Child Abuse

Lawson man faces 11 counts of felony child abuse

A Lawson man has been charged with restraining his ex-girlfriend’s son and his daughters with zip ties and keeping them in cardboard boxes overnight on multiple occasions. Thirty-two-year-old Gary Wyant pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to 11 felony counts of child abuse and two counts of evidence tampering. He was released on bond. Online court […]

Fatal Crash

Lawson woman dies in Clay County crash

A Lawson woman died as the result of a one-vehicle accident in Clay County early Thursday morning at approximately 3:10 am. The Highway Patrol reports 23-year-old Joy Payne traveled north on Salem Road just north of Northeast 166th Street when the car she drove ran off the right side of the road, became airborne, struck […]

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Five car crash injures three Wednesday morning

The Highway Patrol reports a Polo woman was one of three individuals injured in an accident involving five vehicles south of Kearney Wednesday morning. Fifty-one-year-old Richard Ojeda of Polo, 23-year-old Amanda Tyne of Lawson, 46-year-old Jacki Ohrenberg of Lawson, and 30-year-old Katherine McClure of Polo all were stopped in congested traffic on southbound Interstate 35 […]

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5 injured in 3-vehicle crash in Clay County on Route D

Teenagers from Lawson were among five persons injured when their vehicle was involved in a traffic accident about mid-afternoon in Clay County.  Three vehicles received damage in the accident which the patrol reported happened on Route D. 16-year-old Josie Greathouse of Lawson was driving westbound while 27-year-old Michael Neary of Lawson was eastbound. A sports utility vehicle operated […]