North Central Missouri Mental Health Center

North Central Missouri Mental Health Center Board of Directors elects officers

The North Central Missouri Mental Health Center Board of Directors elected officers on November 17th for the 2021 calendar year. Health Center Executive Assistant Pam Wright reports the officers will remain the same. Darrell Wright of Chillicothe will stay president, Rita Martz of Bethany vice president, and Verna Kelsey of Trenton will continue as secretary/treasurer.

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Audio: Governor Parson reiterates opposition to statewide mask mandate; promotes “Show Me You Care” campaign

Missouri’s governor has been using stops this week to tout a program called the “Show Me You Care” campaign, which emphasizes the need for you to wear a mask, practice good hygiene, and to social distance. Governor Mike Parson says everyone must step up to stop the spread of COVID. The state Department of Health […]

Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: 61 cases, 1 death in Caldwell County; eleven cases reported in Harrison County; 20 cases in Livingston County

One additional COVID-19-related death and 61 cases have been reported in Caldwell County since November 12th. The health department reports four total deaths and 408 cases. Three hundred fifty-five cases have been confirmed, and 53 are probable. The number of active cases decreased by 24 to 70. Three hundred thirty-four cases have recovered. Eleven more […]

Sunnyview Nursing Home

Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors receive report on audit; filing dates set for April election

The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors on November 17th received a report on a recently completed audit, which was said to be clean. Administrator Jerry Doerhoff reported the Department of Health and Senior Services completed focused infection control surveys on November 4th. No deficiencies were cited. The filing dates for the April […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Finance Committee to recommend raising pay of Trenton police officers and dispatchers

The Trenton Finance Committee on Tuesday evening, November 17, 2020, approved recommending to the city council raising the pay of police officers and dispatchers. City Administrator Ron Urton says raises are needed to help attract and retain officers. He reports the recommendation involves raising officers’ pay $3.00 per hour and dispatchers $1.00 per hour. It […]

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Stolen vehicle, armed carjacking and multi-county pursuit end with suspects in custody

On Tuesday morning, November 17, 2020, Chillicothe dispatch was alerted of a pursuit by the Linn County Sheriff attempting to stop a specific vehicle allegedly involved in a residential burglary in Linn County on Tuesday morning. A vehicle pursuit was reportedly in progress on Highway 36 in Linn County traveling westbound toward Livingston County. The […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital urging residents to wear masks and social distance

Wright Memorial Hospital is urging all residents in the area to wear masks and socially distance from others when in public as the number of positive cases in Missouri reaches an all-time high. “This is a serious matter,” said Steve Schieber, CEO of Wright Memorial Hospital. “The rising number of cases and hospitalizations affects the […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission approves COVID-19 relief funds; receive four proposals for 911 radio design

The Grundy County Commission approved COVID-19 Relief Fund allocations for five entities on November 17th. Laredo R-7 was approved for $5,641 and the health department for $46,372.03 both for payroll for public health and safety employees, Pleasant View R-6 for $5,201.05 for distance learning and disinfecting supplies, the Grundy County Senior Tax Board for $3,343.76 […]

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Galt man arrested on harassment allegation; Laclede man arrested on probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt resident on harassment and a Laclede resident on a probation violation. Thirty-four-year-old Warren James Roberts was arrested November 17th on misdemeanor harassment—second degree. His bond is $5,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on November […]