Livingston County Sheriff Car

Livingston County deputies stop agitated man after hit and run on Route Z

A Livingston County Sheriff’s deputy stopped a Kansas City man after he was suspected of a hit and run Tuesday afternoon. Sheriff Steve Cox says dispatch received a report that a vehicle pulling a large enclosed trailer sideswiped a car on Route Z and continued north. Deputy John Stafford was already headed in that direction […]

Spickard School

Spickard Board of Education approves budget amendments

The Spickard Board of Education approved budget amendments at its latest meeting.  The budget amounts were made to equal year to date with an expected surplus of $29,201. Quality Construction’s bid for windows was accepted in the amount of $3,726. Superintendent Burnie Schneiderheinze announced a Bobcat will be rented to finish the dirt work on […]

Workers resurface a road with asphalt

MoDOT plans resurfacing project through Cameron

A much-needed resurfacing project through Cameron is scheduled to begin after the Independence Day holiday. The Missouri Department of Transportation has contracted with Herzog Contracting Corporation to complete the project which stretches from just west of Route 33 to just east of the Caldwell County line. Beginning Monday, July 9, the contractor will close one […]

Missouri Department of Conservation accepting applications for next class of conservation agents

The Missouri Department of Conservation is accepting online applications from June 25 through Aug. 5 for its next class of conservation agent trainees. To apply — and for more information including salary range, duties and responsibilities, degree requirements, qualifications, and special-ability requirements — visit the MDC website directly at short.mdc.mo.gov/ZcS. Applicants can also go to […]

Emma Gilham and Claire Utley

Two from Trenton to represent Missouri music students in Europe

Emma Gilham and Claire Utley are representing Missouri music students in Europe as part of the Missouri Music Ambassadors program with the young women to perform in England, France, Germany, and Switzerland. Both young women distinguished themselves in their performance ensembles.  Claire was chosen as Assistant Concertmaster in the orchestra while Emma was selected for a […]

Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support award for Rissler

Rissler Elementary School of Trenton recognized for implementation of program Initiative

Rissler Elementary School of Trenton received recognition for its exemplary implementation of Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Tuesday. Rissler and 148 other Missouri public and charter schools were recognized during the 13th Annual Missouri Schoolwide Positive Behavior Support Summer Institute opening ceremonies. Educators at the conference through Thursday are expected to celebrate the exemplary schools, network […]

Caroll County Community Hospital Celebrates Nursing Week

Carroll County Memorial Hospital celebrates Nursing Week

To celebrate and recognize their employees, Carroll County Memorial Hospital holds departmental appreciation weeks throughout the year. Employees are categorized into five groups and are recognized during one of these five special weeks. The second group celebrated was CCMH nursing staff. Departments included were Acute Care, Emergency Department, Home Health, Jefferson Medical Group, and specialty […]

MoDOT Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for week of June 18

The following is a listing of general highway maintenance and construction work in the Northern Missouri region planned for the week of June 18 – 24 from the Missouri Department of Transportation. In addition to the work listed below, there may be pothole patching, mowing, shoulder work, bridge maintenance, striping, brush cutting, guardrail repairs, litter […]

Chillicothe Correctional Center

Former Corizon employee at Chillicothe Correctional Center pleads guilty to sexual conduct with a prisoner

A former employee of a company contracted for services at the Chillicothe Correctional Center, who previously pleaded guilty to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner, appeared in Livingston County Circuit Court Tuesday. Online court information shows John Thomas Dunn of Kansas City, Missouri was sentenced to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department […]

Manslaughter

Princeton teen makes Division One court appearance on manslaughter charge

A Princeton teenager has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from an accident last October 8th that claimed the life of Lineville resident Saige Boswell. Seventeen-year-old Elijah Charles Mandich of Princeton appeared Wednesday in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the first-degree.  The defendant’s request to modify the cash bond […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopts budget for 2018-2019 school year

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education adopted the 2018-2019 budget at a meeting Thursday morning. Revenues are projected at $3,029,827, with expenditures projected at $3,056,898. There is a projected net loss of $27,071. The board also approved 2017-2018 budget amendments which included revenues increasing by $55,292 and expenses decreasing by $8,882. The end of […]

Prison Sentence

St. Joseph woman sentenced to 5-years in prison for selling stolen firearms

A St. Joseph woman was sentenced in federal court for selling stolen firearms. O’Ceonna S. Thomas-Weston, 23, of St. Joseph, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to five years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 28, 2017, Thomas-Weston pleaded guilty to selling a stolen firearm. Co-defendant Ronnie Lee Martin III, 22, […]

City of Trenton Website

No discussion on process for selecting Police Chief at Trenton City Council meeting

There was no discussion during the public portion of the Trenton City Council meeting earlier this week on the process for selecting the next chief of police at Trenton. Tommy Wright who has resigned from the police chief position effective July 6th attended the city council meeting as the police chief usually does. City Administrator Ron Urton […]

Farmers Electric Coop

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative elects slate of officers at annual meeting

Farmers’ Electric Cooperative member-owners reelected three directors to serve three-year terms on the board of directors at the 80th Annual Meeting last Tuesday night. Those re-elected to the seven-person board were Ron Cornett for District 1, Warren Hoyt for District 4, and Glen Waters for District 5. There was also an election of the 2019 […]