Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]

Budget

Audio: New state budget includes jump in public school safety funding

Governor Parson has signed into law a new state budget which includes 300,000-dollars in school safety funding to Missouri’s K through 12 public districts. Melissa Randol with the Missouri School Boards’ Association says addressing school safety involves a multi-faceted approach.     The funding could be used to address threats involving weapons and digital platforms, […]

Court News

Prison sentence handed down in Division One of Grundy County court

A Minnesota man has been sentenced to prison after pleaded guilty to three felony charges stemming from incidents in April and May in Grundy County. Larry Edward Brown Junior of Lakefield, Minnesota appeared yesterday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Guilty pleas were entered on April charges of tampering with a motor vehicle and resisting, […]

Mike Parson

Audio: Missouri lawmakers react to Governor Parson’s address to the legislature

(Missourinet) – Kansas City Democratic State Rep. Greg Razer was pleased with Governor Parson’s speech last night to the legislature and Missourians.     Parson’s message urged lawmakers to serve with integrity, work as a team and elevate the tone of the political discourse. About 300 people attended a reception afterward in the governor’s office […]