Crime and Courts

Four waive preliminary hearings in the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court

Four defendants have waived preliminary hearings on various charges and each was given a December 12th date to appear in Division One of Grundy County Circuit Court. Sean Philip Biller of Trenton is charged with delivery of a controlled substance or synthetic cannabinoid. Sara Kay Sparks of Spickard is charged with non-support. Both Brandon Tyler May […]

Arrest

Four arrested at Galt residence, including non-compliant sex offender

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports the arrest of four individuals at a residence in Galt Friday night, including one identified as a non-compliant sex offender. Taken into custody was 42-year-old Jeffrey Jearl Spicer Junior of Carthage. He was wanted on a Jasper County warrant for alleged failure to register as a sex offender. Bond […]

Deer with Chronic Wasting Disease or CWD

Missouri Department of Conservation sets CWD sampling efforts for upcoming deer season

The Missouri Conservation Commission recently approved recommendations by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) for its fall and winter efforts to find cases of chronic wasting disease and help limit the spread of the deadly deer disease to more deer and more areas. MDC confirmed 33 new cases of CWD following the testing of nearly […]