Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Voting now open for Chillicothe Area Arts Council officers and board of directors

Members of the Chillicothe Area Arts Council may now vote for the directors and officers for the 2018-2019 term. The proposed slate of officers for the board of directors includes Marilyn Brodmerkle as president, Ed Robertson as vice president, Shelly Turner as secretary, and Gary Miller as treasurer. The proposed slate of directors includes Tom […]

Chillicothe Police officers attend CIT training

Chillicothe Police Department officers attend CIT training

Chillicothe Police Officers Kyle Fletcher, Whitney Murdock, and Brandon Johnson attended Missouri Crisis Intervention Team Training last week. Chief Jon Maples says the training promotes and supports collaborative efforts to create and sustain effective interactions among law enforcement, mental health care professionals, individuals with behavioral health problems, families, and communities. He notes the training also […]

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Chillicothe police officers involved in accidents

The Chillicothe Police Department reports two officers were involved in separate accidents during their shifts Friday. No one involved sustained injuries due to the incidents. One accident involved an officer being rear-ended while stopped at a stop light and the other involved a police vehicle being struck in the front driver’s side as an officer […]

Missouri Corn Merchandising Council

New Missouri Corn Merchandising Council officers take office

The Missouri Corn Merchandising Council and the Missouri Corn Growers Association have announced a new slate of officers, the appointment of recently elected board members and national committee assignments.   The election of the 2017-18 MCMC officer team took place during an August board meeting held in Branson. The following MCMC leaders assumed their new roles […]

Officers elected at GRM Networks annual meeting

GRM Networks board of directors elected officers at its regular board meeting Wednesday morning. Those elected include Gregg Davis of Chula as president; Mark Yungeberg of Princeton, vice president; Bruce George of Allerton, Iowa, secretary; Ray Meyer of Stanberry, assistant secretary; John McCloud of Spickard, treasurer; and Allan Mulnix of Bethany, assistant treasurer. The board […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Tri-County Board of Education selects officers

Officers were chosen at the latest meeting of the Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education. The President will be Heath Cook, The Vice President is Luke Skinner, Secretary Jennifer Simons, and Treasurer Jeremy Turner. Three board members were sworn in: Brandon Hoover, Brent Dustman, and Jeremy Turner. Steve Maxey representing the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri presented information […]

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Rapid Removal officers enter not guilty plea at court appearance

Two officers of Rapid Removal Disposal appeared yesterday in Grundy County Circuit Court and entered a not guilty plea, and had their cases continued for a court appearance next month at Trenton. 57-year-old James Watje and 47-year-old Cheri Kelley, both of Kansas City, are facing multiple criminal counts after an investigation led by an Assistant […]

St. Joseph man who fled from officers pleads guilty to meth, firearm charges

A St. Joseph, Mo., man who was struck by a vehicle as he fled on foot from law enforcement officers across a highway, pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and to illegally possessing firearms. Jeremy D. Marshall, 35, of St. Joseph, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Foundation Trust for Trenton High School elects officers

Officers for the Foundation Trust for Trenton High School, Inc.  were re-elected at the annual meeting of the Board on Sunday afternoon following a very successful Alumni Weekend.   Elected to serve another term were Dr. John Holcomb – President, Steve Muff – Vice President, Steve Maxey – Secretary and Becky Allnutt Cochran – Treasurer. Board […]

SMSTA Chapter at NCMC elects new officers

North Central Missouri College’s Student Missouri State Teachers Association (SMSTA) chapter recently elected new officers to serve for the 2016-2017 academic year. Those pictured are from left to right: Tory Watson, Chapter Historian (Bethany); Mecalia Bowen, Chapter Student Senate Representative (Hamilton); Megan Speichinger, Chapter President (Marceline); Melissa Potter, Chapter Secretary/Treasurer (Union Star); and Amanda Tobias, […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Carrollton police shoot man after alleged confrontation on Saturday night

Media reports indicate a Carrollton police officer Saturday night shot a man whom police say approached them with a handgun while they were investigating a complaint about a loose dog. The Missouri Highway Patrol, which is investigating the incident, said police were called to a residence in the 300 block of East Third Street at Carrollton about 10:15 […]

Traffic accident

2 Injured near Utica in accident; authorities almost struck by passing motorist during investigation

Drivers of two vehicles were injured this morning in an accident at Utica. The highway patrol said 23-year-old Cody Ward of St. Joseph received moderate injuries, and 27-year-old Danielle Lopez of Utica sustained minor injuries. Both were taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. It was 7:30 this morning when according to the […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

North Mercer Board of Education accepts four resignations, adds baseball for 2017

North Mercer’s Board of Education last night approved increases to the teacher salary schedule and for other staff members; decided on having a baseball team next year; and elected officers. Five teachers will be recognized for years of service during an awards ceremony on the last day of school at Mercer. Information provided by the […]

Chillicothe Police Department highlights recent calls

Chillicothe Police Department answers 230 calls over weekend

Officers from the Chillicothe Police Department were exceptionally busy over the weekend, answering a total of 230 calls for service, involving a myriad of circumstances. Officers arrested Niki Kimberling for possession of a controlled substance following a traffic stop Washington Street and Business 36.  Kimberling was processed at the police department and transferred to the […]

Drug Arrests

Chillicothe Police Department conducts massive drug sweep

On Friday, March 11, 2016, the Chillicothe Police Department conducted an operation that resulted in the arrest of several individuals on drug charges. These charges were a result of a lengthy investigation conducted by Chillicothe Police Officers. The following subjects were arrested after Livingston County warrants were issued that stemmed from ongoing investigations: Trinity Joe […]

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Carrollton police officer resigns in wake of sexual misconduct allegation

A Carrollton Police Officer has resigned their position in the wake of a sexual misconduct allegation. Chief Robert Turner of the Carrollton Police Department reports the allegation occurred on February 17, 2016. After an internal investigation, the Chief suspended the officer pending a hearing, however, the officer chose to resign prior to the hearing. The […]