Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]

Child Abuse

Albany woman accused of subjecting 11-year-old girl to abuse pleads not guilty

An Albany woman accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Gentry County Circuit Court Thursday. Online court information shows Jennifer Reed’s case was continued to January 10th.  Reed has been charged with 42 felonies, including kidnapping, […]

Chillicothe FFA members participate in state public speaking competition

A Chillicothe FFA member received third place at the Missouri Sheep Producers FFA State Public Speaking Contest Sunday. Maggie Pfaff participated in the contest designed to develop individual public speaking skills and to promote interest in and awareness of different aspects of the sheep industry. Missouri Sheep Producers Event Chairman Ed DeOrnellis presented each participant […]

Gavel and Law book

St. Joseph man convicted of illegal firearm after 11-hour standoff; faces 10 years in prison

A St. Joseph man has been convicted by a federal trial jury of illegally possessing a firearm following an 11-hour standoff with law enforcement officers. Terrance T. Brown, 41, of St. Joseph, was found guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm. Evidence introduced during the trial indicated that Brown was in possession […]


Louisiana, Missouri man extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Louisiana, Missouri man Tuesday on a felony non-support charge. Forty-six-year-old Timothy Johnson was arrested in Pike County and has been charged with non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Johnson was extradited to Grundy County Wednesday with a […]

Kit Bond

Audio: Former Missouri Senator Kit Bond reflects on President George H.W. Bush’s legacy

A former Missouri senator who spent 24 years on Capitol Hill praises former President George H.W. Bush, who died Friday at the age of 94. Former Missouri Senator Kit Bond describes President Bush as a “special person.”     Bond describes former President George Herbert Walker Bush as a “true statesman” and an outstanding president […]