Houston Family-- NCMC Family of the Year 2019

North Central Missouri College Announces Family of the Year

The North Central Missouri College Student Senate has announced the NCMC Family of the Year, who will be recognized on January 22, 2020, during Homecoming and Alumni Appreciation Day activities at the Ketcham Community Center.  The 2019-2020 NCMC Family of the Year is the Houston family of Birmingham, Alabama.  Demetrius and Arnetra Houston were nominated […]

Indictment

Eleven Missouri residents indicted for $1.7 million meth, heroin conspiracy and numerous firearms

Eleven defendants have been indicted for their roles in a $1.7 million conspiracy to distribute 150 kilograms of methamphetamine and 10 kilograms of heroin, as well as illegally possessing numerous firearms. Kamel Mahgub Elburki, 31, Ashley Brooke Clevenger, 37, Edward Jason Alberty Jr., 23, Rachel Gale Simpson, 36, Daniel Jessie Ruiz, 35, and Matthew John […]

Missouri Income Tax Form

Thousands of Missourians still waiting for 2018 tax refunds

State Auditor Nicole Galloway has demanded answers from the Department of Revenue on the remaining delayed 2018 tax refunds. The Missouri State Auditor’s Office continues to receive complaints from taxpayers who are waiting on last year’s refunds, even as many Missourians prepare to file their 2019 returns. “To date, thousands of taxpayers have reached out […]

Firearms (Gun) Background Check with application

Jury convicts Missouri man of providing false information in two attempts to purchase firearms

A Jefferson City, Missouri, man has been convicted by a federal jury of providing false information in two unsuccessful attempts to purchase firearms. Joshua Michael Lehman, 35, was found guilty on Monday, December 9, of two counts of making false statements in a federal record provided to a licensed firearms dealer. Lehman attempted to purchase […]

Church Women United

Church Women United return nearly $62,000 to area organizations

The Church Women United of Trenton report they have returned $61,935 to the area this year as of the end of November. Those who have received help from the organization include the Community Food Pantry, Christmas for Families, Kiwanis Club Christmas, Hubble Home, Salvation Army Christmas, Fire Pup programs, and Trenton Ministerial Alliance. The group […]

Gavel and Law book

Jury convicts Cuban national of Drug Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

A Raytown, Missouri, man was convicted by a federal jury of drug trafficking and illegally possessing firearms. Victor Rodriguez Kessel, 63, a Cuban national, was found guilty of conspiracy to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine, attempting to manufacture crack cocaine, possessing crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute, […]

Chillicothe Missouri Police Department

Chillicothe police arrest two attempting to cash fraudulent checks

Chillicothe Police report the arrest of two men from Minnesota regarding the cashing of alleged fraudulent checks. Sergeant Jeremy Stephens said a local business told the police on November 2nd that someone was cashing two fraudulent checks totaling over $3,000. On Thursday night, Stephens said the same individual returned to the business in the 1200 […]

Secret Santa

Livingston County Sheriff’s Department seeking public support for Secret Santa Project

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office is asking for support of its Annual Secret Santa Project to help residents having a difficult time due to uncontrollable situations. Sheriff Steve Cox says the goal of the project “is to help kind-hearted people with a hand up, show…good things happen to good people, and share…love and friendship….” In […]