Drugs

Audio: Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to institute drug monitoring program

U.S. Representative Vicky Hartzler wants Missouri to join the rest of the country in instituting a statewide prescription drug monitoring program. Hartzler met with Boone County Hospital officials Tuesday to discuss the opioid epidemic.     Boone County and about half of Missouri’s counties currently participate in a monitoring program established by Saint Louis County […]

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Chillicothe woman injured in crash on Route U

A Chillicothe woman was injured when the vehicle she was driving ran off a snow-covered lettered route in Livingston County late Monday morning 12 miles northwest of Chillicothe. Twenty-three-year-old Kaitlyn Owen received minor injuries and was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. A trooper reported the sports utility vehicle was […]

Traffic Accident

Teenagers injured in crash on ice-covered Highway 146

The Highway Patrol reports two teens sustained minor injuries when a sports utility vehicle skidded on ice and overturned half of a mile east of Melbourne Wednesday afternoon. Eighteen-year-old Bailey Mehrhoff of New Hampton and 19-year-old Emily Creasey of Bethany were transported to the Harrison County Community Hospital with minor injuries. Mehrhoff drove the SUV […]