Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Two defendants were sentenced to serve time in prison after the Grundy County Circuit Court revoked probation on Thursday, yet others received prison sentences that were suspended in favor of probation. Devin Allen Robinson of Clinton surrendered probation and the court ordered a five-year prison sentence. His original charge in Grundy county was for tampering […]

Vincent Sturgeon

Pattonsburg man handed 7-year prison sentence for endangering child and domestic assault

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Pattonsburg man found guilty by a jury in September on two charges stemming from an incident in October 2018. Online court information shows 28-year-old Vincent Lee Sturgeon was sentenced to the Missouri Department of Corrections for seven years […]

Caleb Kettner

Kettner handed 5-year prison sentence in Daviess County on assault and kidnapping charges

A sentencing hearing was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday for a Belton man who pleaded guilty in September to felony second-degree assault and misdemeanor third-degree kidnapping. Online court information shows Caleb Kettner was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department of Corrections for five years […]

Accident Graphic

Two crashes in Harrison County injure Ridgeway woman and Bethany man

Separate accidents on Monday in Harrison County and injured drivers from Ridgeway and Bethany. A Route A accident Monday morning occurred approximately one mile east of Interstate 35. Sixty-year-old Debora Cooper of Ridgeway received moderate injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. A pickup was westbound […]

Deadly Crash

ATV crash in Adair County claims the life one, another life-flighted to Columbia

An all-terrain vehicle accident Sunday evening in southwest Adair County has claimed the life of one man and injured another. The accident at 5:45 pm occurred on Highway 11, four miles to the east of Winigan. The highway patrol reports 35-year-old Nicholas Hauser of Washington, Missouri was pronounced dead at the scene by the Adair […]

Firearms (Gun) Background Check with application

Audio: Missouri lawyer says federal background check system used for firearms sales is faulty

A southwest Missouri trial lawyer says the federal background check system used for firearms sales is faulty. During a Monday hearing before an interim Missouri Senate committee studying the state’s gun violence problem, Craig Heidemann of Springfield, says Missouri is not providing mental health information to the database, to keep guns away from unstable people. […]

Livingston County Library

Children invited to Livingston County Library for “Kids and Canvases: Silhouette Art”

Join the Livingston County Library Children’s Department for an afternoon of “Kids and Canvases: Silhouette Art” on November 14, 2019, at 4:00 pm. Children ages 8-12 will make a one of a kind painting using a silhouette. All supplies will be provided, however, registration is required so that the correct number of supplies can be […]

Marching Band in Parade

Trenton Marching Festival Committee corrects mistake on admission price in press release

The Trenton Marching Festival Committee has corrected a mistake in publicity regarding the cost of admission to the field shows Saturday afternoon. Admission for the performances at C. F. Russell Stadium will be $5.00 for everyone at least 13 years old and free for attendees 12 and younger. Admission will be free for the color […]

Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County fugitive investigation nets three arrests

A lead on a fugitive investigation in the 200 block of Gale Street led to the arrest of three individuals by the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Steve Cox reports 21-year-old Kennadie Nicole Stottlemyre of Chillicothe was arrested on a Livingston County warrant for alleged felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, and 29-year-old Alicia Marie […]