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Audio: Lawmakers to question Missouri DSS chief about boarding school abuse investigations

The head of the Missouri Department of Social Services is scheduled to appear before a panel of lawmakers Wednesday about the agency’s handling of abuse investigations within boarding schools. The Missouri House Special Committee on Government Oversight has called a Wednesday afternoon hearing to question the department’s acting director, Jennifer Tidball. The Kansas City Star has […]

Jury Duty

Livingston County Circuit Court to implement new system for more convenient communication with prospective jurors

Beginning in April 2021, prospective jurors in Livingston County can choose to communicate with the court by text or e-mail, as the Livingston County circuit court implements the new Show-Me Jury system. The Livingston County circuit court will mail new Show-Me Jury questionnaires starting April 1, 2021, for jury service beginning June 8, 2021. “A […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol Website New 2021 (MSHP)

Patrol arrests out-of-state drivers in Linn and Gentry counties on a multitude of allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of out-of-state residents in Linn and Gentry counties the afternoon of January 24th on multiple allegations. Forty-six-year-old Ruby White of Jacksonville, Illinois was arrested in Linn County. She was accused of speeding, two counts of failure to restrain the child, and misdemeanor possession of fewer than 10 grams of […]

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“Freedom to Read” still under attack in Missouri

Bookworms and literature buffs in Missouri are celebrating freedom of choice, of reading materials, and denouncing attacks on what they say is their First Amendment right to read. Banned Books Week, which spotlights attempts to censor books, recently took place.  Banned Books Week brings to light more than 600 books, films, and other literary materials […]

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Grundy County to implement new “Show-Me-Jury” system”

Prospective Grundy County jurors can choose to communicate with the court by text or email beginning this month as the Grundy County Circuit Court implements a new Show-Me-Jury system. The circuit court will mail new Show-Me-Jury questionnaires in August for jury service beginning September 1st. The circuit court system will still send the questionnaire for […]

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Minnesota man faces felony charge in Livingston County

A Minnesota man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Livingston County Wednesday night has been charged with a felony in Livingston County. Online court information shows 27-year-old Matthew Sams of Staples, Minnesota faces a charge of driving while intoxicated—persistent. The Patrol also accused him of careless and imprudent driving involving an accident, failure to comply […]

Accident involving alcohol

Altamont man demolishes car in I-35 crash; arrested and accused of DWI

A single-vehicle accident early Monday morning in Daviess County injured a resident of Altamont, who was later arrested. Twenty-four-year-old Devin Hall received serious injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Liberty Hospital. The car driven by Hall was northbound on Interstate 35 when it traveled off the east side of the road, […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees extends President Lenny Klaver’s contract

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees voted at it meeting Tuesday evening to extend President Doctor Lenny Klaver’s contract. His contract was extended by two years, through 2023, with salary to be determined later. The board approved the resignation of Trio Administrative Assistant Sarah Reeter effective January 31st for full-time employment. Her resignation […]

Trenton Police Department

Trenton man arrested on alleged weapons charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton man Tuesday on two felonies. The Trenton Police Department arrested 31-year-old Aaron Michael Perez for unlawful use of a weapon—subsection four—exhibiting and resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division […]