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Month of October was cooler and drier than normal; November outlook favors above-normal temps, below normal precipitation

October was cooler and significantly drier than normal in Trenton. The .46 of an inch of rain and melted snow was 2.77 below normal for the month. Looking at the situation with a different perspective, the October total of .46 inches represented just 14 percent of the normal amount of 3.23 inches. It was the […]

Absentee Voting

728 absentee ballots returned to Grundy County Clerks office as of Friday morning

Seven hundred twenty-eight absentee and mail-in ballots had been returned to the Grundy County Clerk’s Office as of Friday morning of October 30th at 10:30 for November 3rd’s General Election. The office reported 54 requested ballots had not yet been returned. It is predicted that 80% of the 5,861 registered voters in Grundy County will […]

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri Website

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri to host “Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest”

Farmers Bank of Northern Missouri is hosting a Scare Away Cancer—Battle of the Branches Scarecrow Contest to recognize October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each Farmers Bank branch has decorated its location with pink fall décor. Each is also conducting a fundraiser to support a local cancer awareness group. Marketing Director Cindy Roy says funds […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Website

Hunting clinic for youth with terminal or chronic illness to be held east of Unionville

The Missouri Department of Conservation is partnering with the Missouri Disabled Sportsmen and Outdoor Dream Foundation to offer an opportunity for youth with terminal or chronic illness to participate in a hunting clinic and mentored deer hunt east of Unionville. The clinic for youth ages six to 15 will begin at the Rest Inn Him […]

Chillicothe Students part of FFA Courtesy Corps

Students from Chillicothe FFA Chapter part of National FFA Courtesy Corps

The 92nd National FFA Convention included everything from arena stage events to the Day of Service and workshops for nearly 65,000 attendees. It takes many volunteers to help make a convention of this magnitude a positive experience for all of its guests. This year approximately 900 FFA members, including students from the Chillicothe FFA Chapter, […]

Body Found

Missing Kirksville woman found deceased

The Kirksville Police Department has canceled an endangered person advisory for a missing person incident on October 30th. The Highway Patrol reports 55-year-old Meredith Ann Water Lewis was “located deceased.” A representative from Adair County Dispatch says the incident is still an “active investigation,” and no more information has been released at this time on […]

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Man involved in Livingston County fugitive investigation appears in court

A man involved in what law enforcement called a fugitive investigation and manhunt in September voluntarily waived his right to a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court. Brandon Michael Wood has been charged with stealing $750 or more in one case and unlawful possession of a firearm and resisting or […]