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 […]

Cut Leaf Teasel

Controlling noxious Cut-Leafed Teasel

Cut-leaved teasel, as well as the closely related common teasel, is a biennial weed and one of the 12 weeds that the Missouri Department of Agriculture classifies as a noxious weed.  Once teasel is established in an area, it can be very difficult to control, making management important before the weed becomes a wide-spread pest. Teasel […]

Robert Wilson

Altamont man charged with stealing and burglary

An Altamont man has been charged with stealing and burglary after allegedly stealing a dirt bike. Online court information shows the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office arrested 33-year-old Robert Brian Wilson Monday. He has been charged with two felonies including stealing a motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft and second-degree burglary. Wilson’s bond was set at $15,000 […]

Arrest

Trenton woman arrested on charge of altering lottery tickets

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Thursday on a felony charge of altering lottery tickets. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 31-year-old Cindy Gearin’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, June 12th. Court documents accuse Gearin of removing eight Missouri State Lottery […]

Boating Safety

Boat dock owners encouraged to check docks for safety issues

Boat dock owners are highly encouraged to take the necessary precautions to make their dock safe from stray electrical current. Tingling and numbness in the extremities while swimming in the water has been a common statement made by individuals who survived incidents involving electrical current near docks. Swimming away from any dock suspected to be […]