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Nebraska man arrested for failing to appear in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the weekend arrest of a man in Nebraska after he failed to appear in circuit court in Trenton for sentencing on a drug case. Fifty-two-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska was arrested in Lincoln County, Nebraska. He waived extradition to Missouri and was returned to Grundy County on Saturday. Last August, Fune […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri joins five states to launch enforcement blitz against drug-impaired driving

Missouri law enforcement officials have announced they will conduct a Drug Impaired Driving enforcement blitz throughout the state from April 20 – April 22, 2018. “Driving High? Kiss Your License Goodbye!” is an intensified effort to crack down on drug-impaired driving. Similar crackdown efforts are occurring across the region in Kansas, Arkansas, Iowa, Nebraska, and Oklahoma. […]

Traffic Accident

Unionville woman hurt in crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a Unionville woman sustained minor injuries when her car hit a sports utility vehicle in Boone County Thursday afternoon. Seventy-two-year-old Patricia Shipley traveled south on U. S. 63, and 70-year-old Janet Warren of Lincoln, Nebraska stopped for a stop sign on Missouri 124 west at the intersection with U. S. 63. […]

Audio: Aubrey Trail says he and Bailey Boswell are innocent

Two people in Nebraska jails in alleged connection with the disappearance and death of a Nebraska woman have been charged, but not in connection with that case. Federal officials arrested 51-year-old Aubrey Trail and 23-year-old Bailey Boswell on charges of transporting stolen items across state lines. They’re accused of taking stolen merchandise from Hiawatha, Kansas […]

Drug Busts

Nebraska man arrested in Grundy County

The Missouri Highway Patrol Saturday arrested a Nebraska motorist on Grundy County charges involving drugs and alcohol. 52-year-old William James Fune of O’Neil, Nebraska is accused of possession of a controlled substance – methamphetamine; as well as driving while intoxicated, persistent offender. Bond is $30,000 cash and Fune is scheduled for an appearance Tuesday in the […]

Traffic accident

Eagleville teen hurt in Love Truck Stop parking lot crash

The Highway Patrol reports an Eagleville teen sustained moderate injuries as the result of a two-vehicle accident in the Love’s Truck Stop parking lot in Eagleville Wednesday morning. Sixteen-year-old Logan Huitt attempted to turn left and failed to yield to 59-year-old Gary Nerison of Auburn, Nebraska. Huitt’s pickup truck struck the left front of Nerison’s […]

Nebraska popcorn company buys Missouri competitor

Nebraska popcorn company buys K&W Popcorn

(Lincoln Journal) – A Nebraska-based popcorn maker has bought a Missouri-based competitor. Preferred Popcorn of Chapman announced last week that it has purchased K&W Popcorn, an organic popcorn maker based in Trenton, Missouri.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The K&W deal was Preferred Popcorn’s third acquisition since its founding in 1997 and will give […]

Tornado watch issued until 10 PM

A powerful storm system, moving through the Rockies into the Upper Midwest, is creating blizzard conditions across Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota, while on the system’s south (or “warm”) side, severe weather is a concern heading into the evening hours of Wednesday and the early morning hours of Thursday. With low pressure bearing down on […]