Hand Holding Small Marijuana Leaf with Cannabis Plants in Background

Daviess County Sheriff serves warrant on cultivated marijuana grow site

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department reports multiple agencies were involved with a search warrant, for a cultivated marijuana grow site when the warrant was served Monday on a property in the area of 28th Street and Unity Avenue in Daviess County. Sheriff Ben Becerra says three subjects fled from the scene as the tactical team […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]

Grundy Electric 2018 annual meeting

Crowd of almost 400 attend Grundy Electric Cooperative annual meeting

A large crowd attended Grundy Electric Cooperative’s Annual Membership Meeting held August 2, 2018, at the North Mercer R-III School in Mercer, Missouri. Prior to the business meeting, over 380 members and guests enjoyed the evening meal served by the Mercer County 4-H members. Entertainment was provided by The Marks Family from Jefferson City.  Members […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences the rule of the day in Thursday session of court in Trenton

Among cases Thursday in the Grundy County Circuit Court, probation was revoked for a Chillicothe resident, Timothy Joe Ashlock, on an original charge of tampering with a motor vehicle. A previously suspended sentence was set aside and the court ordered a ten-year sentence with Department of Corrections. Credit was given for time served to await […]

Gavel and Law book

Defendants waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of court in Trenton

Defendants facing various charges waived preliminary hearings Tuesday in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court include Jordan Lane Cabra and Tommy Joe Graham both of Trenton, Dustin Matthew Haskins of Laredo, Javier Hernandez of Kansas City, and Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence. Bound over to appear Thursday, July 12th in Division One of […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Independence man arrested on multitude of charges by Trenton Police Department

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two men since Tuesday. The Trenton Police Department arrested 33-year-old Joshua Ryan Lusk of Independence Tuesday on four felony charges: possession of burglary tools, second degree tampering with a motor vehicle (prior conviction/finding of guilt), resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony, and attempted […]

Independence Day

Trenton Chamber of Commerce announces change in location of fireworks display

The location has been changed for Trenton’s fireworks display Tuesday night, July 3rd. Trenton Area Chamber of Commerce President Debbie Carman says due to dry conditions, the fireworks will now be discharged from the fairgrounds grandstand area instead of the Rock Barn.  The display is to begin at approximately 9:30 tonight and individuals watching the fireworks […]

Community Fireworks Display

Audio: Cautious use of fireworks urged; most larger Missouri cities disallow them

(Missourinet) – There are basic precautions to take with fireworks when celebrating Independence Day. Rick Hoffman of Hoffman Family Fireworks near southeast Missouri’s Cape Girardeau has been selling fireworks for more than 50 years. He says consumers of fireworks should not focus on just the name of a product or its color, but also on […]

Princeton in Mercer County Missouri

Princeton Chamber of Commerce finalizes plans for Independence Day celebration

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has finalized plans for the Independence Day celebration with events July 4th to include a tractor cruise, free watermelon and musical entertainment before the fireworks are set off at dusk.  This year, the event will be held at the lower fairgrounds in Princeton because of ongoing construction at the school. Band […]