Gavel and Law book

Columbia man to face charges in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Columbia man was transported to Grundy County Monday after his arrest in Boone County Sunday on felony non-support, total arrears in excess of 12 monthly payments due under an order of support. The bond for 30-year-old Michael Sanders is $5,000, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division […]

Disaster Declaration

President Trump approves Governor Parson’s request for major disaster declaration for Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has announced that President Donald Trump has approved his request for a major disaster declaration to help local governments and nonprofit agencies in 13 Missouri counties recover from devastating flooding and severe storms that occurred from March 11 to April 16. The declaration makes federal assistance available for the repair of damaged […]

MoDOT

MoDOT to meet with property owners in Trenton regarding temporary easements

Property owners along portions of Main and 9th Streets in Trenton are asked to meet with Missouri Department of Transportation personnel Monday, May 20, and Tuesday, May 21st, regarding temporary easements. MoDOT reports those easements are needed in connection with planned improvements including pavement resurfacing, approaches, and rehabilitation of sidewalks between Fourth and Kitty streets. […]

Seatbelt

“Click it or Ticket” campaign set to begin May 20, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Region 7 state highway safety offices are joining law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border Click it or Ticket kickoff event starting Monday, May 20. The campaign seeks to increase seat belt use by coordinating highly visible seat belt law enforcement in the […]

Boil Advisory

Boil advisory issued for portions of Mercer County

After replacing a valve on a six-inch water main, a portion of Mercer County has been placed on a precautionary boil order. According to the Mercer County Public Water Supply District, the notice affects customers within the following boundaries as described clockwise. The Iowa-Missouri state line on the north, the Mercer-Putnam County line on the […]

Food Stamps or SNAP

USDA urges states to require child support cooperation through SNAP

The U.S. Department of Agriculture published a memorandum to state agencies (PDF, 156 KB) encouraging them to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to cooperate with child support programs. “We want states to take action to ensure that SNAP and child support work together to help children,” said U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue. “Increasing […]