Two women charged after drug raid of Brookfield residence used as a daycare
Two women are facing serious charges in Linn County following a police raid on a Brookfield residence used as a daycare, where officers reportedly discovered drug paraphernalia. The raid occurred on November 27th. Online court records reveal that Brandi Nicole Childress, 40, of Belton, and Donna Marie Shoop, 48, of...
Over 140 years old, the Henry Blosser House was saved: it's expected to open in the fall of 2024
The historic Henry Blosser House is located near Malta Bend, Missouri (Saline County). This three-story house was constructed between 1878 and 1880, over 140 years ago. On December 29, 1978, the house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Water shut off in Keytesville due to water main break; schools closed
Water has been shut off in Keyetsville due to a water main break, according to a Facebook post from Chariton County EMS. The post Water shut off in Keytesville due to water main break; schools closed appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Carrollton R-VII School District accepting candidacy applications for school board
CARROLLTON, Mo. - The Carrollton R-VII School District is accepting declarations of candidacy for those interested in running for a position on the School Board in the April 2, 2024, election. The school district states candidates may file for one of two available three-year term positions at the superintendent’s office...
Stephens Sentence For Theft From Chillicothe Police and Livingston County Sheriff Departments
Former Chillicothe Police Officer, 40-year-old Jeremy Stephens of Brookfield, was sentenced on the charge of theft of at least $750 from the Chillicothe Police Department and Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. The sentence was handed down by Judge R Brent Elliot and includes 5 years probation, 30 days shock time at Daviess Dekalb Regional Jail, and restitution of $3,153. The restitution will be paid out of the posted bond, with the remainder to be paid while on probation.
MARSHALL MAN CHARGED AFTER ALLEGED ASSAULT
A Marshall man has been charged with a felony after an incident on Saturday, November 25. According to the Marshall Police Department, a victim reported an attempted break-in during the early morning hours of Sunday, November 26. Police arrived on scene and arrested Eric Gilmore. Police interviewed the victim and...
Chariton County water line break shuts off service indefinitely
KEYTESVILLE - City crews in Keytesville have been working since 2 a.m. Wednesday on a water line break at West Jackson Street. City crews were notified of the leak at 1 a.m., and the Keytesville R-III School District cancelled classes for the day less than five hours later. "We started...
Sheriff: Body found likely missing 20-year-old Kansas man
SALINE COUNTY —Law enforcement authorities are working to positively identify the body of a man found in Saline County last week. It is believed to be 20-year-old Jessi J. Herbst from Lacrosse, according to Saline County Sheriff Roger Soldan. On Nov. 22, the Saline County Sheriff's Office reported to...
Suspect in fatal double stabbing in Aurora last month arrested in Missouri
A suspect wanted in connection with a fatal double stabbing in northwest Aurora has been arrested in a small town in Missouri.
Saline County woman charged with murder now deemed fit to face her charges
A Saline County woman charged with murder who was previously ruled unfit to stand trial will now face her charges in a court of law. Tammy Hrabe, of Slater, is charged with first-degree accessory to murder, abandonment of a corpse, and tampering with physical evidence in the 2021 murder of 57-year-old Judith Young, of Malta Bend. Young’s body was found in the Missouri River and an autopsy revealed her death was not from natural causes.
Brookfield, Missouri: The Revolutionary Birthplace of Sliced Bread
In the small, yet historically significant town of Brookfield, Missouri, a revolutionary idea was born that would transform kitchen tables worldwide. Otto Rohwedder, an Iowa-born inventor, developed the first commercially successful bread-slicing machine in 1928. This groundbreaking device made its debut at the Chillicothe Baking Company in Brookfield, bringing the concept of pre-sliced bread to the public and setting off a culinary revolution.
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The Legacy of Jim the Wonder Dog: Marshall's Canine Celebrity
Marshall, Missouri, a quaint town with an extraordinary history, is famously known as the birthplace of Jim the Wonder Dog, a Llewellin Setter born in 1925 with uncanny abilities. His owner, Sam Van Arsdale, noticed Jim's exceptional talents when the dog began predicting outcomes of events like the World Series and the Kentucky Derby, astonishing skeptics and delighting fans. Recognized in 2017 as Missouri's official state wonder dog, Jim's legacy is celebrated in Marshall through a dedicated garden and museum, which have become cherished attractions.
Woman injured after vehicle slides off road, overturns near Cameron, Missouri
A 64-year-old woman was seriously injured in a collision Saturday evening near Cameron, Missouri.
Blackburn, Missouri: A Historic Town's Journey from 1881 to Today
In 1881, the historic town of Blackburn was founded, becoming an integral part of Missouri's narrative. This railroad town's inception lined up with the nation's significant political shifts, including a year that saw three U.S. presidents take office. Blackburn's strategic location as a railroad hub propelled it into becoming a cornerstone of Missouri's burgeoning economy, reflecting the transformation of the American frontier.
Teen driver loses control on snow-covered Highway 36 west of Chillicothe
An accident occurred on Saturday evening, November 25, 2023, involving a 17-year-old female driver from Brookfield, Missouri. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that the crash happened around 8:40 p.m., approximately four miles west of Chillicothe on Highway 36. The driver, whose name has been withheld due to her juvenile...
Chevy Cavalier collides with trash truck on Highway 5, south of Marceline, injuring two
An accident occurred on Highway 5, approximately three miles south of Marceline in Chariton County, on the afternoon of November 25, 2023. The incident involved a 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier, driven by a 16-year-old girl from Brookfield, Missouri, and a 2015 Freightliner trash truck driven by Adam C. Heller, a 37-year-old man from Green City, Missouri.
Dawn, Missouri: A Portrait of Small-Town Serenity and Community Spirit
In the heart of Livingston County, the serene village of Dawn, Missouri, offers a haven for those seeking simplicity and a strong sense of community. With a population just shy of 69, this close-knit hamlet invites a slower pace of life that stands in stark contrast to the modern world's rapidity. The median age of 45.8 years reflects a community that cherishes stability and tradition, valuing the personal connections that bind its residents together. Despite modest income levels and poverty, Dawn's spirit of mutual support shines, creating a rich tapestry of rural American life.
Mysteries Carved in Stone: The Dover Petroglyphs and Their Cultural Legacy
In the town of Dover, a historical enigma beckons both scholars and the public alike—the Dover Petroglyphs. These ancient rock carvings, a remnant of pre-Columbian times, offer a silent narrative of the region's early inhabitants. Etched into the bedrock by indigenous peoples, these carvings are a profound testament to a culture that thrived before European contact. Expert John Dover, known for his appearances on 'Unsolved Mysteries' and 'The Secret of Skinwalker Ranch,' speculates that some symbols may even represent portals to another dimension, adding a layer of mystique to the already captivating petroglyphs.
MVC STUDENTS TO PRESENT AT STUDENT RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM
Missouri Valley College students will share their academic, creative and professional work at the fall 2023 Missouri Valley College Student Research Symposium on Monday, December 4. A total of 125 students are set to present at the all-day event, which is open to all students, faculty, staff, and community members.