Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

Audio: Operator and residents shaken by massive explosions at Missouri pyrotechnic company

Area residents and the operator of a fireworks manufacturer are still shaken after the facility burned to the ground when stock inside ignited Tuesday night. Neighbor Ashlee Tennis told KOLR-TV she was at home getting ready for dinner when she heard the explosion at AM Pyrotechnics in southwest Missouri’s Polk County.     Tennis said […]

The American Flag with fireworks display.

Princeton Chamber of Commerce receives funding for Fourth of July Celebration

The Princeton Chamber of Commerce has announced that a local organization loaned money for fireworks for the Fourth of July Celebration. Mercer Lodge Number 35 Masonic Lodge in Princeton loaned the Chamber the money. The celebration will be held at the Smithfield Headquarters on Highway 65 north of Princeton due to the demolition and construction […]