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Kirksville teenager crashes into tree on Orrick Road

A Kirksville teenager sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck she drove struck a tree one-half mile west of Kirksville on Thursday afternoon. A private vehicle transported 17-year-old Morgan Grissom to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The pickup traveled south on Orrick Road before running off the road and striking the tree, which […]

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Novinger man accused of shooting at individual at 7th Heaven Convenience Store

A Novinger man has been accused of shooting at someone at the 7th Heaven Convenience Store in Novinger Monday. Online court information shows 37-year-old Richard Lee McCully Junior has been charged in Adair County with three felonies: first-degree assault or attempt, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon. Bond was set at $150,000 […]


Authorities arrest area residents over Memorial Day weekend

The Highway Patrol reports several arrests in area counties on Friday and early Saturday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Sara Service of Blythedale was arrested in Worth County and accused of speeding 16 to 19 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, owner operating motor vehicle without financial responsibility, and operating a motor vehicle on a highway […]

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National Drug Take-Back Day to be held April 27th

Unused or expired prescription medication can be disposed of safely, conveniently, and responsibly next week during National Drug Take-Back Day. Medication will be collected by law enforcement at various locations on April 27th from 10 to 2 o’clock. Area locations for National Drug Take-Back Day in Missouri include the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center, Bethany […]

Head-on Crash

Head-on crash near Brashear injures three, one child transferred to Columbia

The Highway Patrol reports three people, including a child, were seriously injured last night in Adair County of northeast Missouri. The two-vehicle accident happened on Highway 6, two miles to the west of Brashear. Taken by ambulances to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville were the two drivers 28-year-old Gregory Strub-Lay of Canton and 34-year-old […]

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70-year-old Ethel woman crashes on icy Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports an Ethel woman sustained minor injuries when she lost control of the pickup truck she drove on ice and overturned near Kirksville Wednesday evening. An ambulance transported 70-year-old Barbara Schwebach to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. The pickup traveled east on Highway 11 one mile west of Business Highway […]

Traffic Accident

Kirksville woman injured after rear-ending garbage truck with minivan

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman sustained moderate injuries when a minivan struck a garbage truck one mile north of Sublette Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 27-year-old Vanessa Hurley to the Northeast Regional Medical Center of Kirksville.  Hall did not sustain any injuries. Hurley traveled north on U. S. Highway 63 when the minivan she […]