Cowgill, MO

Three Booked Into Jail – Two In Out-Of-State Warrants

Three bookings at the Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail are reported by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department, including two on out-of-state warrants. 42-year-old Amanda R Whitworth of Cleveland Texas was arrested on a warrant for alleged probation violation for possession of a controlled substance. She is held pending extradition. 38-year-old...
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Update: Man ejected from tractor in Sunday evening crash dies in hospital

The Highway Patrol has released updated information about a tractor accident in Ray County Sunday evening, June 26th. The driver of a tractor, 62-year-old Earl Griffith of Rayville was pronounced dead at Research Medical Center of Kansas City later that night. It was originally reported he received serious injuries and was taken to the Ray County Memorial Hospital of Richmond.
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Details Of Sunday Evening Ray County Fatal Accident Released

The Highway Patrol has released details about a Sunday evening accident that took the life of a Rayville man. According to the accident report from Troop A of the Highway Patrol, at 6:15 P.M. Sunday 62-year-old Rayville resident Earl D. Griffith was driving a 2003 John Deere northbound on Highway 13 at Route J in Henrietta. That’s when a 2001 Dodge Ram being driven by 33-year-old Mayview resident Ayron W. Nelson struck the hay baler that was being towed by the tractor.

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.

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...

Kearney wrestler earns national accolade

An incredible stretch of wresting for a local wrestler earned him a prestigious honor on this summer. Jordan Bell of Kearney competed in the 14U National Duals Greco-Roman Tournament in Indianapolis, Indiana. The tournament pitted the best youth wrestlers from across the country against one another in a two-day competition June 9 and 10.

Driver ejected from tractor after being struck by pickup

A farm machinery accident Sunday night in Ray County injured a driver from Rayville. Sixty-two-year-old Earl Griffith received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to Ray County Memorial Hospital in Richmond. A trooper said a pickup driven by 33-year-old Ayron Nelson of Mayview struck a hay baler being pulled...

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...

Cameron Resident Facing Multiple Charges Following Arrest Tuesday

A Cameron resident is facing multiple charges following an arrest made Tuesday in Dekalb County. At 9:30 A.M. the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports they arrested 22-year-old Joshua S. Owens who is accused of shoplifting, driving while revoked, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Owens was booked into the Daviess Dekalb...

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...

Earl Dan Griffith

Earl Dan Griffith, 62, of Rayville, died unexpectedly Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, from injuries sustained in a traffic accident. Earl was born on January 19, 1960, in Kansas City, the son of Daniel Lee and Juanita (Conness) Griffith, Sr. He was united in marriage to Martha Jane Shipman of Gladstone, on June 13, 1987; she survives of the home.

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.

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.

Chillicothe Police Report

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to 109 calls for service Monday. Some of the calls include…. 12:37 PM Officers served a warrant on a man who turned himself in on a City of Chillicothe Municipal warrant for failing to appear on a charge for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. He posted bond and was released.

Cathy Lowe

On Friday, June 24th, 2022, Cathy Lowe, loving & vibrant wife & mother of 2, went home to Jesus at the age of 57 from complications of ALS. A memorial visitation will be held 3 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2022, with memorial service following at Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home, Kearney, MO. The family suggests memorial contributions to ALS Foundation.

Fireworks – What Can Be Used & When It Can Be Used

While the fireworks stands are open, the City of Chillicothe has limitations to the type of fireworks you can use and when they can be used. City Code says fireworks can be used within the city limits from July 1st to the 4th. The public may use ground-based fireworks within the city limits. That includes firecrackers and aerial fireworks that are fully consumed.

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: