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Princeton Board of Education approves 2020-2021 budget and ten cent increase in lunch price

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved the 2020-2021 preliminary budget at a special meeting. Revenues are anticipated to be $4,805,382, and expenditures are projected $4,936,658. That leaves a deficit of $131,276. The board also approved activity balances being zeroed out and the amending of the 2019-2020 budget to actual. Actual revenues were $22,567 less […]

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Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center report COVID-19 testing tops 1800 individuals

Testing for COVID-19 now tops 1,800 individuals through the efforts of hospitals in Chillicothe and Trenton. That’s an increase of 190 tests during the past week. As of Monday morning, Wright Memorial has tested 508 including 355 from Grundy County, 89 from Mercer County, and 64 from other counties. Hedrick Medical Center has tested 1,298 […]

Man in jail behind bars (Prison)

Mexican national sentenced to federal prison for drunk driving after illegally entering U.S. for seventh time

A Mexican national who was arrested for drunk driving after illegally entering the United States for the seventh time was sentenced in federal court. Martin Triana-Perez, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to three years in federal prison without parole. On Oct. 9, 2019, Triana-Perez pleaded guilty to illegally reentering the […]

Court News

Seven face judge in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

A Spickard man has waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Harold Stiner faces felony charges of driving while intoxicated – aggravated; as well as driving while revoked or suspended as of May 8th.  Cameron resident Adam Ingersoll pleaded guilty to an amended charge of driving while intoxicated– a […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Grundy County Health Department confirms new case of COVID-19 bringing total cases to 18

The Grundy County Health Department confirms another positive case of COVID-19. That brings Grundy County’s total number of cases to 18. Seven are active. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services reports that, as of the afternoon of Tuesday, June 23rd, there were 15,577 COVID-19 cases in the state. Nine hundred 66 COVID-19-related deaths […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 25 years for meth trafficking, illegal firearms

 A Springfield, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for methamphetamine trafficking and illegally possessing numerous firearms. Timothy Brian Schutten, 36, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 25 years in federal prison without parole. On Aug. 8, 2019, Schutten pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and to […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Weekly report from Wright Memorial and Hedrick Medical Center show another 186 tested for COVID-19

In their weekly report, another 186 people have been tested by Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital for COVID-19. The total number of people tested, as of Monday morning stands at 1,615 Wright Memorial Hospital has tested 430 including 300 from Grundy County, 75 from Mercer County and 55 from other counties. Hedrick Medical […]

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Texas man ejected from airborne vehicle during crash near Kirksville

A Texas man was injured in a single-vehicle near Kirksville. Twenty-Seven-year-old Joel Hinojosa of La Feria, Texas received moderate injuries Monday night and was transported by an ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Hinojosa was not using a seat belt. The car was northbound when it traveled off the right side of Adair […]