Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Audio: Phillip Ray on winning nomination for Presiding Commissioner of Grundy County

Republican candidate Phillip Ray received forty nine and one-half percent of the vote for presiding commissioner of Grundy County in Tuesday’s Primary Election. Ray defeated incumbent Rick Hull and challenger Mark Moore and explains why he believes he won.     Ray says he has been employed by Grundy County Ambulance for about 10 years. […]

Farm Tractor land

Small grain crops seeded this fall replace dry pastures for cow herds

Seeding winter annual small grain offers fall grazing for beef cow herds short on grass and hay. “Lots of calls are coming in,” said Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist. He offers encouraging words and cautions.  Interest grew as some local USDA Farm Service Agency offices offer added drought disaster assistance. Drilling wheat, […]

Drought Graphic

University Extension to hold free program on drought management in Princeton

The University of Missouri Extension will hold a free program on drought management in Princeton next month.  Drought Management for Producers will be held at the Hal England Center the evening of August 1st at 6:30. Agronomy Specialist Andy Luke will discuss pasture management through drought and emergency annual forage, Livestock Specialist Jenna Monnig will talk […]

Rick McCartney

Audio: Clinton Missouri man facing numerous felony charges after shooting at police during stand-off

A Clinton man in western Missouri faces multiple felony charges after shooting at police in a stand-off at a residence Saturday.     Police responded to a domestic disturbance Saturday and found McCartney’s wife outside the residence, who told them he was inside destroying things. When officers yelled in through the front door for McCartney […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]

National Association for Amateur Radio Website

Radio operators connect with stations in 40 states during disaster simulation

Approximately a dozen amateur radio operators from northern Missouri simulated communication needed in a disaster Saturday. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs reports operators made contact with nearly 125 stations in more than 40 states, two Canadian provinces, and one South American island near Brazil. Briggs says operators used a variety of communication methods, […]