MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT to schedule multiple projects in Grundy and Mercer Counties

Within the next few years, the Missouri Department of Transportation has scheduled three construction projects in Grundy County. The proposals are included in the latest, five-year Statewide Transportation Improvement Plan. Projects are also proposed in Mercer County as well as western Sullivan County. The draft of the STIP is open for public comments through Frida,y […]

University Of Missouri

Audio: Judge rules that Mizzou grad students can unionize

(Missourinet) – A Boone County judge has ruled that Mizzou grad students are university employees and therefore can unionize. During the most recent Board of Curators meeting, a graduate student says the university should let the issue go.      During a recent Board of Curators meeting, UM System President Mun Choi says he does not […]

Guilty plea

Chillicothe man pleads guilty in crash that claimed life of infant near Chillicothe

A Chillicothe man pleaded guilty in Livingston County Circuit Court Wednesday to a felony charge stemming from a fatality accident in April 2017. Online court information shows 23-year-old Benjamin Wesley Davis had been charged with operating a motor vehicle in a careless and imprudent manner involving an accident. The court sentenced him to one year […]

Court News

Prison sentence handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison after pleaded guilty to three felony charges stemming from incidents in April and May in Grundy County. Larry Edward Brown Junior of Lakefield, Minnesota appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Guilty pleas were entered on April charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting, […]

Crime and Courts

Circuit court has extremely busy docket in latest session

Several defendants have waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases, on various charges, were bound over to the Division One docket of Thursday, June 14th or Thursday, July 12th. Emma Nichole Brown of Trenton faces two drug-related charges and one of hindering prosecution. Bond was continued at $20,000. […]

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 […]

Princeton R-5 School Website

Princeton R-5 School hires new Band Director

Jessie O’Dell has been hired as the new Band Director at Princeton R-5 School. O’Dell graduated from East Buchanan High School and earned her undergraduate and master’s degrees at Missouri Western State University and marched in Missouri Western’s marching band during her tenure there. She was a graduate assistant for Truman State University’s marching band […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Trenton man has probation revoked during court appearance

Following a probation violation hearing, the original probation was revoked, jail time imposed and another probation established for court cases involving William Nicholas Griffin of rural Trenton. Griffin, in Associate Division of circuit court, admitted to the allegations of violation. The court revoked probation and Griffin was sentenced to 60 days confinement at the Grundy […]

Photo of turkeys courtesy Missouri Department of Conservation

Missouri’s spring turkey season ends with nearly 35,800 birds harvested

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 34,055 birds during Missouri’s 2018 regular spring turkey season April 16 through May 6. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 760 birds checked, Texas with 732, and Laclede with 657. Young turkey hunters harvested 1,729 birds during the 2018 spring youth season, […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol extends testing process for next recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the testing process for its 106th Recruit Class with the application deadline of April 26, 2018.  Testing for prospective troopers will be administered in the following areas: Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO ─ Tentatively scheduled for 04/27/2018 Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO ─ April 18, 2018 Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO ─ To be determined […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College site opening on North Belt Highway

North Central Missouri College will be opening a site in Country Club, Missouri on the North Belt Highway beginning March 1, 2018. The NCMC-North Belt Center will be an extension of North Central Missouri College and will offer the same level of professional attention, quality instruction, and affordability as Main and Barton campus and other […]

Court News

Circuit Court news from Grundy County

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court, 41-year old Toby Street of Trenton has waived a preliminary hearing and was bound over to Division 1 of Circuit Court on charges accusing felony possession of methamphetamine and possessing numerous smoking devices, intended to be used with methamphetamine.  A charge accusing Street with misdemeanor passing […]