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One injured in crash on Highway 6 near Kirksville

The Highway Patrol reports a Hurdland man sustained minor injuries when the pickup truck he drove struck a car and overturned two miles east of Kirksville on Friday morning. Twenty-six-year-old Dakota Walker was to seek his own treatment. The driver of the car, driver 17-year-old Myranda Anthes of Brashear, was not reported as injured. Walker […]

Arrest

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 […]

Take Back Drugs

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 […]

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Kirksville man arrested on multiple felony charges

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County Monday evening on an Adair County felony warrant for larceny. Online court information shows 47-year-old Billy Bachman has been charged with the felonies of stealing a firearm, explosive weapon, or ammonium nitrate and stealing—motor vehicle, watercraft, or aircraft. Bond was set at […]

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Two injured in crash near Novinger

The occupants of two vehicles were injured Thursday evening in an accident that happened in western Adair County mile to the west of Novinger. The highway patrol reports a car driven by 40-year-old Yannick Itombo of Kirksville was eastbound on Highway 6, overtaking vehicles on a hillcrest when it collided with the side of a pickup […]

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Kirksville man hurt in Friday crash

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville man sustained minor injuries when a minivan struck a pickup truck about three miles north of Kirksville Friday evening. Twenty-nine-year-old Erica Speiser of Kirksville traveled north on Hungry Hollow Road when the van she drove reportedly crested a hill near Ivy Road and hit the truck, driven by 41-year-old […]

Troy Franklin

Authorities seek information on Troy Franklin in connection with July incident

The Kirksville Police Department has announced that Troy Franklin is the subject of this week’s “Warrant Wednesday.” The Kirksville Police, Adair County Sheriff Department, and Missouri State Highway Patrol are attempting to locate Troy Franklin in reference to an active warrant through Adair County for felony resisting arrest. Franklin is a white male, 6’00”, 165 […]