Crime and Courts

Court news in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court for Thursday January 13, 2022

Multiple court cases were processed Thursday at the Grundy County Courthouse. Associate Judge Matthew Krohn of Mercer County presided on behalf of Presiding Judge Thomas Alley in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Trenton resident Devin Aaron Pierce pleaded guilty to the delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid from October 20th of […]

Court News

Court news from the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court for Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Three defendants have waived preliminary hearings on felony charges and were bound over to the January session of Grundy County Circuit Court. Robert Joe Singer of Hale is charged with a November 5th arrest for driving while intoxicated chronic offender, misdemeanor possession of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, no insurance, and […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to mutual aid call by Hale Fire Protection District

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a mutual aid call by the Hale Fire Protection District the night of November 5th. Chillicothe Firefighter Jonathon Nolan reports the two-story structure at 22256 LIV 320 was burnt to the ground upon arrival of the Chillicothe Fire Department. Hale Fire requested Chillicothe spray tanker water on the remaining […]

Motorcycle Crash

Macon man injured after crashing motorcycle

A Macon man sustained what the Highway Patrol called minor injuries when the motorcycle he drove overturned three-quarters of a mile west of Macon the afternoon of November 5th. An ambulance took 62-year-old George Stark to the Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The motorcycle traveled west on Jet Road before Stark reportedly lost control on the […]

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Man from Hale arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Hale man in Grundy County the evening of November 5th on multiple allegations. Forty-year-old Robert Singer was accused of driving while intoxicated and being a chronic offender, possession of 10 grams or less of marijuana, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. He was also accused of operating […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: Livingston County reports 2 deaths, 36 new cases; 41 cases since November 5th in Daviess County; 16 in Putnam County

The Livingston County Health Center reports two COVID-19-related deaths have been added since Tuesday, bringing the total number of deaths to 17. Thirty-six new cases were also added since Tuesday, which makes the cumulative total of 600. Of the 80 active cases, 19 are in facilities, 51 are in the community, and 10 involve schools. […]

Court News

Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court news on November 10, 2020

William Nicholas Griffin of Trenton, during a hearing, admitted violating the terms of probation on original charges from 2016 of misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and third-degree assault. On a plea agreement, Griffin was ordered to serve an additional 30 days in the Grundy County Detention Center for the DWI charge and then that case will […]

High speed chase ends in arrest of Illinois man in Linn County

Suspects involved in high-speed chase formally charged with multiple offenses

Two suspects have been charged in DeKalb County following a pursuit on U. S. Highway 36 the night of November 5th that law enforcement reports began in Livingston County and ended west of Cameron. Online court information shows 36-year-old Susan Ayala of Gladstone has been charged with the felonies of tampering with a motor vehicle—first […]

Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: 19 new cases in Grundy County, 17 cases in Livingston County, 10 in Harrison County and 7 in Caldwell County

Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were added for Grundy County on November 5th, which the health department reports bring the total to 407. Three hundred seven cases have been confirmed, and 100 are probable. Sixty-five cases are active. Seventeen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Grundy County. The Livingston County Health Center reports 17 new COVID-19 […]

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Suspect attempts to take their own life during execution of warrant in Mooresville

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a fugitive shot himself or herself in the head with a handgun during an attempted warrant service in Mooresville on Thursday, November 5th. Emergency medical services were requested and attempts to provide first aid were given. An ambulance arrived, and an air ambulance was also summoned. The injured person […]

Garland Joseph Joey Nelson

Braymer man facing murder charges in death of Diemel brothers now faces charges of stealing a motor vehicle

A Braymer man charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of two brothers from Wisconsin now faces a charge of stealing a motor vehicle after a semi-tractor was allegedly stolen from a residence in Braymer in September. Twenty-six-year-old Garland Joseph Nelson is being held on no bond on the recent charge, and […]

Murder

Hamilton man charged with murder after woman dies from injuries sustained in assault

A Hamilton man has been charged in Caldwell County with murder—second degree after he allegedly assaulted a woman, and she died of her injuries. Online court information shows 37-year-old Frank Randall Allen Bostic has also been charged in Caldwell County with domestic assault—first degree—serious physical injury and in Daviess County with driving while intoxicated—persistent. He […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Parson calls special session on November 5th to access additional federal aid

Governor Mike Parson has called another special session – this time to focus on getting extra federal coronavirus funding made available to the state. The federal aid includes funding for school meals, grants for homelessness prevention and job training, child support payments, among others. “COVID-19 has had an overwhelming impact on our state, and while […]

Photo of mushroom by Mason Unrau

Mushroom workshop to be held at Winigan Community Center

The fungi life cycle, edible mushroom species, and methods for forest farmed mushrooms will be discussed at a mushroom production workshop outside the Winigan Community Center. The University of Missouri will hold the program on November 5th from 10 to 3 o’clock. Participants will learn how to plug logs with shiitake mushrooms spawn. Each participant […]

Pleasant View R-6 School

Pleasant View R-6 recipient of two grants; dates announced for school-related activities

Pleasant View R-6 Superintendent Rebecca Steinhoff gave an update on Tuesday evening, October 13th on two grants the district received. One grant is the Access Grant from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for $4,000. The other is from the Patterson Family Foundation for $3,200. Dates were announced for school-related activities. Pleasant View will […]