Subpoena

Subpoenas issued for Plattsburg Special Road District records as state auditor looks into potential fraud

As part of her audit into potential fraud in the Plattsburg Special Road District, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued subpoenas to obtain records being held by the district’s former secretary/treasurer. The Auditor is authorized by Missouri law to issue subpoenas to compel testimony and evidence as necessary to conduct an audit. “My office issued these […]

Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS)

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson calls on Auditor Galloway to audit Department of Public Safety Director’s Office

The new Missouri Department of Public Safety director describes an internal review of the director’s office as “concerning”, and supports the governor’s call for a state audit. Brian Hauswirth has the story.     The Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) includes the State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, Capitol Police, the Missouri Veterans, […]

Terror Threat

Trenton woman arrested for making terrorist threats

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Wednesday after she allegedly made terrorist threats. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 50-year-old Kimberly Kay Jacobs has been charged with two counts felony second-degree terrorist threat as well as one count felony delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county or private jail or […]

Audit Graphic

Whistleblower contact results in audit of potential fraud at Plattsburg Special Road District

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway recently accepted a request by the Plattsburg Special Road District in Clinton County to audit potentially fraudulent activity concerning public funds. The request comes after a complaint to the Auditor’s Whistleblower Hotline and the initial investigation by the State Auditor’s Office. “Our independent review of the Plattsburg Special Road District […]

Chautaqua

Gallatin Chautauqua set for weekend of September 14th

Entertainment has been announced for the Gallatin Chautauqua which is scheduled this year for the weekend of September 14th and 15th. A free kids movie, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, will be shown on the north courthouse lawn Friday, September 14th at 8 o’clock. On Saturday, September 15th, children will be able to learn about machines at Kids […]

Right To Work

Environmentalists step up to oppose “Right To Work”

Voters will decide in less than a week whether Missouri will become a right-to-work state, potentially weakening unions. It isn’t just union members and labor groups opposing Proposition A: Environmentalists are standing against the right-to-work proposition as well.  Dennis Roach, a former engineer, and union member and a current member of the Sierra Club said unions […]