18-Wheel truck big rig

Big rig travels into path of car on Highway 36 injuring Cameron woman and 12-year-old girl

Two Cameron residents sustained injuries when a subcompact car struck the towed unit of a tractor-trailer at Highway 36 and Mitchell Avenue in Chillicothe on Friday night. The driver of the car, 47-year-old Brandi Newcomer, and passenger, a 12-year-old girl, were taken by ambulance to Hedrick Medical Center. The Patrol called the girl’s injuries moderate […]

Prudential Spirit of Community Awards website

Missouri students recognized for outstanding volunteer service

The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards bestowed top honors to two Missouri students for their exceptional acts of volunteerism in their local communities. Missouri’s 2020 youth volunteer awardees are: Abigail Mueller, Whitfield School, St. Louis Elizabeth Ravasini, Bernard C. Campbell Middle School, Lee’s Summit R-VII School District Mueller, a high school junior, created a self-image education and […]

Emergncy Snow Route

Trenton’s Emergency Snow Ordinance to once again become active Friday night

Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton says overnight snowfall hampered the street department’s efforts in removing snow from streets. Trenton’s emergency snow route ordinance will once again go into effect Friday night at 11 o’clock until Saturday morning, January 25th at 7 o’clock. This allows snow to be cleared from streets designated as emergency snow routes. Vehicles […]

Vehicle Fire

Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Mitchell Road

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a sport utility vehicle fire on Mitchell Road Wednesday morning. Captain Derrick Allen reports firefighters found smoke coming from the vehicle when they arrived on the scene. They pulled an attack line and extinguished the fire using about 200 gallons of water. No occupants were reported as injured, and […]

Rex Ricketts

Rex Ricketts receives 2019 Ag Educators Lifetime Achievement Award

The organizers of the Missouri Livestock Symposium announced that longtime dairy educator and agriculture industry leader Rex Ricketts, of Hallsville, will receive the 2019 Agriculture Educators Lifetime Achievement Award. Ricketts, University of Missouri professor emeritus of animal sciences, will receive the award at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, at the 20th annual symposium at William […]

Meth Bust

Officers seize 144 pounds of meth from Missouri man

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 […]