Gary McKinney

Former Joplin police officer pleads guilty to child pornography

 A former Joplin, Mo., police officer pleaded guilty in federal court to receiving and distributing child pornography. Gary McKinney, 43, of Joplin, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to the charge contained in an Oct. 24, 2018, federal indictment. McKinney was an officer with the Joplin Police Department for about seven years […]

Missouri Main Street Connection

Outstanding Community Education Campaign award presented to Main Street Chillicothe

Missouri Main Street Connection Inc. (MMSC) presented downtown revitalization awards on July 25, 2019, recognizing revitalization excellence during the annual Missouri Main Street Conference in St. Louis. The event was hosted at The Westin St. Louis. Missouri Main Street Connection is a non-profit designed to help communities preserve their historic commercial districts through economic revitalization. […]

Mike Thompson and Steve Schieber NCMC Commencement Speakers 2019

Vice Chairman Mike Thomson and CEO Steve Schieber Announced as NCMC Commencement Speakers

Vice Chairman for the Coordinating Board for Higher Education Mike Thomson and Steven M. Schieber, Chief Executive Officer for the Critical Access Region of the St. Luke’s Health System will give the commencement addresses at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri on May 11, 2019. Chairman Thomson will speak at the 9:00 a.m. morning […]

Missouri livestock symposium

Livestock Person of the Year applications due May 1, 2019

Applications are being accepted for the 2019 Northeast Missouri Livestock Person of the Year award. Applications are open to residents from the following counties in northeast Missouri: Adair, Clark, Knox, Lewis, Linn, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Putnam, Randolph, Ralls, Schuyler, Scotland, Shelby, or Sullivan. The individual receiving this award must have made a significant contribution […]

Collin M. Stosberg

Missouri State Highway Patrol announces promotion of Lt. Collin Stosberg

Lieutenant Colonel Eric T. Olson, acting superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the following promotion effective April 1, 2019. Sergeant Collin M. Stosberg, public information and education officer assigned to Troop A, Lee’s Summit, MO, is being promoted to lieutenant and designated assistant director of the Public Information and Education Division, General Headquarters, […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton police arrest Jameson teen on first-degree property damage

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Jameson teen Tuesday on two counts of first-degree property damage. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 17-year-old Jonathon Lennon Ruch posted a $10,000 cash or corporate surety bond. He is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court March 12th. Court documents accuse Ruch of acting in concert with […]

Kaylee Ramsey

Chillicothe Police Department hires new communications officer

The Chillicothe Police Department has a new communications officer. The police department reports Kaylee Ramsey has previous experience in dispatching from working at the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office for two years before she finished her degree in psychology and worked for the State of Missouri Children’s Division. Ramsey says she has a passion for assuring […]


Grundy County Sheriff reports two arrests on Wednesday

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals on Wednesday. Forty-six-year-old Adam Peter Bentz of Nixa has been charged with felony non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Bentz of failing to provide adequate food, clothing, lodging, […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton man arrested on two counts of felony property damage

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Monday on two counts of felony property damage in the first degree. Bond for 20-year-old Dakota Garrett Fredricks is $10,000 cash or corporate surety and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court February 13th. Court documents accuse Fredricks of damaging […]