Farm Service Agency FSA

Farm Service Agency nominations open for county committee members

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency will begin accepting nominations for county committee members Friday, June 14, 2019. Agricultural producers who participate or cooperate in an FSA program may be nominated for candidacy. Individuals may nominate themselves or others and organizations may also nominate candidates. Members serve three-year terms. The committees are […]

Indictment

St. Joseph man indicted for methamphetamine trafficking

A St. Joseph, Missouri, man who led law enforcement officers in a pursuit in Taney County, Missouri, was indicted by a federal grand jury for possessing approximately six pounds of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. Andrew R. Trammell, 45, was charged in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Springfield, Missouri. The […]

Mercer School District Website

North Mercer Board of Education approves budget amendments

The North Mercer R-3 Board of Education approved 2018-2019 budget amendments and adopted the 2019-2020 budget at a meeting Monday evening. Budget amendments included revenues increasing by $101,651 and expenses decreasing by $1,031. The end of the fiscal year budget projects an overall increase of $47,348. The 2019-2020 budget projects revenues at $3,076,880 and expenditures […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton City Council approves three service contracts

The Princeton City Council approved three service contracts at a meeting Thursday evening. City Clerk Danette Snapp reports Mike Homedale received a $1,000 service contract for the band Hired Gun to perform at the Calamity Jane Days Car Show September 22nd. A $500 service contract was approved for Gina Finney and the Quarterback Club for […]

Grundy County Emergency Management

Grundy County Emergency Management accepting information on flood and storm damage

Grundy County Emergency Management is accepting information from residents and businesses affected by recent flooding and storms. Impacts could include roof damage, flooded basements, or damage to foundations and driveways. The Trenton Police Department notes the Federal Emergency Management Agency is to start joint assessments next week. Grundy County residents with a damage report should […]

Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson

Missouri requests joint Federal, State, and local damage assessments in preparation for 2nd Federal Disaster Declaration

Governor Mike Parson has announced Missouri has requested the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) participate in joint Preliminary Damage Assessments across a total of 56 counties – almost half the 114 counties in the state – in response to tornadoes, severe storms, and worsening flooding. The joint teams will survey the damage that began with […]