Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County authorities conduct search for man ranting about Monsanto

Grundy County Sheriff Rodney Herring reports a male subject trespassing on private property southwest of Trenton Sunday afternoon ran from deputies and into the Thompson River. The man was allegedly ranting about Monsanto poisoning the air when he was located and taken home. The man, whose name has not been released, is from Maryville but […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to life plus 72 years in prison for armed robbery conspiracy

A Kansas City, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for his role in a three-months-long conspiracy that included more than 27 armed robberies, culminating in the armed robbery of a Walgreens in Blue Springs, Missouri, in which a suspect was fatally shot by law enforcement officers. Shannon R. Thomas, 29, was sentenced by U.S. […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

GRM Youth Tour

GRM Networks joins National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers

GRM Networks, headquartered in Princeton, reports it has joined the National Network of Smart Rural Community Providers. These are described as a network of broadband connections under the auspices of the National Rural Broadband Association which represents nearly 850 independent, community-based, telecommunications companies across the country. The Smart Rural Communities program promotes collaborative work among rural […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Three corrections officers receive “Award of Valor” from Department of Corrections

Three corrections officers have received the Missouri Department of Corrections Award of Valor for their roles in ensuring the safety of staff and offenders at the Crossroads Correctional Center last year when 209 offenders staged a protest. Corrections officers David Baker and Jason Huff with Crossroads and Corrections Supervisor Cade Thompson of the Western Reception, […]

Road Work

Road and bridge work scheduled in the MoDOT long-range plan in area counties

Besides the resurfacing of Highway 6 through most of Trenton next year, the Missouri Department of Transportation’s long-range plan also shows other roadwork can be expected in Grundy County. As reported earlier, bids are sought this fall for resurfacing 4th street to 65. What’s called preventive maintenance treatment is listed for Highway 69 and Highway […]

Firetruck

UPDATE: Chillicothe firefighters extricate individual from car on Highway 36

An out of state resident was injured Wednesday during the noon hour in a traffic crash that involved a car that had overturned at the east edge of Chillicothe. Chillicothe Police and Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services responded to the single vehicle rollover accident on Highway 36 near the Blackwell Creek. The car was driven […]

MoDot Road Closed map 5-31-2019

Highway 36 east of Chillicothe and Highway 190 opening to traffic in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports that flood waters are receding and some roads are opening. As of 7:31 am, May 31, 2019, Highway 36 east from Chillicothe is opening and will be 2 lanes of traffic initially. Highway 190 at the Thompson River Bridge has opened this morning.  Cox advises caution in these areas […]

Audio: Grundy County Commission assessing flood damage; documentation of damage imperative

The Thompson River near Trenton has started to recede and Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says he hopes the river will be “back to normal” soon and advises residents to be careful on area roads.     Grundy County Emergency Management and the Grundy County Commission have been assessing flood damage the last few […]