Eric Greitens

St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Sealed conditions in agreement to drop charges against Greitens can be disclosed

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney is considering her options after being told she can release the full agreement which led to charges being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens.     Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a felony computer tampering charge against Greitens have been sealed. The office […]

Nate Walker

Missouri Legislature approves House Bill 1428

State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville reports the legislature approved a bill he supported, which ensures vacancies in important county offices are filled in a timely manner. House Bill 1428 is meant to avoid situations where a vacancy causes a county office to shut down. The bill requires the county commission in all non-charter counties […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves addendum to terriorital agreement

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved an addendum to a previously approved electric territorial agreement between Union Electric Company doing business as Ameren Missouri and Farmers’ Electric Cooperative. The Commission approved a territorial agreement between the two electric service providers in September of 1998 and an addendum in October of 2013. The Commission concluded […]

Missouri Public Service Commission Website

Missouri Public Service Commission approves merger of utility companies

The Missouri Public Service Commission has unanimously approved the merger of Great Plains Energy Incorporated and Westar Energy Incorporated. The Commission determined the merger will benefit shareholders, ratepayers, and the general public. Great Plains Energy is the holding company for Kansas City Power and Light Company and KCP&L Greater Missouri Operations Company stock. KCP&L and […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council deals with nuisance investigations and DNR compliance at special meeting

Two ordinances were adopted at a special meeting last night of the Trenton City Council. But there was a lengthy discussion on a third topic, one that pertains to the police officers handling investigations of nuisances. It was January of 2013 when police were assigned duties related to enforcement of Trenton’s ordinance on nuisances, such […]

Trenton, Missouri

Trenton City Council approves special training for police department personnel

The Trenton City Council has approved additional specialized training for police officers as well as a change in zoning and a conditional use permit to allow for a food business to have a permanent location. At the request of the council last month, Police Chief Tommy Wright was asked to prepare a list of training […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education has busy agenda at latest meeting

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 salary schedules as presented by administration Wednesday evening. The certified and non-certified salaries were increased by one percent and the board then approved a sports cooperative agreement with North Daviess of Jameson for Fall baseball for 2018-2019. A fundraising request for softball equipment was approved along […]

Crime and Courts

Five have cases bound over to Division One of circuit court in Trenton

Five defendants Tuesday waived preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each of the cases was bound over to future dates for arraignments in Division One of the circuit court. Matthew John Woody of Trenton has six felony counts. These include two counts for unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a […]

Corruption

Missouri voters to decide on initiative targeting corruption in government

Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot in November.  The initiative’s goal is to rid the state of corruption by giving voters the power to decide on limits to campaign contribution and […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council holds special meeting regarding Nestle purchase of ConAgra

The Trenton City Council met with the North Central Missouri Development Alliance board and directors in a special meeting Monday evening to discuss an agreement with Nestle on its conditional purchase of ConAgra. City Administrator Ron Urton says the alliance explained the process of talking to Nestle and the project going forward. He adds that […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees approve agreement to install new bleachers

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees at a special meeting Wednesday approved an agreement regarding the installation of new bleachers at the Ketcham Community Center with Heartland Seating through Buy Board. President Doctor Lenny Klaver said the agreement will allow the college to lock in a bid for new bleachers of $151,441. He […]

Grundy County Missouri Courthouse

Grundy County Commission receives drug monitoring program agreement

The Grundy County Commission received a user agreement with Saint Louis County Health Department for a prescription drug monitoring program. Commissioner Joe Brinser reports Grundy County’s drug monitoring program is set to go live in 2018. He says pharmacies in the county will start the program one month before the official go-live date. The Commission […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education approves baseball field agreement, reviews Summer school

Trenton R-9 Board of Education has approved a baseball field user agreement for two years; and a summer school contract for three years. For use of the Burleigh Grimes baseball field, Trenton R-9 will pay $200 per day, on game days only, to the Trenton Park Department which includes a one-time field preparation and rental. […]

Chillicothe Fire Department recognized as”Fire Department of the Year” by Missouri Fire Fighters Association

The Fire Fighters Association of Missouri has named The Chillicothe Fire Department as “Department Of The Year” for 2016. The FFAM serves 7, 533 members and 367 fire departments. The award was presented to the department at the FFAM 62 annual convention held at Tan Tara resort. The Chillicothe Fire Department is a progressive Department with […]