2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest winners announced

An astonishing photo featuring a rural Missouri barn standing strong following a storm is the Best in Show for the 2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest, hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The photograph, submitted by Christine Peper of Jefferson City, Mo., was chosen from nearly 1,000 photos submitted by amateur photographers from […]

Court News

Seven face judge in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

A Spickard man has waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Harold Stiner faces felony charges of driving while intoxicated – aggravated; as well as driving while revoked or suspended as of May 8th.  Cameron resident Adam Ingersoll pleaded guilty to an amended charge of driving while intoxicated– a […]

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Ridgeway woman injured in crash on Highway 69

A Ridgeway resident was injured on Thursday when the pickup she was driving traveled off Highway 69 in Harrison County and overturned when it struck an embankment five miles north of Bethany. Twenty-two-year-old Brittany Jennings received minor injuries and declined treatment at the scene but told officers she would seek medical attention later. The pickup […]

Twenty defendants charged with distributing heroin/fentanyl in Missouri

Twenty defendants have been charged in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield, Missouri, area. Many of the defendants were arrested in a coordinated law enforcement sweep that began Thursday, November 14 and continued into the weekend, after five criminal complaints were filed under seal on […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports two arrests

The highway patrol reports a Polo man was arrested late Saturday morning in Ray County. Forty-nine-year-old Bobby Neal is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia. Neal was taken to the Ray County Jail. A savannah resident, 32-year old Brittany Ray, was arrested late Saturday night […]

Extradited

Milan woman extradited from Utah to face non-support allegations, probation violation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the extradition of a Milan woman on three counts of felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support as well as a probation violation on misdemeanor non-support. Thirty-two-year-old Brittany Rae Dowling was extradited from Salt Lake City, Utah. Her bonds total […]

Wildlife Management

Tyler Phillips of Mound City receives second-place FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award

Tyler Phillips of Mound City received the second-place Missouri FFA Wildlife Management Proficiency Award at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. Phillips, a junior at Mound City R-II High School, is the son of Matt and Brittany Phillips. He is a member of the Mound City FFA Chapter. His advisor is Connor Dignan. Phillips’ supervised agricultural […]

Airman Mitchell F. Begley

Air Force Airman Mitchell F. Begley graduates basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Mitchell F. Begley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward […]

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Cross Allied Health Scholarships Awarded at North Central Missouri College

Recipients of 2018-2019 Cross Allied Health Science scholarships were recognized during receptions held on at North Central Missouri College. Dr. Albert and Carol Cross of Trenton established these scholarships because of their desire to help students achieve their higher education dreams in the field of allied health. During the receptions, Dr. and Mrs. Cross met […]