Richard Lee McCully Junior

Novinger man accused of shooting at convenience store scheduled for September court date

A jury trial has been scheduled in Division One of Adair County Circuit Court for a Novinger man accused of shooting at someone at a convenience store in July. Online court information shows a pre-trial conference and jury trial for Richard Lee McCully Junior are scheduled for September 25, 2019, with the pre-trial conference to […]

Court News

Defendant unable to pay fines has sentence converted to jail time.

After his probation was previously suspended, a probation violation hearing was held Tuesday in Grundy County Circuit Court for Thomas Kopp of Lexington. Kopp’s original charge in Grundy County is a misdemeanor of non-support. The court approved the defense attorney’s request for Kopp to be released on a $12,000 personal recognizance bond pending attendance at […]

Shooting Graphic

Novinger man accused of shooting at individual at 7th Heaven Convenience Store

A Novinger man has been accused of shooting at someone at the 7th Heaven Convenience Store in Novinger Monday. Online court information shows 37-year-old Richard Lee McCully Junior has been charged in Adair County with three felonies: first-degree assault or attempt, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Bond was set at $150,000 […]

Missouri Vietnam Wall Run 2019

“1st Annual State-Wide Missouri Vietnam Wall Run 2019” slated for September 21, 2019

Veterans In Defense of Liberty’s® (ViDoL) Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor of Liberty Riders of America™ (LRA) taking up the torch for the Midwest that was carried faithfully by Rolling Thunder, Inc® on the national level for 32 years. The affirmative vote authorized Liberty Riders of America™ to organize and coordinate the inaugural 256-mile ride […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe Police Department releases results of “Click It or Ticket” operation

According to Rick Sampsel, Assistant Police Chief, the Chillicothe Police Department ticketed one motorist for not wearing a seat belt during the February 14 “Click It or Ticket“ Mobilization. Law enforcement agencies throughout Missouri participated in this statewide effort to get more motorists to buckle up—and save more lives. During the enforcement effort, officers issued […]

Death Penalty or Capital Punishment

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court to consider capital punishment case and whether state’s death penalty is unconstitutional

The Missouri Supreme Court will determine whether a man was wrongly given capital punishment and whether the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional.     Former US Army soldier and Dent County Sheriff’s Deputy Marvin Rice was convicted of murdering the mother of his child and her boyfriend in December 2011. After the incident, Rice […]

Navy SEAL Adam Olin Smith

Bevier Post Office to be renamed in honor of fallen Navy SEAL

On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed North Missouri Congressman Sam Graves,  bill to name the United States Post Office in Bevier, Missouri after Navy Special Warfare Operator 2nd Class Adam Olin Smith, a fallen Navy SEAL originally from Macon County. Smith died in 2010 as the result of a helicopter crash in Afghanistan during […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Eight Chillicothe police officers subpoenaed to testify in court

Chillicothe Police Chief Jon Maples reports eight police officers were subpoenaed to testify in Livingston County Associate Court in four separate preliminary hearings for state testimony for four defendants one day this week. The officers testified to arrests made over the last couple of months for multiple charges ranging from possession of a controlled substance […]

Smithfield Hog Farm with holding pond

Smithfield announces nationwide expansion of “Manure to Energy” projects

Smithfield Food Inc. has announced a nationwide expansion of Smithfield Renewables, innovative projects that are designed to help meet its goal to reduce the company’s greenhouse gas emissions 25 percent by 2025. That is set in concert with the Environmental Defense Fund. This month marks the one-year anniversary of Smithfield Renewables. Smithfield is setting the goal […]