Bridge Work

Upcoming bridge inspections in area counties may slow traffic

Bridge inspection crews based in Northwest Missouri work to inspect the bridges in our area. This program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Specialized […]

Severe Weather

Area organizations to participate in Severe Weather Awareness Week

Next week is Severe Weather Awareness Week and National Weather Service Meteorologist Ryan Cutter says that the purpose of the week is to encourage the public to think about the severe weather that could occur in the area, including thunderstorms, flooding, hail, and tornadoes, and what they should do in a severe weather event. Grundy […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees deal with busy agenda at Tuesday meeting

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approved purchasing a tractor and fitness equipment as well as renovation costs at its meeting Tuesday evening. Agriculture Instructor Rustin Jumps recommended the purchase of the new John Deere tractor to be added to the fleet at the Barton Farm Campus. It was purchased from Sydenstricker Implement […]

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Texas man arrested in Grundy County for non-support

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Texas man Tuesday, February 27, 2018, for non-support. Thirty-five-year-old Jason Christopher Neff of Pottsboro, Texas faces two charges of felony non-support with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under a support order. Neff posted bonds totaling $11,000 and is scheduled to appear […]

Shake Out

“Great Shakeout” drill scheduled for October 19

On October 19, the Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill will be held. More than 440,000 Missourians have registered to participate. Almost 2.5 million people are registered in the 14 central U.S. states that could be impacted by a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake. At exactly 10:19 am Thursday, participants will be expected to: […]

Mike Lair

Funeral services for former State Representative Mike Lair set for Tuesday, September 12

Services for former State Representative Mike Lair, of Jefferson City and formerly of Chillicothe, have been announced. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph in Jefferson City Tuesday, September 12 at Noon. A rosary will be held at the church Monday afternoon at 3:15 with visitation scheduled at the […]

Bridge on Highway

MoDOT schedules several bridge inspections this week

In-depth under-bridge inspections are part of the Missouri Department of Transportation’s program of inspection, repair, and maintenance of the more than 10,000 bridges across the state. This program ensures the bridges are kept in the best possible condition for as long as possible for all those that travel across Missouri’s roadways. Several bridges in Northwest […]

Obituary

Funeral services for firefighter Edward “Ed” Cosgrove set for Thursday, July 28

Edward Austin Cosgrove, Jr., age 53, a resident of Utica, Missouri, passed away on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Utica, Missouri. Edward was born the son of Edward Austin and Delaine Marie (Curtis) Cosgrove, on February 2, 1963, in Chillicothe, Missouri. He was a graduate of Lockport High School, Lockport, Illinois. Edward worked as a […]

Obituary

Funeral services for Elizabeth Nicole Lafolette & Shannon Therese Jeannoutot-Lafolette

Elizabeth Nicole Lafolette, 25, of Trenton, Mo. and her daughter, Shannon Therese Jeannoutot-Lafolette, 10 months, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2016, in Trenton MO. Memorial contributions may be made to Nicholas Jeannoutot to assist with the funeral expenses and mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home 3141N. Washington, Chillicothe MO. 64601. On-line condolences may […]

Guilty plea

Princeton woman pleads guilty to involuntary manslaughter in death of Kimberly Hertzog

A Princeton woman has pleaded guilty to three charges while two others were dismissed stemming from her role in a fatality accident one year ago in Mercer County. 29-year-old Valerie Robinson of rural Princeton appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court where cases were moved on changes of venue. Ms. Robinson entered […]

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Trenton VFW members conduct flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day

Under sunny skies, light winds, birds chirping, and approximately 75 people watching, VFW Post 919 at Trenton conducted a flag raising ceremony and rifle salute Monday morning, Memorial Day, to officially open up the Grundy County Museum properties for this season. While VFW members were hoisting the U.S. flag out in front of the Baker one-room school, […]

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Wine walk and “Tunes Under the Moon” coming up Friday night in Chillicothe

Main Street Chillicothe and downtown merchants host a “Wine Walk” and “Tunes Under the Moon” concert on Friday evening in downtown Chillicothe. The wine walk runs from 4 to 8 o’clock.  The public can sample local Missouri wines for $15.00 by visiting participating merchants.  Participants will receive an engraved glass for the sampling, and to […]

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Death of inmate at Crossroads in Cameron to be investigated

The death of a 49-year-old inmate at Crossroads, the state’s maximum-security prison in Cameron on Friday, May 6, is under investigation. Timothy Adams was pronounced dead at 12:13 p.m. Friday in the Crossroads Correctional Center. Adams was serving a life sentence for being an accessory to first-degree murder and an accessory to armed criminal action. […]

Samuel Borntreger, Amish minister, waives preliminary hearing on first-degree murder charge

Samuel Borntreger could face additional charges of child abuse and sexual misconduct

(St. Joseph News Press) – Testimony in a bond hearing Wednesday revealed an ongoing criminal investigation against an Amish man charged with poisoning his own wife. Samuel Borntreger appeared in a Harrison County courtroom Wednesday on a charge of first-degree murder in the death of his wife, Anna Yoder Borntreger, in 2006. Authorities raised the […]