Gavel and Law book

Judge sets bond conditions for teenager who escaped custody after court appearance in Maysville

The bond was amended Wednesday for a Cameron resident police say fled on foot from the DeKalb County Courthouse in Maysville Monday after a court appearance. Eighteen-year-old James Larue’s bond on felony escape or attempted escape from custody while under arrest for a felony after consideration of the evidence to $50,000 cash only with special […]

Not Guilty Plea

Hamilton man charged with statutory rape pleads “Not Guilty”

A Hamilton man charged with felony accessory, statutory rape, second degree relating to an alleged sexual assault of a teen waived formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in Division One of Caldwell County Circuit Court on Monday. Online court information shows 24-year-old Clay Tyler Dunlap’s case was continued to December 2, 2019. […]

Jail or Prison Escape

Cameron teen escapes custody in Maysville after court appearance

A defendant in a DeKalb County criminal case had about one hour of freedom Monday afternoon when he escaped from the Courthouse in Maysville and was captured in Cameron. A report from Cameron Police stated James M. Larue of Cameron escaped from the DeKalb County Courthouse at approximately 1:50 pm. Information from the sheriff’s office […]

James Foote Mugshot

Teenager arrested in Daviess County facing five allegations

A Kansas City, Kansas resident arrested by the Highway Patrol in Daviess County on Tuesday night has been charged with five misdemeanors. Nineteen-year-old James Foote faces charges of driving while intoxicated, exceeding the posted speed limit, failure to place vehicle not in motion as near right side of the highway as practicable, unlawful possession of […]

Arrest

Four arrested, one extradited to Grundy County in report from authorities

Four arrests are in today’s report from the Grundy County Sheriff’s Department. Two arrests are for alleged failure to appear in circuit court at Trenton. Nineteen-year-old Desmond Alexander Calton of Excelsior Springs has been charged in Grundy County with third-degree assault on October 13th for using a closed fist to allegedly strike the face of […]

Accident-Crash graphic

Teenager and 4-year-old sent to hospital after crash near Linneus

The Highway Patrol reports two Linneus residents sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle overturned after trying to avoid an animal in the road one mile north of Linneus Wednesday morning. A four-year-old male and 17-year-old Melissa Stanphill were taken by private vehicle to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield. The driver, 46-year-old Tammy Stanphill […]

2016 Missouri Day Parade

18 bands to participate in Missouri Day Festival Parade

Eighteen (18) high school bands are expected to participate in the Missouri Day Parade Saturday morning in Trenton. The Rotary club-sponsored parade also includes 71 other entries including floats, vehicles, tractors, and horses. The parade begins at 8:30 Saturday morning at Main and Crowder then follows a one-mile route on Main and 9th Street, concluding […]

Medical Marijuana

Fourteen businesses in the Green Hills submit 22 applications for medical marijuana licenses

Fourteen businesses in the Green Hills area submitted 22 applications for medical marijuana facility licenses with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as of September 30th. Information on the department’s website indicates that in the Green Hills counties, Grundy had one business from Trenton apply for two cultivator licenses and one manufacturer license, […]

Donald Peckham

Audio: Missouri jury finds 86-year-old former minister to be violent sexual predator

The attorney general’s office has convinced a Jasper County jury in southwest Missouri that an 86-year-old former minister is still at risk of sexually abusing teenage boys.     That’s even after he completed a 15-year prison sentence for the abuse. The unanimous verdict determined that Donald D. Peckham is a sexually violent predator who […]