Crime and Courts

Court news in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for Thursday January 13, 2022

Multiple court cases were processed Thursday at the Grundy County Courthouse. Associate Judge Matthew Krohn of Mercer County presided on behalf of Presiding Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Devin Aaron Pierce pleaded guilty to the delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid from October 20th of […]

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Rains Heating and Cooling in Princeton files suit against Grundy County Nursing home District

A petition for damages has been filed against the Grundy County Nursing Home District relating to bidding for a partial HVAC system replacement in the 1972 section of Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments of Trenton. Rains Heating and Cooling in Princeton filed the petition, which involves five counts, including breach of contract, unjust enrichment, money […]

Daviess County Health Department

COVID-19 cases continue to decrease in Daviess County; residents can register for waiting list for COVID-19 vaccine

One COVID-19 case has been added in Daviess County since March 19th, which the health department notes brings the total to 672. Active cases dropped by two to three. Six hundred fifty-five cases have recovered. Fourteen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Daviess County. The health department reports numbers continue to decrease, and it is […]

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Active cases of COVID-19 drop by 18 in Daviess County, 30 doses of vaccine available

Active COVID-19 cases have dropped by 18 in Daviess County since February 25th, which brings the total to six. The health department thanks residents for doing their part to slow the spread of the virus. Three cases were added for 669. Fourteen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Daviess County. The health department has about […]

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Brinda Marsh named Wright Memorial Hospital 2020 Employee of the Year

Wright Memorial Hospital recently announced their 2020 Employee of the Year. Brinda Marsh, a pharmacy technician II at Wright Memorial Hospital, was presented with the award at a ceremony held in her honor on February 25. The other finalist for the award was Audra Beverlin, 4th Quarter 2020 Employee of the Quarter. Marsh has been […]

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County Commission to restart process of appointing an interim Public Administrator; state of Missouri says Plumb not qualified

Grundy County Presiding Commissioner Phillip Ray reports the county commission will restart the process of appointing an interim public administrator. He says the information came from the state that Ann Plumb of Trenton is not considered a qualified applicant to serve as an interim public administrator. The commission appointed her the evening of February 25th […]

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Daviess County reports two new cases of COVID-19; Waiting list available for COVID-19 vaccine

Two COVID-19 cases were added in Daviess County since February 17th, and active cases decreased by 20. The health department reported February 25th the total number of cases was 666, and there were 24 active cases. Fourteen COVID-19-related deaths had been reported in Daviess County. The health department thanks residents for doing their part in […]

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Driver of box truck seriously injured in crash on Highway 169 near Gentry

The Highway Patrol reports a Blue Springs man sustained serious injuries when an International box truck overturned two miles north of Gentry on Thursday, February 25th. Emergency medical services transported 47-year-old George Robinson to Mosaic Life Care in Albany. The truck traveled south on Highway 169 before running off the west side of the road, […]

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Moberly man arrested in Livingston County for failing to appear in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Moberly man in Livingston County on February 25th on warrants for failure to appear in court on several Grundy County charges. Forty-three-year-old Benjamin Thomas Milazzo was arrested on a capias warrant on failure to appear on felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly […]

Covid-19 vaccine

Grundy County Health Department to assist with mass vaccination clinic on Thursday

The Grundy County Health Department pm Monday morning reported the number of active COVID-19 cases stands at six, which is up by one from Thursday. Since testing began, the total number of cases is 1,055, which is an increase of five from Thursdays’ report. The total includes 814 confirmed cases, with the rest listed as […]

Spickard, Missouri

Spickard Board of Aldermen approve guide rail replacement at pump station

The Spickard Board of Aldermen approved the replacement of guide rails at the main pump station on Wednesday evening, February 10th. Willis Brothers will replace the rails with new upper brackets at an estimated cost of $4,250. The board approved a resolution for a Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan after Jackie Soptic with the Green Hills […]

Animal Abuse

Missouri Attorney General shuts down dog breeder due to animals being kept in cruel conditions

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office has filed a lawsuit, citing violations of the Animal Care Facilities Act (ACFA), and obtained a temporary restraining order against Cornerstone Farms, a dog breeding company operated by Debra Ritter and located in Curryville, Missouri. This case was referred to the Attorney General’s Office by the Missouri Department of […]

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Audio: Northern Missouri Congressman Sam Graves focusing on flooding and levees

A congressman who represents north Missouri on Capitol Hill warns that northwest Missouri is still suffering from flooding and that there’s a lot of damage to infrastructure. U.S. Rep. Sam Graves traveled from his Atchison County farm to Jefferson City this week to file for re-election to his 11th term. Graves is the longest-serving Republican […]

2020 Elections vote

Six candidates file for office at Grundy County Courthouse

Candidate filing begins today subject to the August primary election. As of 8 o’clock Tuesday morning, February 25, six candidates had gathered at the Grundy County Courthouse with five of them incumbents. Among those seeking re-election, on the Republican ticket, are Don Sager as First District Commissioner, Joe Brinser as Second District Commissioner, Barb Harris […]

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Inmate at Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron charged with murder of cellmate

A man serving a life sentence for a Boone County murder has been accused of killing an inmate at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. Thirty-eight-year-old Anthony Dewayne Graves has been charged with felony second-degree murder. An initial appearance in DeKalb County Circuit Court is scheduled for February 25th at 2:15 pm. Media sources […]