Mercer County Public Water Supply District today issued a precautionary boil advisory for the southeast part of the county. Affected are rural water customers within the boundaries, clockwise, of Highway 136 on the north; Sullivan county line on the east, Grundy county line on the south; and Highway 65 for the west side. The boil […]
A Princeton resident accused of giving a ride to a Mercer County Jail escapee waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Mercer County Circuit Court this week. Online court information indicates a plea or trial setting is scheduled for 20-year-old Kenneth Riley Paul Lewis on December 11, 2019, […]
A former Lee’s Summit, Missouri, police officer who led officers on a 100-miles-per-hour vehicle pursuit has been sentenced in federal court for armed bank robbery. Richard W. Hagerty, 36, of Independence, Missouri, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Wednesday, Nov. 13, to eight years in federal prison without parole. On March 12, […]
A boil advisory has been issued for some Mercer County Public Water customers. The advisory affects the area from the Route C and Route JJ junction west to Jasper Road and from Jasper Road north to Jet Road. Those customers are asked to boil drinking water until further notice.
The former secretary/treasurer of the Plattsburg Special Road District was indicted by a federal grand jury today for stealing from the agency. Ava Lea Langner, 58, of Lathrop, Missouri, was charged with theft from an agency receiving federal funds in an indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Kansas City, Missouri. According to a […]
State Auditor Nicole Galloway issued a subpoena to Clay County to require the county to turn over documents associated with a citizen mandated audit. An Oct. 24 court ruling confirmed the Auditor’s legal authority to conduct performance audits and dismissed the County Commission’s lawsuit against the Auditor. Clay County officials have yet to produce documentation […]
The Mercer County Water District has issued a boil advisory for some of its customers. The advisory extends from the Grand River to the Harrison County line and from the Iowa state line to Highway 136 will continue until further notice.
A vehicle allegedly traveling approximately 119 miles per hour in Livingston County has led to the arrest of a Louisiana, Missouri man on driving while intoxicated and excessive speed. Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports 34-year-old Brandon Michael Westfall was processed, issued citations to appear in court December 4th, and released to a responsible adult. […]
A resident of Trenton, 36-year-old Nicole Webster, was arrested Thursday on a warrant issued by the Missouri Probation and Parole board. Webster’s original charge in Grundy county was for felony possession of a controlled substance. Bond is $5.000 or ten percent cash. Nicole Webster is scheduled for the November 14, 2019 session of circuit court […]
Mercer County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a boil advisory for a portion of northern Mercer County. Customers from the Iowa state line to Aurora Street and from Route W to Bird Avenue will be under the boil advisory until further notice.
Winter weather will return to the area tonight and last on and off through Thursday morning. Most of the freezing drizzle will be overnight into the mornings with the heaviest snowfall over northern Missouri with the potential of 2 to 3 inches. Snow and freezing drizzle will begin tonight over central Missouri into eastern Kansas […]