Domestic Violence

St. Joseph man facing three felonies involving domestic disputer in Braymer

A Saint Joseph man has been charged with three felonies after an alleged domestic dispute in Braymer in September. Thirty-two-year-old Kyle Lee Case faces first and second-degree domestic assault and armed criminal action. Bond was set at $100,000 cash only. He is not to have contact with the alleged victim. A probable cause affidavit says […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 6 additional arrests over the weekend

Highway Patrol troopers made additional arrests this weekend in several area counties. Early Sunday morning, 47-year-old Cheryl Branch of Milan was arrested in Sullivan county for allegedly driving while intoxicated. 62-year-old Kerry Cochenour of Milan was arrested early Saturday morning for alleged felony driving while intoxicated as well as failure to maintain a vehicle to […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three over the weekend. Sixty-two-year-old Kerry Cochenour was arrested early Saturday in Sullivan County and accused of felony driving while intoxicated, and failure to maintain the right half of the road. Cochenour was held by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department. An Independence resident, 59-year old Phillip […]

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Caldwell County crash east of Cameron injures two

A Caldwell County accident resulted in two occupants of a car being sent to a hospital late Sunday. Fifty-seven-year-old Linda Heaton received serious injuries and 36-year-old William Heaton received minor injuries. Both were passengers in a car driven by 63-year-old Timothy Heaton who wasn’t hurt. Both passengers were from Braymer.  Linda and William Heaton were […]

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Area students to receive American FFA Degree at National FFA Convention

Numerous members of area FFA Chapters are to receive the highest FFA individual degree this week at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. The American FFA Degree awards ceremony is to be held on Saturday morning October 30, 2021. Area recipients by school chapter include: Trenton: Allena Allen Grace Allen McKenna Cox Mackenzie McAtee Matthew […]

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Crash in Braymer injures one driver

A Braymer woman sustained injuries when one car hit another near Second Street and Route A in Braymer the afternoon of October 22. Emergency medical services took 50-year-old Tammy Claerhout to the Hedrick Medical Center with minor injuries. No injuries were reported for the other driver, 35-year-old Michael Minnick of Wheeling. Minnick drove a car […]

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Attorney for Nelson files motion to move stealing case out of Caldwell County

An attorney for Garland Joseph Nelson of Braymer has filed motions to have a felony stealing case moved from Caldwell County. The request for a change of venue also includes a motion for a change of judge. The requests will be on the docket before Circuit Court Brent Elliott on November 9, 2021, in Division […]

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Braymer man charged with murder of Diemel brothers pleads “Not Guilty” to stealing in Caldwell County court

The Braymer man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in Johnson County for the death of two Wisconsin men pleaded not guilty October 12 to a felony stealing charge in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court. Twenty-seven-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson waived formal arraignment. The case was continued to November 9th for a plea or […]

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Elderly Braymer woman injured leaving health department parking lot

An elderly woman from Braymer was taken to the hospital in Cameron after a trooper said the car she was driving left the end of Caldwell County Health Department parking lot and went down a steep embankment impacting the terrain at the bottom of the embankment. Ninety-five-year-old Pearl Rogers of Braymer received minor injuries and […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of Rabbit and Poultry Show

Results have been announced from the August 5 Rabbit and Poultry Show at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. For the rabbits, there were 17 exhibitors and 92 rabbits shown. There was one other exhibitor for the peewee division. The grand champion rabbit was shown by Emily Chalfant of Gilman City, and the reserve champion […]

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North Central Missouri Fair officials announce results of Swine Show

Results have been announced from the North Central Missouri Fair Swine Show on August 4. The champion boar was shown by Carson Rhodes of Chillicothe, and the reserve champion was shown by Graydee Rains of Gallatin. Emily Oswalt of Princeton showed the champion gilt, and Carlie Kleeman of Braymer had the reserve champion. Cass Kleeman […]

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Nelson, who faces murder charges, now to face felony stealing charge in Caldwell County

A case has been filed in another county involving a felony stealing charge for the Braymer man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Wisconsin men. Online court information no longer publicly shows the Johnson County case involving the stealing charge against 27-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson. A case was filed […]

County Fair

Results from swine, poultry and rabbit show at the Mercer County Fair

In results from the Mercer County Fair in Princeton The fair queen is Hannah Meighen, the princess is Coley Power, and the prince is Brodie Ellsworth. Swine show results include Cash Walker of Hamilton showing the grand champion boar. Grason Park of Hamilton exhibited the reserve champion boar. Bailey Miller of Hamilton had the grand […]

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Trial date set on stealing charge for Braymer man charged with murder of Diemel brothers

A jury trial has been scheduled on a felony stealing charge for the Braymer man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two Wisconsin men. Online court information shows 27-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson’s motion for a speedy trial was granted on the charge of stealing a motor vehicle. A three-day jury […]

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Two from Braymer charged with manufacturing marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child

Two Braymer residents face charges after law enforcement allegedly found them manufacturing marijuana on June 22. Twenty-three-year-old Jared Joseph Lange and 23-year-old Tiffany Amber Kincaid have both been charged with two felony counts of first-degree endangering the welfare of a child and one count of manufacture of 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic […]