Theft

Missouri State Auditor finds former clerk misappropriated over $300,000 from City of Center

State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the City of Center that detailed how the former clerk, Tracey Ray, misappropriated more than $300,000 in taxpayer funds. The audit, which focused on the period between January 2015 and July 2019, was performed by the Auditor’s Public Corruption and Fraud Division after information was received through […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council addresses bulky trash items with owner of Rapid Removal at Monday meeting

Rapid Removal Owner Jim Watje and his attorney, Brad Grill, met with the Trenton City Council Monday night in an effort to reach an agreement regarding trash service complaints that the council has received. At the last meeting, the council requested the city attorney write a letter to Rapid Removal regarding specific concerns like refusing […]

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Graves, Hartzler ask for further clarity on CDC meatpacker safety guidelines

Congressman Sam Graves, along with Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, sent a letter to Dr. Robert Redfield, the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention within Department of Health and Human Services and Loren Sweatt, the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Occupational Safety and Health Administration within the Department of Labor, demanding further clarification on […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department (TPD)

Chief Rex Ross accepts resignations from three police officers

The Trenton Police Department is looking to hire officers following the resignation of one employee and the upcoming departure of two others. Police Chief Rex Ross told KTTN Officer Jennifer Plummer submitted her resignation two weeks ago and her last shift in Trenton was today (Tuesday). He indicated that she was going to Livingston County […]

Flood Recovery

Congressional hearing focuses on flood recovery efforts in north Missouri

The House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hosted a hearing on federal recovery efforts from recent disasters.  During the hearing, House Transportation Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves (MO-06) focused on flood recovery efforts across North Missouri, specifically the difficulties facing some Northwest Missouri residents due to an issue with the dates […]

Prison Sentence

Mexican national sentenced to 10-years in prison for meth trafficking

 A Mexican national was sentenced in federal court after transporting nearly eight kilograms of methamphetamine hidden in his luggage aboard a bus. Carlos Q. Palafox, 21, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Gary A. Fenner to 10 years in federal prison without parole. On Sept. 19, 2018, Palafox pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the […]