Two arrested in Daviess and DeKalb Counties

The highway patrol reports separate arrests on Sunday of motorists in Daviess and DeKalb Counties. Independence resident, 54-year-old Paul Jones, was arrested at mid-afternoon and faces several possible violations in Daviess County. Online information says Jones is accused of driving while intoxicated for alcohol; failure to yield to an emergency vehicle; as well as careless […]

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 […]

Charges Filed

Chillicothe man formally charged after crashing in Livingston County

A Chillicothe man arrested by the Highway Patrol Tuesday night following a motor vehicle accident east of Chillicothe has been charged in Livingston County. Thirty-six-year-year-old Mathew Pike has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated—persistent offender. His bond is $25,000 cash only. The Patrol also accused Pike of driving while revoked—first offense, careless and imprudent […]

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Three of six passengers injured in Tuesday evening crash east of Chillicothe; driver arrested on multiple allegations

Three people out of six who reported injuries were taken to the hospital who were involved in a sports utility vehicle accident Tuesday night on an icy road three miles east of Chillicothe.  The driver, who was not injured, was later arrested by the highway patrol. Thirty-six-year-old Mathew Pike of Chillicothe was driving westbound with six […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton City Council overrides Mayor’s veto, hires law firm in regard to land and fire department burn tower

The Trenton City Council last night over-rode the Mayor’s veto and selected a special tax attorney to prepare legal documents related to the financing of the fire departments’ burn training tower and land development. The agreement is with the public finance law firm Gilmore and Bell. The company was represented at last evenings’ city council meeting […]

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Additional candidates file for office in Chillicothe

Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports two new filings for the Chillicothe City Council election. Kathy Gilliland has filed for City Auditor, Buell Applebury filed for Third Ward Councilman and John E. Plaster, Junior previously filed for the Third Ward. Other filings for the Chillicothe City Council include Theresa Kelly and Reed Dupy for mayor; […]