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Former Missouri man sentenced to 17-years for traveling to Tennessee for illicit sex with a minor

A former Barry County, Mo., man has been sentenced in federal court for traveling from Missouri to Tennessee to engage in an illicit sexual relationship with a 15-year-old victim, who became pregnant and bore his child. Michael Douglas Peterson, 35, of Morristown, Tenn., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Roseann Ketchmark on Friday, Dec. 7, […]

Jamesport Tri-County School

Jamesport Board of Education renews insurance policy

The Jamesport Tri-County Board of Education approved the renewal of its Missouri United School Insurance Council insurance policy with an optional umbrella policy. Secretary Heather Turner reports the insurance will cost $39,442, which is an increase from last year. The umbrella policy will be paid later. The board approved the school audit from Westbrook and […]

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Powersville man injured in crash on Route U

A resident of Powersville was injured early Tuesday morning when the pickup he was driving traveled off a Putnam County lettered route and into a ditch. Fifty-two-year-old Andrew Untrauer was taken by ambulance to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville with minor injuries. Untrauer had been driving northbound on Putnam County Route U, six miles […]

Northwest Missouri State University

Northwest Missouri State University theater fraternity staging annual children’s show December 15th and 16th

Alpha Psi Omega, Northwest Missouri State University’s honorary theater fraternity, is taking a show on the road again this winter and will present “Sunny Days” for area children.   The fraternity will tour to schools throughout the region during the University’s winter break. Additionally, the ensemble will stage two performances at 2 p.m. Saturday, December […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

State troopers keep busy on Sunday with 4 arrests

Highway Patrol troopers report several arrests Sunday in northwest Missouri counties. Two people were arrested in DeKalb County Sunday afternoon. Twenty-eight-year-old Raymond Dilley of St. Joseph has been accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, felony armed criminal action, misdemeanor unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, and exceeding the posted speed limit. Twenty-three-year-old John Church […]