Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff completes investigations involving forced entry and child endangerment

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has completed two investigations and started another. Sheriff Steve Cox reports one of the completed investigations regarded a reported forced entry and possible burglary at a residence on LIV 387. The investigation led authorities to three Carroll County residents who reported they became stranded in high water, went to the […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Mission of LEPC is to plan for hazardous materials incidents

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee plans for hazardous materials incidents. Grundy County Emergency Management Director Glen Briggs says those include agriculture, transportation, rail, and pipeline incidents. The LEPC also provides funding for training. Thirteen individuals are required by law to attend LEPC meetings. Those include representatives of the police, fire, hospital, public health, […]

Manslaughter

Teenager withdraws not guilty plea, changes plea to guilty in manslaughter case in Mercer County

A Mercer teen has pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from an accident last year that claimed the life of a Lineville resident. Court information indicates 17-year-old Elijah Mandich entered a plea of guilty in Mercer County to first-degree involuntary manslaughter and damage to jail property.  Mandich was remanded to the custody of the Mercer County […]

Emergency Alert System

Nationwide test of the “Emergency Alert System” scheduled for Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission, plans to conduct a nationwide test Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 of the Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Alert System. The wireless portion is scheduled for 1:18 Central time and Emergency Alert System is at 1:20. The test will assess the operational readiness […]

Local Emergency Planning Committee

Local Emergency Planning Committee discuses Missouri Day Festival

The Grundy County Local Emergency Planning Committee discussed the Missouri Day Festival at its meeting this week. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman reported there is no plan to activate the Emergency Operations Center, but a Web Emergency Operation Center event will be created. Trenton City Administrator Ron Urton talked about the potential […]

Sebastian Tyrese “Ty” Huston

Family members continue searching for teen missing since January

Mercer County has been mentioned by various publications as officials and family continue to request assistance in locating a young man from Centerville, Iowa who has been missing for eight months. Sources report Sebastian Tyrese “Ty” Husted has not been seen or heard from by his family since January 22nd. A family member said Husted […]