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Man from Coffey charged with felony burglary and assault in Daviess County

A man from Coffey accused of unlawfully entering a woman’s home in Coffey on January 2nd and threatening to bash in her head with a hammer has been charged in Daviess County. Fifty-eight-year-old Michael Watts faces felony burglary—second degree and misdemeanor assault—fourth degree. Bond was denied for Watts. A probable cause statement from Loreanna Parker […]

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Local testing sites announce number of individuals tested for COVID-19

Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital COVID-19 testing numbers were announced via marketing and public relations director Jordan Ferguson of Trenton. According to Ferguson, the testing results collectively include those administered at the hospitals in Chillicothe and Trenton as well as the drive-through testing clinic on Highway 65 in Chillicothe. The drive through testing […]

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Audio: Storm that hit Branson during duck boat sinking known as a Derecho

(MissouriNet) – The National Weather Service says an unusual weather event called a derecho (durr-AY-shee-oh) hit Missouri the night a Ride the Ducks boat tour in Branson turned deadly. Senior Meteorologist Doug Kramer with the Springfield office calls a derecho a line of thunderstorms on steroids.     Senior Meteorologist Doug Kramer with the Springfield National […]