Gavel and Law book

Man who led authorities on multi-county pursuit bound over to Division One of circuit court

A case was bound over to Division One of Clinton County Circuit Court Tuesday for a Kansas City, Kansas man involved in what law enforcement described as a multi-county pursuit in July. Online court information indicates an arraignment is scheduled for JaJuan Coleman on June 2nd. Coleman has been charged with the felonies of first […]

Court Gavel and Scales

Trenton man facing weapons charges scheduled for May 26th court appearance

Trenton resident Arron Franklin Waldrep is scheduled for an appearance May 26th in Grundy County circuit court after being charged this past weekend with one felony, unlawful use of a weapon and two misdemeanor counts. Bond is $15,000 in cash. The Grundy County’s Prosecuting Attorney accuses Waldrep early on Saturday, May 16, 2020, of exhibiting […]

Together We Can

MU Extension releases Mental Health Toolkit

The University of Missouri Extension and partners recently released a Together We Can toolkit to help rural Missourians access mental health resources. “This presents the resources to help open up conversations about mental health,” says MU Extension health and safety specialist Karen Funkenbusch. “Making it comfortable to talk about mental health is the first step […]

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Missouri House to vote on final approval of state operating budget

The Missouri House is expected to give final approval to a proposed $34.9 billion state operating budget Wednesday in Jefferson City. The House will gavel-in Wednesday morning at 10, and House Budget Committee Chairman Cody Smith, R-Carthage, tells Missourinet they’ll take up the budget at that time. He notes the Legislature must approve a balanced budget by […]

Child Neglect

Spickard woman charged with endangering the welfare of a child

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard woman regarding alleged neglect of a young child. Twenty-eight-year-old Avery Elizabeth Mock has been charged with a misdemeanor of endangering the welfare of a child, second degree. Bond is $4,000 cash pending her appearance on May 12th in the Associate Division of the Grundy […]

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Scammers in Chillicothe turn to mailboxes for information

The Chillicothe Police Department has received several reports of local residents falling victim to identity theft involving the theft of their personal and banking information. Assistant Chief Rick Sampsel said it’s believed that this information is being obtained from the victim’s mailboxes. Police are asking the public to make it more difficult for criminals by […]

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North Mercer School District to provide carry-out school lunches to students during closure

The North Mercer School District will be providing lunches to all students during the COVID-19 closure. These will be carry-out and available from 10:30-11:00 each day for pick-up. A menu for lunches will be available on March 19, 2020, and posted on the Cardinal Nation Facebook page with Community Connection text messaging reminders. In helping […]

Coronavirus Concerns

EPA releases list of disinfectants to use against Coronavirus

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a list of EPA-registered disinfectant products that have qualified for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. “Using the correct disinfectant is an important part of preventing and reducing the spread of illnesses along with other critical aspects such as hand washing,” said EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler. […]

Finance

Natural Resources Conservation Service announces March 30th application deadline for financial assistance

The Missouri USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced March 30th as the cut-off date to apply for Fiscal Year 2020 funds through the Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) and the Regional Conservation Partnership Program -Environmental Quality Incentive Program (RCPP-EQIP). EQIP allows farmers, ranchers, forestland managers, and landowners an opportunity to conserve natural resources by […]