Sliced Bread Day Chillicothe Missouri

Audio: Chillicothe artist creates artwork in Missouri and beyond

(Missourinet) – A Chillicothe artist has designed 24 murals throughout his town and has expanded beyond northwest Missouri.  Kelly Poling says he’s created murals throughout the state and in three others.     Poling, who created the artwork, says his first Chillicothe mural was completed in 2000 with one of his most famous murals there recognizing […]

Prescription Medication

USDA partners with rural Missouri communities to support opioid prevention, treatment and recovery

The USDA is partnering with rural communities to support opportunities for opioid prevention, treatment, and recovery.  Among the 85 recipients nationwide receiving funding are four (4) Missouri organizations ready to make an impact in the state’s opioid epidemic. “In 2016, there were 908 opioid overdose deaths in Missouri and it is now estimated that 1 […]

Derecho Storm on radar

Audio: Storm that hit Branson during duck boat sinking known as a Derecho

(MissouriNet) – The National Weather Service says an unusual weather event called a derecho (durr-AY-shee-oh) hit Missouri the night a Ride the Ducks boat tour in Branson turned deadly. Senior Meteorologist Doug Kramer with the Springfield office calls a derecho a line of thunderstorms on steroids.     Senior Meteorologist Doug Kramer with the Springfield National […]

Spring Pasta Salad

Hy-Vee voluntarily recalls spring pasta salad due to reported illnesses

Hy-Vee, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is voluntarily recalling its Hy-Vee Spring Pasta Salad due to the potential that it may be contaminated with Salmonella. The potential for contamination was brought to Hy-Vee’s attention last night when approximately 20 illnesses in Minnesota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa were potentially linked back to customers consuming […]

Center for Rural Affairs

More than 800 Midwest farmers surveyed on conservation

Many farmers and ranchers value the opportunity the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) offers to enhance their existing conservation efforts, according to a recent survey by the Center for Rural Affairs. Eighty-seven percent of more than 800 respondents, all living in an area with a strong agricultural presence, said CSP should be supported as a priority in the […]

Bailey Boswell and Aubrey Trail

Former Trenton woman charged with murder in Sydney Loofe case

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Two longtime suspects in the killing of a 24-year-old Lincoln, Nebraska woman have been charged with first-degree murder. Authorities announced the charges Monday against 51-year-old Aubrey Trail and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell, both of Wilber, Nebraska. Officials previously listed Boswell with a Trenton address as recently as 2016. Trail has publicly acknowledged […]

Motorcycle rider on the road

Annual “Grandma’s Ride” raises $1,700 for Trenton Fire Department

A motorcycle ride and other fundraising activities generated over $1,700 for the Trenton Fire Department fire prevention and safety efforts. Sunday’s group left from Chumbley’s in Trenton and rode to the Chula Bar and Grill. Activities also included a meal and music. The total amount raised was reported as $1,732. According to the organizer of […]


Nebraska man arrested for failing to appear in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the weekend arrest of a man in Nebraska after he failed to appear in circuit court in Trenton for sentencing on a drug case. Fifty-two-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska was arrested in Lincoln County, Nebraska. He waived extradition to Missouri and was returned to Grundy County on Saturday. Last August, Fune […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri joins five states to launch enforcement blitz against drug-impaired driving

Missouri law enforcement officials have announced they will conduct a Drug Impaired Driving enforcement blitz throughout the state from April 20 – April 22, 2018. “Driving High? Kiss Your License Goodbye!” is an intensified effort to crack down on drug-impaired driving. Similar crackdown efforts are occurring across the region in Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. […]


Milan resident arrested in connection with kidnapping of 12-year-old in Omaha, Nebraska

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Milan resident in connection with an alleged kidnapping this month of a minor from Omaha, Nebraska.  The 23-year-old suspect was taken into custody Saturday morning in Sullivan County. According to an online report, Eh Tha Ger of 515 East 3rd Street is charged in Sullivan County with […]

Audio: Aubrey Trail says he and Bailey Boswell are innocent

Two people in Nebraska jails in alleged connection with the disappearance and death of a Nebraska woman have been charged, but not in connection with that case. Federal officials arrested 51-year-old Aubrey Trail and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell on charges of transporting stolen items across state lines. They’re accused of taking stolen merchandise from Hiawatha, Kansas […]

Bailey Boswell and Aubrey Trail

Two being held in Sydney Loofe case charged with unrelated crimes

In what Nebraska authorities have described as “two persons of interest” in the disappearance and death of a 24-year-old Nebraska woman, they have now been charged in federal court with a crime apparently unrelated to the Sydney Loofe case. Officials have listed 23-year-old Bailey Boswell as once having an address in Trenton as recently as […]

Bailey Boswell and Aubrey Trail

Trenton resident considered “person of interest” in Sydney Loofe disappearance

A Trenton resident is considered one of two persons of interest in the disappearance of a Lincoln, Nebraska woman. Authorities said Tuesday that a body believed to be that of 24-year-old Sydney Loofe and evidence a crime was involved was found in southeast Nebraska’s Clay County. FBI Special Agent Randy Thysse said Loofe was reported […]

Drug Busts

Nebraska man arrested in Grundy County

The Missouri Highway Patrol Saturday arrested a Nebraska motorist on Grundy County charges involving drugs and alcohol. 52-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska is accused of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine; as well as driving while intoxicated, persistent offender. Bond is $30,000 cash and Fune is scheduled for an appearance Tuesday in the […]

Traffic accident

Eagleville teen hurt in Love Truck Stop parking lot crash

The Highway Patrol reports an Eagleville teen sustained moderate injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident in the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot in Eagleville Wednesday morning. Sixteen-year-old Logan Huitt attempted to turn left and failed to yield to 59-year-old Gary Nerison of Auburn, Nebraska. Huitt’s pickup truck struck the left front of Nerison’s […]

St. Joseph man sentenced to 15 years in prison for role in meth distribution

A St. Joseph, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for role in a large-scale conspiracy that distributed more than 15 kilograms of methamphetamine in St. Joseph and across a four-state region. Shannon Wayne Martinez, also known as “Big Homie,” 39, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Greg Kays to […]