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Chillicothe Police respond to alleged child abduction
The Chillicothe Police Department reports officers were dispatched Monday afternoon to a person attempting to pick up a child while in the checkout line of a business in the 1000 block of Graves Street in Chillicothe.Sergeant Curtis Hays says officers were notified the person exposed her breasts whi
Several waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of circuit court
Waiving preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy CountyCircuit CourtwereAndrew Lane Epperson of Laredo, David Clay-Austin Travis of Spickard, James Lewellen, and Ricky Eugene Shoemaker—both of Trenton.Each was bound over for arraignments September 6thin Division One of the ci
Two area women injured in crash that closed Highway 6 west of Trenton
Two area women sustained minor injuries when one sports utility vehicle struck another one mile west of Trenton in an accident that closed Highway 6 for a brief time Tuesday morning.Thirty-seven-year-old Angela Gott of Laredo drove west on Highway 6 when she reportedly slowed to make a left turn ont
Man shot by northern Missouri deputy, hospitalized
BEVIER, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is hospitalized after being shot by a sheriff's deputy in north-central Missouri.Macon County Sheriff Kevin Shoemaker says a deputy pulled over a pickup truck for a traffic stop around 4 a.m. Tuesday in the small town of Bevier, about 190 miles northwest of St. Louis.A n
Briefing at the Bottom of the Lake
State Conservationist J.R. Flores made the announcement at a location near Milan that will be at the bottom ofEast Locust Creek Reservoirwhen the reservoir is completed. The2,352-acre reservoirwill provide water for Adair, Chariton, Grundy, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler and Sulli
Report of local human trafficking attempt debunked
"We believe this situation to be suspicious behavior and consider it to be a possible situation where one speeding driver decided to follow another speeding vehicle to avoid potential traffic enforcement,” Dawdy said. “At this time, we do not have the elements of a crime defined as human trafficking
More federal funding ready for north-central Missouri lake
MILAN, Mo. (AP) — The federal government is providing $20 million more for construction of 2,352-acre reservoir in north-central Missouri.
Trenton man arrested on shoplifting, resisting arrest
Twenty-eight-year-old William Edward Grimes the fourth has been charged with felony stealing from a Trenton business, fourth or subsequent offense. He also faces one count of resisting an arrest attempt by a police officer. Bond is $10,000 with Grimes scheduled to appear Tuesday, August 14th in the
Chillicothe resident shows Reserve Grand Champion at Missouri State Fair
A Chillicothe resident, Connor Keithley, exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Market Barrow at the Missouri State Fair.
Kirksville resident hurt in crash east of Milan
The accident happened five miles east of Milan on Highway 6 when the westbound car veered off the road, hit the ground, and overturned coming to rest on its top.
Woman injured in Moberly crash
Police said an 18-year-old woman was driving a 2002 Ford F-350 eastbound on Route A behind a 61-year-old woman who was driving a 1999 Buick LeSabre. When the Buick slowed to turn onto Route AA, the truck crashed into it, according to the release.
Sheriff's office makes 6 felony arrests
At 12:53 a.m., a Callaway County Sheriff's Office deputy was patrolling the Hatton area. During the patrol, the deputy made a suspicious activity contact with a female, identified as Stormy Harper, 42, of Kingdom City. The deputy determined Harper was a wanted person in Boone County for felony posse
“Hometown Heritage” the theme of 2018 Missouri Day Parade
“Hometown Heritage” is the theme of the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival Parade. The Trenton Rotary Club announced the theme encouraging organizations, businesses, churches, and individuals to help celebrate the importance of our local history, historic individuals and cultural traditions as they
Audio: Chillicothe to put up signs designating it as a Purple Heart City
Missouri has more than 120 cities, villages, counties, and organizations recognizing Purple Heart recipients in such a way. Chillicothe’s four signs will go up at the city limits.
Motorcycle vs deer collision seriously injures NEMO man, kills passenger
MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A motorcycle collision with a deer seriously injures the driver, and his kills his passenger.
Four new programs offered at Kirksville public school
Starting with the elementary grade levels, teachers will be using a new math program called Bridges, The Math Learning Center.
Caldwell County man killed in dirt bike/four-wheeler crash
The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified the victim as Aaron B. Leamer, of Braymer, Missouri. The report said Leamer was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Couple running La Plata cafe arrested by federal agents
Agents from the U.S. Marshals Metropolitan Fugitive Task Force, with help from the La Plata Police Department and Macon County Sheriff's Office, arrested Charles Sanders and Loretta Burgin, both of La Plata.
SUPERINTENDENTS ISSUE STATEMENTS AFTER OVERWHELMING PROPOSITION 1 DEFEAT
On August 7th, voters in both the Macon R-1 and Shelby County R-lV School Districts, by a large margin, "voted no" on Proposition 1. Clarence, the town in the middle of the discussion, also "voted no" striking down the issue by a 14% margin. In total, 80% of Shelby County R-lV and 65% of Macon R-1,
Grundy County reaches out of court settlement in wrongful death of Brian Mock
Initially, the lawsuit also listed defendants as Sheriff Rodney Herring, Deputy Seth Cox as well as seven employees of the Grundy County Detention Center. All of the individuals were dismissed from the suit leaving Grundy County as the sole defendant.