(Missouri Independent) – When news broke that an LGBTQ history exhibit was suddenly and without warning removed from the Missouri Capitol, Gov. Mike Parson contended the reason was that it didn’t get pre-approval from a board he chairs, but at that board’s first meeting in more than a year on Monday, neither the exhibit nor the […]
The Bethany Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance as it conducts investigations regarding motor vehicle break-ins from the weekend. The Bethany Police Department, via Facebook, says the department received a large number of calls regarding vehicles being broken into. Vehicle owners are reminded to lock their vehicles when unable to secure the vehicle inside […]
The Trenton Police Department reports there were no injuries, but one driver was issued a citation after a trailer struck a utility pole on September 8, 2021. Officer Jeff Spencer’s crash report says 78-year-old Larry Eugene Dannar of Trenton drove a pickup truck south on Princeton Road. The towed unit came unhooked near 19th Street, […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 408 Grandview Street on September 8, 2021. Captain and Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Bradley says the caller reporting the fire did not believe anyone was in the vehicle. A Chillicothe Police officer on the scene said the fire was in the engine compartment. Upon arrival, […]
To mask or not to mask is a question that many local leaders have had to decide, including Tuesday night in Missouri, where that question fueled a rowdy response from some parents. Fights broke out, and one person was handcuffed after a school board meeting in western Missouri’s Pleasant Hill. KMBC-TV in Kansas City reports […]
The Putnam County Health Department reports it has been notified of two female residents dying from complications of COVID-19. That brings the total number of deaths to 16. There have been 589 total cases, and five are active. Forty-three COVID-19-related hospitalizations have been reported for Putnam County. The Grundy County Health Department reports it received […]
The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reports a Jamesport resident wanted by the sheriff’s office has been taken into custody and is currently being held in the Greene County Jail in Springfield, Missouri. Thirty-three-year-old Matthew Eason has been charged with the felonies of first-degree domestic assault involving serious physical injury and first-degree rape or attempted rape. […]
The owner of dozens of Mexican restaurants in several states, along with the company’s president, CFO, controller, and sales manager are among 19 defendants charged in a federal racketeering conspiracy to hire undocumented workers. Also among those charged are eight current or former managers of restaurants located in Butler, Springfield, Lebanon, West Plains, Willow Springs, […]
A Jamesport man faces two felonies after an alleged assault on a domestic partner on August 17 that caused a woman to have a possible broken jaw. Thirty-three-year-old Matthew Allen Eason has been charged with first-degree domestic assault involving serious physical injury and first-degree rape or attempt. Bond has been denied. A probable cause statement […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has lifted a precautionary boil advisory issued due to a broken water main. The lifted advisory affected Sullivan Rural Water customers on Route H from Ivan Drive to Route FF and included Indian Drive and Owls Nest Trail.
An 18-year-old has been charged following an investigation by the Chillicothe Police Department involving reports of a stolen vehicle and a firearm on August 3. Brandon Gage Gentile of Chillicothe faces felony charges of first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle; second-degree burglary; stealing a firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate; attempted second-degree burglary; armed criminal […]
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory until further notice due to a broken water main. The advisory affects Sullivan Rural Water customers on Route H from Ivan Drive to Route FF. It includes Indian Drive and Owls Nest Trail.
Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory due to a broken water main. The advisory for customers in the City of Newtown will last until further notice.
(Missouri Independent) – Eight months after her son was born, Webster Groves High School teacher Jaime Adamski broke down in tears at her doctor’s office. Her breast milk had declined significantly since she had gone back to work. “I was depressed, angry, frustrated,” she said. “I felt like I was not a good enough mother […]
Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division issued a consent order against Florida-based WCO Holdings, LLC, and a top executive after allegedly defrauding investors in several states, including Missouri. Between February 1, 2016, and December 31, 2019, WCO Holdings and managing member Alan K. Brooks sold $700,000 of unregistered, non-exempt promissory notes through unregistered Las […]
The Associated Press reports a woman has alleged in a civil rights lawsuit that former Harrison County Sheriff Joshua Eckerson gave her drugs and sexually assaulted her. Eckerson killed himself last year after a special prosecutor charged him with misdemeanor counts of misuse of official information by a public servant, trespassing, and domestic assault. The […]
Congressman Sam Graves (R-MO), the Ranking Member of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, led conservatives on the floor of the United States House of Representatives today in opposing H.R. 3684. “This bill is nothing more than the Green New Deal with a little infrastructure sprinkled on top,” said Graves. “It’s completely unpaid for and it does nothing […]
The big event took place in Blue Springs, Missouri, where Hy-Vee broke a Guinness World Records title for the largest serving of pancakes. The event marks the launch of the company’s new “Best Breakfast in America” menu. All 13,000 pancakes were donated to Harvesters – The Community Food Network, which is the regional food bank […]
There are less than 50 days before the “Our Missouri Celebration” at the 2021 Missouri State Fair. There are a lot of contests & livestock shows the Fair has to offer. Important deadlines for some entries are approaching quickly. July 1: 4-H/FFA & Open Livestock Entries July 15: Queen Contest July 20: Agriculture: Country Hams, […]