Sgt. Jeston L. Perryman

Springfield, Missouri native Sgt. Jeston L. Perryman finds unique experiences in the Army

Growing up in Springfield, Missouri, Sgt. Jeston L. Perryman never envisioned being a skilled operator of foreign military-grade weapon systems. Even after enlisting as a small arms artillery repairman in the U.S. Army, he imagined he would primarily troubleshoot malfunctions of infantry weapons and towed artillery. Perryman’s assumptions would be correct – in a typical […]

Livingston County sheriff

Uncooperative Springfield, Missouri man arrested in Livingston County

A Springfield, Missouri man reportedly refused to cooperate or identify himself during an early morning traffic stop in Chillicothe August 25th. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says a deputy believed the passenger in the stopped vehicle had a capias warrant from Polk County for allegedly failing to appear in court on a driving while revoked […]

Fatal Crash

Former Trenton resident dies in Saturday motorcycle accident

A former Trenton area resident, 68-year-old Jerry Lynn Roberts of Springfield, died Saturday in a motorcycle accident in Dade County of southwest Missouri. The coroner pronounced Roberts dead at the scene moments after the accident. The highway patrol reported Roberts motorcycle failed to negotiate a curve, ran off Highway 39 and overturned throwing him off the […]

Trenton High School band places 6th at Saturday competition

The Trenton High School band was sixth among seven entries in its class in field show competition Saturday at Springfield. Blue valley Southwest of Overland Park, Kansas was first in the class, Raymore-Peculiar second, and Neosho was third. Then came Carthage, Logan-Rogersville, Trenton, and Owensville. Bands from 28 high schools were divided into four classes based […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports several arrests in north Missouri

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is reporting several arrests in the Green Hills region over the last few days on a variety of charges and warrants. 25-year-old Jazmyn Black of Trenton was arrested around 8:15 p.m. Wednesday evening for unlawful misdemeanor use of drug paraphernalia and speeding. She was transferred to the Grundy County law […]

ATV accident

Mercer ATV accident results in DWI arrest

An all-terrain vehicle accident early today in Mercer injured two occupants, one of whom was arrested by the highway patrol. It happened about 12:20 Monday morning on Brant Street in Mercer. The state patrol said 26-year-old Timothy Bomgardner, with a Springfield address, received serious injuries. A passenger, 27-year-old Benjamin Stark of Mercer, received minor injuries. […]

DWI Arrest

Highway patrol arrests South Dakota man in Grundy County on felony DWI charges

A Hot Springs man, whom authorities say has four drunk driving convictions in South Dakota during a ten year period, was arrested Friday night while traveling Highway 65 in Grundy County. 60-year-old David Wayne Owen is held at the Grundy County Detention Center on a 25 thousand dollar cash only bond. He faces felony charges […]

Missouri State High School Athletic Association

Higginsville replaces East Buchanan, as Class 2, District 8 continues to be a tough football road

The Missouri State High School Activities Association has announced district football pairings for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, with the Trenton Bulldogs remaining in Class 2, District 8, and seeing just one change to the potential playoff field.  East Buchanan, a strong program in districts for the past two years in Class 2, is moving […]

Springfield named as host for ’16 football, ’18 to ’22 basketball state championships

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) has announced that Springfield will be the host city for the 2018-2022 Boys & Girls State Basketball Championships and 2016 State Football Championships.  The decision will end, for the time being, the “Show-Me Bowl” at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, and, after next season, the […]

Chillicothe Firefighter/Paramedic to receive state wide honor

(Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune) –  A Chillicothe firefighter and paramedic is to receive a statewide honor this July. Larry Warren, Commander of the Vern R. Glick Post No. 25, of the American Legion, announced that Firefighter Lieutenant Tracy Bradley was named The American Legion’s Firefighter of the Year for Missouri. The announcement came during the regular meeting […]