Ryan Johnson presented Honorary Missouri State Highway Patrol Certficate

Macon, Missouri man presented with Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate

Lieutenant Steven V. Wilhoit, Assistant Director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, presented Macon, Missouri, resident Ryan Johnson with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate. The certificate was presented to Johnson at the Chariton Valley Communications Corporate Headquarters in Macon, with his co-worker’s present. The Honorary Trooper […]

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Livingston County authorities arrest armed man in Chula

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says a person reported as acting unusual, threatening others, and armed with two large knives outside of a residence in Chula Tuesday morning was arrested. Officers arrested 32-year-old Todd Grigsby of New Cambria with the alleged felonies of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, and possession of a controlled […]

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Friday evening crash at 9th and Rural streets in Trenton involves 2 vehicles and 9 people

The Trenton Police Department reports one person was transported to the hospital after a pickup truck struck a car at Ninth and Rural streets Friday evening. An ambulance transported car passenger 13-year-old Zackary Lawrence to Wright Memorial Hospital after he reportedly complained of knee pain. No injuries were reported for other car passengers, Joely Johnson, […]

Cows a a fair

Beat the heat from farm to fair with these tips

Fair season and heat put three key groups at risk of heatstroke: livestock, their owners and spectators. Timing and flexibility are critical when transporting animals to and from the fair, says Daniel Mallory, University of Missouri livestock field specialist. Take animals to the fair early in the morning when temperatures are cooler so animals remain […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA teams canvassing disaster-designated counties to assist survivors

FEMA outreach teams will begin canvassing Missouri communities affected by the flooding and severe weather in the 20 counties included in this week’s federal disaster declaration to help impacted Missourians register for federal disaster assistance. The teams, known as Disaster Survivor Assistance Teams (DSATs), are working in counties designated as federal disaster areas to assist […]