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Obituary: Buddy “Bud” E. Fields

Buddy “Bud” E. Fields – age 93 of Polo, Missouri passed away Sunday morning, June 26, 2022, at Golden Age Nursing Home in Braymer, Missouri. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Evergreen Cemetery in care of the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, July 2nd, 2022, at Stith Funeral Home in Polo. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM, Friday evening, and also at the funeral home.
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Three from Trenton, including 7-year-old, injured in single-vehicle crash

Three Trenton residents, including a child, were injured Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle, rollover, accident just north of Trenton. Taken by EMS to Wright Memorial Hospital were the driver, 25-year-old Samantha Knapp as well as passengers, 29-year-old Brandon Burkhardt, and a seven-year-old boy. The highway patrol reported the two adults received moderate injuries and the young boy received minor injuries.

Three Injured In Accident In Grundy County

Three were injured in a single-vehicle accident in Grundy County Monday afternoon. State Troopers responded to the accident on NW 22nd, north of Trenton at about 4:30 pm. The report states 25-year-old Samantha L Knapp of Trenton was southbound when she lost control and ran off the right side of the road, striking an embankment, overturning onto the driver’s side and then back to its wheels.

Obituary & Services: Norma June Pittsenbarger

Norma June Pittsenbarger, 88, Bethany, MO passed away Friday, June 24, 2022, at an Albany, MO hospital. She was born on June 3, 1934, in Martinsville, MO the daughter of Alva Lewis and Roxie (Turner) Groves. She married Marion Barker in 1952, and they had three daughters together. She married...

Obituary & Services: Joyce Ann Hamilton

Joyce Ann Hamilton, 81, Bethany, MO passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at Pearls II Eden for Elders, Princeton, MO. She was born on March 1, 1941, in Modena, Missouri the daughter of Harley Johnson and Lenora Blanche (Ellsworth) Joiner. On February 13, 1960, she married Kenneth “Scoby” Hamilton in...

Winston man involved in two-vehicle crash in Henry County

A driver from Winston escaped injury while another driver was hurt in a two-vehicle accident on Sunday afternoon in Henry County. The driver of the car, 29-year-old Jordan Johnson of Clinton, received minor injuries and was taken to Golden Valley Memorial Hospital in Clinton located in west-central Missouri. The driver...

Trenton man scheduled for court on drug and weapon charge

Trenton resident Mitchell Dane Knapp is scheduled to be in Grundy County Circuit Court Tuesday on two felony counts. Thirty-two-year-old Knapp has been charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of methamphetamine. Knapp was arrested by the Highway Patrol in Grundy County late Friday night. The weapon was listed in the court information as a 38 caliber Remington firearm. Bond is $20,000 cash.

Trenton Accident Injures Three

TRENTON, MO – Three Trenton residents were injured in a one-vehicle accident Monday afternoon north of Trenton. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident occurred as a vehicle driven by 25-year old Samantha Knapp was southbound on Northwest 22nd Street, 1/2 mile north of Trenton. Knapp lost control and overcorrected. The vehicle travelled off the side of the roadway where it struck an embankment and overturned onto the drivers side. The vehicle came to rest on its wheels.

Candidate for United States Senate to be in Chillicothe

Candidate for United States Senator, Vicky Hartzler, is to be near Chillicothe Thursday night June 30 at Good Time Charlies northwest of Chillicothe. Congresswoman Hartzler is to be speaking at 6:30 pm and is expected to make other stops in Chillicothe earlier in the day, on Thursday. (Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler...

Let it go, let it go, let it go, let it go…

Let’s see, a “religious” minority removes the right to bodily autonomy for all women and there are guns everywhere. Yeah, thats the…wait. The population of Polo, Missouri is somewhere around 500. There are subversives everywhere. The 2020 presidential election results for Grant Township, Caldwell County, Missouri:

Public Hearing Held On Use Of Capital Improvement Sales Tax Funds

A public hearing was part of the Chillicothe City Council meeting Monday. The hearing was for the use of the Capital Improvement Sales Tax Funds. Parks Director Josh Norris presented the request to use $130,000 for improvements at Chilli Bay Waterpark. Work could take place beginning this fall and the...

Liverpool Legends To Perform For Sliced Bread Day

“Liverpool Legends”, the Ultimate Beatles Tribute Band, will be in Chillicothe for Sliced Bread Day, July 9th. Chillicothe Area Arts Council Director Mary Lou VanDeventer says “Liverpool Legends” has the support of a family member of one of the Beatles. VanDeventer says tickets are available now. To...

Weekend Report For The Chillicothe Police Department

The Chillicothe Police Department report for the weekend includes 223 calls for service. Some of the calls include:. 10:52 a.m., Officers were dispatched to drugs attempting to be delivered through mail. Officers responded and the drugs were seized. The investigation is ongoing. 5:29 p.m., Officers took a report of stealing...

Maris homers late, Mudcats hang on for 5-4 win

SEDALIA – Elijah Maris homered in the eighth inning Monday, giving Chillicothe the insurance they needed to survive a ninth inning Sedalia rally, and the Mudcats held on for a 5-4 win at Liberty Park Stadium. The Bombers loaded the bases in the bottom of the ninth against Mudcat...

Trenton City Council approves rate increases for water and sewer services

By a narrow margin, the Trenton City Council Monday night approved increases in water and sewer rates. The increases are the figures recommended by the Trenton Utility Committee following rate studies by an outside company Toth and Associates. The committee had recommended a five-year rate plan to the city council. Increases in water rates are six point five percent in the first year, three-point nine percent in the second and third years, and one percent in each of years four and five.

City Approves Cyber Security Insurance

The City of Chillicothe has been covered for Cyber Security Insurance through MIRMA, The Missouri Intergovernmental Risk Management Association, but recently the city was informed MIRMA will not cover Cyber Insurance. At Monday’s City Council meeting, the City Auditor, Allison Jefferies presented bids for the insurance. The council approved a policy from Travelers Insurance for $1 million in coverage that includes ransomware, phishing and other types of scams and risks.

Free Family fishing July 11th At Litton Pond

A free Family Fishing Night will be held at the Litton Ag Center Pond on July 11th. The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) will host the event from 5 to 8 pm. MDC will provide all bait and tackle, or participants may bring their own. MDC staff and volunteers will be on hand to provide an assist to new anglers.