Child Sex Crimes

Gallatin teenager charged with sex crimes against six-year-old girl

A Gallatin teen has been charged in Daviess County with the felonies of statutory sodomy or attempted sodomy, deviate sexual intercourse, with a person less than 12 years of age, and child molestation, second degree. Online court information shows 17-year-old Joshua Reuben Schmidt’s bond is $5,000 cash only with supervision by Supervision Services. He is […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kansas man arrested in Daviess County on drug allegations

A Kansas man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County on Tuesday faces drug allegations. Twenty-six-year-old Charles Oakgrove of Wichita, Kansas has been charged in Daviess County with felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and the misdemeanors of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia as […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education tackles multiple agenda items at Thursday meeting

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved several employee positions Thursday evening. Rachael Spence was approved as the 2019-2020 district drug testing coordinator. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis will be the Title 9 district compliance coordinator. Part-time positions were also approved, including substitute bus drivers, custodians, and kitchen and teaching positions. The board approved a dairy bid […]

Farm in Winter

Free farm labor guide helps farmers hire and keep the right workers

Like farm machinery and methods, hiring farmworkers has changed in recent years, says University of Missouri Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin. MU Extension’s Missouri Farm Labor Guide can help. The guide, available for free download at extension.missouri.edu/p/M199, lets farmers know the right practices to identify, hire and retain the right workers. It explains ways to […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approves contracts

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved multiple items at a meeting this week. Those items included the Missouri Virtual Instruction Program/Missouri Course Access Program for math instruction for ninth through 12th grade for the 2018-2019 school year as well as a contract for Allison Garcia as the ninth through 12th-grade math aide for MOVIP/MOCAP […]

Robert Wilson

Altamont man charged with stealing and burglary

An Altamont man has been charged with stealing and burglary after allegedly stealing a dirt bike. Online court information shows the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office arrested 33-year-old Robert Brian Wilson Monday. He has been charged with two felonies including stealing a motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft and second-degree burglary. Wilson’s bond was set at $15,000 […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education approves drug testing policy

The Newtown-Harris R-3 School Board approved a drug testing policy, an Early Childhood Special Education preschool, and a dairy bid at its meeting Monday night. The board approved a new random drug testing policy for all ninth to 12th-grade students involved in extracurricular activities. It approved a plan to implement an Early Childhood Special Education […]