A Wheeling resident has been sentenced to prison after admitting to violations of probation Wednesday when he appeared in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Probation was revoked and Patrick Richard Oyler was sentenced to five years with the Department of Corrections after a previous stay was set aside. The original charge was criminal […]
The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved next year’s school calendar Wednesday evening with school scheduled to begin August 21st and end May 20th, 2020 for Princeton. The Annual Performance Report was presented. Princeton R-5 received 112 and a half points out of a possible 120 points overall for 2018, which equates to 93.8%. The […]
Trenton resident William Nicholas Griffin has pleaded guilty to amended charge of second-degree harassment in a misdemeanor case stemming from last July. A court-approved plea agreement resulted in Griffin being fined $100, ordered to contribute $300 to the Grundy County Law Enforcement Fund, and pay the court costs. The money is to come from the cash […]
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of two individuals on Wednesday. Forty-six-year-old Adam Peter Bentz of Nixa has been charged with felony non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. Bond is $10,000 cash only. Court documents accuse Bentz of failing to provide adequate food, clothing, lodging, […]
A felony charge has been dismissed in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for a Kansas City man. Court information shows 33-year-old Javier Hernandez’s charge of non-support—total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support was dismissed Wednesday. The non-support charge was from May 2017.
The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education has approved changes to the current school calendar. Presidents Day and the day after Parent/Teacher Conferences will now be used as makeup days for snow days for Tri-County. Conferences were also pushed back one week. Superintendent David Probasco says other makeup days were already built into the calendar and […]
Several defendants on Wednesday waived preliminary hearings and were bound over to today’s (Thursday) docket in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Each of the defendants pleaded not guilty in the Associate Division and then waived a court hearing. Hunter Clinkenbeard of Unionville faces charges from December of statutory rape or attempted rape of […]
Chillicothe Police officers were outfitted this month for new winter coats and search and duty gloves. Police Chief Jon Maples reports the items were paid for with grant monies received from the 2019 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant. A total of $5,874.46 of $9,984.60 awarded through the grant was used for the coat and gloves […]
Trenton Middle School has announced its February “Honesty” Students of the Month. Students selected are fifth graders Navaeh Bowers and Titus Kottwitz, sixth graders Nadia White and Jake Schmadeke, seventh graders Paige Farris and Milo Simpson, and eighth graders Phoebe Fender and Gaven Kelsall.
The month of February is national American Heart Month and Wright Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions program is working to raise awareness of the connection between heart health and emotional health. In February of 1964, a national campaign began declaring February as American Heart Month in an effort to help bring awareness to the number […]
The Princeton Chamber of Commerce will have a ribbon cutting and monthly meeting on Thursday, February 14th. The ribbon cutting will be held at 12 noon at Fernwood Retreat, the location of the former Sonrise Christian Home. Princeton Chamber President Kelly Bertrand reports the large building, erected in 1921, has been remodeled and available for bookings such […]