Crime and Courts

Division One of Grundy County court sees busy docket; Judge hands down prison sentences

The judge saw a busy docket on Thursday in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Tommy Joe Graham pleaded guilty to manufacture of a controlled substance within two thousand feet or a school or college. Graham was sentenced to six years with the Missouri department of corrections. Execution of the prison sentence […]

Dan Hegeman and Dr. Lenny Klaver

Senator Dan Hegeman receives Missouri Community College Association Distinguished Legislator Award

Senator Dan Hegeman was recently recognized by the Missouri Community College Association for his service to North Central Missouri College and community colleges across the state. Senator Hegeman received the 2018 Distinguished Legislator Award at the statewide MCCA convention held in Branson, Missouri. The award is given annually to legislators that persistently support Missouri community […]

Terror Threat

Trenton woman arrested for making terrorist threats

The Trenton Police Department arrested a Trenton woman Wednesday after she allegedly made terrorist threats. The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports 50-year-old Kimberly Kay Jacobs has been charged with two counts felony second-degree terrorist threat as well as one count felony delivery or possession of a controlled substance at a county or private jail or […]


Drugs a possible factor in I-35 crash involving injuries near Holt

The Highway Patrol reports a man from Peculiar sustained serious injuries when the car he drove overturned one mile north of Holt overnight. Twenty-two-year-old Caleb Vaughn traveled north on Interstate 35 when the vehicle ran off the east side of the road and struck a guardrail before overturning. The car came to rest on the […]

Gavel and Law book

Eight indicted for $2.1 million methamphetamine conspiracy

Eight defendants were indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a $2.1 million conspiracy to distribute nearly 100 kilograms of methamphetamine.  Juan Guzman, also known as “Flaco,” 37, Luis Carlos Ramos Caraveo, 23, and Maria De La Cruz Nava, 22, all citizens of Mexico residing in the Kansas City, Mo, area; Chanthacone […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kansas City man arrested in Linn County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kansas City, Missouri man in Linn County Wednesday afternoon on several allegations. Twenty-four-year-old Hunter Mueller was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams of marijuana—amphetamine, and possession of drug paraphernalia. The Patrol also accused him of speeding and having no insurance. Mueller was […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports transfer of Sweet Springs man on felony charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the transfer of a Sweet Springs man on a probation violation on three original felony counts of non-support with total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Thirty-eight-year-old Peter Ulberg was picked up from the Boonville Correctional Center on a writ of court […]

Crime and Courts

Several defendants bound over to Division One of Grundy County court

Several defendants waived preliminary hearings Tuesday in Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court with each bound over to division one for Thursday. Tony Stanley of Trenton faces two felony counts of endangering the welfare of a child. One involved his alleged use of drugs and the other involved alleged sexual contact with a person […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

North Central Missouri College waiving application fees until end of November

The admissions department at North Central Missouri College has announced: “No-Fee November” for the remainder of the month. Future students may submit their NCMC application free of charge for the following upcoming terms: Spring 2019, Summer 2019, or Fall 2019. Those interested in applying during “No Fee November” simply need to email the admissions department for […]

Hunting accident

Three killed in weekend hunting accidents during opening of deer season

Three deaths reported as hunting accidents in Missouri over the weekend are under investigation with one fatal incident near Atlanta. The Macon County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a rifle that allegedly fired accidentally and killed an Illinois hunter Sunday afternoon. A news release reports 70-year-old Charles Bark and other hunters were preparing to go hunting […]