Child Molestation

Pattonsburg man charged in Daviess County with sexually molesting 4 children between the ages of 12 and 17

A Pattonsburg man has been charged in Daviess County with multiple counts of child molestation after alleged incidents involving a four-year-old, a 15-year-old, and three individuals between the ages of 14 and 17. Seventy-three-year-old Steven Dale Lawrence entered a plea of not guilty on Monday. A bond motion was heard and overruled. Bond has been […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen presented reports on utility repairs; approve liquor license for local business

Gallatin Public Works Director Mark Morey reported at the Gallatin Board of Aldermen meeting on December 14th on repairs to two water leaks. He said one was located on East Berry Street, and the other was repaired on Cedar Street. Crews had tried to locate the leak on Cedar Street but were unsuccessful. Rural Water […]

Alcohol Compliance Checks

Livingston County Sheriff and Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force perform compliance checks

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office and Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force worked on a grant overtime project Friday, October 23rd to help determine if any businesses in Livingston County need training and/or if any employees are supplying alcohol to minors. Sheriff Steve Cox said officers checked many area businesses by sending in an underage person […]

Armed Robbery Graphic

Felony charges filed against Edina man who allegedly committed armed robbery in Kirksville

Three felony counts have been filed in Adair County against a man accused in what Kirksville Police said was an armed robbery of a liquor store Sunday afternoon. Thirty-year-old Kevin Potter of Edina has been charged with robbery in the first degree, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. He’s to appear Wednesday, […]

Alcohol Compliance Checks

Alcohol compliance checks completed by Trenton Police Department

The Trenton Police Department and the Midland Empire Alcohol Task Force conducted alcohol retail outlet compliance checks in Trenton on Saturday, January 5th. According to Chief Rex Ross, the checks resulted in one under age purchase of an alcoholic beverage from a local business and a 32-year-old Blue Springs man cited for alleged supplying liquor […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Highway patrol reports two arrests on Thanksgiving

The highway patrol reports the separate arrests of two individuals, both of whom were taken to Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold. Early Thursday morning, the highway patrol arrested 19-year-old Sydney Eddins in Daviess County on multiple violations. Online court information shows five misdemeanor charges have been filed in the circuit court. Sydney Danielle Eddins […]

Crime and Courts

11 waive preliminary hearings in Tuesday session of Grundy County court

Preliminary hearings were waived by 11 defendants during Tuesday’s session in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court. Two others appeared for probation violation hearings with two others entry guilty pleas. Bound over to future appearances in Division One of Circuit Court were Bryce Raylan Farmer, Mickeal Dale Hogan, Kandi Lea Johnson, Steven Kyle Johnson, […]