Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt

Missouri Attorney General’s office denies allegations it broke law in medical marijuana lawsuit

(Missouri Independent) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt’s office dismissed accusations that his office and the state department of health illegally concealed records and violated the Sunshine Law during the course of a medical marijuana lawsuit, calling the charges “frivolous” and “baseless.” The accusation arose last week in a motion seeking sanctions against Schmitt’s office and […]

City of Chillicothe Website

Chillicothe City Council denies request to repeal ordinance regarding zoning

The Chillicothe City Council did not accept a request the night of Monday, August 31st to repeal an ordinance regarding rezoning. City Administrator Darin Chappell reports 420 Martin Street was rezoned from R-3 to MU-1 about three weeks ago, and neighbors the night of Monday, August 31st night asked for the zoning to be reverted […]

Disaster Relief

FEMA denies disaster aid to residents in 19 Missouri counties

The State Emergency Management Agency is asking the federal government to reconsider its decision to deny disaster aid to residents in 19 Missouri counties. The state’s appeal involves a federal disaster declaration from severe flooding and storms this year. The counties Missouri wants to include in a federal disaster declaration are Adair, Barton, Cape Girardeau, […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Judge denies bond for Braymer man arrested in connection with missing Diemel brothers

A judge has initially denied bond for a Braymer man arrested for alleged driving of a rental truck without permission of two brothers from Wisconsin who used it to travel to a farm near Braymer. Online court information indicates arraignment was held on Monday in the Associate Division of Caldwell County Circuit Court for 25-year-old […]

NCMC Ketcham Community Center

NCMC Board of Trustees denies Trenton Chamber use of Ketcham Center for annual banquet

A motion did not pass in a special meeting of the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees Monday evening. The motion pertained to approval of a one-time suspension of board policies to allow the Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce to host their annual banquet at the Ketcham Community Center March 15th. Board Clerk Vicki […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton Board of Adjustments approves several requests, denies 1

Trenton’s Board of Adjustments has approved four requests for zoning variances and denied another proposal during public hearings at city hall. Deputy City Clerk Tracy Maberry said several individuals were present to oppose a request from Gilbert McVay who sought two variances on the construction of a storage building. After discussion, the board voted four […]

Jackson County prosecutor to take over invasion of privacy investigation against Greitens

The Jackson County prosecutor will take over an invasion of privacy investigation against Governor Greitens.     Last week, Gardner dismissed the charge against Greitens and said she planned to ask for a special prosecutor to handle the case. In a press release today, Gardner says the court has granted her request for one. She […]

Missouri Capital Building Jefferson City

Audio: Southwest MO lawmaker discusses his refusal to sign special session petition

Joplin State Rep. Bill White did not sign a petition to call the Missouri Legislature in for a special session to consider impeaching Governor Greitens. Despite White’s opposition, enough signatures have been gathered to begin one on May 18.     Lawmakers will consider allegations that Greitens took and transmitted an unauthorized nude photo of […]