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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

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Area students selected to participate in Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Agribusiness Academy

Several area high school sophomores were recently selected as part of a group of 30 to participate in the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Missouri Agribusiness Academy. Students selected for the 2019 class include Ada Fox of Galt, Seth Hansen of Chillicothe, and Rylee Johnson of Laredo. The selected students will convene at the Missouri Department […]

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Iowa man arrested in Putnam County

The Highway Patrol reports a drug-related arrest Sunday afternoon following a traffic stop in Putnam County. According to an online report, 41-year-old Aaron Conn of Centerville, Iowa was taken to the Putnam County jail on a 24-hour hold. Conn was accused of alleged felony possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, as well as […]

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Kidder woman arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kidder woman in DeKalb County Friday afternoon on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Elysia Stone was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. Stone was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on […]

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Patrol arrests three from Milan on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three Milan residents in Sullivan County Thursday afternoon, each on drug-related allegations, including unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Thirty-six-year-old Jacob McCaughey and 32-year-old Lynsey Wyant were accused of felony manufacture of 35 grams or less of marijuana. Wyant also had a misdemeanor Sullivan County warrant for failure to […]

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Highway patrol arrests Jamesport man

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Jamesport man in DeKalb County Tuesday morning on several allegations. Fifty-seven-year-old Jerry King was accused of felony no driver’s license, no signal, failure to register a motor vehicle, and no insurance. King was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on a 24-hour hold.

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Area 4-H and FFA chapters awarded grants by Missouri Department of Agriculture

Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn has announced that 11 Missouri FFA chapters and eight 4-H clubs were awarded grants from the Missouri Department of Agriculture’s Building Our American Communities grant program. The youth groups were awarded the funds for community service projects this year. The FFA chapters awarded grants include Milan and Bevier with 4-H […]

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Patrol reports arrest of teenager on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of an Excelsior Springs resident in Ray County Friday night on multiple drug allegations. Eighteen-year-old Jessicka Ard is accused of felony possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving while intoxicated-drugs. The Patrol also accused her of failure to […]

Troopers arrest Gallatin man on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Gallatin man in Clinton County on Friday morning accusing him of several allegations. Fifty-one-year-old Steven Siegel is accused of felony possession of methamphetamine as well as the misdemeanors of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and failure to maintain lane. Siegel was taken to the Clinton County Jail […]