Daviess County Courthouse

Gallatin Board of Aldermen accept bids

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a bid for electric poles at a meeting Monday evening. A bid for southern yellow pine poles was accepted from Arkansas Electric Cooperative for $10,899 with confirmation of grant money from Missouri Public Energy Pool. Other submitted bids were from Boarder States for $10,995.75 and Bridgewell for $11,029.95. The […]

Advocates to MO Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Advocates to Missouri Legislature: Leave Amendment 1 Alone

Hands off Amendment 1. That’s the message from supporters of the “Clean Missouri’ ballot initiative to state lawmakers, who begin the 100th General Assembly next week.  The anti-gerrymandering measure passed by 62 percent of the vote in November, but Gov. Mike Parson and several legislators are already calling for major changes.  Joan VonDras with the Sierra Club’s […]

Scam Alert

Trenton Police Department warning residents of “Grandparent Scam” and “Emergency Scam”

The Trenton Police Department advises that several residents have recently reported receiving calls involving the “Emergency” or “Grandparent Scam”. An “Emergency Scam” is someone receives a call, email, or social media message from a person claiming to be a family member in distress. The person may claim to have been arrested while traveling overseas or […]

Missouri Supreme Court

Audio: Missouri Supreme Court hears arguments over procedures in drunk driving cases

The Missouri Supreme Court is considering a challenge to procedures during drunk driving stops. State attorney Michael Martinich-Sauter told the judges the Implied Consent Warning, which stipulates that a license will be “immediately” revoked upon refusal to take the breath test, sends a clear message to drivers.     Currently, officers inform arrestees that their […]

Extradited

Gallatin woman extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Gallatin woman charged with felony first-degree harassment was extradited to Grundy County Monday. Forty-nine-year-old Theresa Hogan was extradited from Daviess County and posted her bond of $5,000 cash or corporate surety. Hogan is scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court October 9th. Court documents accuse […]

Arrest

Two facing charges in Grundy County after arrest

Two individuals have been arrested on separate Grundy County charges. Forty-six-year-old William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton is charged with harassment in the first degree. Court information says Griffin is accused of sending repeated text messages to another person with the alleged purpose of causing that person, emotional distress. The allegation covers a two month period: […]