Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 436 Elm Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 436 Elm Street Thursday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports that prior to the fire department’s arrival, the Chillicothe Police Department notified firefighters the flames were out at the residence owned by Teresa Jones, but the burned area was smoldering. Firefighters began removing the window […]

Homecoming

Newtown-Harris celebrates Homecoming week

Newtown-Harris R-3 School is celebrating homecoming this week. A spokesperson for the homecoming activities reports candidates includes seniors Brooklyn Middleton and Tim Metcalf, juniors Hannah Garcia and Ryan Metcalf, sophomores Lillian Fordyce and Coy Miller, freshmen Jaden Veatch and Ashton Meyer, eighth graders Louve Rainey and William Guardipe, and seventh graders Landry Oaks and Zack […]

Grundy R-5 Christmas Dance Royalty

Grundy County R-5 School holds Christmas Dance

The Grundy County R-5 Student Council held their Christmas Dance Saturday night. Crowned king and queen were Senior Lane Kenley and Junior Dorothy Mathews. Others representing their classes were Freshmen Logan Foster and Daya Allnutt, Sophomores Caden Gann and Abigail Mathews, Juniors Austin Blair and Dorothy Mathews, and Senior Candidates were Lane Kenley and Alissa […]

Subpoena

Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

Senator Dan Hegeman

Senator Dan Hegeman selected as Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman

Incoming Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz announced his intention to appoint Senator Dan Hegeman as chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The 100th Missouri General Assembly will convene its first regular legislative session on Wednesday, January 9. The Appropriations Committee is tasked with giving preliminary approval to the state operating budget for each fiscal […]

Arson

Trenton man turns himself in on arson charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Trenton man turned himself in on Monday on a felony charge of second-degree arson. The bond for 48-year-old Stacy Davis is $10,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court December 11th. Court documents accuse Davis of knowingly damaging an inhabitable structure at […]

Chillicothe FFA Barnwarming King & Queen 2018

Chillicothe FFA crowns Barnwarming King and Queen

Chillicothe FFA recently crowned its Barnwarming King and Queen during activities November 3, 2018. Senior candidates Drake Bradley and Kaylee Lewis were crowned during a coronation ceremony at the annual Barnwarming which included a dance, games, and the coronation ceremony. The Chillicothe FFA chapter raised $36,715 this year, which averages out to $166.13 per member. The […]