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Patrol reports nine fatalities; no drownings or boating crashes over 2021 Thanksgiving holiday

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports nine people died in traffic crashes during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday counting period–from 6 p.m. Wednesday, November 24, 2021, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, November 28, 2021. There were no boating crashes or drownings. During the Thanksgiving holiday counting period, troopers report the following traffic statistics for 2021 (preliminary): Crashes ─ 457 […]

Prison Sentence

Missouri man sentenced to 15 years in prison for illegal firearms

A Missouri man was sentenced in federal court for illegally possessing firearms after leading law enforcement officers on a high-speed chase from Bolivar, Mo., to Springfield, Mo. Milton W. Sparks, 38, of Aurora, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 15 years in federal prison without parole. On April 15, 2021, Sparks […]

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Tuesday morning crash sends Bethany man to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Bethany man sustained minor injuries when the car he drove was struck by a sports utility vehicle in Princeton Tuesday morning, November 16. An ambulance transported 50-year old David Mullen to the Harrison County Community Hospital. No injuries were reported for 38-year-old Agustin Rojas Salmeron of Princeton. The SUV traveled […]

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Cameron woman injured after SUV hits deer on Highway 116

A Cameron resident was hurt Sunday morning when the sports utility vehicle she was driving hit a deer on Highway 116 east of Lathrop. Sixty-seven-year-old Terri Neely was taken by Caldwell County Ambulance to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The accident happened at approximately 8:30 Sunday morning four miles east of Lathrop as the SUV, […]

Fatal Crash

ATV crash claims the life of Lawson man

Authorities in Ray County report a man from Lawson was killed in an all-terrain vehicle accident on Wednesday afternoon. Fifty-two-year-old Daniel Miller was attempting to travel up a hill when the all-terrain vehicle overturned, ejecting him from the vehicle. Miller was pronounced dead at the scene along Highway 10 in Ray County. Authorities reported Miller […]

Bridge Work

Bridge on Highway 136 west of Princeton now narrowed to one lane

The Weldon Fork of the Grand River Bridge on U.S. Route 136, just west of Princeton, is now narrowed to one lane for repair. Crews from the Missouri Department of Transportation had planned to complete repairs at the bridge this week but found more work was needed than originally anticipated. The single-lane closure will remain […]

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Iowa man arrested in Putnam County faces multiple felony charges

An Ottumwa, Iowa man arrested by the Highway Patrol in Putnam County on October 28 has been charged with three felonies. Forty-three-year-old Jeremy Brown has been charged with possession of a controlled substance, resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony, and operating a vehicle on a highway without a valid license involving a […]

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Two from Unionville injured in Highway 5 crash

Two people from Unionville received minor injuries Wednesday afternoon in a Putnam County crash on Highway 5 south of Highway 136. The two drivers, 76-year-old Allen Foster and 83-year-old Marvin Logan were taken by ambulance to Putnam County Memorial Hospital in Unionville. Logan’s sports utility vehicle was northbound when it crossed the centerline colliding with […]

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Severe weather spawns multiple tornados in northern Missouri on Sunday

Portions of the KTTN/KGOZ listening area were under tornado warnings on Sunday afternoon and evening.  The warnings affected southeast Harrison County, northern Grundy County, and southern Mercer County. Another warning included Livingston and Linn Counties. Severe weather reports relayed by the National Weather Service include a report of a tornado six miles west southwest of […]

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15-year-old Jamesport girl injured in Wednesday evening crash

A Jamesport girl was injured Wednesday night in a rollover accident one mile north of Lock Springs. The 15-year-old received minor injuries and was taken by another vehicle to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The pickup went off the east side of the north-south portion of Highway 190, the driver over-corrected causing the vehicle to travel […]

Crowder State Park

Crowder State Park to host guided hikes on October 23 and October 30

Park staff members at Crowder State Park invite the public to the campground amphitheater at 10 a.m. Saturday, October 23, 2021, for a guided 2-mile hike on Redbud Trail. Park staff will discuss plants, trees, and animals along the way. Redbud Trail is a moderately rugged trail that allows visitors to cross several dry creek […]

Boil Advisory

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District issues boil advisory

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District Number 1 has issued a precautionary boil advisory until further notice due to water main repair. The advisory affects Sullivan Rural Water customers on Highway 11 from the intersection of Highway 129 and Highway 11 north to Nevada Road. It includes Niagua Road, Moss Drive, and Mitoon Road.

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Fire destroys combine on Friday afternoon in Livingston County

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports a combine is a total loss after a fire near Highway 190 and Route Y on Friday afternoon, October 8, 2021. The Chillicothe Fire Department reports that, upon arrival, personnel found the combine fully involved. Firefighters used about 3,000 gallons of water with foam mix. The sheriff’s office reports […]

Charges Filed

Bethany teenager facing multiple charges after head-on crash in April

A Bethany resident has been charged with three counts of felony second-degree assault after a vehicle accident on Highway 136 west of Bethany in April, 2021. Eighteen-year-old Jacob Scott Maize has also been charged with felony first-degree property damage. An initial court appearance in Harrison County is scheduled for November 10th. A probable cause statement […]