Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Nelson pleads “Not Guilty” to all charges in Diemel brothers case; change of judge sustained

A Braymer farmer entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Monday to 10 felony charges stemming from July ultimately resulting from the discovery of the bodies of two missing brothers from Wisconsin. Online court information shows Garland Joseph Nelson waived formal arraignment. An application for change of […]

Sex Offender

Registered sex offender sentenced to 15-years in federal prison for child pornography

A registered sex offender in Independence, Mo., has been sentenced in federal court for possessing and exchanging child pornography over the internet. Harrison Elliot Combs, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Wednesday, May 15, to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Combs to 20 years of […]

Sex Crime

Former Maysville teacher sentenced to jail time and $6,000 fine on 13 counts of sexual contact and assault

A former Maysville teacher has been sentenced to jail and been fined after pleading guilty last week to 13 criminal counts stemming from incidents in 2015 and 2016. Rodney David Thomas appeared Wednesday in Clinton County Circuit Court in Plattsburg for a sentencing hearing on one charge of attempted sexual contact with a student and […]

Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in of officials to take place at Livingston County Courthouse

Swearing in and retirement ceremonies will be held at the Livingston County Courthouse in Chillicothe December 28th. Six elected officials including Ryan Horsman, Circuit Judge; Michael R. Leamer, Associate Circuit Judge; Ed Douglas, Presiding Commissioner; Jane Gann, Circuit Clerk; Sherry Parks, County Clerk; and Amy Baker, Recorder of Deeds will be sworn in in the […]

Gavel and Law book

Governor Mike Parson appoints Chillicothe attorney as 43rd Circuit Court Judge

Governor Mike Parson has appointed a Chillicothe attorney, Ryan Horsman, as a Circuit Judge of the 43rd Judicial Circuit, Division 1 with five counties comprising the circuit: Livingston, Daviess, DeKalb, Caldwell, and Clinton. Horsman won the August 2018 primary election for the position and ran unopposed in the November general election. He fills a vacancy […]

Child Molestation Arrest

Rural Gallatin man facing felony of attempted child molestation

Additional charges have been filed in Daviess County against a rural Gallatin man who’s facing a felony count of attempted child molestation in the first degree. After search warrants were obtained, sheriff’s officers seized a computer owned by 68-year-old Allen David Coates of 103 Lake Viking Terrace. Coates is now charged with two counts of possession […]

Judge Brent Elliot

Judge Brent Elliot receives recognition from The American Registry

Forty third Circuit Court Judge Brent Elliott has received an acknowledgment from The American Registry recognizing him as among the top 1% of America’s Most Honored Professionals. The 43rd circuit includes five area counties: Livingston, Daviess, DeKalb., Caldwell, and Clinton. Judge Brent Elliott has implemented a number of programs designed to improve judicial efficiency. He […]

Stanbury Uniforms Website

Brookfield company adding third production facility

Stanbury Uniforms, Incorporated, headquartered in Brookfield, has announced plans to open a production facility in Warsaw, Missouri. Stanbury Uniforms CEO, Steve Roberts, says the plant will provide additional manufacturing capacity, joining existing Stanbury locations in Brookfield and Milan. ‘We have experienced record growth over the past few years’, Roberts says, ‘this third location will allow […]

Northwest Missouri State University Homecoming Parade

Northwest Missouri State Homecoming to be ‘Greatest Show at Northwest’ October 7-15

Northwest Missouri State University will celebrate “The Greatest Show at Northwest” during its 2018 Homecoming week.  The week begins Sunday, Oct. 7, with the hanging of the banners at the J.W. Jones Student Union, and the festivities conclude Monday, Oct. 15, with the presentation of awards in the Charles Johnson Theater. Highlights include the Homecoming […]