Republican Party

Audio: Missouri Republican lawmakers lavish praise on Governor Parson’s Attorney General appointment

Republican lawmakers have been rallying around Governor Mike Parson’s appointment of GOP state Treasurer Eric Schmitt as state attorney general. Senator Denny Hoskins of Warrensburg says he’s had productive collaborations with Schmitt.     Senator Denny Hoskins of Warrensburg is impressed by Schmitt’s skills as a lawyer.     Hoskins of Warrensburg says Schmitt will […]

Fatal Crash

Brookfield woman killed in UTV crash on Joel Drive

A Brookfield resident was fatally injured early Sunday when the UTV she was operating went off the road east of Brookfield. Forty-nine-year-old Sharese Tollerton of Brookfield was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 8 o’clock Sunday morning, approximately seven hours after the accident was believed to have occurred two miles east of Brookfield on […]

Family and friends developmentally disabled

Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled hold awards banquet

Seventy-four attended the Annual Dinner and Awards Banquet for the Families and Friends of the Developmentally Disabled of Grundy County this week. Executive Director Kayla Graham reports she handed out Candy Awards and a small gift to each person who participated in at least one event hosted by the Families and Friends of the Developmentally […]

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin facing additional charges of rape, attempted rape and prostitution

A Gallatin resident charged with the felonies of first-degree sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, and third-degree assault in Daviess County in October now faces additional charges. Online court information shows Salvador Hernandez has also been charged with felony first-degree rape or attempted rape as well as misdemeanor patronizing prostitution—18 years old and older and fourth-degree assault. Bond […]

Farmers going over paperwork

Missouri beef herd owners learn about profits and risks of sending calves to the feedlot

Missouri beef herd owners learn profits and risks of sending their calves to a feedlot. They’ve entered 50 Missouri Steer Feedouts run by the University of Missouri Extension. To cut risks in learning, they enter samples of five to 20 head, said Eldon Cole, MU Extension livestock specialist. The Missouri Steer Feedout for winter-spring born […]

Ministerial Alliance

Trenton Ministerial Alliance offers financial assistance to both residents and non-residents

The Trenton Area Ministerial Alliance has a Transient/Benevolence Ministry available for individuals visiting the community. Steve Merrin with the Ministerial Alliance says one of the alliance’s major components is service, which involves reaching out and helping those in need. He explains money is set aside within the alliance’s budget for the ministry and is one […]

Dan Hegeman and Dr. Lenny Klaver

Senator Dan Hegeman receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award

Senator Dan Hegeman was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for his service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges across the state. Senator Hegeman received the 2018 Distinguished Legislator Award at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. The award is given annually to legislators that persistently support Missouri community […]


USDA investing $1.2M to improve rural healthcare in Grundy County

United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director Jeff Case announced Thursday that the USDA is investing more than $1,200,000 to improve rural healthcare in Grundy County. The Rural Development investment will be used to install a heating and cooling system and energy-efficient windows at the Grundy County Nursing Home District of Trenton. The […]