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Gallatin woman charged with felony after alleged theft from Cameron bank

A Gallatin woman faces felony charges after allegedly defrauding the Cameron BTC Bank for $600. At the time of publication, Jeanie Renay Pettit, 47 of Gallatin, remains at-large after Clinton County District Attorney Brandi Lou McClain chose to pursue charges following a series of events that began with a Friday morning phone call to BTC Bank.

Highway Patrol Reports Two Arrests Locally

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported two arrests locally overnight on Thursday night into Friday. 12:38 am – 32-year-old Anthony R Brookshier of Cameron was arrested for alleged driving while intoxicated. He was held at the Pettis County Jail and released. 2:45 am – 23-year-old Henry F Eiserer of...
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Fire damages building on the square in Grant City

The Worth County Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire on the Grant City Square on August 17th. The district reports firefighters were able to contain the fire to the initial building. Adjacent buildings had smoke damage, but they did not have fire damage and no injuries were reported.

All Detainees Have Been Moved From Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail

The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office has moved all of its detainees from the Daviess Dekalb County Regional Jail. They have been busy with this over the last few days. Most of the male detainees are now in Caldwell County Jail with three men being held in the Harrison County Jail. The female detainees are being held in the Harrison County and Randolph County Jails.

Two injured in Highway 6 crash in Maysville

The drivers of two vehicles were injured in an accident Wednesday evening on Highway 6 in Maysville. Sixty-five-year-old Michael Bell of Spickard and 23-year-old Sydnee Reese of Maysville received minor injuries. Both were taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The westbound vehicle driven by Reese pulled into the path of...

Livingston County Inmates Transferred Out of DDRJ

CHILLICOTHE, MO – Livingston County detainees previously housed at the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg have been transferred to other jails. Sheriff Steve Cox released a statement saying all inmates are now in the Caldwell, Harrison and Randolph County jails. Those who would like to have updates on the location of an inmate can find more information at

Calling for Maryville ‘pop-up’ shops

Downtown Maryville, in partnership with Nodaway County Economic Development and Northwest Missouri State University, has announced the launch of Main Street Marketplace, a permanent “pop-up shop” location for local entrepreneurs. The marketplace, which is expected to open mid-October, will offer booths for rent in a commercial, downtown building...

Recently created school district police department to play a role in Thursday’s planned active shooter drill

The newly minted Cameron R-1 School District Police Department will take its first test Thursday, when it participates in its first active shooter and reunification drill. Beginning at 8:30 a.m., Cameron residents will notice a significant increase in police activity around Cameron schools as part of a joint operation including the Cameron Police Department, Cameron Ambulance District and various surrounding county and state agencies.

Heroin smuggling scheme at Cameron prison lands Kansas attorney 13-month sentence

A former Kansas attorney received a 13-month sentence in federal prison for her role in smuggling heroin into Cameron’s Western Missouri Correctional Center. Juliane L. Colby, 44 of Shawnee, received the sentence after she pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin last February. According to court documents, Colby conspired...

New attraction hopes to draw unique crowd to arts festival

Following their recent relocation, 3rd Street Fusion hopes to showcase their newly renovated building to the public September 17 as part of the seventh annual Cameron Area Arts Festival. “Crossroads Marble Mania” is an exhibit featuring displays of handmade marble making, vintage marble machine displays and the sale of rare...

Woman charged with stalking son

Bethany, MO: A Bethany woman was charged last week with trespassing and burglary after she allegedly installed video cameras on the property of her son at Blythedale. Deputy Sheriff Jacob Denum said in a probable cause affidavit that the property owner, Andrew Lane, said he found a game camera mounted in a garage facing the road. He later found a second camera tied to a barn pole. Another search disclosed that a third camera had been attached to a pole across from his residence.

August 16, 2022

Presiding Commissioner Bill Walker called the meeting of the Nodaway County Commission to order at the commissioner’s office. In attendance: Walker, Chris Burns and Scott Walk, associate commissioners, Melinda Patton, county clerk. Burns made a motion to approve the agenda as presented. The motion passed. Burns made a motion...

Albany Council Approves Mayoral Appointments

Albany’s Board of Aldermen approved the tax levy and the mayoral appointment for the city during a meeting held Tuesday night. The tax levy was approved following a public hearing. The tax levy will be $1.78 per hundred dollars of assessed valuation. The levy breakdown will be 68 cents into the General Fund, 61 cents for the Library, 30 cents for Parks, and 19 cents for Public Health.

Hundreds participate in Cameron R-1 School District active shooter, unification drill

Hundreds of volunteers, first responders and Cameron R-1 School District staff participated in the 2022 active shooter and reunification drill Thursday morning at Cameron Veterans Middle School. With the Cameron R-1 School District recently implementing their district police department, Superintendent Matt Robinson considered Thursday’s drill a trial by fire.

Mosaic Medical Center in Albany seeks artists to contribute to “The Art Experience”

Mosaic in Albany is calling for artists who will take center stage by entering artwork for consideration in “The Art Experience” at Mosaic Medical Center in Albany. Artists of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to create and submit artwork. The theme is “Artist’s Choice.” Most media will be considered, however, due to limitations of the venue, video and performance art cannot be accommodated.

Kidder man facing attempted murder and armed criminal action charges has bond set at $500,000

Bond was set August 15th for a Kidder man arrested July 29th as the result of the investigation of an incident involving an airplane being shot July 10th. Online court information shows the court set the bond for 62-year-old Donald Vincent Bates Junior at $500,000 cash only. Special conditions include bond supervision by Supervision Services, and Bates should not possess or have access to firearms. Previously, he was to be held on no bond.

Agencies hold active shooter training at Cameron middle school

CAMERON, Mo. (KCTV) - They work with area law enforcement and medical assistance agencies to respond quickly, and correctly, if a shooter enters the school doors. “We have about as many interested parties as want to come be involved as possible because we know that if there was actually an incident, that we would have law enforcement from everywhere maybe even an hour away showing up,” said Superintendent Dr. Matt Robinson.

Football teams get ready for jamborees

The Platte Valley, Nodaway Valley and Maryville football teams will play in jamborees on August 19 in preparation for the regular season. Platte Valley will travel to North Andrew to play them, as well as Pattonsburg and Dekalb at 6 pm. Platte Valley opens the season at home against Mound City starting at 7 pm, August 26.

Stanberry School Board Approves Tax Rate Following Hearing

Stanberry's Student County was recognized at Stanberry's Board Meeting Monday. Left To Right: Caroline Fanning, Emma Phipps, Kiley Mattson, Katie Angle, Bella Wright, Katelyn Stoll, Sponsor Roxanne Hoover. Stanberry School Board members approved their annual tax rate following a hearing during a meeting Monday night. The tax levy will be...

Cameron City Counil to vote on $27 million budget next month

Following Monday’s public hearing, the Cameron City Council will move forward with putting the city’s $27 million budget up for vote during their next meeting, September 6, inside Cameron City Hall. The budget passed through the public hearing with no objection, and will next go before the council...