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Second person from Galt charged on Wednesday in Daviess County assault case

The Daviess County Prosecutor has filed felony charges against two people from Galt following an altercation Saturday at Jamesport in which another person received what authorities called serious physical injuries. Online court information shows charges of domestic assault in the first degree were filed Tuesday on 26-year-old Toni Yarbrough and on Wednesday for 27-year-old Amber […]

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Galt woman charged in Daviess County with felony assault

A Galt woman has been charged in Daviess County after allegedly causing serious physical injuries to a woman at a wedding in Jamesport Saturday, August 8th. Twenty-seven-year-old Amber Gann faces felony domestic assault charges in the first degree.  Her bond was denied. A probable cause statement from Officer Loreanna Parker with the Daviess County Sheriff’s […]

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Governor Parson signs huge megabill with partial motorcycle helmet repeal

Governor Mike Parson has signed into law today a bill with a component that lets some motorcyclists cruise without a helmet. Under House Bill 1963, a massive state transportation proposal, motorcycle riders can go helmetless if they are at least 26 years old, have medical insurance, and have proof of financial responsibility. The wide-ranging bill […]

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Saint Luke’s Health System accepting donations of protective equipment

Saint Luke’s Health System is accepting donations of personal protective equipment to help health care professionals stay safe and healthy as they provide care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Personal protective equipment is “highly specialized gear that minimizes the exposure of hazards that can cause workplace injuries or illnesses.” Saint Luke’s Health System includes Wright Memorial […]

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Jury convicts two former corrections officers in Missouri of assaulting an Inmate

Two former corrections officers at the Jackson County Detention Center have been convicted by a federal jury of physically assaulting an inmate in violation of his constitutional protection against unreasonable force. “These corrections officers abused their authority by physically assaulting an inmate,” said U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison. “Our Constitution protects every citizen from the use […]

Child Endangerment

Trenton man arrested on child endangerment allegation

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Thursday on s child endangerment allegation. Thirty-nine-year-old Mark Bottcher has been charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child. Bond is $3,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of Circuit Court September 10th. Court documents accuse […]