Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)

U.S. Attorney praises cooperation of Missouri state and local law enforcement agencies in combatting illegal immigration

United States Attorney Tim Garrison praised the cooperation of state and local law enforcement agencies in the Western District of Missouri today, as U.S. Attorney General William Barr addressed the problem of sanctuary cities elsewhere in the nation. “We appreciate the cooperation in this district among state, local, and federal law enforcement agencies,” said Garrison. […]

Medical Marijuana

Audio: Medical marijuana program director to appear before House Committee

State medical marijuana program director Lyndall Fraker will answer questions in a House Committee hearing today (Wednesday) about how the state has awarded licenses to grow or distribute the drug.     State Senator Doug Libla of Poplar Bluff says his constituents are complaining about the scoring.     The state health department says four […]

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

With the potential for flooding, FEMA encourages residents to review flood insurance policies

The National Weather Service indicates there is a potential for Missouri to once again experience flooding. The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports last year’s damage repairs are ongoing. FEMA calls its National Flood Insurance Program “a great way” to protect homes, businesses, or personal property. The National Flood Insurance Program reports just six inches of […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

After budgeted expenses in 2019, Livingston County Sheriff’s Department returns $137,000 to county officials

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office remained within all approved budgets for 2019 and returned an amount of money to the county. The Livingston County Clerk’s Expenditure Report from December 31st indicates the total spent for all 2019 sheriff’s office budgets was $1,452,061. The total of all budgeted sheriff’s office funds returned to […]

Grundy County Courthouse Trenton Missouri

Audio: Grundy County Commissioners adopt deficit budget

Grundy County Commissioners adopted a deficit budget for the calendar year on Wednesday, however, as in recent years, commissioners hope expenses will be less than projected and revenues come in higher than anticipated. That combination has allowed Grundy County to finish the calendar year with a balanced budget. Such was the case for 2019 when […]

Livingston County Sheriff Website

Livingston County Sheriff releases summary of incidents and arrests for 2019

The Livingston County Sheriff reports 761 incident reports in 2019, which is up 148 compared to 2018. Sheriff Steve Cox attributed part of the increase to additional reporting of crime in the county and self-initiated activity by the sheriff’s department. The department reported 239 arrest reports last year, up 37 compared to the previous year. […]

Winter Weather Advisory

Audio: What to expect with the winter weather predicted for Thursday night through Friday night

The National Weather Service has changed it’s thinking from a Winter Storm Watch mentioned on Wednesday to now upgrading to a Winter Weather Advisory for northwest and north-central Missouri. Jimmy Barham is with the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill.     The weather service criteria to issue a Winter Storm Warning includes a prediction […]

Economic Development

Trenton Economic Development Committee reviews visitor guide

The Trenton Economic Development Committee on Tuesday evening reviewed a visitor’s guide and discussed possible incentives to offer businesses. City Administrator Ron Urton reports a few changes are to be made on the visitor’s guide before it is distributed to the public. Those changes include updating pictures and fixing typos. The committee also talked about […]

Charges Filed

23-year-old Moberly Correctional Center staff member free on bond after being charged with delivery of a controlled substance

The Moberly Correctional Center staff member arrested after the interception of contraband has been identified. Twenty-three-year-old Timothy Davis is free on bond after being charged with delivery of a controlled substance with intent to distribute. Bond was originally set at $20,000, with arraignment scheduled in Randolph County on February 10th. An intelligence analyst and an […]