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Missouri man, a member of Southwest Honkys gang, pleads guilty to meth conspiracy

A Fair Grove, Missouri, man who is a member of the Southwest Honkys violent prison gang pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in a drug-trafficking conspiracy in which investigators intercepted a shipment of nearly 9.5 kilograms of methamphetamine. William F. Jones, 45, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to participating […]

Border Wall between United States and Mexico

Man who escaped Missouri halfway house caught crossing Mexican border into California

A man who escaped from a Springfield, Missouri, halfway house 17 months ago pleaded guilty in federal court after being caught crossing the border from Mexico into San Diego, California. Benjamin E. Garnica, 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to escaping from federal custody. Garnica was sentenced on March 20, 2014, […]

Prison Sentence

Chicago man caught driving in north Missouri with drugs sentenced to 15-years in prison

A Chicago, Illinois, man who was arrested while driving through northern Missouri was sentenced in federal court for possessing nearly a kilogram of methamphetamine to distribute. Kevin M. Phyfiher, 29, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 15 years in federal prison without parole. On Oct. 29, 2019, Phyfiher pleaded guilty to one […]

University Of Missouri

Green City High School graduate receives recognition from University of Missouri

A Green City High School graduate has received the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Outstanding Senior Award. Natalie Ayers has been involved in multiple clubs and organizations during her four years in Columbia. She has also received several other awards. Ayers served as the College of Agriculture, Food, and Natural […]

Sales Tax

Trenton city sales tax receipts decline for the current fiscal year

Trenton city sales tax receipts for the current fiscal year were down more than one percent for general purposes, capital projects, the 17th Bridge replacement project, fire department needs and down a fraction for parks compared to last fiscal year. Trenton’s fiscal year runs from May through April. City sales tax income for general purposes […]