Missouri Department of Corrections COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update (DOC)

Missouri Department of Corrections to begin COVID-19 testing at all institutions

In what began Tuesday, May 26, all Missouri Department of Corrections adult institutions started participation in sentinel testing. Now that the testing capacity has increased, the state is positioned for widespread testing of confined populations, which gives us the information we need to stop the virus within each location and keep it from spreading to […]

Leavenworth bridge

Missouri man randomly shooting on bridge stopped by heroic driver

Story by Ashley Byrd of Missourinet A Missouri man got out of his car and began shooting in random directions on the Centennial Bridge in Leavenworth, Kansas Wednesday. He shot one person before another driver drove into him. The shooter and one victim are in serious condition. The heavily-armed shooter is from Platte County, Missouri, […]

Newtown-Harris School Website

Newtown-Harris Board of Education reviews survey on 4-day week

The Newtown-Harris R-3 Board of Education approved the 2018-2019 school audit this week. Superintendent Lucas McKinnis notes the main thing the audit found was that ideally, more people should keep track of the money, but Newtown-Harris and other small schools in the area do not have enough people to do that. Missouri Consultants for Education […]

Crime and Courts

Prison sentences handed down in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court

Two defendants were sentenced to serve time in prison after the Grundy County Circuit Court revoked probation on Thursday, yet others received prison sentences that were suspended in favor of probation. Devin Allen Robinson of Clinton surrendered probation and the court ordered a five-year prison sentence. His original charge in Grundy county was for tampering […]

Sex Offender

Trenton Police Department reports 6 violations of Halloween restrictions by sex offenders

The Trenton Police Department reports it identified six violations on Thursday night in regards to Halloween restrictions for sexual offenders as outlined by city ordinance and state statute. Incident reports for the violations are to be prepared and forwarded to the prosecutor. The Trenton Police Department conducted random compliance checks at more than 20 residences […]

Sex Offender

Trenton Police Department to conduct checks on sex offenders to ensure compliance with Halloween restrictions

The Trenton Police Department will conduct random compliance checks for registered sexual offenders in regard to Halloween restrictions defined by city ordinance and state statute. The police department notes sexual offenders must follow restrictions on Halloween, including avoiding all Halloween-related contact with children. Remain inside their homes from 5 o’clock to 10:30 this evening, unless […]

Disabled hunter at ADA compliant blind

Missouri Department of Conservation has ADA compliant hunting blinds available

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) announces that it has numerous hunting blinds available at its managed waterfowl hunting areas for waterfowl hunters with disabilities. The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) blinds are available on a “first-call-first-reserved” basis. ADA-qualified waterfowl hunters can reserve available blinds during two time periods — Oct. 7-9 and Oct. 15 […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education addresses issues with electronic cigarettes and vaping

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved early graduation requests for Kaitlyn Owen and Emma Rorebeck on Tuesday evening. Bus routes were approved with Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels reporting there are 10 regular bus routes and three special education/preschool routes, which is the same as last year. He said there are enough drivers […]

Deadly Shooting

Audio: Random shooting in southeast Missouri’s bootheel kills motorist

State troopers in southeast Missouri’s Bootheel need your help in finding a suspect who shot and killed another motorist in a random incident near Caruthersville. Missourinet Cape Girardeau television partner KFVS reports the victim and a male friend were driving on Highway U at about 9 Friday morning when a vehicle began tailgating them before […]