Burglary

Three arrested in connection with burglaries in Brookfield

Three Brookfield residents have been arrested in connection with two burglaries at a Brookfield business last week. The Brookfield Police Department reports 25-year-old Scott Slaughter, 20-year-old Elijah Waters, and 19-year-old Kody Waters were identified as those involved with the burglaries at the business in the 500 block of South Main Street. Slaughter has been charged […]

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USDA announces $16M funding opportunity to support socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced up to $16 million in available funding to help socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers own and operate successful farms. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program). […]

Generic City Water

Trenton Municipal Utilities announces planned water outage

Trenton Municipal Utilities has announced a planned water outage Wednesday morning and an accompanying boil water advisory. Affected are water customers along Normal Street between East 8th and East 12th streets. Water is scheduled to be off in that area Wednesday morning from 8 o’clock until approximately 11 o’clock. As a result, customers along Normal […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports arrest of area residents

A St. Joseph man faces several accusations in connection with his arrest Saturday night in Holt County. Forty-year-old Daniel Ajak was accused of first degree tampering with a motor vehicle; misdemeanor driving while intoxicated/prior offender; driving while revoked or suspended/first offense; exceeding the posted speed limit by 16 to 19 miles an hour; failure to […]

Offender in Prison with hands on bars

Leader, enforcer sentenced for conspiracy to distribute almost 100 pounds of meth

The leader and the enforcer of a drug-trafficking organization that distributed more than 45 kilograms of methamphetamine in the Kansas City metropolitan area were sentenced in federal court. Jennifer Gladman-Carnall, 37, of Kansas City, Missouri, and Michael Keavney, 42, of Kearney, Missouri, were sentenced in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. Gladman-Carnall was […]

Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Aldermen address sewer projects

The Spickard Board of Aldermen approved ordinances adopting water and sewer rates as well as amending the budget this week. Each vote was three to zero with board member Charles Holtzclaw was absent. The board approved replacing a sewer grinder pump control panel that Mayor Alan Tharp reported had failed. Irvinbuilt construction reported the cost […]

House Fire

Firefighters respond to house fire on Jones Avenue

Smoke and fire damage was reported in a house fire late Monday morning at Brimson. The Grundy County Rural Fire Protection District, among others, responded to the scene at 517 Jones Avenue, the residence of Lawrence and Erma Newton. A report from assistant rural chief Brandon Gibler said visible smoke was coming from the house […]