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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

Wellness Challenge

Green Hills Wellness Challenge winners announced

The 12th Annual Green Hills Wellness Challenge had it’s final weigh-in last Thursday, April 4th and Friday, April 5th. The Grundy County Health Department reports 23 participants obtained 10% or greater weight loss from their initial weigh in. The individuals in the top five with the highest percentage of weight loss were Tona Crawford with 16 […]

Laredo R-7 School

Laredo Board of Education approves salary increases

The Laredo R-7 Board of Education voted to increase the certified base salary and increase pay for several other positions at a meeting Monday evening. The certified base salary was increased by $500 to $28,900. The office aid and part-time custodian position were increased to $8.60 per hour. The bookkeeper, head cook, head custodian, and […]

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Clinton County crash injures two

The drivers of two vehicles were injured Monday in a Clinton County accident three and a half miles from Lathrop. Taken to Liberty Hospital were 56-year-old Candy Baker of Lathrop who received serious injuries and 46-year-old Christina Stephenson of Cameron who sustained moderate injuries. A northbound truck driven by Stephenson traveled off the west side […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Kidder woman arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kidder woman in DeKalb County Friday afternoon on several allegations. Thirty-one-year-old Elysia Stone was accused of felony possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and failure to drive on the right half of the roadway. Stone was transported to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail on […]