Animal Abuse

Two from Chillicothe charged with felony animal abuse involving horses

Two Chillicothe residents have been charged in Livingston County with felony animal abuse—second or subsequent offense or by torture and/or mutilation while the animal was alive. An initial court appearance for 43-year-old Larry Coffman and 37-year-old Cailin Dixon is scheduled for December 9th. Probable cause statements from Bradley Aldrich with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office […]

Firearms (Gun) Background Check with application

Jury convicts Missouri man of providing false information in two attempts to purchase firearms

A Jefferson City, Missouri, man has been convicted by a federal jury of providing false information in two unsuccessful attempts to purchase firearms. Joshua Michael Lehman, 35, was found guilty on Monday, December 9, of two counts of making false statements in a federal record provided to a licensed firearms dealer. Lehman attempted to purchase […]

Gilman City School

Gilman City Board of Education will continue to pay 100% of employee health insurance premiums

The Gilman City R-4 Board of Education has approved continuing to pay 100% of employees’ health insurance for a deductible of $5,000. Bookkeeper Tori Wideman reports the district will pay $452.03 per employee, which is a 52 cent increase from last year. Employees have an option for a buy-up plan with a deductible of $3,000 […]

Crime and Courts

Judge has busy docket in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Numerous cases were processed Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court including six defendants who waived preliminary hearings. Each was bound over to appear tomorrow in Division One of the circuit court at Trenton. Bryant Olan Ellis of Trenton has eight felony counts: possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of […]

Charges Filed

Trenton man facing additional charges in Grundy County

A 28-year old Trenton resident faces additional charges in Grundy County after being arrested on Monday. The first announced charges against Bryant Ellis accused him of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia on December 9th. The latest charges accuse Ellis of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, tampering with physical evidence, delivery of a controlled substance, resisting […]

Crime and Courts

Eleven waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County court

Eleven defendants on Tuesday waived preliminary hearings on multiple counts in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Each saw their cases bound over for arraignment Thursday in Division One and another defendant had his cases certified to the Division One circuit court docket. Jeffrey Chad Corbin is charged with driving while revoked and resisting […]