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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, […]

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.

Boil Advisory Lifted

Sullivan County Public Water Supply District lifts two boil advisories

The Sullivan County Public Water Supply District today lifted two boil advisories issued last weekend after mains were washed out. One advisory involved customers along Highway 11 between Highway 129 and Marco Road, along with Marco Road, Impala and Image drives, Niagua Road, Moss Drive, and Mitoon Road. The other boil water advisory involved customers […]

Billy Leon McCollum

Kansas City man facing multiple felony charges in Caldwell County after high-speed pursuit

A Kansas City man faces several felony charges in Caldwell County after he allegedly misidentified himself and fled from police, starting from Polo, in April. Forty-six-year-old Billy Leon McCollum has been charged with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle; resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony; resisting arrest, detention, or stop by fleeing, […]

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Greencastle woman injured in crash on Highway 11

A Greencastle woman sustained injuries after a two-vehicle accident 14 miles west of Kirksville the morning of April 21st. A private vehicle transported sports utility vehicle driver 24-year-old Raeann Kilgore to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville with minor injuries. No injuries were reported for van driver 73 year old Steven Russon of Elmer. […]

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One injured in single vehicle rollover crash east of Kirksville

The Highway Patrol reports a LaBelle resident sustained minor injuries when a pickup truck overturned 13 miles east of Kirksville on the night of April 7. A private vehicle took a passenger in the vehicle, 18-year-old Noah Fifer, to the Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The driver, 18-year-old Kameron Wood of LaBelle, was reported […]

Motorcycle deer crash

Motorcycle rider injured when bike strikes deer running into roadway

A Saturday night motorcycle accident in Caldwell County injured a resident of Cowgill Sixty-four-year-old Randall Farmer was taken by EMS to the Liberty Hospital with moderate injuries. The eastbound motorcycle on Highway 116 struck a deer that had run into its path. Farmer was wearing safety equipment while on the bike with extensive damage noted […]

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Two injured in crash east of Lathrop

A Polo man was involved in a two-vehicle accident in which two individuals sustained serious injuries one mile east of Lathrop on Sunday afternoon, February 7th. An ambulance transported the driver of a car, 28-year-old Jurell Medina of Kansas City, Missouri, to the Liberty Hospital. Another ambulance transported car passenger 37-year-old Nazareth Viramontes of Kansas […]

Police Chase or Pursuit

High-speed pursuit ends in crash and arrest

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office reports it assisted the Highway Patrol with a pursuit on Friday morning, January 22nd that originated on Interstate 35 and ended when the driver crashed. Savana Kaleeba was taken into custody on multiple traffic charges and an outstanding outside agency warrant. The passenger was released from the scene. The pursuit […]

Charges Filed

Chillicothe man charged with leaving the scene of an accident which resulted in death

A Chillicothe man has been charged in Clinton County with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death. The crash happened four miles east of Lathrop on November 23rd in which a truck driver died. Forty-three-year-old John Pollock also faces tampering with a motor vehicle—first degree. Pollock entered a plea of not guilty on November […]

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Crash on snow-covered Highway 11 injures Green City woman

In Adair County, 12-miles miles southwest of Kirksville, a Green City woman received moderate injuries when a southbound pickup began sliding on snow-covered Highway 11, traveled off the east side, and struck a fence. Twenty-four-year-old Kylie Perez was taken to Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville. The pickup was driven by her husband, 37-year-old Lino […]

Fatal Crash

Big Rig driver killed after being ejected during crash; driver of second vehicle leaves the scene of the crash, later arrested

A truck driver from Kansas City was killed and another driver from east-central Missouri was arrested following an accident before daylight Monday morning in Clinton County. The crash happened four miles east of Lathrop near the Caldwell-Clinton County line. Pronounced dead at the scene was 44-year-old Benjamin Reed of Kansas City. Reed was driving a […]

Motorcycle Crash

Crash on Highway 116 injures motorcycle rider

A Lathrop resident received injuries when he lost control of the motorcycle he was operating east of Plattsburg. 56-year old Richard Dubuque was taken to Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The accident happened Saturday morning two miles east of Plattsburg on Highway 116 as the motorcycle was westbound, it traveled onto the right shoulder, went […]

Interstate 35 or I-35

Interstate 35 ramp east of Pattonsburg scheduled for closure today

Interstate 35 ramp closures continue with the schedule today (Tuesday) focusing on Exit 78 at the Route C junction just east of Pattonsburg. Weather permitting, MoDOT reports this work at the southbound ramp is planned from 12 noon to 6 o’clock. Also on the schedule, today (Tuesday, September 29) will be the northbound ramp with […]