Fraud

Six employees in Missouri plead guilty to $58,000 overtime pay fraud scheme

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 […]

Evergy Website

Customers of Evergy to see increase in monthly utility bills

The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Evergy Metro, Inc. d/b/a Evergy Missouri Metro, formerly known as Kansas City Power & Light Company, to adjust the Demand Side Investment Mechanism (DSIM) charge on customer bills. The DSIM charge, which appears as a separate line item on customer bills, allows Evergy Missouri […]

Division One of Circuit Court

Judge Tom Alley presides over Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Among cases on Thursday in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court, A Chicago, Illinois man, George Ernie Almond, received a prison sentence and then was placed on probation after he pleaded guilty to fraudulently attempting to obtain a controlled substance from a Trenton business on January 28th. Judge Tom Alley ordered a sentence […]

Country Home In Trenton, Mo

Country Home Inn motel sells at Grundy County Courthouse steps

Some 20 people gathered at the Grundy County Courthouse last Wednesday afternoon to view a trustees’ real estate sale of a former business location: the Country Home Inn. An attorney, John Franken of Carrollton, conducted the sale outside (at 2 o’clock) at the west steps of the Courthouse to satisfy a debt. Franken began the […]

National Association Amateur Radio Website

Amateur radio classes to be offered in Trenton

The Grundy County Community Emergency Response Team, Grundy County Emergency Management, and the North Central Missouri Amateur Radio Club are preparing to offer an amateur radio beginners course. The course, set to start in early March, will teach basic amateur radio knowledge and provide the information needed to pass the Federal Communications Commission Amateur Radio […]

Gallatin 5th Graders

NCMC business students help with Gallatin R-V Economics Day

The North Central Missouri College Human Resource Management class partnered with fifth graders from Gallatin’s Middle School to participate in their School of Economics day. Each fifth-grader was assigned a job where they earned a salary and had different job tasks to complete. NCMC’s Human Resource Management class assisted the fifth graders by helping place […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

With the potential for flooding, FEMA encourages residents to review flood insurance policies

The National Weather Service indicates there is a potential for Missouri to once again experience flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports last year’s damage repairs are ongoing. FEMA calls its National Flood Insurance Program “a great way” to protect homes, businesses, or personal property. The National Flood Insurance Program reports just six inches of […]

Amanda Riley, RN

Carroll County Memorial Hospital announces Nurse Navigator Program

Healthcare can be a complex path to follow. Even as healthcare providers, you can find yourself lost in the system. Imagine being a patient with a new or worsening diagnosis, trying to navigate to multiple appointments and facilities. It can be a daunting task for patients and their families. Carroll County Memorial Hospital has implemented […]