High Speed Chase

Audio: Missouri House considers whether to strengthen charge against suspects who fuel high-speed chase

The Missouri Legislature is being asked to strengthen the charge against suspects who fuel a high-speed chase with law enforcement. During a House committee hearing, Van Buren Police Chief Alonzo Bradwell says his department has experienced an increase in pursuits in southeast Missouri.     Under Poplar Bluff State Representative Jeff Shawan’s bill, suspects would […]

37-year-old Matthew Guilford, of Brookfield, Missouri

“Extremely violent, dangerous felon” arrested after police pursuit through five counties

A man Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox called an “extremely violent” and “dangerous felon” was taken into custody Tuesday following a multi-county pursuit of a pickup truck. The man was wanted by Linn County and federal authorities, and several other law enforcement agencies were involved in the pursuit. Information obtained by authorities indicated that the […]

Gallatin 5th Graders

NCMC business students help with Gallatin R-V Economics Day

The North Central Missouri College Human Resource Management class partnered with fifth graders from Gallatin’s Middle School to participate in their School of Economics day. Each fifth-grader was assigned a job where they earned a salary and had different job tasks to complete. NCMC’s Human Resource Management class assisted the fifth graders by helping place […]

Retirement Plan

MU Extension offers program to help farmers, businesses with succession and retirement planning

The University of Missouri Extension offers a series of Tuesday-night workshops to help farmers and business people with succession and estate and retirement planning. “Your Farm, Your Business, Your Future” is 6-9 p.m. February 4, 11 and 18 at multiple locations. An alternative date of March 3 is set in case of inclement weather. A […]

Fence on Farm

Program on Missouri fence laws set at locations throughout the state

University of Missouri Extension specialists will explain Missouri’s complicated fence laws 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 12, at locations throughout the state. “Missouri continues to have a complicated fence law,” says Joe Koenen, MU Extension agricultural business specialist. “Two separate laws cover the state, and they vary county to county. Both laws are subject to interpretation.” […]

Prison Sentence

McFall man sentenced to 4-years with Missouri Department of Corrections

A McFall man charged after an alleged pursuit in Harrison and Daviess counties earlier this month was sentenced in Division One of Harrison County Circuit Court Thursday after waiving formal arraignment and pleading guilty. Online court information shows William Stanley Perkins was sentenced to four years in the Missouri Department of Corrections on felony charges […]

Livingston County Courthouse

Livingston County Commission accepting bids for new police vehicle

The Livingston County Commission is accepting bids for equipment and installation for a 2020 Dodge Durango All Wheel Drive Police Pursuit vehicle. The bids are for all graphic decals, emergency response equipment, a firearms security device, partitions and protective equipment, preparation equipment for mobile data terminal mounting, and all other mounting equipment. Bidders are asked […]

Police Chase

McFall man facing multiple charges following high-speed pursuit in Harrison and Daviess Counties

A McFall man facing several charges after an alleged pursuit in Harrison and Daviess counties earlier this month voluntarily waived a preliminary hearing in the Associate Division of Harrison County on Wednesday. Online court information shows William Stanley Perkins’s case was certified to Division One, and arraignment is scheduled for Thursday, January 23rd. He has […]

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Bond revoked for man who led authorities on high-speed pursuit in Livingston County

Bond was revoked in the Associate Division of Livingston County Circuit Court on Wednesday morning for a Kansas City man charged following a pursuit New Year’s Eve. A warrant was issued for Nathaniel Watkins with bond set at $10,000 cash only, supervision services, and a drug patch. Bond was originally set at $7,500 cash only […]