Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department completes investigation

Among recent reports from the Livingston County Sheriff, officers learned on September 12th that a chainsaw stolen in 2018 was located in Grundy County. Livingston County officials are working with Grundy County authorities in collecting additional information about this case. The sheriff reported Grundy County authorities have arrested 23-year-old Tristan Marie Greer on a Livingston […]

Sarah Linebaugh

Rothville mom sentenced to 30-years with Department of Corrections in death of infant daughter

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Chariton County Circuit Court on Thursday morning for a Rothville woman charged with felony first degree endangering the welfare of a child, death of a child, no sexual contact. Linebaugh entered a plea of “Not Guilty” in her court appearance on the charge of felony first-degree […]

Charges Filed

Former Bethany Mayor charged with 15 felony counts of stealing and forgery

A former Bethany Mayor has been charged with 15 felony counts in Harrison County. Online court information indicates Robert Todd Williams faces four counts of stealing  $750 or more and 11 counts of forgery. The charges stem from incidents from March 2017 to April 2018. Media sources report the incidents took place while Williams was […]

Putnam County Hospital 2019

Lawsuit dismissed against Putnam County Hospital Board, State Auditor

A judge has dismissed a case against the Missouri State Auditor’s Office and the Putnam County Hospital Board brought by Hospital Partners, Incorporated. Inc. In 2017, Galloway released an audit that found a $90 million billing scheme being perpetrated by the company at the rural hospital. The case was filed in April 2018 by Hospital […]

Trenton Municipal Utilities

Trenton Utility Committee to recommend minimum cash reserves for electric, water and sewer departments

Trenton’s Utility Committee will recommend minimum cash reserves for each of the three departments of Trenton Municipal Utilities: electric, water, and sewer. Utility committee members, two councilmen, the Mayor, and other city officials reviewed financial information based on an April 2018 audit. The purpose of having minimum cash reserves is to have enough money for […]

Putnam County Memorial Hospital

State Auditor Nicole Galloway issues follow-up report on Putnam County Memorial Hospital billing scheme

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a follow-up report of Putnam County Memorial Hospital in northern Missouri. Her report last year uncovered $90 million in inappropriate lab billings. The findings of the audit were covered by national news outlets and resulted in calls for a federal investigation into hospital billing schemes. “Our audit revealed a […]