Crime and Courts

Judge hands down prison sentences and probation in Division One of Grundy County court

Several cases were processed yesterday in division one of Grundy County circuit court some involving prison sentences while others received probation. Alfred Demond Green of Trenton pleaded guilty to charges of leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage as well as damage done to jail property. Green was sentenced to three years in […]

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway

System glitch leads to continual errors in car title and sales tax issues in 15 Missouri counties

Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released an audit of the state’s sales and use tax collection processes, which are administered through the Department of Revenue. The report found inefficiencies affecting citizens at license offices throughout the state, especially in rural counties. “Taxpayers should not have to provide the same documentation time and time again just […]

Missouri State Fair 2018

Sale of Champions at Missouri State Fair sets records for Youth in Agriculture

The Missouri State Fair celebrated Youth in Agriculture Day, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Agriculture, on Saturday, Aug. 18.  The annual Sale of Champions highlighted the day, raising $195,350 – the largest amount ever raised in the history of the Missouri State Fair Sale of Champions! The Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Mackenzie […]

Summit Natural Gas

Public Service Commission grants Summit Natural Gas permit to operate in area counties

The Missouri Public Service Commission granted Summit Natural Gas of Missouri, Incorporated a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate, maintain, and manage a natural gas distribution system. The distribution system would be in Barry, Daviess, Laclede, Lawrence, Pettis, Stone, Taney, and Webster counties. Summit noted that the area is developed and currently […]