Missouri capitol

Audio: Missouri House and Senate leaders announce they’ll push ahead with Greitens investigation after criminal charge dropped

Missouri House and Senate Republican leaders quickly responded to a felony charge being dropped against fellow GOP member Governor Eric Greitens.     Leadership in both chambers issued statements condemning the governor’s conduct. House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo pointed to two reports issued […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Domestic disturbance calls tops list of weekend calls for Chillicothe Police Department

Officers with the Chillicothe Police Department responded to several domestic disturbance calls over the weekend, resulting in arrests. Officers responded to the 200 block of Bridge Street in reference to a domestic disturbance. As a result of the investigation, Officers arrested 29-year-old Justin Stanley for domestic assault who was processed and transported to the Daviess/DeKalb Regional […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Bobby Dean Morgans the second of Trenton has been sentenced to prison for theft of a county ambulance, a burglary, and probation violations. Morgans admitted to the violations and probation was revoked. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and a […]

Weatherization assistance now available from Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri

Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri is seeking homeowners, renters, and landlords interested in participating in the Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program. The program provides cost-effective energy-efficient home improvements to Missouri’s low-income households, especially for the elderly, children, those with physical disadvantages, and others hit hardest by high utility costs. The program aims to lower […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police have busy morning with the arrest of six

Chillicothe Police are reporting the arrest of six individuals, all Tuesday morning, following various investigations with one person an alleged wanted individual. While a detective was applying for a search warrant, officers were waiting at the residence. In the meantime, Police Chief Jon Maples responded to a trespassing call and arrested a 20-year-old female who […]

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 […]

House Fire on Reynard Street in Chillicothe

Video: Firefighters respond to Reynard Street in Chillicothe; 1 firefighter injured

One firefighter sustained injuries at a fire involving three houses in the 400 block of Reynard Street in Chillicothe, which crews responded to early Saturday morning. Chillicothe Fire Chief Darrell Wright reports crews found the houses fully involved when they arrived at the scene. He says that crews had contained the fire as of 5 o’clock, […]

Death Investigation

Coroner’s initial report on Elizabeth Jeannoutot-Lafolette and daughter Shannon inconclusive

Grundy County Coroner Dewayne Slater says an initial, or preliminary autopsy report, is inconclusive regarding the deaths of a Trenton woman and her young daughter over the weekend at Trenton. Slater said officials will await the results of toxicology tests. He noted it may take at least two months before toxicology results become available for […]