39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse

Audio: Southeast Missouri authorities describe “Inhumane Conditions” at home, covered in feces

A couple from southeast Missouri’s Leadwood have been charged with seven felonies after police allegedly found two of their children wandering the streets and their home covered in feces. Brian Hauswirth reports police describe it as a “horrible discovery.”     Missourinet Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS-TV reports 39-year-old Robert Hillhouse and 36-year-old Kristina Hillhouse […]

Mother and Child eating pizza

Missouri kids are eager to solve food insecurity

Missouri school kids were so eager to participate in the “No Kid Hungry Innovation Challenge” that it was a full house when they pitched their ideas for reducing child hunger and food insecurity.  The challenge distributed $14,000 in grants to students who had the most innovative ideas for increasing access to, or participation in, school […]

Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt

Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt to be held in Trenton

A Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt will be held in Trenton in December. Organizer Crystal Whitaker says teams of three to six members will travel and take pictures of specific lights and holiday decorations, solve riddles to collect holiday items, and use creativity to complete designated tasks December 14th. Teams can register for the scavenger hunt […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports 9 fatalities over Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018. The Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated the following: 2018 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics Crashes ─ 587 Injuries ─ 108 Fatalities ─ 9 DWI ─ 86 Drug Arrests ─ 67 […]

Military Veterans

Veteran service events scheduled for December

Several veterans events are planned in Trenton in December. A veterans service officer can help with VA paperwork and answer questions at the Trenton Hy-Vee December 3rd from 9 o’clock in the morning until 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Veterans should bring a copy of their DD-214 and all VA paperwork they have. A vet […]

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Audio: 1.1 million Missourians to travel during Thanksgiving holiday time

About 1.1 million Missourians are projected to travel during the Thanksgiving holiday time. Triple-A Missouri auto club spokesman Mike Right says several reasons impact the roughly 4.7-percent increase from last year.     About 54.3 million Americans are traveling by planes, trains, and automobiles during this Thanksgiving holiday.     Mike Right with Triple-A says  Missouri gas […]

Purple Heart County

Audio: Grundy County designated as a Purple Heart County

Ten veterans as well as family members, Grundy County commissioners, and other Grundy County employees attended the Purple Heart Ceremony at the Grundy County Courthouse in Trenton Tuesday morning. Senior Vice Commander for the Missouri Military Order of the Purple Heart Walt Schley presented a plaque to Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull recognizing Grundy County as […]