Jamesport, MO

Woman arrested at Chillicothe Correctional Center on charges from Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of an Independence woman at the Chillicothe Correctional Center on August 9th on felony charges from Grundy County. Forty-nine-year-old Mira Ann Huffman has been charged with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia involving amphetamine or methamphetamine. They stem from an alleged January incident.
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Dragons get back to work during first week of practice

The Cameron High School Dragon Football Team hit the field for the first time under new Coach Wes Bell Monday. A new regime means a clean slate for many players looking to climb up the depth chart before the August 26 home opener against Lincoln Prep. “It’s really good for...

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve purchase of replacement windows for city hall, hold discussion on city code

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved a bid and purchases on August 8th. The bid was from Renewal by Anderson for window replacement and installation at Gallatin City Hall. The bid for Fibrex windows and installation with a 20-year warranty was $59,854. Pella Windows and Doors also submitted a bid for Fiberglass windows at $26,132.48 and installation by a subcontractor for $11,550 with a 20-year warranty. Board Member Steve Evans moved to approve the bid from Renewal by Anderson because of the quality of the windows and the installation by the manufacturer.

In report from the executive session of Trenton Board of Education meeting, board accepts resignations from two and announce new hires

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education accepted resignations and approved hirings after an executive session on August 9th. The resignations were from Trenton High School Custodian Graham McVay, effective July 1st, 2023, and THS Paraprofessional Angela Corbett, effective immediately. Those hired included Chris Parks for assistant varsity football, varsity girls...

Chillicothe Police Report For Monday

The Chillicothe Police Department responded to 110 calls for service Monday. Some of the calls include:. 1:31 am, Report of suspicious activity in the 400 block of Cherry Street. Report of two subjects running from the area. Officers located them at Clay and Vine Streets. They were checked and released.

Bethany Woman Facing Burglary and Trespass Charges

BETHANY, MO – A criminal summons was issued on Monday for a Bethany woman to appear on a felony and a misdemeanor charge filed in Harrison County. Charges for Burglary and Trespass were filed against sixty-four year old Laura Lee Squires alleging the incident took place on July 3rd. An affidavit filed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office alleges Squires entered property near Blythedale and mounted game cameras in a garage and poles near the residence. Squires is scheduled for arraignment on September 7th.

Diamond Lady Dragons kickoff 2022-2023 athletic year with midnight madness practice

The 2022-2023 Cameron High School athletic year got underway at exactly 12 a.m. Monday morning as part of the CHS Lady Dragon Softball Team’s midnight madness practice. As a way to softly acclimate the younger players to the program, CHS softball coaches hosted a midnight madness practice at the Cameron Elks Lodge and showcased a few unorthodox methods of preparing for the upcoming season.

Dump Truck Strikes US 36 Bridge Over I-35

CAMERON, MO – The Missouri Department of Transportation says the U.S. Route 36 bridge over Interstate 35 in Cameron was struck Monday by a dump truck. After an initial inspection, the eastbound right-hand lane of the bridge was closed and a 12-foot width restriction was put in place. The safety measures will remain in place until further notice.

Up-To-Date On Vaccinations?

The Chillicothe R-II school year begins on August 23rd. Parents need to make sure their children are up to date on vaccinations before school begins. Mary Taylor from the Livingston County Health Center says there are several vaccinations required at various ages. Taylor says the next round with a deadline...

Shawnee attorney sentenced for smuggling heroin into Missouri prison

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A 44-year-old Shawnee, Kansas attorney was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for smuggling heroin to an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron, Missouri, with whom she had a romantic relationship. Juliane L. Colby was sentenced to one year and one month in...

Trenton Demolition And Asbestos Abatement

Asbestos removal and demolition were approved by Trenton City Council. City Administrator Ron Urton says they have three houses to be demolished that have hazardous materials. Once the abatement is complete, they will move on to demolition. Urton says they have seven buildings on the demolition list. That bid was awarded to Perking dozing.

Ridgeway teenager charged with two counts of child molestation

Authorities in Daviess County have charged a Ridgeway teenager after an investigation involving the alleged molestation of a child. Nineteen-year-old Trevor Wayne Bradley of Ridgeway has been charged with two counts of second-degree child molestation allegedly involving a child younger than 12 years old. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department reports...

Busy Chillicothe Police Report For Tuesday

One-hundred-sixty-seven calls for service were handled by the Chillicothe Police Department Tuesday. 8:52 am, Officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation and determined the 57 year old operator was driving with a revoked license. They were cited and released. 9:00 am, Subject calling to report a possible sexual offense...

Adventurer, jeweler, pilot Junior Sandy passes away at 82

It could be said that Kenneth David (Junior) Sandy “died with his boots on”. He passed away while working on the family farm he enjoyed so much. “Junior” was 82 years old when he passed away on Monday, August 1, 2022. Junior and his wife, Nancy...

Obituary & Services: Helen Nickell

Mrs. Helen E. Nickell 95, resident of Jamesport, Missouri died at 9:45 P.M., August 9, 2022, at Sunnyview Nursing Home, Trenton, Missouri. Funeral services will be Monday, August 15, 2022, at 11:00 A.M. at Church Of Christ, Trenton. Burial at Pilot Grove No.2 Cemetery, Jamesport, Missouri. Family visitation will be...