Drug Trafficking

Additional charges filed against former Kansas City Chiefs player, more defendants in drug-trafficking conspiracy

Additional charges have been filed against a former Kansas City Chiefs football player and eight co-defendants for their roles in a drug-trafficking conspiracy that operated primarily in Eastern Jackson County. Saousoalii P. Siavii Jr., also known as “Junior,” 41, of Independence, Missouri, was charged in a nine-count superseding indictment returned under seal by a federal […]

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Department of Corrections contributes labor and funds to help flood and storm victims

When storms and floods struck the state in the spring and summer of 2019, the Missouri Department of Corrections staff and offenders invested long workdays and hard-earned dollars to help fellow Missourians. Supervised by staff working extra hours outside their usual shifts, more than 350 offenders from Missouri prisons contributed 1,548 workdays to flood relief, filling and placing […]

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Nestle Purina investing $115 million in southeast Missouri plant; 30 new jobs coming

(Missourinet) – One of the largest employers in southeast Missouri’s Bloomfield received a visit Tuesday from the governor, highlighting a major multi-million dollar expansion. Governor Mike Parson traveled to Bloomfield to tour a Nestle Purina plant that’s undergoing a $115 million investment. Nestle is the world’s largest food and beverage company. Nestle’s Bloomfield plant employs about 340 […]

Prison Sentence

Mexican national sentenced after repeatedly iIlegally re-entering the United States

A Mexican national has been sentenced in federal court after repeatedly illegally entering the United States. Miguel Angel Rodriguez-Vazquez, 42, a citizen of Mexico, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays on Tuesday, July 10, to four years and 10 months in federal prison without parole. On Feb. 5, 2019, Rodriguez-Vazquez pleaded guilty to […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in north Missouri for the week of July 8, 2019

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in north Missouri for the week of July 8 – 14. Continued flooding may cause schedule changes in some of the planned work. There may also be moving operations throughout the region such as pothole patching, […]

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July 10, 2019 is deadline for Livingston County voters to register for August 6th election

The Livingston County Clerk’s Office announces the last day to register to vote for the August 6th Rich Hill Township special election will be July 10th. Voters can register or change their address in the Livingston County Clerk’s Office in the courthouse in Chillicothe weekdays from 8:30 to 4:30 and until the evening of July […]

Trenton Utility Committee

City of Trenton eligible for lower interest rate when borrowing to pay for improvements

The city of Trenton is eligible for a much lower interest rate when it decides to borrow money to pay for improvements now underway and those that are planned at the Trenton sewer plant. Utility committee members Tuesday evening reviewed preliminary information that shows Trenton could borrow money at a fixed interest rate of three […]