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Cameron police prevent man from committing suicide

Cameron Police report officers were able to persuade a male subject from allegedly harming himself during an incident early Saturday morning. Police Chief Rick Bashor reported Cameron police received information that the individual was armed with a gun and wanted to commit suicide.  Officers from Cameron Police and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vehicle […]

Spickard, Missouri

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen resign at Monday meeting

Several Spickard Board of Aldermen members resigned at a meeting Monday evening. Board member Maggie George reports the board accepted resignations from members Janice Vandevender and Frank Felder. The resignations are effective immediately. George says the board commended Vandevender for 15 years of service to the community. City Clerk Kristie Martin also resigned, but the […]

Grundy County Extension Council

Report on Grundy County Extension Council meeting

The Grundy County Extension Council retroactively approved a raise for Office Manager Vickie Pash at a meeting Monday evening. Extension staff member Meridith Berry reports it was a 50-cent raise. Berry reported the surety bond was increased from $10,000 to $40,000 with no increase of cost. She said it was to come into compliance with […]

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Local Trenton authors publish children’s book

Barry and Peggy Boulware of Trenton have published two children’s books. “The Scariest Camping Trip Ever with Webster, Molly, and Hazel” was published this year, and “The Big Adventure of Webster and Molly” was published last year. The books are written about the couple’s two dogs, and “The Scariest Trip Ever” also involves the dog […]