Three Missouri prisons to reopen to visitors this week with restrictions

Starting this Thursday, Algoa Correctional Center in central Missouri’s Jefferson City, South Central Correctional Center in Licking and Chillicothe Correctional Center in northwest Missouri will begin allowing visitors again. Since the spread of the coronavirus, Missouri’s state prisons have been closed to families, friends, and acquaintances of inmates. Restrictions •All visitors must call the facility […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments on overtime pay case for corrections officers

The Missouri Supreme Court heard remote oral arguments on Wednesday in a high-profile case involving the Cole County circuit court’s 2018 decision to award more than $113 million in overtime pay for Missouri corrections officers. It’s a case that’s been working its way through the court system for eight years, and it’s a case that could […]

Charges Filed

23-year-old Moberly Correctional Center staff member free on bond after being charged with delivery of a controlled substance

The Moberly Correctional Center staff member arrested after the interception of contraband has been identified. Twenty-three-year-old Timothy Davis is free on bond after being charged with delivery of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Bond was originally set at $20,000, with arraignment scheduled in Randolph County on February 10th. An intelligence analyst and an […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Staff member arrested at Moberly Correctional Center

An investigation spearheaded by the Missouri Department of Corrections intelligence specialists has led to the interception of contraband at the Moberly Correctional Center. Following up on suspicions, an intelligence analyst and an institutional investigator at MCC worked with local law enforcement to prevent 173 grams of synthetic marijuana, or K2, and two pounds of tobacco […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Livingston County Sheriff

Special traffic enforcement operation in Livingston County leads to vehicle search

A special traffic enforcement in Livingston County July 5th through 8th resulted in the issuance of multiple citations and warnings by the Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Steve Cox reports the enforcement focused on extreme speeding and aggressive, drunk, or drugged driving on U. S. Highway 36, with emphasis given in the areas of the junctions near […]