Prison Death Row

Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron remains on lockdown

Authorities at the Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron say the inmates involved in a disturbance Saturday night have been identified, searched, placed in restrictive housing, and may face referrals for prosecution and payment for damages. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports the prison’s dining halls, kitchen facilities, storage areas, and staff offices as well as […]

Trenton, Missouri sign at entrance to city

Trenton City Council approves special training for police department personnel

The Trenton City Council has approved additional specialized training for police officers as well as a change in zoning and a conditional use permit to allow for a food business to have a permanent location. At the request of the council last month, Police Chief Tommy Wright was asked to prepare a list of training […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Domestic disturbance calls tops list of weekend calls for Chillicothe Police Department

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to several domestic disturbance calls over the weekend, resulting in arrests. Officers responded to the 200 block of Bridge Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. As a result of the investigation, Officers arrested 29-year-old Justin Stanley for domestic assault who was processed and transported to the Daviess/DeKalb Regional […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police have busy morning with the arrest of six

Chillicothe Police are reporting the arrest of six individuals, all Tuesday morning, following various investigations with one person an alleged wanted individual. While a detective was applying for a search warrant, officers were waiting at the residence. In the meantime, Police Chief Jon Maples responded to a trespassing call and arrested a 20-year-old female who […]

Corruption

Missouri voters to decide on initiative targeting corruption in government

Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot in November.  The initiative’s goal is to rid the state of corruption by giving voters the power to decide on limits to campaign contribution and […]

The American Flag with fireworks display.

Community fireworks display to be held July 3rd in Trenton

A community fireworks display will be held in Trenton at dusk on the July 3rd with Haley’s Fireworks of Moberly setting off the fireworks in the grassy area north of the Trenton Rock Barn. Diane Lowrey chairs the volunteer committee of community members organizing the event and helping to collect donations to pay for the display. Several […]

Severe Weather

Area organizations to participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week

Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Cutter says that the purpose of the week is to encourage the public to think about the severe weather that could occur in the area, including thunderstorms, flooding, hail, and tornadoes, and what they should do in a severe weather event. Grundy […]

Trenton Fire Department

Learn all about the tax issue: Trenton Fire Tax “Sparks” interest

A Trenton committee promoting the city sales tax issue for the fire department points out home and business owners could see lower insurance premiums once a proposed fire training facility is established at Trenton.  Part of the revenue generated by a one-quarter of a cent sales tax is earmarked for firefighter training locally and from […]