Pothole

Winter weather takes toll on north Missouri roads

Across Northwest Missouri, the effects of winter weather are evident everywhere you look frozen ground, canceled classes, snow-covered fields, and potholes. The Missouri Department of Transportation normally launches its pothole efforts in March, but with the extreme weather we’ve faced this year, the roads are taking a beating. When they’re not out plowing ice and […]

Randy Ray

Livingston County Sheriff’s office finds 11 bags of meth, cash and distribution equipment during traffic stop

Authorities in Livingston County report that after a traffic stop, there was a seizure of 11bags of alleged methamphetamine, distribution equipment, and nearly $4,200 in cash. A Chillicothe resident now faces a drug charge after his initial arrest on a warrant for an alleged assault in the third degree from a January 3rd incident. 36-year-old […]

Trenton, Missouri

Light agenda on tap for Trenton City Council meeting

The Trenton Police Personnel Board is to make a recommendation at Monday night’s Trenton City Council meeting to fill a police officer vacancy. The board interviewed two applicants for the police officer job. There’s a light agenda for the city council meeting which includes an ordinance authorizing the city to enter into a lease-purchase agreement […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

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 […]

Death Penalty or Capital Punishment

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court to consider capital punishment case and whether state’s death penalty is unconstitutional

The Missouri Supreme Court will determine whether a man was wrongly given capital punishment and whether the state’s death penalty law is unconstitutional.     Former US Army soldier and Dent County Sheriff’s Deputy Marvin Rice was convicted of murdering the mother of his child and her boyfriend in December 2011. After the incident, Rice […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Missouri Department of Corrections announces plan to consolidate Crossroads and Western correctional facilities

The Missouri Department of Corrections has announced a new plan that, if approved by the General Assembly, will help address two chronic department issues: a staffing shortage and low employee wages. The department plans to consolidate Crossroads Correctional Center (CRCC) and Western Missouri Correctional Center (WMCC), both in Cameron, Missouri. The plan calls for moving […]