Crime and Courts

A busy day for Tuesday session of the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Preliminary hearings were waived by five defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Tonya Arlene Baumgartner of rural Spickard is charged with felony driving while intoxicated involving serious physical injury as well as failure to drive on the right half of the road and no proof of insurance […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 8, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of July 8 – 14. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

Rhonda Vincent

Advance tickets on sale for Chillicothe performance of “Rhonda Vincent and the Rage”

Advance tickets are still available for the Chillicothe Area Arts Council’s “Rhonda Vincent and The Rage” concert in Chillicothe next weekend in conjunction with Sliced Bread Days. The performance, to kick off the arts council’s season, will be at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center the afternoon of July 7th at 3 o’clock. Tickets cost […]

Sliced Bread Days Carnival

Additional details released on Sliced Bread Days carnival in Chillicothe

During the upcoming holiday weekend, Chillicothe is going to be the full of activity including a long-awaited family-friendly carnival. The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce, with the support of the City of Chillicothe and Chillicothe Parks & Recreation, will be bringing back a carnival to the community. “We’ve been asked for several years to try […]

Celebrating the 4th of July, Independence Day, fireworks and flags

Community of Cainsville to host July 4th celebration with family friendly events

The community of Cainsville plans its annual 4th of July celebration with numerous events scheduled July 5th, 6th, and 7th at the Cainsville Ball Park. Events open July 5th with an appreciation supper sponsored by the Farmer’s Bank. Free will donations will be accepted for the smoked pork chop meal. Music is at 6 o’clock […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort (CARE) (MSHP

Missouri State Highway Patrol to be out in force during July 4th holiday weekend

The Highway Patrol will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort (CARE) over the July 4th holiday weekend, as well as an Independence Day, Driving While Intoxicated Enforcement operation. The counting period for the July 4th holiday will start the evening of July 3rd at 6 o’clock and end the night of July 7th […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Multiple events scheduled during “Sliced Bread Days” weekend in Chillicothe

The Sliced Bread Days weekend in Chillicothe is scheduled for July 5th through July 7, 2019. One of the events planned that weekend includes alumni and friends gathering for lunch at the Grand River Multipurpose Center that Friday morning at 11 o’clock. The suggested cost is $6.75 for attendees younger than 60 years old and […]