Guilty Plea

Carrollton man pleads guilty to two counts of manslaughter

A Carrollton man pleaded guilty in Division One of Carroll County Circuit Court Wednesday to two felony counts of second-degree involuntary manslaughter stemming from an automobile accident in December 2017. Online court information shows a plea agreement was involved in the case for Blake Wilson, and the court ordered a sentencing assessment report. The case […]

Accident

Galt women hurt in Highway 65 crash in Pettis County

The Highway Patrol reports two Galt women sustained minor injuries when the driver of a sports utility vehicle lost control on a wet and partially ice-covered portion of U. S. Highway 65 in Pettis County Thursday morning. Driver 44-year-old Mary Sawyer and passenger 20-year-old Breanna Sawyer were transported by private vehicle to Fitzgibbon Hospital of […]

Firetruck

Firefighters respond to Hibner Saw Mill

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a fire at the Hibner Saw Mill on Route CC Monday afternoon. Captain Les Hinnen reports firefighters found light smoke coming from the north side of the building upon arrival. Further investigation led to the discovery of smoldering sawdust along the inside of the north wall. Dry chemical extinguishers […]