Car Fire

Chillicothe firefighters respond to car fire

Chillicothe firefighters were dispatched Monday afternoon to a motor vehicle fire in the driveway at 1212 Locust Street. Upon arrival, the engine compartment hood was up on the small black, four-door Ford car with smoke showing, but no flames. According to a report from Firefighter/Paramedic Tyler Bowlen, the reporting party stated he was using a […]

House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]

Trenton Fire Department

Trenton Fire Department responds to tractor fire

The Trenton Fire Department reports a fire Thursday afternoon caused extensive damage to a tractor’s engine compartment and cab area. Firefighter Lane Beverlin says the tractor was fully engulfed upon arrival of the fire department at East 16th and Lord streets. Crews deployed a one and three-quarter-inch attack line to extinguish the fire. No injuries […]

Firetruck

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to East 2nd Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department was dispatched to a possible structure fire on East Second Street Friday morning. Chillicothe Fire Lieutenant Rob Williams reports, upon arrival to the property owned by M and M Utilities, firefighters determined a large pile of dimensional lumber and refuse piled with a loader was set on fire. Williams reports Engine […]

Cattle at Sale

Prices of bred heifers rise $100 at second Show-Me-Select sale

Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers averaged $1,891 at Fruitland on May 3rd during the second of four spring sales.  This price topped last year by $100, said Erin Larimore, sale coordinator and University of Missouri Extension regional specialist, Jackson. The 117 heifers came from 16 herd owners in the MU program that improves beef herd replacements.  The […]