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Crash 3-miles north of Novinger causes serious injuries

A man from Queen City was injured in a utility vehicle rollover accident on Sunday night three miles north of Novinger. Twenty-five-year-old Cody Winn was taken by ambulance to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries The UTV was northbound on private property where it was apparently traveling too fast for conditions on a hillside […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Authorities arrest Trenton man, extradite two back to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton resident on drug-related charges and the extradition of two other individuals on probation violations in the last few days. Sean Philip Biller was arrested Tuesday and has been charged with the felonies of delivery of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of […]

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Gallatin resident and former coach at Winston accused of child molestation has bond amended to $25,000

Bond was amended for a former teacher and coach at Winston High School during a bond hearing in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin faces four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation—child less than 17 years of age and offender greater than four years older as […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in connection with crash that killed Spickard woman

A wrongful death suit has been filed in Grundy County regarding an accident on Highway 6 in Trenton May 31st in which a motor vehicle struck a horse and buggy. Joe Hostetler of Spickard filed the suit against Christina Airey of Trenton. Hostetler’s wife, Elizabeth Hostetler, drove the buggy and died as a result of […]

Sex Crime

Former coach and Gallatin resident appears in court on sex and assault charges

A former teacher and coach at Winston School charged with four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation, sexual contact with a student, and third-degree assault appeared in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The court denied a request for the bond to be changed for 50-year-old Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin […]

Not Guilty Plea

Gallatin man pleads “not guilty” to kidnapping, domestic assault and endangering the welfare of a child

A Gallatin man facing several felony charges stemming from an incident in October in which he allegedly choked his girlfriend and pushed her and her son to the floor entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Online court information shows 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon has been […]

Accident involving alcohol

Novinger man demolishes car on Route K; patrol accuses him of DWI

A resident of Novinger was injured and faces potential charges from a single-vehicle accident last night in western Adair County. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 37-year-old Christopher Kennedy who was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Kennedy was southbound when his car traveled off the right side of […]

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Novinger man accused of shooting at individual at 7th Heaven Convenience Store

A Novinger man has been accused of shooting at someone at the 7th Heaven Convenience Store in Novinger Monday. Online court information shows 37-year-old Richard Lee McCully Junior has been charged in Adair County with three felonies: first-degree assault or attempt, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Bond was set at $150,000 […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Former Sullivan County Prosecuting Attorney appears in court on drug charges

A former Prosecuting Attorney for Sullivan County appeared on Wednesday as a defendant in criminal cases in the Associate Division of circuit court. 49-year-old Jerry Hollon waived formal arraignment on alleged drug counts. Online court information shows Hollon faces two counts involving an alleged conspiracy. One is alleged distribution, delivery, manufacture, or production of a […]