Livingston County Sheriff

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department investigates unattended death

Livingston County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call of an unattended death on Sunday, August 4th, 2019. Deputies responded to a residence in Chula about 10:45 am on Sunday morning.  Upon arrival, deputies discovered an adult male inside the residence, however, the residence was locked and secured at the time of death. After gaining entry, […]

County Fair

North Central Missouri Fair officials announce Dairy Show winners

There were three participants in Thursday’s Dairy Show at the North Central Missouri Fair in Trenton. Hillary Shahan of Unionville received Senior Showmanship and three blue ribbons. Avery Hamilton of Unionville received Junior Showmanship and one blue ribbon. Easton Hamilton of Unionville received one blue ribbon. The Supreme Champion female was exhibited by Hillary Shahan […]

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Gallatin resident and former coach at Winston accused of child molestation has bond amended to $25,000

Bond was amended for a former teacher and coach at Winston High School during a bond hearing in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin faces four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation—child less than 17 years of age and offender greater than four years older as […]

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MU Extension in Harrison County celebrates 100 years of service

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, Harrison County Extension Council members celebrated 100 years of extension service in Harrison County. The day included an opportunity for the public to get a closer look at programming available through MU Extension, as well as help raise funds to support future extension programming. A 5K Fun Run started off […]

Sex Crime

Former coach and Gallatin resident appears in court on sex and assault charges

A former teacher and coach at Winston School charged with four felony counts of fourth-degree child molestation, sexual contact with a student, and third-degree assault appeared in the Associate Division of Daviess County Circuit Court on Tuesday. The court denied a request for the bond to be changed for 50-year-old Alfred Brian Sprouse of Gallatin […]

Sex Crime

Former detention officer at Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail pleads guilty to sexual conduct with prisoner

A former detention officer at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail of Pattonsburg pleaded guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner or offender by probation/parole officer or employee of a jail, prison, or correctional facility. Online court information shows a sentence assessment report was ordered for […]

University Mo Extension

MU Extension in Harrison County to celebrate 100-years with 5K Fun Run and other activities

On Saturday, July 27, 2019, Harrison County Extension Council members are inviting people of all ages to help celebrate 100 years of extension service in Harrison County.  Events planned for the day will provide an opportunity for the public to get a closer look at programming available through MU Extension, as well as help raise […]

Suspect attempts to flee from Livingston County deputy, surrenders when threatened with taser

An arrest was made when the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department was dispatched to a location in the Wheeling area on Sunday for a reported domestic assault and trespassing. A deputy learned an adult female was claiming to have been physically assaulted. Sheriff Steve Cox reports as the deputy was going to speak with a male […]

Child Sex Crimes

Milan man sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexual exploitation of a child

 A Milan, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court on Friday for transporting a 12-year-old victim across state lines for criminal sexual activity. Eh Tah Ger, 24, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 14 years and two months in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 23, 2019, Ger pleaded guilty to […]