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Martinsville man injured in crash on Highway 69; accused of DWI

A Martinsville resident was injured, then arrested, following a two vehicle accident on Tuesday near Eagleville. The highway patrol reports 83 year old John Stegmayer received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Harrison County Memorial Hospital in Bethany. The other driver, 66 year old Leonard Stobbe of Eagleville was not […]

Smithfield Plant in Milan

Workers at Smithfield’s Milan plant file lawsuit over health concerns

Workers at the pork processing plant in Milan are suing their employer, accusing the company of not doing enough to protect their health. The New York Times has reported that an anonymous worker at Smithfield’s plant in Milan, along with a non-profit called the Rural Community Workers Alliance, had filed the suit Thursday in the United States […]

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Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant to begin disinfection of water on Friday

The Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will begin using free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system on Friday, April 10th. Water disinfection involves feeding free chlorine, instead of chloramines, as the disinfectant leaving the water treatment plant. The process will last about three to six weeks and affect customers of […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police respond to Hedrick Medical Center on report of dog bite

Chillicothe police say they received a report on Saturday afternoon of a person on a four-wheeler pulling two small children on sleds on Trenton Road. Police were unable to locate the group, however, Chillicothe Assistant Police Chief Rick Sampsel reminded the public it’s not only unsafe to perform an activity like this, but it’s also […]

Trenton Water Treatment Plant

Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant to make temporary changes to water disinfection

Beginning September 30, 2019, the Trenton Municipal Utilities Water Treatment Plant will begin utilizing free chlorine, or a free chlorine conversion, in its water system. This procedure entails feeding free chlorine, instead of chloramines (chlorine combined with ammonia), as the disinfectant into the water leaving the Water Treatment Plant. This will affect customers of Trenton […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to Cooke Sales and Service building

A storage building and its contents were destroyed by fire Tuesday night along Washington Street in Chillicothe. The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to the location near 1401 Washington Street with Fire Chief Eric Reeter describing it as BEHIND the old Cooke Sales and Service building. Upon arrival by Chillicothe fire personnel and equipment, Chief Reeter […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]