Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years for meth trafficking and illegal firearm

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing methamphetamine and a firearm. Leif Christopher Haslag, 39, of Loose Creek, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough to 15 years in federal prison without parole. On July 1, 2021, Haslag pleaded guilty to one count of possessing methamphetamine with the intent […]

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Officials at Calamity Jane Days celebration announce winners in various categories of Car Show

A car show was one of the featured events at the Calamity Jane Days celebration on Sunday, September 18, 2021. There were 75 total entries in the event, and officials have announced winners in various categories. Antique 1st Place: Don Saffell, Mercer, MO 1925 Ford Model T 2nd Place: Paul Smith, Princeton, MO 1947 Jeep […]

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Officials at Calamity Jane Days in Princeton announce parade results

Officials at the Calamity Jane Days celebration in Princeton held a parade over the weekend, and have announced the winners in various categories.   Best Antique Tractor 1st Shawn Vaughn Princeton 1959 John Deere 630 Best Antique Tractor 2nd Parker Behler Princeton 1956 John Deere 70 Tractor Oldest Tractor 1st Travis Tatum Trenton 1938 John Deere […]

Guilty Plea

Missouri man pleads guilty to marijuana grow operation and dozens of illegal firearms

A Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court to growing marijuana and illegally possessing dozens of firearms. Darrin Dale Smithee, 55, of Auxvasse, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Willie J. Epps Jr. to one count of manufacturing marijuana and one count of being a felon in possession of a firearm. On Sept. 21, 2018, […]

Illegal Firearms and firearm theft

Missouri man sentenced to 10 years in prison, without parole, for illegal firearm

A Missouri, man who led police officers on a chase in a stolen car, causing a collision with another vehicle, was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing a firearm. Cameron D. Smith, 25, of Independence, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 27, […]

2021 THS Alumni Car Show

Plans for Trenton High School Alumni Weekend Car Show underway

Plans for the first annual Trenton High School Alumni Weekend Car Show are progressing and organizers have announced that trophies will be awarded in 19 classes plus two special awards. First and second place trophies will be presented to winners in categories with the voting to be done by the exhibitors at the September 4th […]

Gun Crime or Firearm

Missouri man sentenced to 20 years without parole for drug trafficking and illegal firearm

 A Missouri, man has been sentenced in federal court for drug trafficking and illegally possessing a firearm. Robert J. Thomas Jr., 38, of Kansas City, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner on Thursday, Aug. 27, to 20 years in federal prison without parole. On Nov. 20, 2019, Thomas pleaded guilty to possessing […]

Bureau of Land Management online Corral Final

Bureau of Land Management to offer wild horses, burros for adoption at event in Carthage, Missouri

Wild horses and burros from public rangelands in Western states will be available for adoption or sale at an event managed by the Bureau of Land Management, on April 24 – 25, 2020, at The Civil War Arena, 11838 Civil War Road, Carthage, Missouri. The adoption, which is free and open to the public, will […]

Holiday Hoops Basketball

Lady Mustangs named winners of Holiday Hoops Sportsmanship Award

The Tri-County Lady Mustangs were named winners of the 2019 High School Holiday Hoops Sportsmanship Award. Recognized in front of family and fans at their home ball game, the Lady Mustangs and Coach Jeremy Slaughter were presented with a plaque by Ron Dougan of Promotional Concepts and honors from the Holiday Hoops committee. The annual […]