Child Endangerment

Trenton couple arrested on child endangerment charge post bond

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Department reports a married couple from Trenton arrested Wednesday and charged with misdemeanor second degree endangering the welfare of a child has posted bond. Seventy-one-year-old George Ellis has also been charged with two counts of misdemeanor fourth-degree domestic assault; first or second offense with bond set at $5,000 cash only. Sixty-year-old […]

Honorary FFA Degree

Honorary State FFA Degrees bestowed on area residents

At the state convention. the Missouri FFA Association has presented HONORARY state degrees to several education agriculture leaders and officials. Among the recipients from northern Missouri are Carmen Buller of Kirksville, Brooke Swindler of Norborne, Connor Dignan of Mound City, Tom Zweifel of Maryville; Jason Dimmitt and Ashley McCarty – both of Kirksville. Carmen Buller […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol has busy Friday night with arrest of three

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in the area Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Brenda King of Kirksville was arrested in Daviess County and was accused of driving while intoxicated: drugs, failure to move a vehicle not in motion as far right as practicable, no valid driver’s license, possession of drug […]

Kids posing for photo

Missouri foster kids flourish in families

Despite a nationwide increase in the number of kids in foster care, Missouri has made inroads in placing more kids who would otherwise remain in institutional or group settings with families.  A nationwide Annie E. Casey Foundation report looked at foster-child placement data over a 10-year period. Missouri reported about 12,000 kids in the child welfare system, […]

Kenneth Sneed Vehicle

Man involved in high-speed chase hitting speed of 150 mph and injuring three children pleads “Not Guilty”

A Kansas City man facing charges, stemming from what the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office reported as a pursuit reaching dangerous speeds, has waived formal arraignment and pleaded not guilty in the Associate Division of Clinton County Circuit Court. Online court information shows 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed’s bond was reduced to $5,000 cash only with supervision. Sneed’s […]