwest of Carrollton Saturday morning resulting in minor injuries. The patrol reports a passenger in the pickup, 70-year old Lola Ford of Richmond, was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. The driver of the pickup, 70-year old […]

Traffic Accident

Carrollton man injured in crash on Route UU

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton man sustained moderate injuries when the car he drove overturned in Carroll County Tuesday morning. Twenty-nine-year-old Levi Oneal traveled north on Route UU south of County Road 220 when the car ran off the right side of the road before overturning. A private vehicle transported him to the Carroll […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Carrollton man arrested, charged with felony possession

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Carrollton man in Carroll County Friday morning on a felony Carroll County warrant and several accusations. Online court information shows 31-year-old Larry Mead was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia—prior drug offense. His bond is $35,000 cash or […]

Manhunt Graphic

Man in custody after manhunt in Carroll County

The Carrollton Police Department reports it engaged in a manhunt and responded to a disturbance Tuesday. The police department notes the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the manhunt for 37-year-old Willis Turner of Tina in the residential area southeast of the North Mason and Fourth Street intersection. He was apprehended on a Missouri Department […]