MarchingBand

Cameron March Fest draws 21 bands for Saturday parade

Several area high school bands that have performed in recent years during Trenton’s Marching Festival have entered similar competitions Saturday in Cameron. Twenty-one bands are expected in the Cameron parade which will begin at 9 o’clock Saturday morning and covers six blocks through downtown Cameron. Colorguard and drumline competitions are in the school gym. Field […]

Fruits and Vegetables

Produce workshops scheduled to meet requirements of Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule

Workshops will be held for fruit and vegetable growers to meet the training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule. Locations for the workshops include the Waverly City Hall December 4th from 8:30 to 5:30 and the Great Plains Growers Conference at the Fulkerson Center on the Missouri Western State University campus […]

Scholarship

Thirty two women from North Mercer and Princeton awarded Gene Kauffman Foundation scholarships

The Board of Directors for the Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated, has approved the latest scholarship recipients. Thirty-two female graduates from North Mercer and Princeton high schools have been awarded a combined total of $126,398.98 in scholarships for the Fall 2019 semester. The Gene Kauffman Scholarship recipients provided signed statements saying they meet all criteria […]

Overhead View of Crossroads and Missouri Western Correctional Centers

Audio: Crossroads Correctional Center and Western Missouri Center in Cameron are now officially consolidated

Two prisons in northwest Missouri’s Cameron have officially consolidated. State Department of Corrections spokeswoman Karen Pojmann says all Crossroads Correctional Center prisoners have been moved to Western Missouri Correctional Center.     Pojmann says the move helps to bolster safety for workers and prisoners statewide.     Many workers moved to other locations in the […]

John Dick Junior

Trooper who served in Mercer and Grundy counties promoted to Lieutenant

A Missouri State Highway Patrol officer previously assigned to Mercer and Grundy counties has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. The promotion for Sergeant John Dick Junior from Troop A will be effective August 1st. He will transfer to the Field Operations Bureau at the General Headquarters in Jefferson City. Dick was appointed to […]

Heroin and Needle

Woman who hid heroin to appear pregnant pleads guilty to drug trafficking

A woman who hid heroin around her waist and pretended to be pregnant pleaded guilty in federal court to drug trafficking. Perla E. Murillo, 18, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief Magistrate Judge Matt J. Whitworth to possessing heroin with the intent to distribute. Law enforcement officers were conducting interdiction activities at a local bus station […]

Andrew Perkins

Chillicothe Police Department has new E-911 communications officer

The Chillicothe Police Department has a new E-911 communications officer in Andrew Perkins, who was born and raised in Chillicothe and graduated in 2002. Perkins graduated from Missouri Western State University of Saint Joseph with an emphasis in management and was a 911 dispatcher at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office for more than three years. […]

Salem Croy and Jacob Lewis receive Harper Scholarships

Trenton and Winston graduates to receive Douglas Harper Memorial Athletic Scholarship

Two recent high school graduates have been named the recipients of the first Douglas Harper Memorial Athletic Scholarship. Trenton High School graduate Salem Croy and Winston High School graduate Jacob Lewis were chosen from over 60 applicants for the scholarship established to honor the late Doug Harper. Miss Croy plans to attend North Central Missouri […]

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt to visit five communities in northern Missouri today

Senator Roy Blunt will visit five cities in northern Missouri today (Tuesday, April 16, 2019) including St. Joseph, Cameron, Hamilton, Chillicothe, and Carrollton. At 11:30, Senator Blunt attends a literacy award luncheon at Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph. It’s the 29th year for the annual Roy Blunt literacy award to an individual in […]