Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol arrests Raytown man in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Raytown man in Putnam County Tuesday afternoon on several warrants and other allegations. The warrants for 50-year-old Daryl Travis included felony parole, Jackson County, and Buckner Police Department. Travis has been charged in Jackson County with the delivery of a controlled substance with a bond of $1,000. […]

Mike Parson Governor of Missouri

Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

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Powersville man arrested on multiple allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Powersville man in Putnam County this (Thursday) afternoon on two failure to appear misdemeanor warrants and several other allegations. The warrants for 45 year old Walter Whitlow were from Putnam County for moving violations. He was also accused of failing to register a motor vehicle, no valid […]

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Powersville man injured in crash on Route U

A resident of Powersville was injured early Tuesday morning when the pickup he was driving traveled off a Putnam County lettered route and into a ditch. Fifty-two-year-old Andrew Untrauer was taken by ambulance to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville with minor injuries. Untrauer had been driving northbound on Putnam County Route U, six miles […]

Grundy Electric Foundation

GEC Community Foundation awards 11 grants totaling $6,101

GEC Community Foundation, Incorporated Trustees have awarded 11 grants totaling $6,101. Education grants were awarded to South Harrison R-2 Elementary and Middle Schools of Bethany, North Mercer R-3 High School of Mercer, Pleasant View R-6 Elementary and S. M. Rissler Elementary Schools of Trenton, Grundy County R-5 Elementary of Humphreys, Laredo R-7 Elementary, Spickard R-2 […]