Fatal Crash

One dead in single-vehicle crash in Nodaway County; driver arrested on DWI

The driver was arrested Wednesday afternoon after a passenger was killed in a single-vehicle rollover accident in rural Nodaway County. Thirty-seven-year-old Neil Minor of Tarkio was ejected from the overturning car and died at the scene of the crash three miles west of Maryville. Minor was a passenger in a car driven by 31-year-old Elizabeth Merriett […]

Bicycle Accident

Car hits bicycle rider north of Cameron; driver arrested on multiple allegations

A car and bicycle accident Tuesday night one mile north of Cameron injured two people and the arrest of one. Thirty-four-year-old Travis Pyzer of Plattsburg was northbound on Route EE when his car sideswiped a bicyclist, 34-year-old Pride Willis of Cameron. Both men were taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. A trooper […]

Head-On Collision or crash

Two injured in nearly head-on crash west of Chillicothe

Two people were injured when two vehicles collided nearly head-on, Monday afternoon seven miles west of Chillicothe. Eighteen-year-old Dallas Hall of Jamesport received serious injuries as he was riding in a pickup driven by 17-year- old Dylan Tolle of Chillicothe. The driver of the other vehicle, 74-year-old James Fish of Jamesport, received moderate injuries. Both […]

Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

Big rig destroyed by fire after crashing on Interstate 35

The highway patrol reports a Cameron truck driver was injured Monday night when the large truck he was driving struck two Interstate 35 guardrails and a concrete bridge rail in Clinton County, then caught on fire. Sixty-five-year-old Aaron Walker received moderate injuries and after initially refusing medical treatment at the scene, Walker sought medical attention […]

Coronavirus Update

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center report 514 tested for COVID-19

Another 77 people have been tested for COVID-19 at Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital during the past week, raising the total number tested to 514, however, results of the tests are not provided. Wright Memorial has tested 193 people including 137 from Grundy County, 34 from Mercer County, and 22 from other counties.  […]

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center to hold “Virtual” opening

Life Options Green Hills Pregnancy + Health Center to open Monday, May 4, 2020 offering “Virtual” services only Due to the COVID-19 situation, Life Options Green Hills has chosen to delay the physical opening of their pregnancy medical center but will begin offering pregnancy options counseling and resource referrals via phone, email, and text beginning […]

MIssouri State Board of Education

Missouri Board of Education discusses classes next fall, students dodging school work

A new state statute requires Missouri’s K-12 districts to start the school year no earlier than 14 calendar days prior to the first Monday in September unless the State Board of Education waives the requirement. Board members are discussing whether to waive the requirement and give districts the option of starting the school earlier this […]

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Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center update criteria for COVID-19 testing

Saint Luke’s Health System, which includes Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital, has updated the criteria for COVID-19 testing. When determining who qualifies to be tested for COVID-19, are now referring for testing only on the presence of symptoms; all risk-factor qualifiers have been removed. Patients must have a referral from a provider based […]

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Drive-through COVID-19 testing in Chillicothe expanded to first responders

Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe have announced an expansion in their drive-through COVID-19 testing at the former Washington Street Food and Drink in Chillicothe to first responders in Grundy and Livingston counties who meet testing criteria. First responders include police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. The hospitals […]

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Local testing sites announce number of individuals tested for COVID-19

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital COVID-19 testing numbers were announced via marketing and public relations director Jordan Ferguson of Trenton. According to Ferguson, the testing results collectively include those administered at the hospitals in Chillicothe and Trenton as well as the drive-through testing clinic on Highway 65 in Chillicothe. The drive through testing […]