Title IX

Audio: Controversial Title IX bill hung up in Missouri Senate

A contentious bill has stalled in the Missouri Senate that would significantly change the way Missouri colleges and universities handle sexual assault and harassment complaints. During a six-hour filibuster into Wednesday morning, Farmington Republican Gary Romine, says he wants to require an administrative commission to hear such cases, students involved could have an attorney and […]

Court News

Two go before judge in Grundy County court

Trenton resident William Nicholas Griffin has pleaded guilty to amended charge of second-degree harassment in a misdemeanor case stemming from last July. A court-approved plea agreement resulted in Griffin being fined $100, ordered to contribute $300 to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Fund, and pay the court costs. The money is to come from the cash […]

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 Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges.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 […]

Josh Hawley

Audio: Hawley’s office calls funding allegations ‘frivolous act of political harassment’

Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office has responded to allegations that he illegally used public resources to help his U.S. Senate campaign.     It said the accusations are a “frivolous act of political harassment” from a well-known Democratic operative who heads a leftist political organization. Fellow Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has launched […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

NCMC Board of Trustees accept retirement request

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees accepted the retirement of Green Hills Head Start Program Director Doctor Beverly Hooker at its meeting Tuesday afternoon. Hooker’s last day of employment will be January 31st, 2019, which is the end of the current fiscal year. She has been employed at NCMC and Head Start since […]

Extradited

Gallatin woman extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Gallatin woman charged with felony first-degree harassment was extradited to Grundy County Monday. Forty-nine-year-old Theresa Hogan was extradited from Daviess County and posted her bond of $5,000 cash or corporate surety. Hogan is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court October 9th. Court documents accuse […]

Arrest

Two facing charges in Grundy County after arrest

Two individuals have been arrested on separate Grundy County charges. Forty-six-year-old William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton is charged with harassment in the first degree. Court information says Griffin is accused of sending repeated text messages to another person with the alleged purpose of causing that person, emotional distress. The allegation covers a two month period: […]