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Four Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stationed in Macon to receive promotions

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces the following promotions and transfer effective February 1, 2022. Corporal Terrance B. Ritter will be promoted to sergeant and designated the zone supervisor of Zone 2, serving the citizens of Macon and Shelby counties. Ritter was appointed to the Patrol on January 7, 2007. […]

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Trenton man arrested on warrants for failure to appear

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton resident on January 19th on two capias warrants for failure to appear. Thirty-six-year-old Justin Wayne Stephenson was arrested in Wyandotte County, Kansas, and picked up from there. His original charges were the felonies of stealing all other property, stealing involving a fourth or subsequent […]

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Governor Parson makes appointments to various boards; Cameron man appointed to Missouri State Fair Commission

 Governor Mike Parson announced five appointments to various boards and commissions and filled two-county office vacancies.  Robert Connell, of Troy, was appointed to the Amber Alert System Oversight Committee.  Mr. Connell has been with the City of St. John Police Department since 2002 and has continuously advanced through the ranks to his current position as Police Chief. […]

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Audio: North Central Missouri College participates in National Roll Call to honor Veterans

North Central Missouri College joined colleges and universities across the country in the National Roll Call on November 11, 2021, for Veterans Day. During NCMC’s roll call event on the campus in Trenton, 11 individuals read the names of 451 veterans and active duty members with ties to NCMC, Trenton Junior College, and/or the local community. […]

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Hamilton woman facing charges of theft, forgery and counterfeiting

A Hamilton woman faces four felonies after she allegedly printed and mailed hundreds of various company checks that were determined to be fraudulent to hundreds of United States addresses. Thirty-six-year-old Karrina Palacios-Marin has been charged with stealing $25,000 or more, forgery, and two counts of counterfeiting. Bond was set at $250,000 cash only. Court documents […]

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Man from Moberly facing 9 counts of child molestation in Linn and Randolph counties

A Moberly man faces sex-related charges in Linn County after investigations in Marceline and Randolph County regarding allegations of sexual abuse. Online court information shows 39-year old David Aaron Hart has been charged in Linn County with the felonies of first-degree statutory rape, first-degree statutory sodomy, and first-degree child molestation. Bond was set at $500,000 […]

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New Administrator named for Mosaic Medical Center in Albany

Mosaic Life Care announces Katie Dias, DO, FAAFP, has been chosen for the newly created role of Administrator for Mosaic Medical Center in Albany. Dr. Dias replaces Jon Doolittle, former President of Mosaic Medical Center – Albany, who was recently named President of the Missouri Hospital Association. Dr. Dias is a family medicine physician, primarily […]

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Trenton Building and Nuisance Board takes action on three properties, hears reports on others

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board last night took action on three properties and heard reports on other locations of concern. The fire-damaged house at 208 East 10th Court was advanced to a public hearing, and 604 Linn Street was moved to the next category called findings of fact. 511 East 9th Court was removed from […]

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Charles Dayoub named as Special Agent in Charge of the Kansas City Field Office

Director Christopher Wray has named Charles A. Dayoub as the special agent in charge of the Kansas City Field Office in Missouri. Dayoub most recently served as a section chief in the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters in Washington, D.C.    Dayoub joined the FBI as a special agent in 2005. He was first assigned […]

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Missouri man sentenced to 13-years in prison without parole for child pornography

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for receiving child pornography over the internet. Dana Paul Cline, 54, of Jefferson City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 13-years in federal prison without parole. The court also ordered Cline to pay a total of $31,000 in restitution to several of his […]

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Former Trenton resident promoted to Deputy Fire Marshal of Johnson County Fire District 1

A former Trenton resident has been promoted to Deputy Fire Marshal of the Johnson County Fire District 1 of Gardner, Kansas. Chief Bradly Ralston received the official placement of a new badge at a pinning ceremony last week. Ralston began his career as a volunteer firefighter with Gardner Public Safety and joined Fire District 1 […]

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Jeff Tindle honored at retirement celebration

Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors, staff, and community members said their thank-yous, farewells, and well wishes to Chief Executive Officer Jeff Tindle during a Retirement Celebration on June 11. Tindle’s retirement is effective June 30, 2021. Tindle began his service at Carroll County Memorial Hospital as Associate Administrator and Chief Financial Officer in […]

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Vicky Hartzler makes it official, joining 2022 Missouri GOP Senate primary

(Missouri Independent) – Vicky Hartzler made her entry into the 2022 U.S. Senate race official Thursday, kicking off her campaign at a firearms store surrounded by supporters.  One day before Republicans gather in Kansas City for their annual Lincoln Days meetings, Hartzler said her experience in Congress will make her the best candidate over the […]

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University of Missouri report looks at population trends in Missouri

Missouri’s population grew by about 11,000 people from 2019 to 2020. This 0.2% increase is only half the national rate of 0.4%, though it is typical of the modest growth experienced by many other Midwestern states. But the picture gets more complicated when you zoom in to specific regions and counties. “This growth is uneven,” […]