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Chillicothe firefighters remain busy with calls Thursday and Friday

Homeowner Brenda Crawford had put water on the fire by the time crews arrived. However, the deck was still burning, and the fire had extended up the exterior wall to the eaves and under the deck. Firefighters used a hand line to extinguish the fire and cut away part of the deck to check for fire ext

KTTN.COM - 2018-04-21 22:29:09

Crash near Chula sends Laredo woman to hospital, driver accused of DWI

Fifty-three-year-old Donald Graybeal traveled north on Route V when his pickup truck crossed the center line about a mile and a half north of Chula. The Patrol reports the truck then ran off the west side of the road, struck a ditch, returned to the road, and came to rest on the east side of the roa

KTTN.COM - 2018-04-21 22:36:36

Grundy County woman seriously hurt in crash

Laura J. Revels, of Laredo, Missouri, was taken by air ambulance to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City for treatment, said the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The pickup's driver, 53-year-old Donald L. Gaybeal, also of Laredo, was taken to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe for treatment of mode

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-04-21 18:17:00

Old Wal-Mart building being razed

Demolition of the old Wal-Mart building, and most recently Quixotic Farming, in south Chillicothe began this week. Perkins Dozing and Demolition is doing the work. Demolition of the old Wal-Mart building, and most recently Quixotic Farming, in south Chillicothe began this week. Perkins Dozing and De


Man charged for shooting BB gun at youths

A Sweet Springs man is facing a class D felony charge after allegedly firing a BB gun toward children the morning of April 12. According to a probable cause statement filed to the Saline County Prosecuting Attorneys office, the girls alleged that the subject 29-year-old James Maberry shot at them at


Warrensburg Food Truck Festival exceeds expectations

WARRENSBURG - More than 1,700 people enjoyed the nice spring day and some unique food Tuesday afternoon as the first ever Warrensburg Food Truck Festival. Seven different food trucks filled Missouri Street in front of the James C. Kirkpatrick Library on the University of Central Missouri campus. Gue


4H Club gives back to local youth with autism

April 20, 2018 –Weighted blankets have a lot of benefits to people with autism, ADHD, anxiety and more. They provide pressure and sensory input and can be used as a calming tool for sleep. The pressure of the weighted blanket provides what is called “proprioceptive input” to the user’s brain.


Would-be vigilante shoots at van he thought was part of Amber Alert. It was the wrong car.

A Missouri man was arrested early Tuesday morning after he rammed a vehicle on an Interstate 80 off ramp in Altoona and fired two shots from a handgun. Matthew Golden, 41, of Kearney, Missouri, told police he thought the vehicle was part of an Amber Alert for two missing children from Toronto, Iowa.


Weatherby resident arrested in Daviess County on Grundy County charge

The Grundy County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Weatherby resident Wednesday in Daviess County on a Grundy County charge of passing a bad check. Thirty-four-year-old Billie Parker was charged with felony passing a bad check with no account or insufficient funds. She posted her bond of $1,


Nestle plant in Trenton to remain unionized

The agreement was negotiated with the assistance of the local economic development group, the North Central Missouri Development Alliance, and consultant Phil Tate.


Chillicothe Fire Department responds to LIV Road 237

The Chillicothe spokesman noted firefighters were able to keep the blaze from spreading to the living quarters. The owner of the property described the garage as his workshop and storage area while the living quarters were unoccupied most of the time. The fire department quoted the owner, Blankenshi


Audio: Trenton Police Department releases official cause of death in Tanner Ward case

The Trenton Police Department has released the results of the complete autopsy report in the Tanner Ward case. Lieutenant Police Chief Rex Ross reports the police and the Grundy County Coroner received the report and the official cause of death. The report was from Frontier Forensics of Kansas City,


Missouri State Fair announces another country concert

The Missouri State Fair continued its early announcements for the Pepsi Grandstand Concert Series on Thursday. The MSF announced Aaron Watson with Tim Montana will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Watson has released nearly a dozen country music albums, his latest being "Vaquero." Montana is kn


Sedalia police arrest man accused of stealing 100 pounds of wire

SEDALIA, Mo. - Sedalia police arrested Kevin Huff on Monday after officers were made aware of a burglary. The victim said that copper wire was missing from his business and surveillance footage captured images of the suspect. Officers were able to identify that Huff was the suspect and made contac


Trenton man arrested on felony charges

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton man Tuesday on two felony charges. The Grundy County Sheriff's Office reports 41-year-old Mark Allen Romesburg has been charged with attempted tampering with a witness in a felony prosecution and second-degree burglary. His bond is $15,000 cash only,


Excelsior Springs Hospital on precautionary lock-down following threats

April 18, 2018 - The Excelsior Springs Hospital is currently on a precautionary lock-down, following threats made by what CEO Kristen DeHart referred to as a disgruntled family member of a current patient. "Everyone is fine," DeHart stressed. "We just have a situation, and we are simply rerouting tr


Marshall BOE begins search for new principal, assistant principal

The search for a new Marshall High School principal and assistant principal are now underway, according to Superintendent Carol Maher. During a Board of Education meeting Tuesday, April 17, Maher said current principal Jim Heinzler and current assistant principal Ian Verts have turned in their resig


Sedalia murder trial set, Gardner hearing postponed

Notable court cases have circled through the Pettis County Circuit Court this week without yet reaching a conclusion. Judge Robert Koffman heard a number of continuance requests from attorneys on Monday while hosting hearings in the court's trial division at the Pettis County Courthouse. Koffman, wh


2 arrested in Sedalia shooting that killed 1, wounded 1

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) - Authorities say two men have been arrested in a Sedalia shooting that left one man dead and another wounded. The Sedalia Democrat reports that 25-year-old Eric Harper, of Chicago, was arraigned Monday on charges of first-degree assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a


Chillicothe police issue citation in non-injury crash

The Chillicothe Police Department reports a non-injury traffic accident at the intersection of Elm Street and J.F.K. Avenue.A vehicle driven by Melodie Shutterly failed to yield the right-of-way at the intersection and struck a vehicle driven by Kaley Holmes. A passenger in the Shutterly vehicle was