Sobriety Check Point

Missouri Highway Patrol to conduct DWI saturation in area counties

Highway Patrol Troop B will conduct special enforcement operations this month in area counties. Counties where driving while intoxicated saturation will be conducted include Putnam, Chariton, and Schuyler. The goal of the special enforcement operations is to remove impaired drivers from roads. Troop B Commanding Officer Captain James Wilt says the operations allow the Patrol […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

FEMA pays out over $1.5 million to three area counties in storm recovery payments

Three area counties have received $1,603,468 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to aid in flooding and severe storm recovery. FEMA Media Relations Specialist Angela Byrd reports FEMA had approved $545,826 for individual federal disaster assistance in Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton counties as of August 21st, which is when the most recent report on area […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission to meet with new MoDOT engineer

The Missouri Department of Transportation has a new area engineer serving 11 area counties including Grundy. Randy Mendenhall is scheduled to introduce himself during the regular meeting next Tuesday of the Grundy County Commission. Mendenhall is to be at the courthouse in Trenton at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon, August 20, 2019. Mendenhall is MoDOT’s area engineer […]

Road Work

Road and bridge work scheduled in the MoDOT long-range plan in area counties

Besides the resurfacing of Highway 6 through most of Trenton next year, the Missouri Department of Transportation’s long-range plan also shows other roadwork can be expected in Grundy County. As reported earlier, bids are sought this fall for resurfacing 4th street to 65. What’s called preventive maintenance treatment is listed for Highway 69 and Highway […]

Disaster Declaration

Disaster declaration to include only individual homes and businesses in approved counties

Individual homes and businesses in area counties of Livingston, Carroll, and Chariton have qualified for assistance in President Trump’s disaster declaration because of damage from serious flooding and severe storms since late April. A total of 20 counties across the state qualified for temporary housing, housing repairs, replacement of household items, low-interest disaster loans, and […]

Auto Theft or Stolen Vehicle

Two arrested by patrol involving stolen vehicle case out of Livingston County

The Highway Patrol has released the names of the two suspects involved in the stolen vehicle investigation in Livingston County Wednesday morning. The Patrol reports 30-year-old Christopher Haun of Raytown was arrested about an hour and a half after 46-year-old Hazel Miller of Platte City was placed into custody. Online court information shows Haun has […]

Arrest

Authorities arrest area residents over Memorial Day weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in area counties on Friday and early Saturday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Service of Blythedale was arrested in Worth County and accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, owner operating motor vehicle without financial responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle on a highway […]

Fall Turkey Hunting Season

Missouri spring turkey season ends with 38,777 birds harvested

Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation shows that turkey hunters checked 36,231 birds during Missouri’s 2019 regular spring turkey season, April 15 through May 5. Top harvest counties were Franklin with 785 birds checked, Texas with 729, and Callaway with 672.  Young turkey hunters harvested 2,546 birds during the 2019 spring youth season, […]