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Audio: Missouri prison system could move officer training from classroom to real-world setting

In 2019, Gov. Mike Parson closed a prison in northwest Missouri’s Cameron. Most staff and inmates transferred to the other prison in town – Western Missouri Correctional Center. Now, Parson wants to reopen the Crossroads Correctional Center and turn it into a training academy for correctional officers. During a House Budget Committee hearing, Trevor Foley […]

Coronavirus Update

DOC reports 34 new cases of COVID-19 at Western Missouri Correctional Center; Grundy County records 8 new cases

COVID-19 cases among offenders at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron have increased by 34, bringing the cumulative total to 144. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports 83 of the cases are active, and 61 have recovered. Cases among staff have gone up by four to 93. Thirty of those cases are active, and […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 cases increase by 6 in Grundy County, DOC reports 20 new cases at Western, two new cases at Chillicothe Correctional Center

Six new COVID-19 cases have been added for Grundy County, but the number of active cases decreased by two. The health department reports 340 total cases, with 26 being active. Two hundred fifty-three cases have been confirmed, and 87 are probable. Fourteen COVID-19-related deaths have been reported for Grundy County. COVID-19 cases among offenders at […]

Coronavirus in Prisons

An additional case of COVID-19 reported at Western Missouri Correctional Center

More COVID-19 cases have been reported at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports 61 cases among offenders, which is up by one since the morning of Friday, October 16th. Thirty-eight are active, and 23 have recovered. There are 69 staff cases, which is an increase of six. Twenty-nine […]

Coronavirus in Prisons

Department of Corrections reports rise in COVID-19 cases in Chillicothe and Cameron

  COVID-19 cases have increased at the Western Missouri Correctional Center in Cameron. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports cases among offenders total 56, which is up by two. Thirty-three of the cases are active, and 23 have recovered. Cases among staff total 60, which is up by seven. Twenty-six of those cases are active, […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County authorities report the arrest of two

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports two area men were scheduled for the Associate Division of Grundy County Circuit Court Tuesday, October 13th after writs from the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron Monday, October 12th. Thirty-four-year-old Robert Lee Ellis of Trenton has been charged with the felonies of resisting arrest, detention, or stop by […]

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Grundy County COVID-19 cases increase by 7 in 24-hours; DOC reports increased caseload at Western

The Grundy County Health Department reports the total number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 253. That is an increase of seven cases from Wednesday, September 30th’s report, and up 202 from September 1st. One hundred eighty-nine of the cases have been confirmed, and 64 are probable. Sixty-three of the cases are active. There have […]

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COVID-19 cases increase by five in Grundy County; DOC announces four new cases

The Grundy County Health Department reports 246 total COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of five since Tuesday, September 29th. One hundred eighty-six of those cases have been confirmed, and 60 are probable. Sixty-six cases are active. Seven deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported for Grundy County. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an […]

COVID-19 or Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Update: County health centers and Missouri Department of Corrections report on number of COVID cases

The Missouri Department of Corrections reports an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases at the Western Missouri Correctional Center of Cameron. There are 21 cumulative offender cases, which is up five from Thursday, September 24th. Eighteen of the cases are active, and three have recovered. There are 29 cases among staff at the correctional […]

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COVID-19 cases increase by six in Grundy County since Wednesday

The Grundy County Health Department reports a total of 212 COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of six from Wednesday, September 23rd. One hundred seventy-one of the cases have been confirmed, and 41 are probable. Fifty-three are active. Two deaths related to COVID-19 have been reported for Grundy County. The Missouri Department of Corrections reports […]