Heart Health

Governor Parson takes action to curb rising healthcare premiums for Missourians

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 1913, creating the Missouri Health Insurance Innovation Task Force. The Governor’s action aims to curb rising healthcare premiums and increase access and competition in health insurance markets for all Missourians. It is imperative that the State of Missouri develop comprehensive and innovative ways to transform the health insurance market […]

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One injured in Tuesday construction zone crash

One person was injured Tuesday night in a two-vehicle accident at a hill crest five miles to the east of Purdin. The highway patrol reports 37-year-old Ronald Wheeler of Independence went to Pershing Memorial Hospital for treatment of moderate injuries. Wheeler was a passenger in a car driven by 22-year-old Preston Kleoppel of Independence. Also […]

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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 […]

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Five-vehicle crash east of Green Castle sends 5 to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports five Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries in a five-vehicle accident three miles east of Green Castle Tuesday morning. Occupants of two of the vehicles were transported by ambulance to the Northwest Regional Medical Center of Kirksville. They were 38-year-old Serge Sinele, 29-year-old Jiga Lelo, 22-year-old Tlantini Lufuma, 22-year-old Josiane Mahuya, and […]

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Osborn woman hurt in crash that demolishes car

A resident of Osborn was injured Monday morning in a two-vehicle accident in Linn County one mile east of Laclede. Twenty-five-year-old Hannah Ford received moderate injuries and was taken by emergency medical services to the Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The driver of a second vehicle, 62-year-old Gary Alexander of Linneus, wasn’t hurt. Both vehicles […]