Crime and Courts

Grundy County Circuit Court news for Tuesday, September 22, 2020

In the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court on Tuesday, two defendants have waived preliminary hearings on unrelated charges. Duane Ernest Harding of Trenton is charged with driving while intoxicated – habitual offender as of July 11th. James Dale Coss of Cainsville is charged in Grundy County with delivering of a controlled substance or […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View Board of Education approves substitute pay increase; update provided on COVID-19

The Pleasant View R-6 Board of Education this week approved increasing substitute pay from $75 per day to $90 per day. Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff provided an update on COVID-19 funding from Grundy County. She projects about $14,000 will be used for an additional two days of nursing staff, nursing supplies, and several other needs related […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

Princeton School District working with Mercer County Health Department as staff member confirmed COVID-19 positive

The Princeton School District plans on having classes on Tuesday, September 1, as scheduled although the community learned on Monday that a staff member at the elementary school has tested positive for COVID-19. The Princeton School District reports it’s working closely with the Mercer County Health Department and all close contacts have been notified. Meanwhile, […]

Drug Busts

Cainsville man facing drug-related charges in Grundy County

A Cainsville man facing two drug-related counts is scheduled to appear next week in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Thirty-four-year-old James Dale Coss has been charged with a felony count of unlawful possession of marijuana and with one misdemeanor count of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Court information listed the item as […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Cainsville and Ridgeway schools report cases of COVID-19

Harrison County Health Department is providing notice regarding positive cases of COVID-19 at the Cainsville and Ridgeway schools According to the health department office, Cainsville R-1 school has one staff member with COVID-19, and the Ridgeway R-5 school has one student with COVID-19. Following discussions with the health department, the Cainsville School District reports via […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards over $7,000 in grants

The trustees of the GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated have awarded 11 grants totaling $7,402.84. School districts receiving education grants were Pleasant View R-6, Trenton R-9, Princeton, North Mercer, Newtown-Harris, North Harrison of Eagleville, Cainsville, South Harrison of Bethany, and Gilman City. The next grant application deadline is October 1st. Qualified applicants must be a non-profit […]

Court News

Judge faces busy docket in Division One of Grundy County court

The judge in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court handed down sentences, including probation to defendants in the Thursday session of Division One. At a hearing, Christopher Eudean Parsons of Cainsville admitted probation violations. The probation was revoked. Parsons was sentenced to five years with the Missouri department of corrections. The term runs concurrently […]