Waterfowl at Fountain Grove Conservation Area

Missouri Department of Conservation sets game bird and waterfowl hunting seasons

The Missouri Conservation Commission approved recommendations at its April 8 meeting from the Missouri Department of Conservation for the upcoming 2020 migratory-game-bird-hunting seasons and 2020-2021 waterfowl-hunting seasons. 2020 MIGRATORY GAME BIRD HUNTING Mourning Doves, Eurasian Collared Doves, and White-Winged Doves Season: Sept. 1 through Nov. 29 Limits: 15 daily and 45 in possession combined total […]

Reminder: Drive-thru testing site for COVID-19 in Chillicothe requires physician referral

Updated information has been reported on the temporary COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Chillicothe set up jointly by Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton and Hedrick Medical Center of Chillicothe. Marketing and Public Relations Director Jordan Ferguson says patients must have referrals from providers in Grundy, Livingston, or Mercer counties to use the off-site testing at […]

Coronavirus Concerns

Drive-thru COVID-19 testing site established in Chillicothe

Beginning April 1, Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center have jointly set-up a temporary COVID-19 drive-thru testing site, located at the former Washington Street Food and Drink location in Chillicothe at 1100 Washington Street. The off-site drive-thru testing is only available to patients who have a referral from a physician.  The drive-thru location will […]

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Bethany man demolishes car in crash on Route W; later arrested and accused of DWI

A Bethany man was injured in a rollover crash early Monday evening in Harrison County and was later arrested. Sixty-two-year-old Duane Belcher received moderate injuries in the accident eight miles to the north of Bethany. Belcher was taken by an ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The car was northbound when it […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrests of residents from Trenton, Kirksville, St. Joseph and Kansas City

The highway patrol reports a Trenton man, 33-year old Jessie Ingraham, and a Kansas City resident, 29-year old Raquel Taylor, were arrested Sunday morning in Clinton County. Both were accused of possessing a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. In addition, Ingraham was accused of driving while suspended while Ms. Taylor […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission accepting bids for lawn mowing

The Grundy County Commission is seeking bids for lawn mowing at the courthouse; courthouse annex; law enforcement center; Bethel, Sires, and Wynne cemeteries; and Road and Bridge lot. Bids must state the cost per mowing per location and equipment used. A successful bidder must supply the county with proof of liability insurance. Forms can be […]

Drug Bust

Two from Macon arrested on drug-related offenses

Two men from Macon were arrested early Tuesday morning in Livingston County and accused of various drug-related offenses. Thirty-five-year-old Elisha Walter and 40-year-old William Cooper were taken to the Chillicothe Police Department and placed on a 24-hour hold. Elisha Walter was arrested on two felony warrants including possession of methamphetamine in Macon County and dangerous […]

MSHP Cruiser and Boat

Patrol reports the arrest of four over the weekend

The patrol reports a Hempsted, Arizona man, 35-year old Fue Xiong, was arrested early Sunday in Daviess County and accused of felony tampering with a motor vehicle and operating a commercial motor vehicle without an endorsement. Xiong was taken to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail. A northeast Missouri man, 28-year old Laurentino Rios Hernandez, was arrested […]

Election 2020

Grundy County candidates can file for August Primary Election beginning Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Grundy County Clerk Betty Spickard reminds residents that filing for the August Primary Election will begin next Tuesday, February 25th and run through March 31st. Grundy County offices required to file this year for new terms in 2021 are First and Second District commissioners as well as the assessor, collector-treasurer, coroner, public administrator, and sheriff. […]