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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

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 09:52:10

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

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 21:16:45

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.

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 21:07:33

Marceline School District names Chillicothe High School Principal as Superintendent

The Marceline School District has announced the selection of its Superintendent, a former administrator for Marceline schools. Brian Sherrow will take over Superintendent duties for the 2018-19 school year.Sherrow has been high school principal at Chillicothe since 2011. He previously taught high sc

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 21:38:51

Registration date for Girl Scouts announced

A registration date and time has been announced for those interested in learning about Girl Scouts and/or those who want to join a troop.The kindergarten and first-grade registration event is on Tuesday, June 26that First Christian Church in Trenton. This is described as a drop by event held from 5:

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 21:30:45

Head-on crash near Browning injures two

The driver of the car, 20-year-old Taylor Coram of Browning, was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. A passenger in the pickup, 20-year-old Brittany Hollon of Purdin, was taken to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with minor injuries. The driver of the

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-18 10:04:18

Multiple employers to hold Job Fair in Trenton on June 19th

Employers representing manufacturing, the Missouri Department of Corrections, healthcare, and commercial driver’s license positions will be at a job fair in Trenton next week.


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

KTTN.COM - 2018-06-17 14:09:09

Sarah Maloney resigns from Administrator position at North 65 Center

Whitley reports the Grundy County Council on Aging Board of Directors is looking for someone who has knowledge in management, accounting, public relations, and computer operations to fill the position.


No discussion on process for selecting Police Chief at Trenton City Council meeting

Two new members were appointed, with council approval, to the Trenton Planning and Zoning Commission and to the Trenton Board of Adjustments. Selected were Tom Stickler and Chris Betz. They replace Mike Johnson and Rich Hattesohl respectively. Larry Leininger was re-appointed to his seat. Holdover m


Circuit court has extremely busy docket in latest session

Several defendants have waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. The cases, on various charges, were bound over to the Division One docket of Thursday, June 14thor Thursday, July 12th.


Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A probable cause statement filed in March accuses Mandich of driving a pickup truck southbound, at excessive speed, while allegedly traveling in the northbound lane of Highway 65 three miles north of Princeton. At the accident location, authorities have said a highway sign warned of a no passing zon


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.


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


Iowa man charged in killing convicted in separate case

CORYDON, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of killing a deer hunter in south-central Iowa has been found guilty of misdemeanor charges in a separate burglary case.TheDaily Iowegian reports27-year-old Ethan Davis was acquitted of first-degree burglary Friday, but found guilty of misdemeanor counts of assault


Trenton R-9 Board of Education fills vacant seat

Member Corey Leeper moved to appoint Moore to fill the vacant position, but the motion died for lack of a second. Member Dorothy Taul moved to appoint Cutsinger for the position. Cutsinger’s appointment was approved by the board on a four to two vote. Leeper and member David Whitaker voted against t


Trenton woman arrested on drug allegation

The bond for 54-year-old Susan Michelle Johnson is $15,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the associate division of circuit court June 26th.


Investigation spanning months in Chillicothe results in two arrests

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports a multi-month investigation resulted in the arrest of two individuals Tuesday on alleged endangering the welfare of a child and possession of a controlled substance with the intent to distribute.Maples says the Chillicothe Police Department and the Livings


Audio: Tommy Wright comments on resignation with Trenton Police Department

Trenton Police Chief Tommy Wright has resigned from the police department, effective July 6th andspoke briefly with KTTN, offering this message to the community.


Trenton City Council meets Monday night with full agenda

One of the ordinances adopted allows the water tower painting contractor, already in Trenton, to do additional work yet this year. The change order allows Ozark Applicators, LLC to paint the interior of both Iowa Boulevard and Princeton Road water towers. Repairs and maintenance also are included in