The Putnam County Health Department will hold a Johnson and Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinic by appointment. The clinic will be at the health department on May 17th from 9 o’clock to noon and 1 to 4 o’clock. Schedule an appointment for the clinic at this link or by calling the office weekdays from 8 to 4 […]
A motion has been sustained for a change of judge for an Osborn man charged with second-degree murder regarding a motor vehicle accident that caused the death of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark. Online court information shows the Missouri Supreme Court assigned David Bolander to the case for 35-year-old Gary Wayne Downs. A case review […]
(Missouri Independent) – Evergy, an electric supplier to about 600,000 customers in western Missouri, will retire its coal power plant in Lawrence, Kansas, by the end of 2023, the company announced on Friday. The utility revealed its plan to regulators in a filing with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The “integrated resource plan” lays out Evergy’s next […]
DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day collected 839,543 pounds (419.7 tons) of unused, expired, and unwanted medications across the country. Americans once again showed their dedication toward helping prevent addiction and potential overdose by removing prescription pills from their homes. The April event included 4,425 community partners at 5,060 collection sites throughout the country. “DEA’s […]
A vehicle pursuit that started west of Wheeling on April 24th resulted in the arrest of an Illinois man in Linn County. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 30-year-old Terrence Turner of Country Club Hills, Illinois has been charged in Livingston County with felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing and creating a substantial […]
A memorial service for Trenton resident Joe Brinser will be on May 8th at 11 o’clock in the morning at the Dockery Chapel Church west of Trenton with private interment at the Maple Grove Cemetery after lunch. Fifty-six-year-old William Joseph Brinser died on February 17. Memorials are suggested to the Maple Grove Cemetery or the […]
A jury in mid-Missouri’s Cole County deliberated for more than two hours on Thursday before returning guilty verdicts against a northern Missouri man charged in the 2018 death of his secret fiance. 54-year-old James Addie has been convicted of first-degree murder and armed criminal action for the April 2018 death of Molly Watson, […]
The Department of Public Safety announced details of two ceremonies to be held on April 30 and May 1 at the Law Enforcement Memorial on the grounds of the State Capitol to honor Missouri law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate price for protecting their communities. DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Deric Clark will be one […]
Closing arguments are set for Thursday in Jefferson City in a high-profile northern Missouri murder trial that’s being broadcast live nationwide on Court TV. 54-year-old James Addie is charged with first-degree murder for the 2018 death of Molly Watson, his fiance. Addie and Watson both worked at the Moberly Correctional Center (MCC). The case was […]
Three Georgia men were indicted by a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia and charged with hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery. The indictment also charges two of the men with separate counts of using firearms during that crime of violence. Travis McMichael, 35; Travis’s father, Gregory McMichael, 65; […]
The Drug Enforcement Administration announced a new initiative, Project Wave Breaker, to disrupt the flow of deadly fentanyl into the United States. Project Wave Breaker will direct interdiction, enforcement, and outreach efforts to high-impact areas to disrupt the flow of fentanyl in and around the United States. The initiative will also employ analytical intelligence assets […]
Three cases of COVID-19 were added to Harrison County on Friday, April 23, which brings the total to 1,020. The county’s COVID-19 dashboard shows five cases were active, and 862 cases were confirmed. Eighteen COVID-19-related deaths had been reported for Harrison County.
A St. Joseph man is heading to prison for 24 years for killing a two-year-old girl last year. KFEQ’s Brent Martin reports he’s the second person sentenced in the shooting death of Raelynn Craig. Circuit Judge Patrick Robb sentenced Caimon Ramone Stillman after an emotional hearing at the Buchanan County Courthouse. Stillman says […]
A jury trial on a felony stealing charge for Garland Joseph Nelson of Braymer has been postponed. The Johnson County Circuit Court Office would not say why the trial was postponed. The office reports the jury was to be picked on April 20th, but no jury was chosen due to the postponement. Potential jurors came […]
Thirteen COVID-19 cases have been added in Caldwell County since April 8th, which the health department reports brings the total to 877. Eight cases are active with the county’s positivity rate at 5.56%. Thirteen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Caldwell County.
The Trenton High School Drama Club will perform “Til Death Do Us Part” in the performing arts center next week. The show will start on April 30th at 7 pm. Tickets cost $6 for adults and $5 for children and students. Contact Drama Club Sponsor Tashyana Dowell at 359-2291 or [email protected] to purchase tickets.
(Missouri Independent) – The Missouri House Ethics Committee voted unanimously on Monday to recommend Rep. Rick Roeber be expelled from the Legislature. The committee, made up of five Republicans and five Democrats, said evidence obtained over the course of its four-month investigation confirmed Roeber had sexually abused two of his children in 1990 when they […]
The Sullivan County Health Department vaccinated 196 residents with their booster doses of Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the North Central Missouri Electric Cooperative of Milan on April 16th. They were previously registered and met Phases 1A and B, 2, and 3. The health department notes it received the vaccine shipment on April 7th […]
Information has been released from executive sessions of the Chillicothe City Council. An ordinance was approved on March 18th authorizing an employment agreement with Darin Chappell. City Clerk Roze Frampton explains City Administrator Chappell’s contract was renewed for three years with an automatic one-year extension after that, so it will go through March 31st, 2025. […]