Employment

Job fairs scheduled in Trenton this week

Specific job fairs are scheduled Wednesday and Thursday of this week at the Trenton Job Center at 1104 Main Street located in the front portion of offices for the Green Hills Regional Planning Commission. Manpower Employment Service has a hiring event Wednesday at 1 o’clock. Applicants should have completed a profile before meeting with a […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]

Crossroads Correctional Center

Audio: Additional details released on proposed shuttering of Crossroads Correctional Center in Cameron

Story by Alisa Nelson of Missourinet The Crossroads Correctional Center in northwest Missouri’s Cameron could be closing. Governor Mike Parson’s state budget proposal includes shuttering the prison and moving the inmates and many of the workers to the other prison in town – the Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC).     “As governor, I am […]

Audio: Governor Mike Parson delivers State of the State Address to Missouri Legislature

Governor Mike Parson delivered his first State of the State Address to the Missouri Legislature today.  You can listen to his entire speech.     Parson’s budget proposal includes closing Crossroads Prison in Cameron and moving inmates, workers mostly to Northwest Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron. The $20 million in savings would b used to give […]

Prisoner or offender with electronic tablet

Audio: Company gives away electronic tablets to Missouri prisoners who want them

Most Missouri prison inmates have been given electronic tablets and they must buy content that can go on them, including educational materials, music, movies, and games. State Department of Corrections Director Anne Precythe tells Missourinet the tablets do not have cameras or outside internet access.     The Missouri prison system has been dealing with […]

Terror Threat

Trenton woman arrested for making terrorist threats

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Wednesday after she allegedly made terrorist threats. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 50-year-old Kimberly Kay Jacobs has been charged with two counts felony second-degree terrorist threat as well as one count felony delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county or private jail or […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports one arrest and one transfer

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports one arrest as well as one transfer. Forty-one-year-old Stephanie Erica Ricketson of Saint Joseph was arrested Saturday and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and she is scheduled for the Associate Division of circuit court November 27th. Court documents accuse Ricketson of […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections offering higher education opportunity for staff and offenders

The Missouri Department of Corrections is working with Ashland University of Ohio to establish a higher education program for staff and offenders. For DOC staff, Ashland University plans to offer a tuition discount for online degree programs through the College of Online and Adult Studies. Offerings include associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s programs in fields such […]