Guilty Plea

Former executive at Preferred Family Healthcare pleads guilty to concealment of $30M embezzlement scheme

A former executive of a Springfield, Mo., charity pleaded guilty in federal court to misprision (the deliberate concealment of one’s knowledge of a treasonable act or a felony.) of a felony in connection with the concealment of a multi-million-dollar scheme by which other charity executives embezzled and diverted millions of dollars from the Springfield nonprofit […]

MoDOT Laying Ashpalt

Interstate 35 resurfacing project in Harrison County postponed until October 1st

Part two of a project which brings a new, smoother surface to Interstate 35 in Harrison County has been rescheduled. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted Herzog Construction Company of St. Joseph to resurface I-35 between Route N at Eagleville and the Iowa state line. The contractor completed concrete patching and bridge work earlier this […]

Fatal Crash

Brookfield man dies, Carrollton man injured in Saturday night crash

A Brookfield man was fatally injured and a Carrollton resident minor injuries in an accident early Saturday night east of Carrollton. Both individuals were pedestrians at the site of a stalled farm tractor and a parked car near a hillcrest on Highway 24. Sixty-eight-year-old John Burns of Brookfield was pronounced dead at Carroll County Memorial […]

Calamity Jane Days

Audio: Tractor cruise, baby show and Melodrama all part of Calamity Jane Day Festival

The Calamity Jane Day Festival kicks off in Princeton Friday with a tractor cruise. Kelly Bertrand with the festival says tractors will leave the lower Mercer County Fairgrounds at 9 o’clock that morning.     The tractors will return to Princeton at 4 o’clock Friday afternoon and will then be parked on the west side […]

Missouri Day Festival

Entries continue to be accepted for Missouri Day Festival parade

Entries continue to be received for the 34th annual Missouri Day Festival parade next month. The Trenton Rotary Club is encouraging participants to pre-register for the October 20th parade which has a theme of “Hometown Heritage.” Floats and entries will celebrate the importance of local history, historic, business or civic individuals or cultural traditions. Parade […]

Pearls of Production

State agriculture director opens 6th annual Pearls of Production workshop

Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn gives the welcome at the sixth annual Pearls of Production: Women in Agriculture workshop Nov. 2-3 in Columbia. Chinn, a fifth-generation farmer from Clarence, manages a farrow-to-finish operation with her husband and children. The Chinns also have a small cow-calf herd and family feed mill and grow corn, soybean, […]

MoDOT road work and maintenance

I-35 to be resurfaced between Eagleville and Iowa line

Part two of a project will bring a new, smoother surface to Interstate 35 in Harrison County. The Missouri Department of Transportation contracted Herzog Construction Company of St. Joseph to resurface I-35 between Route N at Eagleville and the Iowa state line. The contractor completed concrete patching and bridge work earlier this construction season to […]

Calamity Jane Days

Calamity Jane Day Parade set to roll on September 15th

Smithfield Hog Production will host this year’s Calamity Jane Day Parade in Princeton. Registration for the parade will be held at the Princeton City Barn September 15th from 8:30 in the morning to 12:30 in the afternoon. Entries may choose to be judged in multiple categories, including best-dressed youth rider; horse-drawn entry; antique, modified, or […]