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Jail Board Meets Friday

The Daviess/DeKalb County Regional Jail Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Sept. 26 inside the training trailer at 102 N Meadows Lane in Pattonsburg. Old business will cover building add on, building pay off, employee insurance and training. A closed session will be held regarding pending litigations.

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Drug Take Back in Cameron

The Cameron Police Department, Cameron Water Department, and PSWD #3 will be working together to participate in the DEA’s National Drug Take Back Program on Sept. 27, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anyone who has old, unwanted prescription medication can bring those to the Cameron PD’s front lobby for disposal.

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Poker Run at Pattonsburg Benefits Special Olympics

An off-road poker run will be held Sunday, Sept. 28, at the Old Pattonsburg school grounds. The event is sponsored by Rob’s Cycle in conjunction with Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and Special Olympics of Missouri. Side by sides, ATVs, dirt bikes, and UTVs are invited to participate.

The run begins at 2 p.m. A meal will be provided after the ride. Gates open at 12 p.m. Admission is $5 per

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Troop H to Host Memorial Blood Drive

ST. JOSEPH, MO — Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop H — which covers Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, and Worth counties — will host the Red Cross, Troop H Michael E. Webster Memorial Blood Drive on Oct. 2, 2014, at the MoDOT Northwest District Office (3602 North Belt Highway). The drive runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and honors Corporal

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Davies County Courthouse News

Your Right to Know: The following is information released from the Daviess County Courthouse on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

County Commission

The road and bridge crew will be completing the bridge on 190th, placing boards on the deck of the bridge. It will then be open to traffic. In Colfax Township the bridge on Unity Avenue is being repaired.

Bills were audited.

Reta Rains, treasurer/collector, filed her annual training certificate

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report


6:20 am – Sheriff en route to Jefferson City for a meeting.

10:46 am – Lake Viking Safety Patrol reporting of UTVs tearing up property.

7:29 pm – Vehicle fire in Jamesport.

8:36 pm – Caller advising of possible break-in.

11:26 pm – Water over road in Altamont.

11:34 pm – Water over road near Terry Implement.

11:44 pm – House struck by lightning and is on fire northeast

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Couple Sentenced for $4-Million Theft, More

On charges involving the embezzlement of nearly $4 million from her employer, and falsely filed income tax returns, Donna M. Preszler, 61, and her husband Terrance W. Preszler, 64, former Chillicothe, Mo., residents, were sentenced in federal court today (Sept. 15, 2014) by U.S. District Judge Fernando J. Gaitan. Donna was sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison without parole; Terrance Preszler was sentenced to three years

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Troop H Efforts During Flash Flooding in Holt County

On Sept. 9, 2014, at approximately 11:20 p.m., the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop H Headquarters, began receiving reports of water over Interstate 29 between the 86- and 88-mile markers. Shortly after the initial reports, Troop H began receiving reports of individuals trapped on top of their vehicles due to rising flash flood waters. Troop H officers, along with MoDOT, MDC, Holt County Sheriff’s Department, Andrew County Sheriff’s Department, and

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Daviess County Sheriff Activity Report


7:50 am – Cow out near Highway 6 and Highway 13.

12:02 pm – Funeral escort.

6:11 pm – Complaint reference bus driver.

6:44 pm – DeKalb County reference possible location of items stolen from their county.


3:16 am – Vehicle with parking lights on, Highway 6 west of Gallatin reportedly in the middle of the road. MSHP reporting driver is in car asleep and was told to

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