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Driver totals van on Highway 6 west of Novinger

The Highway Patrol reports two Milan residents sustained minor injuries when the minivan in which they were passengers slid on ice and overturned four miles west of Novinger Wednesday morning. Thirty-year-old Mele Celestine and 30-year-old Simbi Nkuazoosala were transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital of Milan. Driver 23-year-old Jacque Matoondo Nitu of […]

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Two from Kirksville injured in crash near Novinger

Two Kirksville men were injured Monday morning when their vehicle went off Highway 6 and struck a tree in western Adair County west of Novinger. Forty-year-old Pappy Kayongo received minor injuries and was to seek his own treatment. A passenger, 47-year-old Andre Bwendelele-Mbelo, received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical […]

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Hunter Hayes and RaeLynn to perform in Kirksville

Grammy-nominated artist Hunter Hayes, with special guest RaeLynn, will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 23 in Truman State University’s Pershing Arena. Hayes first debuted his self-titled album in 2011, and since then has released popular hits such as “Invincible,” “I Want Crazy,” “Wanted,” “Dear God” and “One Shot.”  RaeLynn was the highest-selling female country artist […]

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Kirksville man arrested on drug allegations

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County Friday afternoon on several drug-related allegations. Fifty-year-old James Baker was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of synthetic amphetamine. The Patrol also accused him of unlawful use of drug paraphernalia and felony unlawful […]

Fatal Crash

One dead, one injured in crash east of Milan

One person was killed in a two-vehicle crash last night five miles east of Milan. Seventy-one-year-old Kenneth Morris of Milan was pronounced dead at the scene by the Deputy Coroner, Robert Wyant.  The accident also left a Kirksville man, 35-year-old Fiston Muenyi, with minor injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Northeast Regional Medical Center […]

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Governor Mike Parson makes appointments to commissions and offices in area counties

Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Wednesday appointments to various commissions and offices. Those appointments included Randy Huffman of rural Galt as the Sullivan County Western District Commissioner. Huffman replaces Danny Busick who resigned from the commissioner position and was to be sworn in today (Wednesday) as the Second District State Representative for Mercer, Sullivan, and […]

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Chillicothe man arrested on DWI charges in Daviess County

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of several individuals in area counties Wednesday on various allegations. Online court information shows 33 year old Joseph Wilson of Chillicothe has been charged in Daviess County of the misdemeanors of driving while intoxicated—prior offender, driving while revoked or suspended—second or third offense, and operating a vehicle in a careless […]

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Kirksville man arrested on drug charges

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of a Kirksville man in Adair County on Friday morning on multiple allegations. Thirty-nine year old David Rummerfield was accused of the felonies of possession of a controlled substance—methamphetamine, unlawful possession of an illegal weapon, resisting arrest, and no driver’s license. He was also accused of unlawful possession of […]