Take Back Drugs

DEA “Take-Back Day” set for April 24, 2021

Law enforcement will collect unused and unwanted prescription drugs at the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take-Back Day. Medications will be collected at various locations on April 24th from 10 to 2 o’clock. Area locations in Missouri will include the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, Richmond Police Department, Excelsior Springs Police Department main lobby, Kearney Police […]

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Audio: Jesus’ name invoked by both parties as Missouri House approves $34 billion budget, without Medicaid expansion

After a heated floor debate that included numerous biblical references, the Missouri House voted Thursday afternoon to give final approval to a $34.1 billion state operating budget. The House budget does not contain funding for Medicaid expansion. The operating budget now heads to the Missouri Senate, and Medicaid expansion supporters hope senators will include the […]

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Three sent to hospital after crashing west of Princeton on Highway 136

Two Mercer residents and a 12-year-old boy from Excelsior Springs sustained injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned and struck several trees six miles west of Princeton on January 4th. A passenger, 24-year-old Kayla Brown, received serious injuries, the child sustained moderate injuries, and the driver, 26-year-old Justin Sharp, had minor injuries.  All were transported […]

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Livingston County Sheriff announces list of inmates ordered to be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Department received Court orders to cause the following people to be transferred to the Missouri Department of Corrections to serve a sentence or attend a treatment program: Jonathan Meservey, 18, Chillicothe, Fail to register – Felony  4 years  ITP. Justin Martin, 22, Carrollton MO, Possession Controlled Substance,  2 Years. Johnifer Lodge, […]

Take Back Drugs

DEA’s Prescription Drug Take Back day set for October 24, 2020

Unused and unwanted prescription drugs will be collected during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Area collection sites October 24th from 10 to 2 o’clock include the Adair County Sheriff’s Office of Kirksville, Richmond Police Department, Excelsior Springs Police Department, and the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office in Centerville, Iowa. The DEA acknowledges […]

Poker Run

Audio: Trenton Chamber of Commerce annual Jailbreak Poker Run set for September 12, 2020

The Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its 10th Annual Jailbreak Poker Run to support the chamber’s general fund. Two-wheeled, three-wheeled, and four-wheeled vehicles can participate in the event on September 12th. Registration will begin on Eighth Street between the north side of the courthouse and former jail that morning at 10 o’clock. Kickstands […]

Arrest

Excelsior Springs man arrested after failing to appear in Grundy County

An Excelsior Springs resident has been arrested after failing to appear in Grundy County Circuit Court last Thursday. Nineteen-year-old Desmond Alexander Calton is scheduled for the September 10th docket of circuit court. Bond has been set at $750 cash Calton’s original charge is assault in the fourth degree, allegedly causing physical injury to another person […]

Accident involving alcohol

ATV demolished in crash on railroad tracks; driver accused of DWI

Two people were hurt early Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle overturned near Lawson. A passenger, 40-year old Timothy Andersen of Excelsior Springs, was taken to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The driver, 40-year old Aaron Kelley of Lawson, refused treatment at the scene for moderate injuries. The ATV overturned after traveling on railroad tracks. The ATV […]

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Missouri House approves $34.9 billion budget, following heated debate on Medicaid expansion

The Missouri House voted Wednesday afternoon to give final approval to a $34.9 billion state operating budget. GOP leaders say it’s a budget that’s about $146 million less than the current budget. Most House members wore masks during the debate, which got heated during a discussion about Medicaid expansion. Due to COVID-19 concerns, there were just three […]