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Missouri River drops below 30 feet, evacuation orders lifted

Levels on the Missouri River continue to go down and area residents are returning to their homes. The National Weather Service reports the level on the Missouri River has receded to 29.58 feet at St. Joseph at 7am, after reaching what could be a record crest. Preliminary indications are the Missouri


Governor Parson visits three Missouri prisons to meet with DOC staff

Governor Mike Parson visited three Missouri prisons on Friday to meet with Department of Corrections staff to continue to focus on restructuring state government and discuss proposed changes designed to improve conditions for corrections workers and boost safety for Missourians.


Chillicothe Police Department responds to crash on Washington Street

Chillicothe Police Sergeant Curtis Hays reports one person sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident in the 1200 block of North Washington Street in Chillicothe Thursday morning.


REAL-ID cards available in Missouri Monday

The Missouri Department of Revenue will begin offering REAL ID-compliant drivers licenses and non-driver ID cards Monday, March 25. As of Oct. 1, 2020, residents of every state and territory will have to present a REAL-ID-compliant card to board federally regulated domestic flights or access federal


Highway patrol reports arrest of two area residents

The highway patrol reports a Brookfield resident was arrested Saturday morning in Linn County and accused of possessing ten grams or less of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.


Chillicothe City Council agenda includes budgets

The Chillicothe City Council will hold a public hearing to consider an ordinance adopting the 2019-2020 budget for the City of Chillicothe and Chillicothe Municipal Utilities at its meeting Monday.


A sign that river levels are dropping, State of Missouri's Emergency Operations Center downgrades activation level

KANSAS CITY, MO. (KCTV) --- The State of Missouri's Emergency Operations Center has downgraded its Emergency Operation Center to Level IV, or an increased watch. Operating hours of the enter will now be from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


Mayor, city administrator give 2019 State of the City address

During the Chillicothe Area Chamber of Commerce’s March luncheon Mayor Reed Dupy and City Administrator Darin Chappell gave the annual State of the City address. Chappell, who has been Chillicothe’s city administrator for 18 months updated the crowd on the status of various city departments. He said


Missouri Job Center to Host Hiring Event with SPS

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Missouri Job Center will be assisting Springfield Public Schools with a hiring event on Monday. From 1-4 p.m. the Mobile Job Center will be at the SPS Transportation Center on East Pythian.


Where Is Gypsy Rose Blanchard Now? 'The Act' Follows The Disturbing Story Of A Mother & Daughter Relationship Gone Wrong

If you're into true crime documentaries, the latest from Hulu — The Act — is for you. The 2015 murder of Gypsy Rose's mother, Clauddine “Dee Dee” Blanchard was shocking at the time and it only gets stranger the more you learn about it. So if you're curious about the real story you may be wondering:


Trenton City Council to consider ordinances at Monday meeting

The Trenton Building and Nuisance Board will meet prior to the Trenton City Council at the City Hall Monday. The Building and Nuisance Board will review one property at 6 o’clock that evening. The agenda shows 1802 Carnes will be reviewed under findings of fact. Other items on the agenda include 201


No election needed for several governmental jurisdictions in Grundy County

Several governmental jurisdictions within Grundy County do not have an election on April 2nd. That’s because of a state law that allows them to forgo an election when they have the same number of candidates file as there are open positions.


Grundy County Sheriff reports two arrests on Tuesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals Tuesday. Thirty-nine-year-old April Dawn Hanson of Trenton has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and unlawful possession of drug


Pleasant View Board of Education hires two employees

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education approved to new employees for the next school year at a special meeting Thursday evening. Lindsay Bond of Galt was approved as the first-grade teacher and Valerie Kitchen of Trenton was approved to be the head cook.


Tina-Avalon Country Music Show promises to wow crowds this weekend

The Tina-Avalon Country Music Show will wow crowds during two shows this weekend. The 36th annual event will take place March 22-23 at the school. Doors open at 5 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m., each night.


Grundy County Republican Central Committee to hold event in April

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee invites the public to the Seventh Legislative District Lincoln Days in April. The event will start in the gym of the Ketcham Community Center on the North Central Missouri College campus in Trenton April 13th at noon. The cost is $20.00 per person with


Free sports physical examinations to be offered to Trenton R-9 students

Wright Memorial Hospital and the Grundy County Health Department have joined forces to offer free sports physical exams for Trenton R-9 students planning to participate in athletics, cheerleading, color guard, and marching band activities during the 2019-2020 school year.


Street Department works to keep citizens safe

After several complaints of speeding through the alley behind Chillicothe State Bank and several local businesses, the Chillicothe Street Department installed two speed bumps. Jeff Gillespie, street superintendent, said there have been several incidents where people walking out of the back door of t


Grundy County R-5 Junior/Senior Prom set for March 30th

The Grundy County R-5 Junior/Senior Prom will be held next week. The “Memories”-themed event will start in the high school gym March 30th with pictures at 6 o’clock. The public is invited to attend the Grand March and coronation of the king and queen, which will begin at 7 o’clock. All seniors are r


KC Elder Law to present free workshop at Sunnyview

A free workshop will be held in Trenton next month regarding how to get Medicaid coverage for assisted living or nursing home care. KC Elder Law will offer the workshop at Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments the evening of April 9th from 6 to 7 o’clock. Topics will include how to avoid having life