Flood of 2019

Federal disaster declaration granted for 20 counties in Missouri

A major federal disaster declaration has been approved today for 20 Missouri counties damaged by flooding, tornadoes and severe storms this spring. In a press release today from Governor Mike Parson’s office, it says President Trump’s declaration makes the federal Individual Assistance program available to eligible residents in Andrew, Atchison, Boone, Buchanan, Carroll, Chariton, Cole, […]

Drowning

Teenage girl from Maryville drowns in river near Barnard

The highway patrol reports a teenage girl from Maryville died when she drowned Thursday afternoon in the 102 River of northwest Missouri. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Lindsey Allee of Maryville, her body was taken to Bram Funeral Home in Maryville. The drowning occurred one-quarter mile west of Barnard, in Nodaway County. Investigators report […]

Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

Grundy County Sheriff reports arrest of area residents

The Grundy County Sherriff’s Department reports the pick up of two area residents Wednesday on writs and the arrest of one on Tuesday. Twenty-year-old Trace Aaron Harvey was picked up from Nodaway County and is accused of violating his probation on original charges of three felony counts of second-degree burglary and one felony count of […]

Joel McCulley

Obituary: Joel McCulley of Trenton

Joel McCulley 63, a resident of Trenton died Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 9:15 P.M. at his residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Slater-Neal Funeral Home, Trenton. His survivors include his wife Sonya of the home. His parents Lloyd and Roberta McCulley, one sister Rosetta Marsh, one brother Darrell McCulley and his mother-in-law Mary Griffin […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, three children injured in Ray County Crash

A one-vehicle accident in Ray County Monday night claimed the life of an Excelsior Springs woman and injured three other Excelsior Springs residents. The Patrol reports the Ray County Coroner transported the driver, 22-year-old Monica Watson, to Thurman’s Funeral Home of Richmond. Emergency Medical Services transported 16-year-old Charlie Edington to Children’s Mercy Hospital with moderate […]

Jackson Johnson

Audio: Missouri Governor Parson orders flags to fly at half-staff for Army Reserve Specialist killed in Kuwait

Missouri’s governor has ordered American and Missouri flags at ALL government buildings statewide to be flown at half-staff Thursday, to honor an Army Reserve Specialist killed in the line-of-duty in Kuwait. Governor Mike Parson has signed a proclamation honoring Army Reserve Specialist Jackson Johnson of Hillsboro, who died in Kuwait on March 5. Johnson was 20 […]

Fatal Crash

Carrollton woman dies in crash on County Road 335

The Highway Patrol reports a Carrollton woman died and a Marshall man sustained injuries as the result of a car losing control on a snow-covered road and hitting a sports utility vehicle in Carroll County Friday afternoon. Carroll County Coroner Steve Bittiker pronounced 32-year-old Hope Wilson dead at the scene of the crash and she […]