Brig. Gen. Eaves

Missouri names new Assistant Adjutant General for Air Guard

Missouri’s Adjutant General, Brig. Gen. Levon Cumpton, announced July 11, Brig. Gen. Ken Eaves will oversee the Show-Me State’s Citizen-Airmen. In a ceremony at the Missouri National Guard’s Joint Force Headquarters here, Col. Ken Eaves was promoted to the rank of brigadier general. Eaves officially assumed the role of Assistant Missouri National Guard Adjutant General […]

Bomb Threat

Soldier at Fort Riley charged with distributing instructions for bombs

A soldier stationed at Fort Riley was charged in federal court with sending over social media instructions for making bombs, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Jarrett William Smith, 24, Fort Riley, Kan., was charged with one count of distributing information related to explosives and weapons of mass destruction. Smith, a private first class infantry soldier, […]

Hand Holding Small Marijuana Leaf with Cannabis Plants in Background

Audio: One medical marijuana ballot measure drums up most attention; Opposition speaks out

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

Veterans Foreign Wars

Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars endorses medical marijuana Amendment 2

The Missouri Veterans of Foreign Wars has strongly endorsed the Amendment 2 medical marijuana ballot measure. Tom Mundell is the former State Commander of the organization. He says the VFW rarely makes political endorsements but thinks medical marijuana could be a difference maker in the fight against addiction.     Lieutenant Colonel Todd Scattini served […]

Jose Lopez Swearing in at Mercer County

Grundy County deputy, Jose Lopez, accepts position with Mercer County Sheriff’s Department

Judge Jack Peace swore in the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office’s newest deputy Monday. Jose Lopez served more than three years as a deputy sheriff for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office and also served on the Grundy County Crisis Intervention Team. Lopez received his law enforcement training while serving in the Military Police in the United […]