Weathering the Storm by Christine Peper

2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest winners announced

An astonishing photo featuring a rural Missouri barn standing strong following a storm is the Best in Show for the 2020 Focus on Missouri Agriculture Photo Contest, hosted by the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The photograph, submitted by Christine Peper of Jefferson City, Mo., was chosen from nearly 1,000 photos submitted by amateur photographers from […]

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Illinois resident experiences medical emergency while driving on I-35

A resident of Elk Grove, Illinois experienced a medical emergency and was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. Thirty-nine-year-old Aditya Chaudhary was listed with minor injuries. A sports utility vehicle traveled off northbound Interstate 35 and into the median. A passenger reportedly grabbed the steering wheel but over-corrected causing the SUV to return […]

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Texas man ejected from airborne vehicle during crash near Kirksville

A Texas man was injured in a single-vehicle near Kirksville. Twenty-Seven-year-old Joel Hinojosa of La Feria, Texas received moderate injuries Monday night and was transported by an ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Hinojosa was not using a seat belt. The car was northbound when it traveled off the right side of Adair […]

Motorcycle Crash

Carrollton man injured after being ejected from motorcycle

A Carrollton man was hurt when the motorcycle he was driving overturned in southwestern Carroll County ejecting him from the vehicle. Thirty-two-year-old Adam Geiger was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The accident happened Saturday morning on Highway 10 south of Norborne when the eastbound motorcycle went off the road, hit an […]

Deadly Crash

Patrol releases details of crash that claimed the life of DeKalb County Sheriff Andy Clark

The Highway Patrol has released information on the two-vehicle accident one mile north of Osborn the morning of Wednesday, June 3rd that caused the DeKalb County Sheriff’s death. A crash report shows an ambulance transported the sheriff, 43-year-old Andrew Clark of Maysville, to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph. He was pronounced dead at the […]

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Norborne woman’s pickup goes airborne and demolishes vehicle in Monday crash

A woman from Norborne has received serious injuries in a Highway 10 accident in Carroll County. Sixty-three-year-old Debbie Petrechko was taken by emergency medical services Monday evening to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Petrechko was driving a pickup eastbound when it apparently failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the right side of Highway 10 […]