Election 2018

Races for office shaping up in upcoming August primary

Candidate filings began Tuesday for multi-county districts in this area. A 7th district state representative race is shaping up between Republican Rusty Black of Chillicothe and Democrat Dennis VanDyke of Marceline. Both have to be nominated by their parties in the August primary election. After the first day of filings, Republican Danny Busick of Newtown […]

Crime

Man who stole Grundy County ambulance faces additional charges

Additional charges have been filed in Grundy County against 37-year-old Bobby Morgans the second of Trenton who was arrested following the theft of a Grundy County ambulance on Tuesday, February 20th. Authorities have accused Morgans of two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of tampering with a motor vehicle last Tuesday. Documents were filed […]

Crime and Courts

Judge hands down prison sentences in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court with some defendants sentenced to prison, others receiving probation. Trenton resident Gregory Dee Baecht admitted violations of probation. The probation was revoked and the previous stay of execution was set aside. Baecht was then ordered to serve five years with the Department of Corrections […]

Crime and Courts

1 waives preliminary hearing, 2 placed on probation in Grundy County court

A Trenton man yesterday waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. David Willey faces three felony counts: domestic assault, first-degree assault or attempt, and property damage. The cases were bound over to the January 11th docket in Division One of Circuit Court. Among other cases processed in the associate […]

Court News

Probation violations top Division One of Grundy County Court

Among cases Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court, two defendants were placed on probation while probations were continued for several others following hearings that were held. Trenton resident Joshua Andrew McIntyre pleaded guilty to domestic assault in the third degree. Imposition of sentence was suspended. McIntyre was placed on probation for five […]

Crime and Courts

Judge hands down several prison sentences in circuit court

Numerous cases were processed Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Dorothy Kathryn Archuleta admitted violation of probation. The court revoked probation and sentenced her to serve five years with the department of corrections. Her original charge was felony possession of a controlled substance. Rural Princeton resident Thomas Lund pleaded guilty to […]

Court News

Prison time handed down during latest session of Grundy County Circuit Court

Trenton resident James Earl Harding was sentenced when he appeared Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. On a stealing-related charge, third offense, Harding was sentenced to four years in prison and on a drug possession charge, he was sentenced to six years.  Execution of the concurrent sentences was suspended in favor […]

Crime and Courts

Three waive preliminary hearings in Grundy County court

Three defendants waived preliminary hearings yesterday in the Associate Division of Grundy County circuit court with each bound over to the August 10 docket for Division One of the circuit court. Justice Kierra Matthes of Trenton faces three counts: possession of methamphetamine; resisting arrest; and second-degree burglary. Joshua Andrew McIntyre of Trenton is charged with […]