Author Archives: Warren Krech

  1. honoring the veterans

    Leave a Comment

    Instead of giving a veteran a pat on the back .. how about giving him or her a job? Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander is a former Army officer. He spoke to the crowd at Jefferson City’s Veterans Corner. He says veterans make great civilian employees …

    Kander served as intelligence officer with the Missouri National Guard in Afghanistan.

  2. mamtek ceo gets 7 – years in prison

    Leave a Comment

    The man behind the Mamtek scandal will serve seven years in prison. Bruce Cole pleaded guilty to theft and fraud charges in connection to the artificial sweetener plant that was never built in Moberly. The seven years is the maximum sentence he could have received.

  3. morgan county sheriff employee busted

    Leave a Comment

    A former secretary for the Morgan County Sheriff’s office is charged with stealing nearly $18,000 from the office.

    The sheriff said in a news release Monday that 45-year-old Tami Davis was arrested at her home in Versailles Friday and charged with seven counts of felony stealing. Davis had a key to the lock box where the jail kept bond money and $17,862 was taken from 53 cash bonds. Detectives say Davis was using reimbursement money to pad the sheriff’s office’s bank account and repay the court, while accruing debt with the county treasurer.

  4. lockdown at lincoln

    Leave a Comment

    A gun that was waved around in front of a dorm forces a brief lockdown at Lincoln University Monday. University security officials say they looking for two men in connection with the incident .. Jarell Craig and Marquel Lewis. The lockdown happened shortly before a scheduled ‘Walk for Peace’ on and near the Jefferson City campus yesterday. That event was scheduled after several incidents including a robbery and attack on an L-U student last week.

  5. holts summit hold up

    Leave a Comment

    Holts Summit police say a suspect held up the Bee-Line Snack Shop on West Simon early this morning.

    The suspect was wearing a bandana, sunglasses, blue latex gloves, a dark hoodie and dark pants and black work shoes. Investigators say robber went behind the counter, tied-up the employee and left with cash from the store. It is not clear if a weapon was involved.

    If you have any information call the Holts Summit Police Department, at 896-4678, or the Callaway County Crime Stoppers, at 592-2474.

  6. chamois woman shot – one man jailed

    Leave a Comment

    A 32-year-old woman from Chamois is recovering from a gunshot wound she suffered early Friday morning. Osage County sheriff’s deputies took 27 year old Ryan Fain into custody for the shooting. He was identified by neighbors near the shooting at a home on County Route 262 near Chamois.

  7. rep barnes ready for 20-15

    Leave a Comment

    Your Governor may be in for one long 20-15 session. The Missouri House Republicans have an historic majority .. 118 members …

    Jefferson City Representative Jay Barnes says .. even with their majority .. Republicans will stay have to choose their battles.


  8. secretary of state goes after fulton man

    Leave a Comment

    Secretary of State Jason Kander is taking action against a man taking money for a bogus biodiesel plant near Fulton. Kander on Friday ordered Boyd Ware to stop taking money from investors in the plant  which was never built. Kander says Ware has taken nearly 200-thousand dollars from investors so far.

  9. mid-missouri remembers the heroes

    Leave a Comment

    Mid-Missouri veterans and some true heroes of the ‘War on Terror’ are honored. Operation Bugle Boy is an annual Jefferson City event. The families of the Navy Seals who died in Afghanistan and were the subjects of the book and movie ‘Lone Survivor’ spoke to the group. Maureen Murphy is the mother of Lt. Michael Murphy who received the Medal of Honor. She was just of the four families who attended.

    Lance Corporal Leon Deraps of Jamestown was also remembered for giving his life in Afghanistan when his Hum-Vee hit an I-E-D.

  10. this lawmaker is ready to get the ‘bugs’ out of the capitol

    Leave a Comment

    State government worker pay. That’s what Jefferson City Representative Mike Bernskoetter plans to focus on inJanuary …

    Bernskoetter defeated challenger Mike Eberle to win another term. He’d also like to see the Governor free up funds to allow Lincoln University to base their nursing school at the old St. Mary’s hospital.