Charges Filed

Missouri man arrested in Harrison County formally charged with 7 misdemeanors

Formal charges were filed Tuesday against a Darlington, Missouri man arrested by the Highway Patrol after a crash in Harrison County Monday night. Online court information indicates 36-year-old Daniel Dougherty has been charged with seven misdemeanors, including driving while intoxicated; operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident; resisting or […]

Election 2018

Day one of candidates filing for office keeps courthouses busy

More district-level candidates have filed for the August Primary election. Henry Robert Martin of Kansas City and Winston Apple of Independence have filed as Democrats for Sixth District U. S. Representative. Republican Sam Graves of Tarkio filed for re-election for the Representative position. Republican Dan Hegeman of Cosby filed for reelection for 12th District State […]

SUV Accident

Chillicothe woman injured in two-vehicle crash near Meadville

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe woman sustained minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident near Meadville Tuesday morning. Twenty-seven-year-old Derick Dennis of Humphreys reportedly failed to stop his pickup at a stop sign and pulled into the path of a sports utility vehicle driven by Lorrinda Suddith of Chillicothe. Both vehicles came to rest off […]

Mike Lair

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe dies

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe died Tuesday at the age of 71. Lair was first elected State Representative in November 2008, representing Missouri’s 7th District which included all or portions of Caldwell, Carroll, Clinton, and Livingston counties. He was re-elected in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and served until he reached term […]

Trenton High School

THS student ranks #1 at state FFA convention; accolades and honors many for north Missouri attendees

Trenton High School student Katerina Black was the number one ranked  individual in the state during meat judging competition at the Missouri FFA Convention in Columbia. Her team from Trenton high school finished in second place, just 30 points behind the top ranked meats judging team from Tipton. Other members of the 2nd place meats team […]