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Trenton man facing multiple charges of statutory rape and incest in Livingston County

A rural Trenton resident, recently released from jail on a percentage bond, is to be in circuit court next month in Chillicothe.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 17:16:24

Excelsior Springs man charged with attempted rape

June 21, 2018 –Ryan Davis Halberstadt, 26, is charged with first-degree rape or attempted rape, armed criminal action, assault and unlawful use of a weapon.


Families Suing Over Mysterious Deaths At Chillicothe Hospital To Get Their Day In Court

The families of five patients who died under mysterious circumstances in 2002 at a Chillicothe, Missouri, hospital got some bad news three years ago.


Freedom of the Road Riders to host Spring Fling this weekend in Bogard

The event will be held Friday, June 22ndthrough Sunday, June 24th. Main Stage events for Friday night include a DJ and karaoke contest at 7 o’clock and Outlaw Jim and the Whiskey Benders from 9 to 1 o’clock.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 15:07:41

“Fireworks in the Park” set for July 5th in Jamesport

The schedule for the event the night of July 5thincludes free face painting and balloons from 6:30 to 8:30. The Battle in the Park with Kids and Adults will begin at 6:30 and will include an egg toss, three-legged race, and a watermelon eating contest. Community softball games will be held from 7:3

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 20:17:00

Vehicle show set for Saturday in Jamesport

The Jamesport Community Association will present the 15thAnnual Car, Truck, Bike, and Tractor Show in downtown Jamesport Saturday, June 23rd.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 14:58:10

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board to meet Monday

A meeting will be held at the Trenton City Hall Monday evening June 25that 5:30. The agenda includes seven properties for the declaration of a nuisance, seven for public hearings, and two for findings of fact.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 20:31:49

Grundy County Nursing Home District board accepts resignation

A member of the Grundy County Nursing Home District board, Sherry Knapp, has resigned from that position. At a board meeting this week, her resignation was accepted by the remaining members of the board.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-21 11:40:58

More details emerge on water rescue near Chula

The youth, whose name has yet to be released, was placed into an ambulance and taken to a hospital for medical attention. Darrell Wright of Chillicothe department of emergency services Monday told KTTN it was a family member who pulled the boy out of the pond.


Chillicothe man faces drug charges in Carroll County

Online information shows bond for Nathan Cahill was set at $25,000 pending an appearance in the Associate Division of Carroll County Circuit Court. The highway patrol online arrest report indicates Cahill, after being arrested, was taken to the Chariton County Jail on a 24-hour hold.


Chula Fire District responds to grass fire

The Chula Rural Fire District received mutual aid for a grass fire Monday afternoon.Chula Assistant Fire Chief Randy Horton reports Chula responded to the fire with two brush trucks, and Chillicothe provided one tanker. He says seven personnel were on the scene of the fire at 10493 LIV 261 that burn


Chillicothe Fire Department responds to fire near airport

According to a news release, Harold Dewey was having hay baled in the field by his home when a bearing on the baler failed and over-heated catching two large round bales of hay on fire. The report stated one bale was dropped in the field while a second bale was carried over to a driveway not realizi


Editorial: The wages of tax cuts: a shortage of prison guards

Western Missouri Correctional Center (left) and Crossroads Correctional Center, both state prisons in Cameron, Mo., in a satellite image from Google Maps.


Firefighters respond to fire in hay field

Firefighters from Trenton and the Grundy County Rural Firefighters responded to24th street and Pleasant Plain in Trenton Saturday afternoon where a fire burned less than one-half acre in a hay field.A Trenton Fire Department spokesman said hay was being raked at the time and the cause of the fire wa


Youth rescued from farm pond near Chula

While only limited information is available, reports say a youth was rescued Sunday afternoon after going underwater in a farm pond in the Chula area.Darrell Wright of Livingston County Emergency Medical Services says by the time the department arrived at the scene, a family member had pulled the vi


Cameron, Mo. prison still on lockdown a month after riot

CAMERON, Mo. -- A Missouri prison remains on lockdown more than a month after aprotest turned into a riot, and officials with the union representing corrections officers worry that a staffing shortage could lead to more violence.


What's Up for June 20

“Libraries Rock” summer program, 10 a.m., St. Joseph Public Library, East Hills branch, 502 N. Woodbine Road, and 2 p.m., Washington Park Branch, 1821 N. Third St. This week participants can rock out with music by Dino O’Dell. For more information call816-232-3812.

NEWSPRESSNOW.COM - 2018-06-20 04:45:00

One life-flighted after crash south of Chillicothe

Twenty-six-year-old Ryan Schuermann traveled south on Highway 65 when his car crossed the center line and struck the driver side and rear duals of the northbound tractor-trailer driven by 66-year-old Edgar Hoyt of Shawnee, Kansas. The car skidded off the west side of the road, came to rest facing so


MoDOT tractor cutting grass strikes passing pickup south of Maysville

Thirty-six-year-old Robert Slawson of Saint Joseph drove south on Highway 33 when he began to pass a Missouri Department of Transportation tractor cutting the grass on the highway right of way. The tractor, driven by 33-year-old James Roberts of Pattonsburg, hit the driver’s side rear of the pickup


Chillicothe man loses appeal in Missouri Supreme Court

A jury found Joseph Fountain Perry guilty of possession of a controlled substance in 2015. The state advised at his sentencing that the range of punishment was five to 15 years in prison. The circuit court sentenced Perry, as a prior and persistent offender, to eight years in prison.