Sex Crime

Former detention officer at Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail pleads guilty to sexual conduct with prisoner

A former detention officer at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail of Pattonsburg pleaded guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Tuesday to felony sexual conduct with a prisoner or offender by probation/parole officer or employee of a jail, prison, or correctional facility. Online court information shows a sentence assessment report was ordered for […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in Caldwell County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in Caldwell County on Thursday afternoon on drug-related charges. Twenty-nine-year-old Daniel Eriksen and 29-year-old Sierra Clubine, both of Kansas City, as well as 35-year-old Brandi Bibby of Pattonsburg, were accused of the felonies of possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of a weapon, and stealing as well […]

Rollover Crash

Six area youth injured in crash on Highway 69 near Bethany

Six area residents sustained injuries when a sport utility vehicle overturned one mile north of Bethany Friday evening. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported 12-year-old Trayton Mitchell of Bethany to the Harrison County Community Hospital of Bethany with serious injuries. EMS also transported 17-year-old Elijah Carlson, 14-year-old Destini Mitchell, 15-year-old Alexis Pratt, and […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports arrests of Chillicothe and Spickard residents

The Highway Patrol reports arrests on Wednesday of Chillicothe and Spickard residents in separate incidents. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Wheeler of Chillicothe was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Livingston County and accused of speeding along with unlawful possession of drugs. Online information shows potential counts include felony possession of a controlled substance, alleged possession of fewer […]

ATV accident

Pattonsburg teen hospitalized after being ejected from ATV

A teenager from Pattonsburg was injured Tuesday afternoon in a four-wheeler accident on private property two miles northeast of McFall. Fifteen-year-old Ellie Sperry received serious injuries when she was thrown off the ATV as it traveled down a steep embankment and overturned. Sperry was transported by private vehicle to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany […]

Graduation caps

Four area schools name top graduates after graduation

Several area schools have announced their top graduating students. Laredo R-7 named its eighth-grade valedictorian as Emma Thompson and salutatorian as Luke Porter. Pattonsburg R-2 announced the valedictorian for its senior class as Shaila Cramer and the salutatorian as Logan Pankau. For Tina-Avalon R-2, the valedictorian was Hannah Colliver, and the salutatorian was Khloey Forest. […]

Graduation caps

Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies today

Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Eighteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 High School at 2 o’clock with high school English teacher Melissa Hill addressing the graduates. Eight students will graduate from Southwest Livingston County R-1 of Ludlow at 2 o’clock. Southwest’s valedictorian is William Garrett Cramer, and […]