Crime and Courts

Court news in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for Thursday January 13, 2022

Multiple court cases were processed Thursday at the Grundy County Courthouse. Associate Judge Matthew Krohn of Mercer County presided on behalf of Presiding Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Devin Aaron Pierce pleaded guilty to the delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid from October 20th of […]

Court News

Court news from the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court for Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Three defendants have waived preliminary hearings on felony charges and were bound over to the January session of Grundy County Circuit Court. Robert Joe Singer of Hale is charged with a November 5th arrest for driving while intoxicated chronic offender, misdemeanor possession of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, and […]

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Vehicle involved in crash at Farmers State Bank in Trenton leaves the scene

The Trenton Police Department has provided information on a crash at Farmers State Bank in which a vehicle struck a concrete barrier and allegedly left the scene. It is believed the crash happened sometime between the evening of November 5 and the morning of November 6. Lieutenant Larry Smith reports the vehicle traveled north on […]

Coronavirus Update

Two area health departments report on new COVID-19 cases; one health department to hold vaccine clinic for kids

The Grundy County Health Department reports 17 new COVID-19 cases since October 28th. There are 1,792 total cases, and 14 cases are active. The Sullivan County Health Department November 8th confirmed three additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 1,276. The number of active cases went down by four from November 5 to six cases. […]

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Hale man charged with multiple offenses after arrest on Friday

A Hale man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Grundy County on November 5 faces multiple charges. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 40-year old Robert Joe Singer has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated as a chronic offender as well as the misdemeanors of possession of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid of 10 grams or […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to mutual aid call by Hale Fire Protection District

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a mutual aid call by the Hale Fire Protection District the night of November 5th. Chillicothe Firefighter Jonathon Nolan reports the two-story structure at 22256 LIV 320 was burnt to the ground upon arrival of the Chillicothe Fire Department. Hale Fire requested Chillicothe spray tanker water on the remaining […]

Motorcycle Crash

Macon man injured after crashing motorcycle

A Macon man sustained what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries when the motorcycle he drove overturned three-quarters of a mile west of Macon the afternoon of November 5th. An ambulance took 62-year-old George Stark to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The motorcycle traveled west on Jet Road before Stark reportedly lost control on the […]

Robert Singer Booking Photo

Man from Hale arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hale man in Grundy County the evening of November 5th on multiple allegations. Forty-year-old Robert Singer was accused of driving while intoxicated and being a chronic offender, possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also accused of operating […]

Chili Supper

Date change announced for chili supper at Rissler Elementary School

A different date has been announced for the Trenton R-9 Parent/Teachers Organization chili supper this week. Because the Trenton Bulldogs play a high school district football game in Maryville on Friday night, November 5, the chili supper has been changed to Thursday, November 4, 2021. Serving on chili and cinnamon rolls at Rissler Elementary School […]

Holiday Parade

Chillicothe Area Chamber Holiday Parade theme for 2021 is “Recipe for a Merry Christmas.”

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the 75th annual Chillicothe Area Chamber Holiday Parade with a theme of “Recipe for a Merry Christmas.” The parade will begin at 10 a.m. and includes floats, bands, vehicles, animals, favorite characters, and, of course, Santa. The parade is organized by the Chillicothe Area Chamber […]

Trenton Chamber of Commerce

Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce presents Dueling Pianos at Black Silo Winery

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will present Dueling Pianos at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton. Social hour will start Friday, November 5, 2021, at 7 p.m. The music and entertainment will run from 8 to 11 p.m. Individual tickets cost $30, a table of eight costs $250 and includes a voucher for a free […]

Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce

“Recipe for a Merry Christmas” is theme of 2021 Chillicothe Chamber Holiday Parade

The Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that “Recipe for a Merry Christmas” has been chosen as the 2021 Holiday Parade theme. The Holiday Parade this year will be sponsored by HyVee & Sonoco. The parade will begin at 10:00 am on Saturday, November 20, 2021, in downtown Chillicothe and will include […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: Livingston County reports 2 deaths, 36 new cases; 41 cases since November 5th in Daviess County; 16 in Putnam County

The Livingston County Health Center reports two COVID-19-related deaths have been added since Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 17. Thirty-six new cases were also added since Tuesday, which makes the cumulative total of 600. Of the 80 active cases, 19 are in facilities, 51 are in the community, and 10 involve schools. […]

Court News

Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court news on November 10, 2020

William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton, during a hearing, admitted violating the terms of probation on original charges from 2016 of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and third-degree assault. On a plea agreement, Griffin was ordered to serve an additional 30 days in the Grundy County Detention Center for the DWI charge and then that case will […]

Domestic Violence

Trenton man facing charge of domestic assault

A Trenton resident is facing a charge of domestic assault in the third degree following an incident on Thursday, November 5, 2020. Thirty-two-year-old Joshua Dewayne Hill was arrested on Friday and posted a $5,000 cash bond with an appearance Tuesday, November 10 in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The warrant information accuses […]

High speed chase ends in arrest of Illinois man in Linn County

Suspects involved in high-speed chase formally charged with multiple offenses

Two suspects have been charged in DeKalb County following a pursuit on U. S. Highway 36 the night of November 5th that law enforcement reports began in Livingston County and ended west of Cameron. Online court information shows 36-year-old Susan Ayala of Gladstone has been charged with the felonies of tampering with a motor vehicle—first […]