Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Two charged with attempted escape from Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three men Thursday, with two of the men facing charges while attempting to escape from the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Trenton Police Department arrested 52-year-old Alfred Demond Green of Trenton on misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident, driving while intoxicated, and […]


Missouri voters to decide on initiative targeting corruption in government

Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot in November.  The initiative’s goal is to rid the state of corruption by giving voters the power to decide on limits to campaign contribution and […]

Mo Department of Agriculture MORE program

Missouri Department of Agriculture launches strategic initiatives for agriculture, rural communities

The Missouri Department of Agriculture’s MORE strategic vision has always lived and breathed agriculture and rural Missouri. Today, the Department announced 16 individual initiatives that will take the MORE vision and put it into action. The Department will be targeting workforce development, youth in agriculture, food insecurity, agriculture business, broadband availability, emergency response, the Missouri […]

Some members of the Oakland Raiders kneel during the playing of the National Anthem before an NFL football game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Audio: Representative Nate Walker on the NFL and protesting

Third District State Representative Nate Walker of Kirksville is calling for a review of all public funds used in the construction and maintenance of National Football League facilities. A Republican, Walker thinks the league is disrespecting the U.S. flag, the country, and the state by allowing recent protests during the national anthem. Walker says the […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital honors Don Sipes for years of influence and oversight

Don Sipes, FACHE, Vice President, Regional Services, Saint Luke’s Health System, was recently honored during a Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting. Sipes, who recently stepped down from his position on the Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, has served on the board since 1995, the year Wright Memorial joined Saint Luke’s Health System.  “Don […]

Super Bowl rematch: Panthers-Broncos open season, NFL announces ’16 schedule

NEW YORK (AP) – Super Bowl rematch. Minus Peyton Manning, of course. The NFL season will begin the way the last one ended, with the Denver Broncos playing the Carolina Panthers. Denver beat Carolina 24-10 in February in the Super Bowl, Manning’s final game. The rematch will be on Thursday night, Sept. 8 in Denver. “We’re […]

Chiefs host Seattle and Green Bay, travel to Los Angeles and Chicago for 2016 preseason

The Kansas City Chiefs will have four games in the 2016 NFL preseason, starting in early August.  Two games will be played at Arrowhead Stadium, with the two others on the road.  Opponents for the games are announced on Thursday afternoon, with dates and times to be announced later, after finalization of more specific scheduling […]

Chiefs lose veteran cornerback to free-spending Raiders

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders added another top free agent to their offseason haul on Thursday, agreeing to a four-year, $40 million deal with former Kansas City cornerback Sean Smith. Smith’s agent, David Canter, said Smith had agreed to join the big-spending Raiders. Oakland previously reached deals with offensive lineman Kelechi Osemele for up […]