David M. Ketchmark, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Stanberry man who produced child pornography and possessed more than a thousand images of child pornography pleaded guilty in federal court.
A spokesman for the U-S Postal Service says it is no longer considering closing any rural post offices. Instead, the postal service is aiming to reduce expenses by shortening hours of over-the-counter retail services at many locations.
Governor Jay Nixon announced today that Missouri Community Colleges will invest $15,000,000 through MOManufacturingWINs, a statewide training network that will create opportunities for Missourians to obtain the specialized training they need to begin a career in modern manufacturing.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Department is investigating the theft of five bronze vases taken from graves at the Utica Cemetery. It is noted that the Chillicothe Police Department has recently begun a similar investigation at a Chillicothe cemetery. People with information on these cases are asked to contact the Livingston County Sheriff's Department or Chillicothe Police Department.
Dates and times have been announced at Gallatin and Bethany for a Medicare enrollment seminar and sign-up for the Parts C and D plans. The first opportunity is today (Monday, October 15th) at the Access Two Independent Living Center in Gallatin. There will be another opportunity at the same location on December 7th.
The annual "Trick or Treat" night at the Trenton Rock Barn will be Monday, October 28th from 6 o'clock until 7:30. Twenty-four organizations and businesses will have decorated tables at the Trenton Area of Commerce sponsored event.
Enjoy a fall day of fun at the Family Fun Festival Oct. 20 at Wallace State Park near Cameron. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the free event will include guided hikes, games, programs and a campsite decorating contest.
A white-tail deer management workshop for landowners and property managers will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24th, at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center, located at 21262 Genoa Road in Linneus.
From the beginning of the parade competition to the awards ceremony more than 12 hours later, the marching band festival Saturday promises to be a full day of activity for some 48 visiting high school bands plus Trenton High School.
Dinner and an auction benefiting the northwest Missouri chapter of the DREAM Factory is among the features during Missouri Day weekend in Trenton. The public event on Friday October 19th will include a spaghetti supper starting at 5:30 and the auction of painted and decorated chairs to follow, about 7:30. All are held at the Trenton Elks Lodge.
The Gallatin Police Department, along with federal agents from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Social Securities, and the Missouri Department of Revenue, have served an arrest warrant for 58-year old Jose Felix Gutierrez of Gallatin. The Livingston County warrant was for forgery.
Missouri State Fair Queen Emily Wood of Palmyra is to ride in the Missouri Day Festival Parade through the streets of Trenton on Saturday morning. The 19-year old is a sophomore at Moberly Area Community College, majoring in nursing. She hopes to eventually earn a Nurse Practitioner's license and a Doctorate in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
New hours of operation have been announced for the Stacy Multi-Purpose Center in Princeton. It will be open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning from 5 to 9 o'clock. Evening hours at the Stacy Center are from 3:30 to 8 o'clock.
Missouri State Parks holds a "Family Fun Festival" at Wallace State Park near Cameron on Saturday, October 20th. The free event includes guided hikes, games, programs, and a campsite decorating contest. Visitors are to meet at the campground amphitheater.
Scarlet and gold colors are splashed across the woods. Wildlife is on the move, and on Sunday, October 21, the 26th annual fall driving tour through the Poosey Conservation Area will offer a backwoods tour of foliage and educational stops along the route devoted to conservation.
Forty-eight bands will be gathering in Trenton on Saturday, October 20th to take part in the evaluative events that are being provided the participating bands in parade, auxiliary, drumline, and field show. The Missouri State High School Activities Association has sanctioned this event.