Traffic accident

Caldwell County crash injures Braymer woman

Two vehicles collided yesterday morning in Caldwell County at the intersection of Route B and Highway 116. One driver, 85-year-old Mildred Murray of Braymer, was taken to Liberty Hospital with moderate injuries. The other driver, 44-year-old William Owens of Kearney, wasn’t hurt. The highway patrol reports Owen’s sports utility vehicle had been stationary on the […]

Drug Busts

Hamilton Police Department arrests man on drug charges

The Hamilton Police Department and Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into the illegal use of narcotics and narcotic equipment over the weekend. After further investigation, a 35-year-old male was arrested by the Hamilton Police Department for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute, possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful use of […]

Governor’s spending restrictions affect two lake projects in Green Hills Region

When Governor Nixon this week put restrictions on 115 point five million dollars in new or increased state spending, the withholding affects two major lake projects within the Green Hills Region.   According to the Governor’s office, one million, 700 thousand dollars has been withheld for the Sullivan County Lake project north of Milan; and two million dollars […]


Two Breckenridge teens injured after vehicles sideswipe each other

The highway patrol reports two vehicles sideswiped last night in Caldwell County injuring both drivers from Breckenridge. The patrol listed injuries as serious for 19-year-old Nicholas Kelsey of Breckenridge who was flown by a medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City.  15-year-old Raven Kepner of Breckenridge received what the patrol called minor injuries and […]

Missouri Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports several arrests at sobriety checkpoint in Caldwell County

Charges have been filed in Caldwell County in connection with highway patrol sobriety checkpoint stops late Friday night and early Saturday morning. 19-year-old Zachery Rogers, 23-year-old Daniel Nabus, and 24-year-old Matthew Keheley, all of Kansas City, are charged with one count of felony possession of a controlled substance, one count of misdemeanor possession of up […]

Two from Trenton arrested, 4 cited at Poosey Conservation Area in Livingston County

On the night of April 30, 2016, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation at the Poosey Conservation Area in northwest Livingston County. Assistance was requested from the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Conservation Agent, as there were multiple people allegedly violating the law and rules of the area.  Multiple gunshots, with exploding targets […]

ATV accident

1 dead in Caldwell County ATV accident

A 29-year-old man has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in northwest Missouri. Michael Bell of Polo died Saturday night after he lost control of his ATV on a Caldwell County gravel road. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Bell was driving the ATV when it began to slide and ran off the north side […]

DWI saturation in Caldwell County leads to two arrests

An increased effort by the Missouri State Highway Patrol to detect impaired drivers and other traffic violations in Caldwell County resulted in two arrests for driving while intoxicated (DWI), 11 traffic citations, and 53 warnings. The effort, which was referred to as a “DWI saturation”, was Saturday night, March 19th into the early morning hours […]