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Carrollton woman injured in crash on Highway 23

A Carrollton resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle she was driving traveled off Highway 23 in Lafayette County striking a fence. Fifty-four-year-old Melissa Ashley was taken by private vehicle to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with minor injuries. The accident happened early Saturday on Highway 23 southwest of Waverly as the southbound […]

Guilty Plea

Missouri man pleads guilty after crashing into federal deputy marshals while attempting to flee in stolen truck

A Missouri, man who injured two United States deputy marshals by crashing into them while attempting to flee in a stolen truck pleaded guilty in federal court to forcibly resisting federal law enforcement officers. Ray E. Clevenger, 46, of Kansas City, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Howard F. Sachs to two counts of forcibly […]

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Patrol reports nine fatalities; no drownings or boating crashes over 2021 Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021. There were no boating crashes or drownings. During the Thanksgiving holiday counting period, troopers report the following traffic statistics for 2021 (preliminary): Crashes ─ 457 […]

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Macon man injured after jumping from trash truck during crash

A Macon resident was injured early Monday evening when he reportedly jumped from a trash truck before it traveled off Highway 63 in Adair County two miles north of Kirksville. Twenty-nine-year-old David Hurley received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. Hurley was driving the truck when […]

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UTV crashes near Maryville sending one to hospital by helicopter, driver accused of DWI

A Maryville resident received serious injuries when a utility terrain vehicle crashed north of Maryville. Sixty-year-old Phillip McGinley was ejected from the UTV and flown by medical helicopter to the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Mcginley was a passenger on the UTV, which was operated by 31-year old Adam Mattson of Maryville. Mattson […]

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King City man ejected from car during crash near Ford City

A King City resident was hurt when the car he was driving traveled off a lettered route in Gentry County, overturned several times, and ejected the driver from the vehicle. Twenty-eight-year-old Jesse Chitwood was transported by Grand River Ambulance to Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. The crash happened early Saturday approximately […]

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Chillicothe Fire Department responds to vehicle fire on Grandview Street

The Chillicothe Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 408 Grandview Street on September 8, 2021. Captain and Emergency Medical Technician Tracy Bradley says the caller reporting the fire did not believe anyone was in the vehicle. A Chillicothe Police officer on the scene said the fire was in the engine compartment. Upon arrival, […]

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Bosworth woman injured in Monday afternoon crash

A resident of Bosworth was taken to the hospital following an accident on Monday afternoon west of Missouri Street. Twenty-eight-year-old Eboni Ervin received minor injuries, and emergency medical services took her to Carroll County Memorial Hospital. The eastbound car went off the right side of Highway 24 in Carroll County. The driver over-corrected, causing the […]

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Governor Parson awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2020

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 15 first responders and 7 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions during 2020. The awards are Missouri’s highest recognition for first responders acting during critical incidents. The civilians, who include a 12-year-old boy who performed a life-saving rescue at age 11, were honored […]

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Trenton Park Board discusses installation of permanent cornhole boards

The Trenton Park Board September 1st discussed the possibility of concrete cornhole boards being installed at Eastside Park. Park Superintendent David Shockley said he had received several requests for cornhole boards. Park Board President Curtis Crawford said cornhole is a popular game, and boards could be put near the horse shoe pitching area at Eastside […]

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Spickard R-2 Board of Education sets tax rate, votes to designate school employees as essential

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education on August 16th set the tax rate and voted to deem school employees as essential. The tax rate was set at $4.6604 per $100 of assessed valuation. Deeming school employees essential means if an employee has a known COVID-19 exposure and does not exhibit symptoms, he or she may […]

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Browning man life-flighted to University Hospital after crashing on Highway 5

A Browning man was injured Tuesday night when the pickup he was driving traveled off Highway 5 in Linn County, went through a fence, and struck a tree three-fourths of a mile south of Purdin. Twenty-two-year-old Alexander Gerst of Browning received serious injuries and was flown by medical helicopter (LifeFlight Eagle) to University Hospital in […]

Master Gardener Pam Stenger

Master Gardener blooms with a floral subscription service

Pam Stenger keeps memories of her grandmother’s flower garden alive by offering floral bouquets through a Community Supported Agriculture subscription service. As a child, Stenger loved walking to her grandmother’s house and garden and seeing the 50-60 varieties of daffodils lining the gravel road. “She shared her love of flowers with me and showed me […]

Rollover Crash

Kidder teenager hospitalized after crashing on old Highway 36

A teenager from Kidder was hospitalized following a rollover accident on Thursday afternoon, four miles east of Cameron. Eighteen-year-old Isiah Dodge received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The sports utility vehicle Dodge was driving was westbound when it went off old Highway 36, struck a fence, overturned […]

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Gallatin Board of Aldermen approve contract with Friends of Gallatin; city crews continue with water and electric infrastructure installation

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen approved a resolution and two ordinances on July 26. The resolution involved appointing Julia Filley as the city prosecutor at $100 per hour. One ordinance involved entering into a contract for services with the Friends of Gallatin regarding Chautauqua in September. The other ordinance involved establishing a procedure to disclose […]