Chillicothe Fire Department provides assistance to demolition crew

A business building that was in the process of being demolished, Anderson’s TBA in Chillicothe, resulted in a request to the Chillicothe Fire Department for assistance Wednesday night at 801 Locust Street. A report this morning from Assistant Chief Eric Reeter says the city codes officer at 8:20 last night, requested the fire department provide […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton Chamber of Commerce finalizes plans for Independence Day celebration

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has finalized plans for the Independence Day celebration with events July 4th to include a tractor cruise, free watermelon and musical entertainment before the fireworks are set off at dusk.  This year, the event will be held at the lower fairgrounds in Princeton because of ongoing construction at the school. Band […]

Court News

Prison sentence handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison after pleaded guilty to three felony charges stemming from incidents in April and May in Grundy County. Larry Edward Brown Junior of Lakefield, Minnesota appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Guilty pleas were entered on April charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting, […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]

Phone Scam

Phone scammers hit Chillicothe requesting money for police department

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a telephone scam in which scammers use phone numbers associated with the police department to ask for monetary donations. Police Chief Jon Maples says several citizens have reported receiving calls from these numbers requesting the citizen’s address, so the scammers can send the citizen an envelope and the citizen can […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Criticism of Greitens’ use of private lawyers in governor’s office continues to grow

Criticism of former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ use of private attorneys in his defense against possible impeachment continues to grow.     The chairman of a special House committee that was investigating Greitens addressed a letter to the Office of Administration requesting it refuse payment to the attorneys. Republican Representative Jay Barnes of Jefferson City […]