Former Center City Clerk Indicted

Former Center City Clerk Tracey Ray now indicted by a federal grand jury. Ray was arrested yesterday (Tuesday) and appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge David Noce today (Wednesday). Ray is accused of fraudulently taking more than three hundred thousand dollars from the City of Center between January of 2015 and July of 2019. Monies were […]

Center Missouri Audit Reveals Misappropriations

An audit of Center, Missouri’s finances by State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s office results in a poor rating by the agency. The audit was requested in July of last year by the city’s Board of Aldermen following a whistleblower complaint. According to the audit, the former City Clerk of Center misappropriated more the three hundred thousand […]

Ralls County Sheriff Offers Update On Officer-Involved Shooting

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office issued an update regarding an officer-involved shooting that took place on July 3. The incident involved long-time Center City Clerk, Tracey Ray. Both Ralls County Sheriff, Gerry Dinwiddie and Chief Deputy Ronald Haught Jr. were struck in the incident. Ray sustained serious injuries and was flown to a St. Louis […]

Teen Arrested For Alleged School Threat

A Center teen has been arrested after an alleged threat was made towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School on Friday. According to the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office the threat was allegedly made by¬† 17 year old Tyler Lanier on the social media app, Snapchat. Other adults and a juvenile had also been interviewed as part […]

One Injured In Ralls County Crash

A Center man is in serious condition after a car accident early this morning. [Wednesday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 29 year old William Sullivan was traveling on Missouri 19, two miles north of Center, when he traveled off the left side of the road and struck a tree. Sullivan was taken by Survival […]