Sex Crime

Harrison County man granted change of venue on child molestation, rape and incest charges

A Hatfield man facing child molestation, statutory sodomy, statutory rape, and incest charges has been granted a change of venue in Circuit Court Division One. Court information shows the venue for 41-year-old Michael John Welling was changed from Harrison County to Grundy County. Online information indicates a pre-trial conference is scheduled December 13th. Welling has […]

Green Hills Womens Shelter

Green Hills Women’s Shelter works with women, children and families

A family advocate with the Green Hills Women’s Shelter of Trenton works with children and families affected by domestic violence. Advocate Jenna Johnson says the family advocate specifically works with individuals who are high risk and high need based on the trauma the children went through and the life experiences of a parent. Each person […]

Guilty Plea

Jameson man pleads guilty in crash that injured 4-year-old son

A Jameson man facing charges stemming from an accident in March entered a guilty plea in Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Online court information shows 29-year-old Andrew Adkison plead guilty to felony first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial risk—first offense and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated. The court accepted his plea, […]

Sex Offender

Audio: State audit shows law enforcement needs to step up efforts to capture 1,200 missing sex offenders

A new state audit has found that about 1,200 registered sex offenders are missing – with 800 of them considered to be the most dangerous of offenders. Boone County Sheriff’s Department Major Tom Reddin says adults and children must be cautious because the sex offender registry is one tool.     State Auditor Nicole Galloway […]

Drug busted

Trenton man arrested on drug-related charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Thursday on drug-related charges. Forty-year-old James Robert Anderson has been charged with the felonies of possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and first degree endangering the welfare of a child involving drugs—first offense. […]

Salvation Army Seasonal Assistance

Salvation Army to accept Christmas assistance applications during October and November

The Salvation Army of Chillicothe has announced it will accept applications for Christmas assistance in Trenton and Chillicothe in October and November. Applications will be accepted at the First Christian Church of Trenton October 29th through November 2nd and November 5th through 9th from 10 o’clock in the morning to 4 o’clock in the afternoon […]

William Derek Williams

Cameron School District responds to felony sex charges against former teacher

Multiple charges were filed Wednesday in Clinton County against a Cameron resident, 39-year-old William Derek Williams, identified as a former teacher at Cameron High School. Online court information shows Williams is facing seven felony counts allegedly involving children. There are three counts alleging possession of child pornography on September 6th and 8th; three counts of […]

Marching Band in Parade

Trenton Marching Festival set for October 20th

The 22nd Missouri Day Marching Festival is around the corner with thirty-three schools bands will be gathering in Trenton on October 20th to take part in the evaluative events that are being provided the participating bands in the parade, auxiliary, drumline, and field show. The Missouri State High School Activities Association has sanctioned this event. […]