Arrest

Milan woman arrested in Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Milan woman on a parole violation of residency and reporting and directives. Thirty-six-year-old Michelle Harding’s original charges were seven counts of theft or stealing—value of property $500 or more but less than $25,000. Harding also faces two counts of passing a bad check. The Sheriff’s […]

Smithfield Food Website

Smithfield Foods & RAE launch joint venture to create renewable energy, wildlife habitat

Smithfield Foods, Inc. and Roeslein Alternative Energy (RAE) have formed a joint venture called Monarch Bioenergy to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) across Smithfield’s hog farms in Missouri. This partnership converts manure collected from Smithfield farms into RNG, while simultaneously delivering ecological services and developing wildlife habitat. Once complete, all Smithfield company-owned finishing farms in […]

Trenton Missouri Police Department

Trenton woman arrested on felony stealing charge

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Trenton woman Monday on a felony charge of stealing $750 or more. The bond for 45-year-old Meleah Lawrence is $5,000 cash or corporate surety, and she is scheduled for the associate division of circuit court May 14th. Court documents accuse Lawrence of appropriating United States […]

University of Missouri

University of Missouri to stop housing development

The opposition is growing to a proposed housing development on land owned by the University of Missouri that could disrupt popular outdoor destinations in the state.  The proposed subdivision on the Missouri Bluffs would include approximately 275 units and be built next to the Weldon Spring and Busch Conservation areas and Katy Trail State Park. […]

Missouri Department of Conservation Trim Grant website

Missouri Department of Conservation offering TRIM grants

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering its annual cost-share grants to assist government entities and non-profits with management, improvement, and conservation of trees and forests on public land. The Tree Resource Improvement and Maintenance (TRIM) cost-share grants can help communities fund tree inventories, removal or pruning of hazardous trees, tree planting, and the training […]

Cattle in ring at sale

Show-Me-Select spring heifer sales set at four auction barns across Missouri

Spring sales of Show-Me-Select replacement heifers are set in four auction barns across the state in April, May, and June. Spring sales offer bred replacement heifers for fall-calving herds, says Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist.  All heifers sold meet strict standards taught in MU Extension’s Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program. Only owners enrolled […]

Extradited

Terry Delauder, Junior extradited to Grundy County

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports a Galt man charged with two felony charges stemming from an incident last year has been extradited to Grundy County. Twenty-nine-year-old Terry Michael Delauder, Junior was released from the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph Wednesday before being extradited. He has been charged with first-degree property damage […]