Watch out for major traffic around the Lake of the Ozarks this weekend. More than 100,000 people are expected there for the “Shootout”. Director Christy Janssen says the event is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the country. Powerboat Magazine has named the Shootout as one of the nation’s eight “must-see” boating events.
Two groups are suing Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft alleging that he robbed Missourians of a public vote about new abortion regulations. The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri and the No Bans on Choice Committee say Ashcroft refused to issue the ballot language needed to start collecting signatures. Tony Rothert with the ACLU opposes […]
A bond appearance hearing was held in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court this week for the Trenton man accused of wounding Trenton Police Officer Jasmine Diab in June. The court denied any change in bond for 39-year-old Jamey Aaron Griffin and the court found that no bond and conditions would secure the […]
The Annual Hickory Threshing and Tractor Show will be held next week. Officials say there will be threshing, bailing, and blacksmithing demonstrations as well as an auto and tractor show in Hickory August 31st. The free event will run from 9 o’clock in the morning to 5 o’clock in the evening with threshing taking place […]
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department and Stewartsville Police Department report they are investigating several stolen vehicles from Stewartsville reported Wednesday evening or on Thursday morning. The agencies note several other vehicles were gone through but not taken. Anyone who has seen anything suspicious is asked to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 816-449-5802.
The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors has announced the departure of the Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments administrator following a meeting this week. Donita Youtsey’s final day is October 15, 2019. She has served the nursing home and apartments for 11 years and has been administrator since 2013 and was an assistant […]
The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]
Daviess County Central 911 reports a pickup truck was stolen from Jamesport Sunday. The vehicle is described as a white 2000 Ford F250 extended cab long bed truck with a two-inch lift, black and silver wheels, and a decal of white wings in the back window. A trailer was also stolen, but it was recovered. […]
Farmers affected by flooding have until Aug. 30 to apply for help from USDA emergency assistance programs, says University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist Heather Conrow. The USDA Farm Service Agency provides up to 75% of approved renovation costs, to a maximum of $500,000, through its Emergency Conservation Program, says Conrow, who was part of […]
The Chillicothe Police Department reports call spoofing involving Verizon Wireless cell phone customers who receive calls showing on their caller ID as from 911. Some Verizon users called back to 911 to ask if someone there had called them, which the police department calls “understandable” considering what showed up on their caller IDs, however, the […]
It’s that time of year when everyone is invited to celebrate International Play Music on the Porch Day in Jamesport. A free event will be held on the porch in front of Farmhouse Collections on Broadway August 31st from 10 o’clock in the morning to 1 o’clock in the afternoon. Participants can play an instrument, […]