Nothing new on body found at Lake Stockton

Posted September 25, 2014 at 2:46 pm

“Thank you for checking. I do not have any new releasble information at this time,” the FBI spokesperson in Kansas City told the Sun Tuesday when we asked about the body found at Lake Stockton:

Has any information been released from the autopsy like the cause of death? Place of death? Any suspect(s) if it was suspicious?

On Sunday, July 27, two hikers found the body of Michael Scott Algiere on Crabtree Cove property.

The FBI is in charge of the investigation because the body was found on federal property. Contact the FBI in Springfield at 417/882-3303 if you have any information.

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    Colorado man snagged for spoonbill trafficking

    Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced Aug. 20 that a Colorado man has pleaded guilty in federal court to illegally trafficking in paddlefish caviar after being caught in an undercover operation in the Warsaw area.

    During March and April 2011, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Missouri Department of Conservation conducted a covert investigation, “Operation Roadhouse,” centered on an area known as the Roadhouse in Warsaw. As part of the covert operation, state and federal officers operated a

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    Council votes to add Accomplishment Plaques to city limit signs

    During their regular meeting of the El Dorado Springs City Council on Aug. 25, 2014, the council voted to add two plaques each to the four city limit signs. The new plaques will honor the 1999 State Championship Volleyball Team, the 2005 State Championship Volleyball Team and the 2014 State Championship Girls Basketball Team. They’ll join the current Accomplishment Plaque honoring Sydney Friar as Miss Missouri 2011. The estimated cost of the eight signs (the volleyball recognition will be on one sign) is $8,040. The city, the Booster Club and the school will each pay a

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    Black walnuts: A taste of fall harvest

    As the autumn leaves turn, most of us find our tastes turning to the familiar, more robust flavors of the season: Pumpkin spice, cranberry, apple and of course, wild-harvested Black Walnuts.

    The bold, rich taste of American Black Walnuts has long been associated with the fall season. In fact, the wild nuts are celebrated in October’s National Black Walnut Month and in autumn Black Walnut festivals all across the nation’s heartland. And now today’s trendiest urban venues and celebrity chefs are discovering innovative ways Black Walnuts can bring the full-bodied taste of

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    Where’s my line?


    As a grandparent I have picked up my grandkids from school for several years now. But I can’t let actions of a pre-school teacher go unnoticed by the public.

    First I was the number “1” vehicle in line. There were no signs pointing that I was in the wrong place. I was waved around and she asked if I was picking up a pre-school student. I told her no and she started going off on me. I got back

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    Conservation Corner

    Monarch Butterflies

    This is the time of year that Monarch butterflies begin to head south. Each year, millions of them along with others that have come from as far away as Canada, fly to a small alpine fir forest 75 miles west of Mexico City where they spend the winter.

    No other butterflies migrate like the Monarchs of North America. They must store fat to fuel their flight and as they stop to eat, they actually gain weight. Somehow, they always find their way, some even using the same

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    Marriage Applications:

    Recorder of Deeds Office

    Cedar County

    Carole Wilkerson Recorder

    Virgil Aaron Taffner, 24, El Dorado Springs, and Catherine Nichole Schmitt, 25, El Dorado Springs

    Craig Richard Gerster, 35, El Dorado Springs, and Lora Jean Hayes, 32, El Dorado Springs

    Jeremy Dwain Thornton, 40, Stockton, and Sarah Kathryn Ashley, 29, Stockton

    St. Clair County

    Evan Reid Shelby and Emily Nicole Scott


    The following misdemeanors have been filed in Cedar County:

    Matthew Harness, Stockton, failure to register mtr veh, ownr opr MV wtht maintng fncl rspnblt or oprtr who athrzed athr to opr mv wtht fnc, DWR/s 5/2

    Christina Lopez, Walker, oper veh on why w/o valid license, ownr opr MV wtht maintng fncl rspnblt or oprtr who athrzed athr to opr mv wtht fnc 5/6

    Trevor Morgan Landis, El Doado Springs, car/motorcycle/truck under 18000 lbs followed another veh too closely 8/10

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    AUG. 26

    Heather Bowles, shoplifting, $75.50

    Dustin Burlingame, trespassing 2nd deg, $75.50

    Michael Christensen, tail lights required, $50.50

    Landon Daniel, stealing, $125.50

    Jesse Resz, speeding, 51/35, $63.50


    Benjamin Griffith, stealing, $175.50

    Lissa Hearting, fail to appear, $72.50

    Richard Holder, possession drug paraph, possession marijuana, $401

    James Register, fail to appear, $25.50

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    The following felonies have been filed in St Clair County:

    Austin W Horn, Lowry City, resisting/interfering with arrest for a felony 9/1

    Jerry R Usher, Collins, domestic assautt 2nd deg 8/30

    Ernest A Burwell, Osceola, dist/del/manf/produce or attempt to or possess w/intente to dist/del/manf/produce a controlled substance 9/3

    Donald E Wareham, Appleton City, unlawful use of a weapon 8/20