Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Arrest warrant served on man already in custody

An arrest warrant was served Wednesday on a Milan man already in custody at the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 34-year-old Dustin Eli Nickell has been charged with the misdemeanors of driving while revoked or suspended—first offense; display or possess fictitious, canceled, suspended, revoked, or altered driver’s license; and […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

Title IX

Audio: Controversial Title IX bill hung up in Missouri Senate

A contentious bill has stalled in the Missouri Senate that would significantly change the way Missouri colleges and universities handle sexual assault and harassment complaints. During a six-hour filibuster into Wednesday morning, Farmington Republican Gary Romine, says he wants to require an administrative commission to hear such cases, students involved could have an attorney and […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education approves sports cooperatives

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved a bid for audit services on Wednesday evening. The bid was from Conrad and Higgins for $5,450 for the 2018-2019 fiscal year audit. Several sports cooperatives were approved including junior high football and varsity Spring baseball with Gallatin and junior high softball and varsity fall baseball with North […]

Grundy R-5 School

Grundy R-5 Board of Education accepts resignations

The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education accepted a bid for mowing at its meeting Wednesday evening. Superintendent Rob Deaver reports the accepted bid was from Chris Novak for $160 per combined mowing of the elementary and high school lawns. The board approved the transfer of $80,000 from the general fund to the capital projects […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 310 Edgerton

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a trash fire at 310 Edgerton Wednesday afternoon. Williams says that, upon arrival, firefighters found a small pile of yard debris and garbage burning unattended near multiple structures. The resident started the fire after cleaning up in the fence row and then left. The resident was contacted, advised the […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to brush fire

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a brush fire Wednesday morning that the property owner reportedly said had been burning for four days. Captain Derrick Allen reports owner Dennis Savage and a deputy were on the scene when Hazmat 1 and Brush 1 arrived at 12478 LIV 222. Firefighters found a large pile of trees […]