Trenton woman arrested on charge of altering lottery tickets

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Thursday on a felony charge of altering lottery tickets. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 31-year-old Cindy Gearin’s bond is $10,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court Tuesday, June 12th. Court documents accuse Gearin of removing eight Missouri State Lottery […]

Mid-America Music Festival 2018

Mid-America Music Festival announces lineup of performers for 2018 event

Organizers have announced that a band formed in Jefferson City will perform at the Mid-America Music Festival. Shaman’s Harvest will open for Black Stone Cherry at the festival at the Black Silo Winery of Trenton July 27th. The band has performed with multiple major artists and performed at multiple major festivals. Shaman’s Harvest released its […]

Mercer County Library Princeton

Mercer County Library in Princeton kicks off Summer Reading Program with movies

The Mercer County Library in Princeton will begin activities for its Summer Reading Program with the showing of two movie musicals. Library Director Paula Fagan says children in preschool through fourth grade can watch the Aristocats at the library Friday morning at 10 o’clock. Teens in fifth grade and older can watch Beauty and the […]

Chillicothe Arts Coucil

Chillicothe Area Arts Council to hold performances during Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival

The Chillicothe Area Arts Council will hold performances during Chillicothe’s Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival weekend. The performances will be held at the Gary Dickinson Performing Arts Center of Chillicothe as part of the Sliced Bread Day 90th Year Celebration July 7th and 8th. Arts Council Administrator Mary Lou VanDeventer tells that the Clint Campbell […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 School recognizes students with awards

Grundy County R-5 High School presented multiple awards to students at an award assembly Thursday. Among awards Principal Randy Huffman presented was the Principal’s Award, which went to Tracer Golden.  Perfect Attendance Awards went to Mayce Axtell and Avianna Nemo. Staff also chose students to receive ticket vouchers to attend one of the Kansas City […]

Chillicothe Swarm

Chillicothe Swarm to dedicate game to Salvation Army

The Chillicothe Swarm will dedicate a game to the Chillicothe Salvation Army this weekend.  The football game will be at the Chillicothe High School Saturday night at 7 o’clock. Lieutenant Shannon Forney with the Salvation Army reports that the Chillicothe Swarn dedicates each game to an organization.  She says the public can bring toiletries or […]

Sliced Bread Mural

Chillicothe Arts Council begins season with “Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival”

Chillicothe Area Arts Council announces their 2018-19 Show Season begins with the “Sliced Bread Jam Bluegrass Festival” on a Saturday & Sunday, July 7th and 8th.  The Festival is scheduled to celebrate the 90th year of “Sliced Bread” in Chillicothe. Music July 7th includes the Clint Campbell family and the Petersen family with bluegrass music […]

Guns and Hoses

Guns-N-Hoses event to feature Kansas City Chiefs mascot KC Wolf

The Trenton Police Department announces KC Wolf of the Kansas City Chiefs will be at the Battle of the Badges. The police department will play the Trenton Fire Department in the Sixth Annual Guns ‘N’ Hoses Charity Basketball Game in the Trenton High School gym Saturday night to benefit the Lieutenant Eric Lorenz First Responders […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police issue citation in non-injury crash

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a non-injury traffic accident at the intersection of Elm Street and J.F.K. Avenue. A vehicle driven by Melodie Shutterly failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection and struck a vehicle driven by Kaley Holmes. A passenger in the Shutterly vehicle was checked by emergency services but refused treatment.  Shutterly […]

Traffic accident

Chillicothe woman cited for failing to yield in two-car crash

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a sports utility vehicle overturned and a driver was cited as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Chillicothe Monday night. Gabrielle Parker drove east on Belair Drive when she reportedly failed to yield to a sports utility vehicle traveling south on Fairway Drive driven by Steven Palmer.  Parker’s car […]

Vote Election Graphic

Candidates on hand at courthouse to file for office this morning

Candidate filing begins today subject to the August primary election in Missouri with county candidates filing at their respective courthouses beginning at 8 o’clock this morning. As of just before 6:30 this morning, waiting to file for a Grundy County office were four incumbents: Presiding Commissioner Rick Hull, County Clerk Betty Spickard, Associate Circuit Court […]

Grass clippings in street

Blowing grass clippings into Chillicothe streets could get you a ticket

It’s the time of year when everyone is mowing yards and the city of Chillicothe is reminding residents that blowing grass clippings into Chillicothe city streets and paved gutters is prohibited. Street Superintendent Barry Arthur says every time it rains, grass clippings flush down the street and usually end up on a drain grate, which […]

Chillicothe Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department has busy week, responds to a myriad of calls

From vehicle accidents to fights, the Chillicothe Police Department has had a very busy week. Officers responded to a fight in progress in the 200 block of East Jackson Street. As a result of the investigation, Officers arrested Andrew Cairns and Matthew Cairns for peace disturbance. Both were processed at the police department, cited, and […]