Arson

Missouri man pleads guilty to arson conspiracy to damage a business

An Independence, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court to his role in an arson conspiracy to damage a local business. Randell Eugene Yeager, Jr., 46, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to participating in a conspiracy to damage property by means of arson. By pleading guilty, Yeager admitted that he was hired […]

Naomi and Hope Participate in CYCLE Program

Area students participate in Missouri Electric Cooperative CYCLE program

Hope Ellsworth of Cainsville and Naomi Thomsen of Eagleville, were among the 103 high school students from across Missouri who participated in the Missouri Electric Cooperative CYCLE (Cooperative Youth Conference and Leadership Experience) program. The conference was held on July 17-19, 2019, in Jefferson City. They were sponsored by the Grundy Electric Cooperative, Trenton. Each […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency

FEMA agrees to Missouri’s request to consider expanding disaster assistance to 21 additional counties

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) agreed to the state of Missouri’s request to consider expanding last week’s federal disaster declaration. FEMA agreed to reevaluate the request for inclusion of 21 counties that were denied federal assistance on July 9. FEMA agreed to do the following:  Conduct new damage assessment with the State Emergency Management […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in northern Missouri for the week of July 15, 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 15 – 21. 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, […]

Flower Foods Bread Products

Flower Foods recalling hamburger, hot dog buns due to plastic choking hazard

Flowers Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of product may cause a choking hazard. The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers under a variety of brand […]

Child Porn

Gallatin man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography

A rural Gallatin man pleaded guilty to felony possession of child pornography – first offense in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Online court information shows the court sentenced Allen David Coates to a facility to be determined by the Missouri Department of Corrections for four years on the child pornography charge. […]

Salvador Hernandez of Gallatin

Pre-trial conference held for Gallatin man charged with attempted sodomy, kidnapping and assault

A pre-trial conference was held in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court on Thursday for a Gallatin man charged with the felonies of first-degree sodomy or attempted sodomy, second-degree kidnapping, and third-degree assault. Online court information shows the matter for Salvador Hernandez was continued to July 30th through August 2nd for a four-day jury […]