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“Mercer County Pride” is Calamity Jane Days theme for 2018

The Princeton Chamber notes this year’s festivities will celebrate the past, present, and future of Mercer County.

KTTN.COM - 2018-07-15 12:07:22

Two from Trenton hospitalized after motorcycle strikes deer in roadway

Sixty-three-year-old James Ellis drove north on Route V when the motorcycle struck the deer that had entered the road. The motorcycle overturned, slid off the east side of the road before the driver and passenger, 45-year-old Susan Ellis, were ejected.

KTTN.COM - 2018-07-15 13:03:02

Trenton Administrative Committee and Utility Committee to meet Tuesday

The Administrative Committee meets at 6 o’clock with an agenda includes discussion of airport hangar rentals, camper trailers parked in driveways and streets, and a pool fencing ordinance.

KTTN.COM - 2018-07-16 14:43:07

Homeless man arrested after alleged harassment

MARYVILLE, Mo.— A homeless man was arrested on July 2 by the Maryville Department of Public Safety after allegedly harassing and threatening Maryville residents several times.The alleged incidents occurred throughout the day, beginning at 4:30 a.m. according to the probable cause report filed by Sgt

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-07-16 08:00:00

Authorities report two arrested, one extradited to Trenton

Forty-one-year-old Michael Lee Puckett of Trenton has been charged with felony driving while intoxicated, persistent offender, with a bond of $5,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Puckett of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Court documents also say he was previously


Inmates & their families say conditions at Crossroads Correctional are worse two months after riot

CAMERON, Mo. — “The recurring sentiment is, I'm so hungry,” Janice Herrington said, reading her husband’s letters from prison.


Minor incidents occur on Fourth of July

MARYVILLE, Mo. — Nodaway County experienced a relatively uneventful Fourth of July throughout Wednesday according to authorities.Phil Rickabaugh, Maryville Public Safety fire chief, said the fire division was called to only one incident during the holiday. At 11:09 p.m., firefighters responded to a


Investigation in Livingston County leads to two arrests

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the Livingston County Associate Circuit Court issued arrest warrants for two Chillicothe residents Thursday based on a drug investigation in late May.Arrested was 57-year-old Rebecca Alvina Kirkpatrick in the 200 block of Walnut for two counts of alleged f

KTTN.COM - 2018-07-15 13:18:37

What's up for July 17

Libraries Rock summer program, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, Downtown branch, 927 Felix St., and 1 p.m., Carnegie branch, 316 Massachusetts St. Patrons can enjoy animal tales with live animals. For information, call816-232-3812.

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-07-17 04:45:00

Gallatin teen makes U-turn into path of big rig

Sixteen-year-old Cody Arnold drove the SUV north on Highway 13 before he entered the intersection with Highway 6 and attempted to make a U-turn. The Patrol reports the U-turn was made into the path of the tractor trailer, driven by 67 year old Darrell Shepherd of Cameron, traveling west on Highway 6


Livingston County Fair features a myriad of activities today

Multiple activities are planned as part of the Livingston County Fair at the Expo Center in Chillicothe Sunday afternoon and evening.The queen coronation will start at 2 o’clock with the style show modeling to begin at 3 o’clock. Registration for the baby contest also will start at 3 o’clock with th

KTTN.COM - 2018-07-15 14:18:20

Three men arrested in county-wide theft investigation

Authorities said the thefts included trailers, all-terrain vehicles, farm equipment and other items in the Fulton, New Bloomfield and Holts Summit areas.


Two teenagers injured after forage harvester strikes car east of Hamilton

Forty-six-year-old Michael Sweiger of Weatherby drove the forage harvester east on the shoulder and driving lane of U. S. Highway 36 west of Sunset Road, and 18-year-old Davis Phillip of Kingston drove the car east in the driving lane. The car moved into the passing lane and attempted to pass the fo


Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle.


Auditor finds $60K missing from northwest Missouri city

COFFEY, Mo. (AP) — A state audit shows more than $60,000 missing from a small city in northwest Missouri.


Princeton man crashes after becoming unconscious

Forty-five-year-old Glen Allen traveled east on U. S. Highway 136 when the van ran off the south side of the road at Route T. The vehicle struck two pickup trucks, a curb, and a road sign before it became airborne, struck the ground and a second sign, and then traveled over East 260thAvenue into a c


Patet to lead new SSM Health child care center

MARYVILLE, Mo. – SSM Health St. Francis Hospital has announced Dr. Pradnya Patet has accepted the manager position at the new SSM Health Preschool & Child Care Center, joining supervisor Cindy Sons.According to a news realease, Patet brings more than 20 years of experience in the field of early chil


Local fisherman designs new bait

Andrew Nordbye from Maryville, Missouri, is a professional bass angler and fishing guide that has been working on the bait design for two years.


Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of court in Trenton

Defendants facing various charges waived preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court include Jordan Lane Cabra and Tommy Joe Graham both of Trenton, Dustin Matthew Haskins of Laredo, Javier Hernandez of Kansas City, and Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence.


Circuit courts, July 13

Bette Jane Smith, 27, 3220 Gene Field Road, 115 days on a previously suspended sentence for misdemeanor nonsupport with credit given for 115 days served.