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Two-vehicle crash north of La Plata injures six

Four members of a La Plata family and a couple from South Dakota sustained injuries when a pickup truck struck a sports utility vehicle two miles north of La Plata Thursday evening. The Highway Patrol reports La Plata residents 13-year-old Elaine and 11-year-old Olivia Larson received moderate injuries and were transported by ambulance to the […]

More Cases of Chronic Wasting Disease Discovered in Area Counties

The Missouri Department of Conservation reports 41 new positive test results for chronic wasting disease (CWD) have been confirmed following its sampling and testing of more than 32,000 free-ranging Missouri deer during its 2018-2019 disease-surveillance efforts. The 41 new positive test results bring Missouri’s total CWD detections to 116 since 2012. The new positives were […]

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Garden program set for May in Brookfield

The University of Missouri Extension will host a garden program in Brookfield on the tenth of May. The program will be held at the Brookfield Public Library, at 102 Easy Boston Street. The focus will be on ornamental plants. The Library opens at 10 and the program begins at 10:15. Topics include All-America selections, ornamental […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol has busy Friday night with arrest of three

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of three individuals in the area Friday night on various allegations. Thirty-six-year-old Brenda King of Kirksville was arrested in Daviess County and was accused of driving while intoxicated: drugs, failure to move a vehicle not in motion as far right as practicable, no valid driver’s license, possession of drug […]

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 […]

Sales Tax Holiday

Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday runs Friday, April 19th through April 25th.

Sales of Energy Star-certified new appliances will be exempt from state sales tax during the Show-Me Green Sales Tax Holiday Friday, April 19th through April 25th. Energy Star-certified appliance qualifying for the sales tax holiday include clothes washers and dryers, water heaters, dishwashers, air conditioners, furnaces, refrigerators, freezers, and heat pumps. The Show Me Green […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kirksville teenager arrested on a myriad of charges and warrants

A Kirksville resident arrested by the Highway Patrol in Adair County Monday night on several arrest warrants has been charged with multiple felonies. Nineteen-year-old Aaron Wallace has been charged in Adair County with two counts of second-degree assault—special victim, and disarming a peace officer or correctional officer while performing official duty in one case and […]

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Highway patrol reports four arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports a Milan man was arrested Saturday afternoon in Sullivan County on a Grundy County warrant accusing him of drug trafficking. Thirty-four-year-old Dustin Nickell was also was accused of possessing methamphetamine, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Nickell was being held in Sullivan County. A Bethany man was arrested early Sunday in […]