The operator of a motorcycle was injured, then arrested, when his machine hit a truck that was attempting to cross a street in Princeton on Wednesday afternoon. The Highway Patrol listed injuries as minor for 54-year old Michael Covey, who declined medical treatment.
MACON, MO. -- On Monday, a local business in Macon contacted the Macon Police Department saying it had received a counterfeit $50 bill. It reported it also received smaller dollar amounts of counterfeit bills twice on two other occasions prior to Monday.
JEFFERSON CITY, MO. (AP) -- Losing political candidates could find it harder to get a recount under legislation sent to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
A bill given final approval Tuesday would tighten the margin of defeat necessary to trigger a recount in Missouri elections. Under current law, a candidate who loses by less than 1 percent can seek a recount. The legislation would require a margin of less than one-half of a percent to request a recount.
Plans are being formed for a ceremony this weekend at Trenton to honor two local law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty. The event is planned at the conclusion of the national observance of law enforcement officer week.
A Gallatin man was fatally injured last night when, according to the Highway Patrol, he was thrown off his overturning motorcycle near Jameson. The victim, 26 year old Jesse Brown of Gallatin, was pronounced dead at the scene late in the afternoon by the Daviess County Coroner.