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Mary M. Duncan July 29, 1934 - November 10, 2018
Mary M. Duncan, age 84 of New Boston, died Saturday November 10, 2018 at McLarney Manor in Brookfield. Mary was born on July 29, 1934 in Holcomb, Missouri the daughter of Ralph and Rachel Moore Keller. On March 21, 1954 Mary was united in marriage to John Wayne Duncan and he preceded her in death in
Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4M cattle fraud scheme case
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ A 57-year-old southwestern Missouri man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme and faces up to 20 years in prison. Dwight Moody Cox, of Ozark, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count. He owns Dwight Cox Cattle Co., which bought cattle for clients and
Virginia "Ginny" Hutchinson JULY 25, 1918 ~ NOVEMBER 21, 2018 (AGE 100)
Heaven gained an amazing soul, and our world lost one of the sweetest persons to ever grace the earth. Virginia “Ginny” Hutchinson, 100, of Chillicothe, Missouri, joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at 1:06 a.m., Wednesday, November 21, 2018.
Missouri town considering removal of Christian cross after complaint
OZARK, Mo. (AP) The southwest Missouri city of Ozark that had said it was removing a Christian cross from its holiday display is reconsidering. Ozark officials originally said Tuesday that the cross would come down after the city received a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation, which
Missouri News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley Obtains Second Conviction Against Former Perry County Coroner Herbert Miller
Jefferson City, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that his Office has obtained another conviction against Perry County Coroner Herbert Miller for stealing more than $3,300 dollars from Tom and Lila Welsh of Perry County, Missouri.
Missouri State Highway Patrol Confirms Fatality on I-44
STRAFFORD, Mo. -- Missouri State Highway Patrol confirmed one person has died in a two-vehicle crash on I-44. Westbound lanes are currently blocked. This is a developing story and will be updated.
Missouri man hospitalized after vehicle overturns
LIVINGSTON COUNTY — One person was injured in an accident just before 10p.m. Friday in Livingston County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2000 Volkswagen passenger vehicle driven by Richard J. Stumph, 28, Chillicothe, was eastbound on Route H one mile east of Avalon. The vehicle travele
Minor injuries in rural Carroll County crash
CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. – A driver from Norborne was injured when her car ran off the road in Carroll County Friday. A little after 8:00 p.m. last night, Candice Brock, 20, was northbound on County Road 143, a half mile North of Highway 10, when she traveled off the right side of the road. Brock receive
Open Letter to Officials of 20th Missouri Circuit Court
In regard to the question of Missouri’s de facto debtors’ prison system prevalent in many rural counties, Tony Messenger, columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, has written about this issue, highlighting injustices consequential to the Missouri “board statute,” especially affecting lower income,
South Dakota women knock off No. 22 Missouri
After a slow start the South Dakota women took control on Saturday, handing No. 22 Missouri a 74-61 loss at Mizzou Arena. It was the second win of the season over a Division I Top 25 team for the Coyotes (10-1), and the first-ever on the road.
Missouri Tutor Sentenced for Sexual Abuse of 10-year-old Student
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Springfield, Mo., man who worked as a private tutor was sentenced in federal court today for sexually assaulting a former 10-year-old student, according to the United State’s Attorney.
Thelma Correll NOVEMBER 19, 1955 ~ NOVEMBER 21, 2018 (AGE 63)
Thelma Correll, age 63, of Kansas City, formerly of Brookfield, died Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at her home. Funeral services will be Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. at Wright Funeral Home in Brookfield with Pastor Frank Bolin officiating. Burial will be at Rose Hill Cemetery in Brookfi
Chillicothe Fire Department responds to oven fire on Jackson Street
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded Thursday night to 1306 Jackson Street involving a call with an oven fire. By the time firefighters arrived, the fire was out. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter said the ovens’ heating element had burned in two with the homeowner advised to have repairs made.
Deputy Chris Mueller resigns from Livingston County Sheriff’s Department
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports he received a resignation letter this week from Deputy/K-9 Handler Chris Mueller. His resignation will be effective December 31st. Mueller recently married and “has better financial and family opportunities with his next job.” Mueller was instrumental in h
Two Missouri D.O.C. Inmates Injured in Macon Bus Crash
A collision involving a Missouri Department of Corrections bus in Macon Tuesday afternoon injures two inmates. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the bus driven by 48 year old Jesse Montemayor of Cameron was attempting a turn in the parking lot of the B-P gas station in Macon when it hit a concr
Warrant leads to trooper arrest in Linn County
LINN COUNTY, MO – A felony warrant out of Linn County was cause for the arrest of a Bucklin man Wednesday morning. Missouri Highway Patrol took into custody, Paul Teel, 53, for the warrant listed in court records today, citing possession of controlled substances. Teel was taken to Macon County for d
Carrollton woman bound over on drug charges
CARROLL COUNTY, Mo. – A Carrollton woman waived her preliminary hearing Wednesday on several drug allegations in. Glenda Cheyenne Michaels, 22, and her husband, Derrick S. Michaels are charged with two felony counts of possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and two
Semi crash blocks eastbound 36 Highway early Thursday morning
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — Deputies with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office investigated a crash on U.S. 36 Highway at Business 36 just after midnight Thursday. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, when deputies arrived two semis were found to have been involved in the accident.
Case continued, motion to change venue tabled for Chillicothe woman facing arson allegation
LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Mo. — A continuance was granted for a woman accused of setting fire to a railroad bridge near Chillicothe. In a filing Wednesday, the lawyer for Destanie D. Batson, 23 filed a motion to continue a preliminary hearing setting next week and to change the venue of the case.
Chillicothe Fire Department responds to 436 Elm Street
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 436 Elm Street Thursday morning. Assistant Chief Eric Reeter reports that prior to the fire department’s arrival, the Chillicothe Police Department notified firefighters the flames were out at the residence owned by Teresa Jones, but t