Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

Farm Service Agency FSA

Election results announced for Grundy County FSA committee seats

The Grundy County United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has announced the results for the County Committee election. Brad Wilford of Laredo was elected to represent his local administrative area. He will take office in January and join the existing committee. Loren Baugher of Galt will serve as the first alternate. County Executive Director Curtis Crawford […]

Galt, Missouri

Galt mayor files in 2019 re-election bid

Galt City Clerk Ashley Campbell reports two current aldermen and the current mayor of Galt have filed for reelection. Jason Grindstaff and Jay Blackburn filed for the two two-year term alderman-at-large positions up for election in the April 2nd Municipal Election.  Jessica Gannon filed for the two-year term as mayor. One alderman-at-large position with a […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Accident

Galt women hurt in Highway 65 crash in Pettis County

The Highway Patrol reports two Galt women sustained minor injuries when the driver of a sports utility vehicle lost control on a wet and partially ice-covered portion of U. S. Highway 65 in Pettis County Thursday morning. Driver 44-year-old Mary Sawyer and passenger 20-year-old Breanna Sawyer were transported by private vehicle to Fitzgibbon Hospital of […]

Arrest

Galt man arrested on felony drug charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Galt man Tuesday on two drug-related felony charges. Forty-six-year-old Patrick Stephens has been charged with delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful use of a weapon—possession of a weapon and a controlled substance. Bond is $15,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate […]