A St. Joseph, Missouri, man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing methamphetamine and a stolen firearm that had been used in two recent shootings. Jeremy G. Helton, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to 11 years in federal prison without parole. On Jan. 4, 2019, Helton pleaded guilty to […]
FCS Financial recently selected 34 recipients for their Scholarship Program who will each receive a $1,500 scholarship to assist with the cost of higher education. Since 2004, more than $620,000 has been distributed through the FCS Financial Scholarship Program. The program is designed to encourage and support higher education for relatives of FCS Financial members. “As […]
Two members were sworn in and officers elected during meetings this week of the Grundy County Nursing Home District board and the board of Senior City Incorporated. Board members Jim Cox and Jim Bush were sworn in for three-year terms with Cox elected chairman. Other officers are Vice Chairman Brigette Bunnell, Secretary-Treasurer Barbara Cox, and […]
A San Benito, Texas man charged with eight felonies stemming from an incident last July has entered a plea of guilty in Division One of Daviess County Circuit Court. Online court information says a sentence assessment report was ordered for Gregory Scott Hill, and the case was continued pending receipt of the sentence assessment report. […]
The Trenton High School Symphonic Band and Percussion Orchestra received exemplary ratings at the Missouri State High School Activities Association State Large Ensemble Music Festival in Platte City. Trenton Band Director Tim Gilham says the Woodwind Choir received an outstanding rating, and the Brass Choir got satisfactory.
The public service commission has approved a high voltage, wind energy transmission line to run through private property along Northern Missouri, and *some* landowners and farmers want the legislature to stop that from happening. Missouri House members heard both sides of the argument: That the lines are in public interest and the company can claim […]
The Sunnyview Foundation is continuing their work on raising funds for additional landscaping for the residents. The Foundation has completed the purchase of a new van for Sunnyview Nursing Home and Apartments. The project included a grant and loan combination through USDA rural development which awarded Sunnyview a grant through USDA Rural Development in the […]
The Grundy County Nursing Home District Board of Directors discussed work on energy projects at its meeting this week. The projects involve upgrading the boiler to a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system and window replacement. Sunnyview Nursing Home Administrator Donita Youtsey reported a new lift van will be purchased through a United States Department […]
Branson’s duck boats are taking the season off. Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this report. Ride The Ducks Branson boats are staying docked this tourist season. The company announced on its website that ongoing investigations into last summer’s fatal boat sinking has led to its decision not to offer the boat tours this […]
The Missouri Public Service Commission has approved a request filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt) which sought Commission authority and a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate, control, manage and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line, and associated facilities within eight Missouri counties (Buchanan, Clinton, Caldwell, […]
An international company wants to spread dozens of big turbines over thousands of acres in the northwestern part of the county. County Commissioner Fred Parry says its an emotional issue right now. Parry told affiliate KSSZ in Columbia that landowners could get ten thousand dollars per wind pole they allow on their property.
The Livingston County Commission is accepting bids for computer equipment as well as patrol vehicle equipment and installation. The computer equipment bids include two mobile data terminals with Windows 10, include eight-megapixel cameras and fingerprint authorization, and are dual password protected; two each of three types of mobile printers and equipment; and two of one […]