The Chillicothe City Council hired two full-time police officers during an executive session this week. Kami Nelson and Jake Baucom were hired on votes of five to zero. Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples says they will start at the department in the second week of March. Nelson and Baucom are currently police officers in Trenton.
North Central Missouri College Vice President for Student Affairs Doctor Kristen Alley reported on recognition at the NCMC Board of Trustees meeting Tuesday evening. Jaqueline Perez of Milan was nominated for the Newman Civic Fellowship. Four A-Plus students were recognized as outstanding students: Sidney Lynch of Trenton High School, Josephine Deen of Jefferson C-124 High […]
The chief veterinarian for the National Pork Producers Council, Dr. Liz Wagstrom, says the U.S. has made good progress in preparing for a potential outbreak of African swine fever. “We are a lot better off than we were two years ago,” Wagstrom says. “I believe because of our high biosecurity herds that, even if we […]
The Chillicothe City Council hired two firefighters during an executive session at the last meeting. Mathew Chaney was hired as a full-time emergency medical technician/firefighter, and Mathew Gabrielson was hired as a firefighter paid-by-call. The vote on each was five to zero.
Mother Nature is reminding residents of northern Missouri that Spring doesn’t start until mid-March. A winter storm will spread across Missouri this morning, and linger through tonight. This storm will start as snow, but surface temperatures may warm up just enough to convert the precipitation type to rain or a rain/snow mix by the afternoon […]
The Jamesport City Council voted Monday evening to raise Jamesport water company rates. The base rate for zero to 1,000 gallons of water will increase from $23.00 per month to $24.00 per month. Each additional 1,000 gallons will increase from $11.00 to $11.75. The increase in water rates will take effect on the April 2020 billing […]
The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period, from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, 2019, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2019. : Patrol’s Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics for 2019 Crashes ─ 404 Injuries ─ 166 Fatalities ─ 7 DWI ─ 94 Drug Arrests ─ 63 During the 2018 Thanksgiving […]
Trenton Police and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, November 16. Chief Rex Ross announces the underage person, working on behalf of the task force, was not able to complete any purchases at dozen retail establishments and bars in Trenton. The Task Force provides the […]
Missouri’s delegation voted today along party lines in passing a resolution that lays out the process for the public phase in the impeachment investigation of President Trump. No Republicans voted in favor of the measure and two Democrats, one from Minnesota and one from New Jersey, opposed the resolution. The measure passed 232 to 196. […]
Little Mister and Miss Missouri Day were announced at the Missouri Day Baby Show on Friday evening. Little Mister Missouri Day Remington Matthews and Little Miss Missouri Day Beckett Vandel were featured in Saturday morning’s parade. Other winners for the baby show included two to three year olds Emma Lowe and Skylar Frasier, 13 to […]
The Chillicothe City Council voted to hire a police officer during an executive session this week. Jesse Schmidt was hired for the full-time position on a vote of four to zero. City council member Denny Albertson was absent.
The Green Hills Animal Shelter in Trenton will hold “Barktoberfest” later this month to raise money for the shelter. A dinner, auction, and raffle will be held at the Black Silo Winery in Trenton on October 26, 2019. Social time will begin at 5:30 that evening, dinner will be served at 6 o’clock, and the […]