Prison Sentence

Missouri man involved in shootout sentenced to 5 years in prison for illegal firearm

A Missouri, man who was involved in a shoot-out on Troost Avenue and subsequently convicted in a separate murder case was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing a firearm. Malliek D. Haynes, 27, of Grandview was sentenced by U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips to five years in federal prison without parole. The […]

Coronavirus News Graphic

Livingston County receives notice of confirmed COVID-19 case who attended Southwest Livingston football practice

The Livingston County Health Center reports it received notification of three additional positive cases of COVID-19. That brings Livingston County’s cumulative total to 59 cases. Nine are active, and 50 have been removed from isolation. The individuals have been instructed to isolate themselves at home. Close contacts are being notified. Livingston County Health Center has […]

Vice President Mike Pence

Vice President Pence calls Missouri’s governor, to offer additional resources for pandemic

Missouri’s governor says the Show-Me State is one of the states the White House is concerned about, with increasing COVID-19 cases. During a Wednesday media briefing in Jefferson City, Governor Mike Parson (R) told Capitol reporters that Vice President Mike Pence called him on Sunday, to offer additional assistance and resources to battle the pandemic. […]

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New cases of COVID-19 reported in three area counties

Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in area counties. The Sullivan County Health Department confirms four additional positive cases of COVID-19. That brings Sullivan County’s total to 139 with six active. The new positive cases have been determined to be community related. The Caldwell County Health Department reports the county has 44 COVID-19 cases, […]

Election Results

August 4th Primary Election results in northern Missouri

Grundy County will have a new commissioner at the first of the year following Businessman Brad Chumbley’s victory Tuesday evening in the Republican primary. Chumbley received 442 votes to defeat two others. Incumbent Joe Brinser had 296 votes and challenger Martha Roberts received 245. There’s no Democratic opponent for Chumbley in the November general election. […]

Medicaid

Missouri becomes 38th state to expand Medicaid

Missouri voters have spoken. They want to join 37 other states that have expanded Medicaid. About 53% voted during Tuesday’s primary election in favor of providing Medicaid to another 230,000 low-income adults. Roughly 47% of Missouri voters opposed the ballot measure. The outcome highlights Missouri’s urban and rural divide. Of Missouri’s 114 counties, 105 voted […]