18-Wheel truck big rig

Linneus man pulls into path of big rig, life-flighted to hospital after being ejected from SUV

A resident of Linneus was injured when the sports utility vehicle he was driving collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 36 in Linn County. Forty-five-year-old Douglas Hale received moderate injuries and was flown by (Air Evac) medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. An investigator reports Hale was northbound when he allegedly pulled into the […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports arrests of Chillicothe and Spickard residents

The Highway Patrol reports arrests on Wednesday of Chillicothe and Spickard residents in separate incidents. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Wheeler of Chillicothe was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Livingston County and accused of speeding along with unlawful possession of drugs. Online information shows potential counts include felony possession of a controlled substance, alleged possession of fewer […]

CAFO Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation

Missouri House approves SB-391 that prevents counties from passing health ordinances aimed at CAFOs

The Missouri House of Representatives has given final approval to Senate Bill 391, legislation that would prevent counties from passing health ordinances aimed at large agricultural operations. The House voted 103-44 to approve the bill, which would prevent county health boards or county commissioners from passing standards stricter than state law. The Missouri House of […]

Cub Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 23 in Trenton to hold shoe drive

The Wolf Den of local Cub Scout Pack 23 has organized a community service project at S.M. Rissler Elementary School to collect gym shoes for donation to Bright Futures Trenton. All scouts of Pack 23 will be participating in the drive, which includes a “Gym Shoe Dash” on the last day of school where cub […]

Drug Bust

Cameron man arrested at prison in Saint Joseph

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Cameron man Monday on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Twenty-one year old Shawn Michael Ward was arrested at the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph. His bond is $15,000 cash only, and […]

Choir Concert

Awards presented at THS Spring Choir Concert

Several Trenton High School students received awards at the Spring Choir Concert Friday night. Choir Director Tyler Busick announced the Concert Choir Outstanding Students as Ashley Johnson, Melanie Guerrero, Amanda Parrack, and Baley Catron.  Rebecca Urich was named the Most Improved Student for the Concert Choir. For Gold Rush, Outstanding Students were soprano Kasie Otto, alto […]

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Carrollton man crashes north of Ludlow

A Carrollton resident was hurt Saturday morning north of Ludlow when the pickup truck he was driving went off Route D and hit a culvert. Twenty-nine-year-old Charles Henson was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with moderate injuries. The accident happened about one mile north of Ludlow on Route D when the southbound […]