Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15-years in federal prison for child pornography found on lost phone at truck stop

A Missouri man whose lost cell phone containing child pornography was found at a truck stop was sentenced in federal court. Christopher Lee Caven, 40, of Belton, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced Caven to 12 years of supervised release […]

Carroll County Memorial Hospital Ribbon Cutting at Brunswick

Carroll County Memorial Hospital hosts virtual open house at New Brunswick Medical Clinic

Carroll County Memorial Hospital hosted a Virtual Open House and Ribbon Cutting Friday, March 5, at the new Jefferson Medical Group’s Brunswick Medical Clinic. “We are sorry that we couldn’t host the Open House in person to the entire community due to COVID-19 precautions, but we were excited technology allowed us to include everyone virtually,” […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: One new case in Harrison County; No new cases in Livingston County

The Livingston County Health Center announces no new COVID-19 cases since March 2nd and no active cases. There are four current COVID-19-related hospitalizations. There have been 1,431 total cases and 51 deaths for Livingston County. Another COVID-19 case has been added in Harrison County, which the health department reported on March 5th brought the total […]

Murder

Lawson man, charged with murder in shooting of Polo woman, bound to Division 1 of Caldwell County Court

A Lawson man charged with first-degree murder following a shooting in Polo in January had his case bound over March 5th to Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court.  35-year-old Kevin Lynn Barnett Junior is scheduled for formal arraignment on March 9th. The court found probable cause to believe he was involved in the felonies, […]

Keenan Critten

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports arrests on Friday and Saturday

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of an Illinois man and a Jamesport man in area counties on multiple allegations. Sixty-seven-year-old Harry Tapp of Mattoon, Illinois was arrested in Caldwell County on March 5th and was accused of the felonies of driving while intoxicated and driving while suspended. Other accusations included failure to maintain lane, […]

Accident Graphic

Pickup strikes retail building in Trenton with driver allegedly leaving the scene of the crash

The Trenton Police Department released information on March 5th about an incident that happened in the 200 block of East 9th Street on February 13th, around 1 o’clock in the morning, in which a pickup truck hit a building and allegedly left the scene. Sergeant Matt Preston reports the truck driven by 36-year-old Braden Mark […]

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North Central Missouri College seeking nominations for Hall of Fame

The NCMC Athletics Hall of Fame Committee seeks to identify individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Pirate athletics and have helped bring what the college calls excellence and distinction to the college and its athletic programs. These individuals will be considered for induction into the NCMC Athletics Hall of Fame, which is located in […]

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Micah Landes resigns from North Central Missouri Development Alliance

The North Central Missouri Development Alliance Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of Executive Director Micah Landes. Landes’s last day will be March 5th. She served in the role for approximately three and a half years. Landes says she accepted a position with Evergy. NCMDA Board Chairman Phillip Ray says the board will actively […]

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Audio: Distinguished alumni to be honored at North Central Missouri College’s Pirates Ball

The North Central Missouri College Foundation and Alumni Association will honor distinguished alumni at the Pirates Ball. Honorees John Sturdevant, Doctor Jamie Ausmus Hooyman, and Donovan Thompson will be recognized at the Ketcham Community Center on March 13th. A buffet will start that evening at 6 o’clock, a welcome will be at 6:15, and entertainment […]

GRM Networks

GRM Networks to sponsor high school students on youth tour to Washington; will offer scholarships to area students

GRM Networks will sponsor two high school juniors on an all-expense-paid trip to the 2021 Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour June 5-9 in Washington, D.C. Youth representing GRM Networks will join other students representing rural telecommunication providers from across the United States as they learn about legislative and government processes and the importance of […]

Walter Barton Executed

Walter Barton executed for 1991 murder of southwest Missouri woman; pronounced dead at 6:10 pm

At 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, convicted murderer Walter Barton, 64, was pronounced dead at the state prison in southeast Missouri’s Bonne Terre. Barton was convicted of first-degree murder for the 1991 brutal stabbing death of 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler of southwest Missouri’s Ozark. His death makes Missouri the first state in the nation […]

Road Work

MoDOT planned road work in North Missouri for the week of March 2, 2020

The following is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in North Missouri for the week of March 2 – 8. Though not listed below, some routes remain closed due to flooding. View routes closed due to flooding, as well as roadwork projects at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement […]

Veteran Services

Area veterans encouraged to attend meetings in Trenton and Chillicothe on benefit changes

Meetings will be held in Chillicothe and Trenton to address VA Community Care and veterans benefits changes. Veterans are invited to the Grand River Multipurpose Center in Chillicothe March 5th from 2 to 4 o’clock. Discussion at that meeting is to include the VA mobile clinic stopping area visits as of April 1st. A free […]

Child Pornography

Missouri man pleads guilty to child pornography after lost cell phone is found at truck stop

A Belton, Missouri, man whose lost cell phone containing child pornography was found at a truck stop, pleaded guilty in federal court. Christopher Lee Caven, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge John T. Maughmer to receiving child pornography over the internet. By pleading guilty, Caven admitted that he used his cell phone to receive […]