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Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge to be held Tuesday
The annual Trenton/Gallatin Bright Futures Bulldog Challenge will be held Tuesday, December 18th at the Trenton vs. Gallatin varsity basketball home games at the Trenton High school gym with tipoff at 6:00 p.m.
Texas man arrested in Daviess County charged with three misdemeanors
A man from Texas arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County Thursday night has been charged with three misdemeanors. Thirty-five-year-old Antonio Barajas of McKinney, Texas faces charges of driving while intoxicated, exceeding the posted speed limit, and operating a vehicle on a highway withou
Gallatin City Administrator resigns position with last day on the job January 11th
Tony Stonecypher is leaving from his position as Gallatin City Administrator. Stonecypher made the announcement to the Gallatin Board of Aldermen at its meeting Monday evening. He accepted an offer for a position in his hometown in Iowa with his last day in his current position January 11th.
Patrol reports three area residents arrested on drug allegations
Three individuals were arrested Monday afternoon by the Highway Patrol in DeKalb County and were being held in custody pending the filing of formal charges. A Gallatin resident, 47-year-old Joseph McClane, has been accused of multiple counts. McClane is accused of felony possession of methamphetamin
Bulldog wrestlers remain perfect in dual competition
Gallatin varsity wrestlers ran their season dual record to 6-0 Tuesday night, defeating Maryville, 69-9, and beating Hamilton, 60-9. Following are individual results vs. Maryville: Andon Allen (106), Reggie Arnold (113), Ayden Wayne (126), Tom Crouse (160), Drayton Harris (170) and Cody Arnold (195)
Two drivers from Daviess County involved in 8-vehicle chain reaction crash in Clay County
The highway patrol reports just one injury when as many as eight vehicles were involved in an Interstate 35 accident around 6:35 this morning in Clay County. Two of the vehicles were operated by drivers from Daviess County.
Missouri man admits to killing daughter's ex-boyfriend
MOUNT VERNON, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter's ex-boyfriend after a squabble about an outdoor patio table and grill. The Joplin Globe reports that 53-year-old Robert Waite Jr., of Carthage, accepted a plea offer Tuesday in which he pleaded gui
Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court
Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a cont
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
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
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.
Gallatin woman sentenced after violating probation
A Daviess County circuit judge sentenced a Gallatin, Missouri, woman to state prison Thursday for violating her probation in an earlier weapons case. Brittany A. Karstens, 35, appeared before Judge James B. Funk on a probation violation related to an August 2017 felony conviction on possessing firea
Christmas lighting contest winners will get $75
The Gallatin Board of Aldermen agreed to award a $75 electric credit to the first place commercial and first place residential Christmas lighting participants again this year. In other business at the Nov. 27 meeting, Police Chief Mark Richards submitted a report on activity for Nov. 27: one suspici
Local resident treated after eight-vehicle pile-up on Interstate 35
According to preliminary Online Traffic Crash Report details, Tpr. T. I. Goolsby said the collision occurred as vehicles were slowing in traffic. A 2004 Westways driven by Mitchell L. Flowers of Jamesport, attempted to slow and swerved to avoid a collision with the other stopped vehicles. The Flower
Three charged in bridge arson
Three Chillicothe, Missouri, residents are facing felony charges in a bridge fire that has been ruled an arson. According to the Missouri State Fire Marshal's office, the Canadian Pacific Railway bridge that crosses the Grand River caught fire on Oct. 29. Until last Thursday, there hadn't been much
Three in custody following vehicle pursuit
The Missouri State Highway Patrol was involved in two vehicle pursuits in the past two days in Northwest Missouri. Three people were taken into custody after a vehicle pursuit on Monday. A trooper attempted to stop a vehicle in DeKalb County when it fled toward Clinton County, according to patrol re
Deputies Mueller and Zaki receive recognition for lending assistance in Daviess County
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office received a letter of commendation from Daviess County Sheriff Ben Becerra Tuesday for work Zaki and Deputy Chris Mueller performed in late August.
Man faces domestic assault, child welfare charges
A Gallatin, Missouri, man has been charged with domestic assault in a case where a toddler was allegedly present. Jonathan Douglas Kane, 21, is charged with one count of felony first-degree domestic assault, two counts of felony second-degree domestic assaul, and one count of felony first-degree end
State troopers keep busy on Sunday with 4 arrests
Highway Patrol troopers report several arrests Sunday in northwest Missouri counties. Two people were arrested in DeKalb County Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Raymond Dilley of St. Joseph has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony armed criminal action, misdemea
Driver runs from Chillicothe police, pursuit entails, ends when driver crashes in Caldwell County
Approximately thirty minutes prior to the Caldwell County accident Saturday, Chillicothe Police received a phone call from a citizen in reference to a reckless driver. The complainant advised they were nearly struck by the suspects’ vehicle, along with the same vehicle nearly striking a school bus a