Melanie Myers

St. Joseph teen arrested in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Saint Joseph resident in Daviess County Tuesday morning on drug-related allegations. Eighteen-year-old Melanie Myers was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. She also had a misdemeanor DeKalb County warrant on possession of marijuana. Myers was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional […]

Heartland Foundation (Think Ahead Works)

“Think Ahead Works” adding commercial kitchen to facility in King City

“Think Ahead Works” in King City is adding a co-working commercial kitchen to support local food producers in expanding their business markets. The kitchen at 107 West Vermont Street will be available to potential business owners, bakers, and farmers to give support and equipment to grow their businesses. Think Ahead Works is a satellite facility […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton Board of Education approves project bid from Lawhon Construction Company

The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved the project bid from Lawhon Construction Company of Saint Joseph and all alternate bids at a special meeting on Wednesday morning. The base bid from Lawhon was $6,275,000 and the total bid with alternates was $6,608,500. The alternate bids include the S. M. Rissler office expansion, stage storage […]

High Speed Pursuit

Five arrested after pursuit ends that started in Cameron on Saturday morning

The Cameron Police Department reports five suspects were taken into custody following a pursuit on Saturday morning after a report of several individuals going through parked vehicles. Officers responded to the 600 block of North Groat Street, and the suspect vehicle, occupied by five individuals and allegedly stolen from Saint Joseph, was reportedly leaving the […]

Trenton R-9 School District

Trenton R-9 Board of Education to open construction bids on August 30

The deadline for construction bids for the Trenton R-9 School District building project was Thursday. Building Project Liaison Dennis Gutshall reports the district received four bids which will be reviewed by Gutshall and Ellison-Auxier Architects of Saint Joseph as well as Trenton R-9 Superintendent Mike Stegman, Director of Supportive Services Kris Ockenfels, and administration. Gutshall […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Three hurt in two-vehicle crash in Stewartsville

Three individuals sustained injuries in a two-vehicle accident in Stewartsville on Friday evening. The Patrol reports an ambulance transported 35-year-old Brandon Beam of Saint Joseph to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph with moderate injuries. Twenty-seven-year-old Kaleigh Hayes of Saint Joseph reportedly did not seek immediate medical treatment, and 76-year-old Lane Killgore of Stewartsville refused […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Troopers arrest three in DeKalb County on Friday morning

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Saint Joseph residents in DeKalb County, at the same time, overnight (Friday 12:46 am) each on alleged allegations of receiving stolen property. Thirty-year-old Allen McCarthy has been charged with felony resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing. The Patrol also accused him of no valid license, exceeding […]

Missouri Department of Corrections

Three corrections officers receive “Award of Valor” from Department of Corrections

Three corrections officers have received the Missouri Department of Corrections Award of Valor for their roles in ensuring the safety of staff and offenders at the Crossroads Correctional Center last year when 209 offenders staged a protest. Corrections officers David Baker and Jason Huff with Crossroads and Corrections Supervisor Cade Thompson of the Western Reception, […]