Farmers Electric Cooperative Website

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative to hold annual meeting

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative will celebrate 80 years of providing electric service to member-owners at its annual meeting this month. The meeting will be held at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center within the Chillicothe High School the night of June 12 with doors opening at 5:30 for member registration. Members will receive a gift bucket […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports the arrest of six area residents

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of six area residents. The Sheriff’s Office arrested 22-year-old Justin Lee Kleihauer of Trenton Thursday on felony charges of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana, forgery, and possession of a controlled substance. The Trenton Police Department also arrested Kleihauer on misdemeanor charges of driving while […]

General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

General John J. Pershing State Historic Site of Laclede to host events this weekend

The General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site of Laclede will host two activities this weekend.  The first will be a military honors ceremony and program at the historic site Saturday afternoon, June 2, 2018, from 1 to 3 o’clock. Administrator Denzil Heaney says that the “Welcome Home” event will include soil gathered from […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

LPN programs at North Central Missouri College make top 10 ranking in Missouri

All three North Central Missouri College LPN programs located in Trenton, Maryville and Bethany have been ranked in the top ten of best LPN programs in the state by the annual practicalnursing.org State LPN Program Rankings. The Trenton program is ranked number 6, the Bethany program is ranked number 8, and the Maryville program is […]

Arrest

Two from Trenton arrested on Wednesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two Trenton residents Wednesday. Twenty-three-year-old Ayrik Armand Redden has been charged with the misdemeanors of resisting or interfering with an arrest, detention or stop; failure to register a motor vehicle; and operating a motorcycle when driver’s license was not validated for such operation, first offense. He […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Greitens’ departure leaves lawmakers with nothing to pursue although questions remain

(Missourinet) – The special Missouri House committee looking into the activities of Governor Eric Greitens was examining his compliance with campaign finance laws when he announced his resignation Tuesday. Early political advisor Michael Hafner told the panel there were discussions of foreign donations being pursued by Greitens, which would have been illegal.     Hafner […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves addendum to terriorital agreement

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an addendum to a previously approved electric territorial agreement between Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri and Farmers’ Electric Cooperative. The Commission approved a territorial agreement between the two electric service providers in September of 1998 and an addendum in October of 2013. The Commission concluded […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Large slate of activities scheduled for Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration in Chillicothe

Multiple activities will be held as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration in Chillicothe in July. Chillicothe Area Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer says a tentative schedule has been released for the celebration July 7th and 8th. The Grand River Museum plans to hold a bread contest with State Representative Rusty […]

Fatal Accident

Missing Richmond man a victim of fatal motorcycle crash on county road

A man reported missing from his home in Richmond was discovered dead on Monday following a motorcycle accident. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Richard Watson traveled west on Ray County Road 210 when his motorcycle apparently ran off the right side of the road, overturned, and ejected the driver, with Watson’s body coming to rest […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former inmate at Chillicothe Correctional Center accuses officer of sexual assault and rape

A former inmate at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution filed a suit Tuesday accusing a correctional center employee and a mental health professional of rape and sexual abuse. Also named in the suit are a Virginia mental health services company and the supervisors of the accused. Jason Taylor with Missouri Net files this report.     […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College Foundation reorganizes

The North Central Missouri College Foundation presented the Foundation’s Board Salute Award recently. Ketcham Community Center Director Nate Gamet received the award for his work on behalf of the college and the Foundation. NCMC Development Director Alicia Endicott says Gamet is a vital part of Holiday Hoops, which is sponsored by the Foundation. She adds […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 9 dead over Memorial Day weekend

Nine people died in traffic crashes over the 2018 Memorial Day weekend which is the same number of those killed during the three-day weekend in 2017. During the counting period of 6 p.m., Friday, May 25, through 11:59 p.m., Monday, May 28, 2018, the Missouri State Highway Patrol investigated 294 traffic crashes which included 124 […]

Grundy County Museum Building

Grundy County Museum open for business this Memorial Day

The Grundy County Museum in Trenton will open for the season this weekend. This year’s feature exhibit is the traveling Smithsonian exhibit called Hometown Teams, which focuses on athletics, how sports teams are embedded into our culture, and the impact of team participation on individuals. There will also be a companion exhibit focusing on teams […]

Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight

Ex husband’s attorney gets heated in appearance before House committee

(MissouriNet) – A special House committee has heard testimony from an attorney involved in allegations that have led to the possible impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens. Al Watkins represents the ex-husband of the woman who’s accused Greitens of sexual coercion and physical abuse. During a heated exchange, Watkins passionately defended the ex-husband, saying he held […]

Drug Busts

Chillicothe Police Department bust six on drug offenses

The Chillicothe Police Department reports the arrest of six individuals on drug offenses as the result of a search warrant Tuesday night and an investigation Wednesday morning. Chief John Maples reports officers arrested three individuals Tuesday after the police department, Livingston County Sheriff’s Office deputies, and K9 Zaki executed a search warrant on a residence […]