Grundy County is accepting bids for a new ambulance. Sealed bids are due in the Grundy County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Trenton by the morning of November 5, 2019, at 9 o’clock. Additional information and vehicle specifications can be requested by contacting Grundy County Ambulance Director Steve Tracy at 660-359-4422.
Wright Memorial Hospital celebrated Saint Luke’s Day. The origins of the faith-based Saint Luke’s Health System began with the founding of Saint Luke’s Hospital by the Episcopal Church. The Church named the hospital after Saint Luke, author of the Gospel of Luke in the New Testament of the Bible, who was also a physician and […]
A Chillicothe man appeared in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court this week on a felony charge of sodomy or attempted sodomy—first degree—victim less than 12 years old. The case for Richard James Stumph was certified to Division One following evidence being presented. Stumph is scheduled for arraignment on November 5, 2019, at […]
The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education has accepted a bid to replace the existing elementary school boiler with a new one. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis reports the accepted bid was from Weston Heating and Cooling, Incorporated for $14,075. Principal Amy Carlson reported that at a professional development day on October 11th, teachers shared ideas on how […]
Six sales of Show-Me-Select heifers from spring-calving herds are set for this fall with the sales extending a Missouri benefit for beef farmers. The fall auctions offer bred heifers with known development and genetics. They come from farms in the University of Missouri Extension heifer program. Six sales run from November 15 to December 15. […]
The Trenton Marching Festival Committee has corrected a mistake in publicity regarding the cost of admission to the field shows Saturday afternoon. Admission for the performances at C. F. Russell Stadium will be $5.00 for everyone at least 13 years old and free for attendees 12 and younger. Admission will be free for the color […]
Fourteen businesses in the Green Hills area submitted 22 applications for medical marijuana facility licenses with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as of September 30th. Information on the department’s website indicates that in the Green Hills counties, Grundy had one business from Trenton apply for two cultivator licenses and one manufacturer license, […]
The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire a police officer during an executive session this week. Jesse Schmidt was hired for the full-time position on a vote of four to zero. City council member Denny Albertson was absent.
An Alabama man pleaded guilty in federal court to enticing a 16-year-old victim, whom he met through the “Game of War” application on her cell phone, to engage in illegal sexual activity. James Reece Vance, 46, of Madison, Ala., pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips. The investigation began when the child victim’s […]
A Mexican national who illegally entered the United States at least a dozen times was sentenced in federal court for illegal reentry and for stealing a deceased person’s identity to obtain employment. Rigoberto Vasquez-Milan, 37, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to two years and six months in federal prison without parole. […]
A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been charged in federal court with drug trafficking after investigators seized 144 pounds of methamphetamine hidden in automobile wheels inside his shed. Jorge A. Rodriguez-Gonzalez, 38, was charged in a criminal complaint filed in the U.S. District Court in Kansas City on Tuesday, Oct. 15. The federal criminal complaint […]
The City of Laredo will receive funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to assist with making improvements to the city’s wastewater system. The city will receive a loan for $187,000 and a grant for $346,310. The USDA notes Laredo’s wastewater system was constructed in the 1980s and needs upgrades to meet ammonia standards. […]