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35 Libraries throughout Missouri receive state aid

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that 35 libraries recently received a total of $173,396 in state aid.  “Missouri’s libraries serve a unique and vital role in their communities, acting as a hub of resources for their patrons,” Ashcroft said. “We are proud to have this opportunity to help some of those libraries serving smaller […]

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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

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Rider life-flighted after motorcycle crashes near Bevier

A Saint Catherine man received serious injuries Saturday afternoon when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating north of Bevier. Sixty-six-year-old Clarence Futhey was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The crash happened three miles north of Bevier on Route O when the southbound motorcycle went out of control on […]

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One dead in crash on Highway 36 east of Macon

A northeast Missouri accident early last evening claimed the life of an elderly resident from Shelbyville. 84-year-old Albin Covington was taken to the Samaritan Hospital in Macon where he was pronounced dead some 90 minutes after the time of the wreck in Macon County. The highway patrol said Covington was driving a pickup, eastbound on […]