City sales tax receipts at Trenton for general purposes and capital projects are up about 1.8% during the first half of this fiscal year. That's compared to the same period last year, May through October.
(JoplinGlobe.com) â€” A Nevada (MO) womanâ€™s hiring of two armed men to help her kidnap her 1-year-old daughter turned into a badly bungled crime in which the girl and her father were fortunate to escape being shot, according to Joplin police.
NEOSHO, Mo. â€” A retired Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor offenses and been assessed probation in a case involving the alleged sexual molestation of one young girl and the assault of another.
Trenton Rotary Club members were the first to hear a new initiative involving Trenton Police Department, city councilmen, and citizens of Trenton. Chief Tommy Wright used the occasion to introduce a program called â€śTrentonâ€™s Great Neighbors.â€ť
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) â€” A prominent Kansas City defense attorney has been hired to represent a northwest Missouri man at the center of a teen sexual assault case that has gained worldwide attention because of the way it was handled.
Two Princeton boys have pleaded guilty and were placed on probation for their roles in a Mercer County crime spree conducted earlier this year. Entering the pleas in Division One of the Mercer County Circuit Court were Colton Nelson and Vince Jennings Juniorâ€”both are 18.
Jefferson City, Mo. â€” Secretary of State Jason Kander awarded $1,733 in grants to Mercer County to increase election efficiency and provide up-to-date equipment and services for voters and poll workers.