Chine Garden Buffet Fire Chillicothe 4-5-22

China Garden Buffet in Chillicothe destroyed by fire

A Chillicothe business was destroyed by fire on Tuesday. Firefighters responded to the China Garden Buffet Restaurant at 1023 South Washington. Flames were visible inside the business as firefighters arrived. While en route, Chillicothe dispatch advised everyone inside the restaurant had been evacuated. At approximately 4:40 pm Tuesday, firefighters found heavy smoke and flames coming […]

Scott Adams

Hamilton man allegedly attempts to set fire to his home with wife and two children inside

A Hamilton man faces multiple felony charges after he allegedly tried to set fire to his house on March 31st while his wife and two children were inside. Thirty-one-year-old Scott Clay Adams has been charged with first-degree attempted arson, second-degree domestic assault, armed criminal action, and two counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a […]

Bomb Threat

Bomb threat the cause of Trenton students evacuating building on Wednesday

Details have been released regarding a reported incident at the Trenton High School/Middle School campus on March 30th. The Trenton R-9 School District reports it received information concerning the sighting of a suspicious package at or near THS in the afternoon. The Trenton Police Department reports the communication center received a call about the suspicious […]

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Audio: U.S. Supreme Court nominee Jackson fires back at Senator Josh Hawley

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley took Wednesday’s opportunity to learn more about Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson to instead hyperfocus on a handful of her sentences as a trial court judge. During the third and final day of Judge Jackson’s confirmation hearings, the Missouri senator continued to laser in on what he calls her lenient […]

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Tractor considered a total loss after fire near Leisure Lake on Tuesday

A tractor is considered a total loss after a fire near Leisure Lake on Tuesday afternoon, March 8. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District and Trenton Fire Department responded to the fire at 731 Northwest 25th Street. Firefighter Alex Lovell reports the Massey Ferguson GC1715 tractor was fully involved when firefighters arrived. Firefighters deployed […]

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Three from Cameron, including two children, injured in Highway 69 crash

Three residents of Cameron, including two children, were injured Monday afternoon in a Highway 69 crash four miles south of Cameron. One driver, 29-year-old Shirley Munoz of Cameron, received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The other driver, 23-year-old Megan Ott of Cameron, was not injured. The patrol reported […]

Life Flight Helicopter

Linn County crash sends one to hospital via Life-Flight helicopter

A two-vehicle accident involving pickup trucks on Thursday afternoon in eastern Linn County injured one driver. The crash happened on Highway 11 two miles west of New Boston. Seventy-one-year-old Robert Long of Kirksville received moderate injuries and was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight) to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the other […]

Gavel and Law book

State judges across the U.S. face growing GOP pushback against rulings in election cases

Missouri Independent) – In mid-December, Texas’ highest criminal court revoked the state attorney general’s ability to use his office to prosecute election-related cases without the request of a district or county attorney. In an 8-1 opinion, the all-Republican court weakened Attorney General Ken Paxton’s power to independently go after perpetrators of voter fraud, a problem he says […]

Joshua Phillips Booking Photo Courtesy Trenton Police Department

Trenton man charged with arson involving fire on East Crowder Road

A Trenton man has been charged with felony second-degree arson after a fire at 213 East Crowder Road in Trenton on January 29th. Forty-one-year-old Joshua Phillips’s charge came after an investigation by the Missouri Department of Public Safety Division of Fire Safety. A probable cause statement from Fire Safety Investigator Tyler Anderson accuses Phillips of […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education hears presentation from Trenton Teachers Association on 4-day school week

Joel Hultman with the Trenton Teachers Association presented preliminary research regarding a four-day school week during the Trenton R-9 Board of Education meeting February 8th. The board took no action on the matter. Hultman reported a survey of teachers showed many wanted more information on a four-day school week. None of the questions specifically asked […]