Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office will submit an incident report to the prosecuting attorney seeking potential additional felony charges in Livingston County against a felon who led law enforcement on a multi-county pursuit last week. The alleged chase of a pickup truck driven by 37-year-old Matthew Guilford of Brookfield started in Linn […]
Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports the recent arrest of suspects on alleged drug-related charges. Cox stated Grundy County authorities arrested 33-year-old Kailean Allen Volker of Chillicothe on a Livingston County warrant for alleged felony Trafficking Drugs (Methamphetamine) in the 2nd degree. Volker was described as a fugitive since October 25th, 2019. Volker allegedly first […]
A man described as a convicted felon with multiple offenses in his past was arrested on Saturday by members of the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Forty-two-year old John Ervin Peterson was reported to have moved into a vacant house at Spickard and now faces two counts of receiving stolen property. Bond is $25,000 cash with […]
The Trenton Quarterback Club helps with the financial needs of the Trenton High School football program and supports the program. The club wants to purchase 60 new home and 60 new away jerseys this year as well as 48 helmets for high school football players. The total estimated cost of those items is $25,000. Head […]
Six employees of the Kansas City, Missouri, public works department have pleaded guilty to their roles in a nearly three-year-long conspiracy to collect $58,000 in fraudulent overtime pay. Prentis M. Rayford, 37, Eric McKamey, 47, and Edward Lee Ellingburg, 48, all of Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty today in separate appearances before U.S. District Judge […]
Many small businesses have their own website now. In fact, it is often the first marketing tool used by owners to help increase sales over traditional marketing efforts. Unfortunately, many websites, once hosted, are never changed or updated to keep attracting repeat traffic to the site. This lack of updating causes people to find the […]
The Chillicothe City Council hired two firefighters during an executive session at the last meeting. Mathew Chaney was hired as a full-time emergency medical technician/firefighter, and Mathew Gabrielson was hired as a firefighter paid-by-call. The vote on each was five to zero.
Grundy County sales tax collections so far in 2020 are approximately $5,500 more than this time last year in the general revenue, ambulance, and law enforcement funds. Collections in each department total close to $29,700 for February 2020. Total collections in each department total approximately $64,900 in 2020.
The Grundy County R-5 Board of Education approved a bid for audit services Wednesday evening. The bid from Conrad and Higgins, LLC was the only bid received, and the services are to be provided for three years. Superintendent Phil Fox reports the cost for the services will be $5,550 for the first year, $5,850 for […]
Legislation aimed at preventing private entities like the Grain Belt Express from using eminent domain could hit the Missouri Senate floor soon. Frankford State Representative Jim Hansen’s bill was the first bill sent by the House to the Senate earlier this year. Hansen and House Speaker Elijah Haahr briefed Capitol reporters on Thursday, […]
Fifty-three hundred dollars were raised for the Green Hills Animal Shelter of Trenton at the Seventh Annual Take a Walk in Chocolate Heaven last (Tuesday) evening. More than 40 chocolate tasting items were featured, and winners were announced in two divisions. The grand prize winner for the Adult Division was the Trenton High School’s Black […]
United States Attorney Tim Garrison praised the cooperation of state and local law enforcement agencies in the Western District of Missouri today, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr addressed the problem of sanctuary cities elsewhere in the nation. “We appreciate the cooperation in this district among state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies,” said Garrison. […]