Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Audio: A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Missouri State

A wrongful-death lawsuit has been filed against the Missouri State Board of Governors.      That’s after a TV tower collapse near Fordland in April 2018. 56-year-old Steve Lemay from Washington State died when the KOZK Ozarks Public Television tower fell during equipment upgrades. Family members say Missouri State didn’t give Lemay the right equipment […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years without parole for attempting to entice a minor for illicit sex

A Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for attempting to entice a minor, who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer, to engage in criminal sexual activity. Jeffrey Charles Johnson, 52, of Columbia, Missouri was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark to 15 years in federal prison without parole. The court also sentenced […]

City of Chillicothe Website

Chillicothe City Council sets property tax rates; grants conditional use permit for installation of cell phone tower

The Chillicothe City Council approved several ordinances on the evening of Monday, August 10th. One ordinance involved setting the property tax rates. The tax levy for all property real, personal, and mixed was set at 69.17 cents per $100 of assessed valuation for the General Reserve Fund of the city. The tax levy was set […]

City of Trenton Website

Trenton City Council agenda includes fencing around fire training tower

The Trenton City Council will consider an ordinance next week that would approve an agreement with Challenger Fencing for the construction of a chain-link fence around the fire training tower in Trenton. The council meeting will be held virtually via Zoom at us02web.zoom.us/j/8450274722 the night of Monday, August 10th at 7 o’clock. Other items on […]

Gallatin City Hall

Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve ordinances, presented reports from departments

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted several ordinances this week. One authorized the city entering into an equipment lease agreement with the Friends of Gallatin. Another approved an electric franchise with Farmers’ Electric Cooperative, Incorporated. A third authorized the city entering into a service contract agreement with the Missouri Rural Water Association to conduct sewer […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Grundy County Commission presented update from Road and Bridge Department

The Grundy County Commission heard an update from the Road and Bridge Department Tuesday morning. Tube repair continues on Southwest Fir Lane. One tube was displaced by heavy rains Thursday night. The Road and Bridge crew plan to have the project completed this week. Residents from the northeast portion of the county talked with the […]