Gas Tax

Audio: Missouri lawmaker focused on Missouri gasoline tax increase

Increasing the state’s gasoline tax is the top priority for a veteran Missouri lawmaker who’s in his eighth and final year in the House. Grandview Democratic State Representative Joe Runions tells Missourinet it’s badly needed, noting the state’s 17-cent gas tax has remained the same since 1996.     Runions says Missouri’s cities and towns […]

Charges added to heroin/fentanyl conspiracy involving 21 defendants

Additional charges and more defendants have been added to two federal indictments that now charge a total of 21 defendants for their roles in separate conspiracies to distribute heroin and fentanyl in the Springfield, Missouri, area, resulting in the overdose deaths of at least two people. Most of the defendants were arrested in a coordinated […]

Police Investigation

Fugitive investigations lead to arrests in Livingston County

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office conducted two fugitive investigations that resulted in arrests and arrested one additional individual on Tuesday. Sheriff Steve Cox says one fugitive investigation by his office and Missouri Probation and Parole officers at a Chillicothe location resulted in the arrest of 27-year-old Nicholas Duckworth of Chillicothe on a Missouri Parole warrant. […]

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Evergy customers to see slight decrease in billing starting in March

Evergy Missouri West, Incorporated has made two filings with the Missouri Public Service Commission requesting to adjust the fuel adjustment charge on the bills of its electric customers. In the first filing, Evergy Missouri West proposes to adjust the charge to reflect fuel and purchased power costs for the period from June to November 2019. […]

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Weather summary for November 2019 show temps and precipitation below normal

The November weather summary in Trenton shows temperatures and precipitation both were below normal. It’s the second straight month in which temperatures and precipitation have been below average in Trenton. November temperatures were below normal by 3.4 degrees on highs and 3.9 degrees on lows. Highs in November averaged 48 degrees while lows averaged nearly […]