Ryan Johnson presented Honorary Missouri State Highway Patrol Certficate

Macon, Missouri man presented with Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate

Lieutenant Steven V. Wilhoit, Assistant Director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, presented Macon, Missouri, resident Ryan Johnson with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate. The certificate was presented to Johnson at the Chariton Valley Communications Corporate Headquarters in Macon, with his co-worker’s present. The Honorary Trooper […]

Marijuana

Livingston County Prosecutor adopts policy of refusing to prosecute misdemeanor marijuana possession

Livingston County Prosecutor Adam Warren announced on Wednesday the immediate refusal to prosecute misdemeanor marijuana possession and plans to dismiss all pending cases regarding the same offense. Warren says the “new policy reflects the new definition of hemp in Missouri Statutes.” The Missouri Legislature passed Senate Bill 133, which in part gives a new definition […]

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Volunteers needed for Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol

The Missouri Senior Medicare Patrol is seeking volunteers in the northwest Missouri area to help seniors protect their Medicare benefits. The SMP needs more volunteers for its team. The statewide SMP has a mission to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report healthcare fraud, errors, and abuse through […]

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Livingston County authorities arrest armed man in Chula

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox says a person reported as acting unusual, threatening others, and armed with two large knives outside of a residence in Chula Tuesday morning was arrested. Officers arrested 32-year-old Todd Grigsby of New Cambria with the alleged felonies of unlawful use of a weapon, resisting arrest, and possession of a controlled […]

Body Identified

Drowning victim in Missouri River identifed

A drowning occurred Sunday afternoon in the Missouri River near Wellington. The name of the victim has been withheld until identification was made and next of kin was notified. The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department reported the victim is 54-year-old Andrew Fischer of Independence. Authorities say their investigation has determined that no foul play is suspected.

Burglary

Three arrested in connection with burglaries in Brookfield

Three Brookfield residents have been arrested in connection with two burglaries at a Brookfield business last week. The Brookfield Police Department reports 25-year-old Scott Slaughter, 20-year-old Elijah Waters, and 19-year-old Kody Waters were identified as those involved with the burglaries at the business in the 500 block of South Main Street. Slaughter has been charged […]