Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

One month remains to register for disaster assistance in Missouri

Missouri residents and business owners affected by the April 29–July 5 severe storms, tornadoes and flooding have until September 9 to apply for federal disaster assistance. Disaster assistance is available from FEMA and the U.S. Small Business Administration, the federal government’s primary source of funding for the long-term rebuilding of disaster-damaged private property. There are […]

Social Media Addiction

Legislation introduced to curb social media addiction

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced legislation to curb addictive and deceptive techniques that tech giants use to exploit users. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice parity for consent, and would give users the power to monitor their time spent on […]

Fiery Crash Accident MSHP

Clark man injured when van strikes rear of big rig and catches fire south of Breckenridge

The Highway Patrol reports a Clark man sustained moderate injuries when the van he drove struck a tractor-trailer one mile south of Breckenridge Friday morning, and the van caught on fire. Emergency medical services transported 31-year-old Dakota VanLandingham to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. Tractor-trailer driver 27-year-old Lester Mead of Pleasantville, Iowa was reported as […]

Accident Graphic

Highway 63 crash injures Hallsville man

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman was involved in a two-vehicle accident in Randolph County on Wednesday afternoon in which a Hallsville man sustained serious injuries. An ambulance transported 39-year-old Corey Skaggs of Hallsville to the University Hospital in Columbia. Eighty-nine-year-old Samantha Hills of Kirksville was reported as not injured. The Patrol reports Skaggs […]

Farm Tractor Crash or Accident

Hale man injured when vehicle strikes farm tractor

The Highway Patrol reports a Hale man sustained moderate injuries when a vehicle struck the implement on a farm tractor in Carroll County Wednesday morning. An ambulance transported 86 year old Lee Fisher to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton.  The driver of the tractor, 51-year-old Christopher Scheid of Marshall, was reported as not […]