Deadly Crash

One dead, one life-flighted in fatal crash west of Bethany

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash involving three vehicles late Thursday afternoon two miles west of Bethany. According to the Highway Patrol, 68-year-old Diane Gibson of New Hampton was pronounced dead at the scene. Receiving serious injuries was another driver, 55-year-old Lesa Gard of Bethany. She was flown by medical […]

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Booneville woman injured in two-vehicle crash south of Bethany

A Booneville woman was injured Thursday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident five miles south of Bethany. Fifty-six-year-old Nancee Swanson was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany with moderate injuries. The other driver, 47-year-old Isaac Welling, of Hatfield was not injured. A trooper reported Welling’s sports utility vehicle was westbound on […]

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Mercer County Fire Protection District provides additional details regarding Cedar Ridge Apartments fire

A dispatcher with the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office confirms there are no known injuries among occupants of the Cedar Ridge Apartments who were able to escape a raging fire with heavy smoke yesterday afternoon. The Mercer County Fire Protection District was dispatched to the blaze east of Princeton on Highway 136. When crews arrived, the […]