Audio: Former Grundy County deputy featured on Investigation Discovery’s Body Cam program

A former Grundy County deputy was featured on an episode of Investigation Discovery’s program Body Cam. Christian Goode says he worked for the Grundy County Sheriff’s Office in 2016 but is now a Deputy Sheriff/Investigator with the Sequoyah County, Oklahoma Sheriff’s Office. The Body Cam episode covered an incident in October 2017 in which he […]

Unemployment

Missouri unemployment ties record low

Missouri’s unemployment rate tied a record low in October, edging down another tenth of a point to 3.1 percent.  In the history of the data set, the only other time the state’s unemployment dropped this low was from October 1999 to January 2000. The unemployment data series goes back to 1976. The jobless rate has […]

Rainy Day

Tuesday night rain cuts into yearly deficit

Significant rainfall Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning boosted August precipitation to 6.07 inches, which makes August the first-month precipitation in Trenton has been above average during any month since October 2017.  Overnight rainfall is also the most rainfall in any month since Trenton received 6.8 inches in October of 2017. The official rain total for Trenton, reported […]

Putnam County Memorial Hospital

State Auditor Nicole Galloway issues follow-up report on Putnam County Memorial Hospital billing scheme

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has issued a follow-up report of Putnam County Memorial Hospital in northern Missouri. Her report last year uncovered $90 million in inappropriate lab billings. The findings of the audit were covered by national news outlets and resulted in calls for a federal investigation into hospital billing schemes. “Our audit revealed a […]

Manslaughter

Highway patrol arrests Princeton teen on manslaughter allegation

The Highway Patrol arrested a Princeton teen in Mercer County Wednesday morning for felony first-degree involuntary manslaughter. A probable cause statement from the Patrol states 17-year-old Elijah Mandich operated a motor vehicle in Mercer County October 8th, 2017 and recklessly caused the death of Saige Boswell. The probable cause statement reports Mandich operated his vehicle […]