KC-area Congressman Emanuel Cleaver will have more power in the new Congress, as a senior Democrat. He will soon become the chairman of the subcommittee of the House Finance Committee, one that oversees Housing and Insurance. Cleaver supported Biden early– and in return, Biden held a major rally in Kansas City at the […]
A power outage affected the Lake Area and the southeastern part of Trenton on Wednesday morning, January 20th. City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton reports a short in an underground wire at the south substation caused the outage, which lasted about 30 minutes.
The Missouri Cattlemen’s Association says one of its key legislative priorities this year is to prevent private companies from using eminent domain to get private land. Ag Policy Chairman Jimmie Long says the organization’s legislative progress was halted last year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many Missouri farmers and virtually all commodity groups […]
U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, has a new publisher for his upcoming book. Conservative publishing company Regnery has announced on Twitter today that Hawley’s book, “The Tyranny of Big Tech” will come out in the spring. Simon & Schuster publishing company dropped its agreement with Hawley after Trump rioters tore through the U.S. […]
Federal law enforcement authorities have publicly expressed concern about the potential for violent demonstrations in all 50 states and the District of Columbia leading up to Inauguration Day on Jan. 20. My concern, as the chief representative of the U.S. Department of Justice in the Western District of Missouri, is not with peaceful rallies or […]
Two men have been charged in Ray County with multiple felonies following a multi-county vehicle pursuit on January 13th. Law enforcement reported started in Ray County and ended north of Hamilton. Online court information shows 28-year-old Sergey Bocharov and 35-year-old Thomas Ainsworth have both been charged with assault—second degree—special victim, armed criminal action, property damage—first degree—damage […]
The Chillicothe Fire Department reports a fire on Wednesday destroyed a garage, a couple of vehicles, a tractor, and other equipment.m The owners were listed as Jim and Linda Souders of 9857 Livingston County Road 2313. Upon arrival at the scene, firefighter and paramedic Zach Parks said a detached two-car garage/machine shed was fully engulfed. […]
The Missouri House on Wednesday elected the first Speaker in state history from eastern Missouri’s Arnold. House Speaker Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, was elected Speaker on his 44th birthday, with his wife Amanda and their five children in the chamber in Jefferson City. Education was a primary theme during Vescovo’s address to the House. He says he was […]
A tree limb falling on a power line caused a power outage in part of Trenton on Tuesday evening, January 5th. City Administrator/Utility Director Ron Urton reports power went off about 7 o’clock in the Lake Area, north of 28th Street, and east of Oklahoma Avenue. Power was restored about an hour later.
A Winter storm is expected to impact the area late Thursday night into Friday bringing accumulating snow, sleet, and freezing rain. Travel conditions will quickly deteriorate. All areas north of Highway 36 in northern Missouri are encompassed by either a Winter Weather Advisory or a Winter Storm Warning. Areas, where lighter snow and ice is […]
(12/31/2020) -The article below is now out of date. We have an updated article on the storm that is to pass through northern Missouri on New Year’s day, which is available HERE. The potential for a widespread winter storm could bring hazardous road conditions at the peak of New Year’s celebrations. A complex weather system […]
The Gun Control Act bans the possession of firearms by individuals convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. United States Code (USC) Section 922(g)(9) allows for the removal of firearms. In passing the law, Congress noted that “anyone who attempts or threatens violence against a loved one has demonstrated that he or she poses […]