Missouri State Highway Patrol

State patrol reports 3 fatalities over July 4th holiday

The Highway Patrol has released the statistics from the July Fourth Holiday counting period.  Statistics statewide included 114 crashes, 59 injuries, and three fatalities. The fatalities included two in the Kansas City area investigated by the Kansas City Police Department and one in Reynolds County investigated by the Patrol. Statewide troopers made 40 arrests for […]

NCMC Ketcham Community Center

NCMC Ketcham Center receives new fitness equipment; membership prices increase slightly

The Ketcham Community Center on the campus of North Central Missouri College in Trenton saw a slight increase in its membership prices this year. Ketcham Center Director Nathan Gamet explains the increase comes out to less than $2.00 per month for the annual memberships. The new rate for a single membership costs $240 with a […]

Princeton R-5 School Website

Princeton R-5 Board of Education approves preliminary budget

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 preliminary budget at a special meeting Thursday evening. The revenues budgeted for the 2018-2019 school year are $5,175,380, and expenditures budgeted are $7,847,296 leaving a projected deficit of $2,671,916. The board also approved amending the 2017-2018 budget to actual and activity balances to zero. Revenues received […]

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Northern Missouri counties to be recipients in portion of $237M from USDA funding

The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $237,000,000 in 119 rural community service facilities in 29 states with some of that money is going to recipients in northern Missouri. The Sunnyview Foundation, Incorporated will receive a $36,500 loan and a $19,400 grant to be used to purchase an accessible lift van for the Grundy […]

Missouri Department of Conservation accepting applications for next class of conservation agents

The Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting online applications from June 25 through Aug. 5 for its next class of conservation agent trainees. To apply — and for more information including salary range, duties and responsibilities, degree requirements, qualifications, and special-ability requirements — visit the MDC website directly at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZcS. Applicants can also go to […]

Prison Sentence

St. Joseph woman sentenced to 5-years in prison for selling stolen firearms

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced in federal court for selling stolen firearms. O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 28, 2017, Thomas-Weston pleaded guilty to selling a stolen firearm. Co-defendant Ronnie Lee Martin III, 22, […]