Medical Marijuana

Missouri’s medical marijuana program publishes first annual report

The Department of Health and Senior Services announces the release of its Missouri Medical Marijuana Regulatory Program’s annual report to the Governor. DHSS is required to annually submit a report to the Governor regarding the efficient discharge of its responsibilities under Article XIV Section 1 of the Missouri Constitution. Reported activities are based on the […]

Scholarship

Applications for Gene Kauffman Scholarship open Friday

The Gene Kauffman Scholarship Foundation, Incorporated Board of Directors has announced scholarship applications for the spring 2020 semester will be available on Friday, November 1, 2019. As per Kauffman’s wishes, the scholarship is available to non-smoking, unmarried female graduates of Mercer County high schools. Potential recipients must be enrolled as a full-time student in an […]

Healthcare

Assistance with enrollment in Health Insurance Marketplace to be offered in Trenton and Chillicothe

Health Insurance Marketplace enrollment assistance will be provided in Trenton and Chillicothe in November and December during open enrollment Friday, November 1, 2019, through December 15th. The Northeast Missouri Area Agency on Aging and Heartland Health Insurance Navigator Program will present education sessions on health insurance coverage at the North 65 Center on November 5th […]

Riak Deng Mugshot

Traffic stop in Livingston County results in dangerously drunk driver being arrested

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a traffic stop for speeding resulted in the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man for allegedly driving while intoxicated, driving while revoked or suspended, and other traffic violations. Online court information shows 35-year-old Riak Deng has been charged with felony DWI—aggravated.  Bond was set at $25,000 cash only, […]

Musical Christmas Card

Trenton Brass to offer Musical Christmas Cards

The Trenton Brass, under the leadership of retired Trenton High School Band Director Buddy Hannaford, will again present Musical Christmas Cards this Holiday season.  The musical cards will be offered the evenings of December 5th and 6th from 6:30 until 8:00. The group will go to an individual’s house and play several Christmas carols. Members of the brass group […]

Troy Franklin

Troy and Rikki Franklin make court appearance in Sullivan County

A preliminary hearing was held in the Associate Division of Sullivan County Circuit Court Thursday for a Kirksville woman charged with felony hindering the prosecution of a felony in September. Online court information shows 35-year-old Rikki Franklin’s case was bound over to Division One and is to appear for arraignment December 5th. The Highway Patrol […]

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Special Prosecutor appointed in the case of woman who faces 42 felonies

A special prosecuting attorney has been appointed in a case involving a woman from Albany accused of subjecting an 11-year-old girl to nearly a year of abuse. Online court information shows Jennifer Reed’s motion to disqualify the Gentry County Prosecuting Attorney was granted with David Baird appointed as the special prosecuting attorney. The case was […]

Medicare

Assistance with Medicare plan comparisons to be available in Chillicothe

Anyone needing help with Medicare plan comparisons for open enrollment can meet with a representative of the Missouri State Health Insurance Assistance Program Claim at the Grand River Multipurpose Center of Chillicothe. Kay Green will be available by appointment only from 9 o’clock to 11:15 in the morning October 17th and 31st; November 7th, 14th, […]