Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

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Missouri kids are eager to solve food insecurity

Missouri school kids were so eager to participate in the “No Kid Hungry Innovation Challenge” that it was a full house when they pitched their ideas for reducing child hunger and food insecurity.  The challenge distributed $14,000 in grants to students who had the most innovative ideas for increasing access to, or participation in, school […]

Arrest

Galt man arrested on felony drug charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt man Tuesday on two drug-related felony charges. Forty-six-year-old Patrick Stephens has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon—possession of a weapon and a controlled substance. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate […]

Heart Health

Wright Memorial Hospital and Hedrick Medical Center call for red scarves in support of women’s heart health

More women than men die every year from heart disease and stroke. The good news is that 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented with education and lifestyle changes. Annually, the month of February is designated National Heart Month. While the red dress promotes awareness about women’s heart disease, the red scarf symbolizes lifelines […]

Arrest

Trenton man arrested on multiple felony charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Thursday on two felony charges. Twenty-eight-year-old Terry Michael Delauder, Junior has been charged with resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing—creating a substantial risk of serious injury or death to any person and delivery of a controlled substance. Bond was set at $20,000 […]