Fatal Crash

Big rig crashes on Highway 6 at the edge of Jamesport claiming the life of 60-year-old driver

The highway patrol reports a truck driver has been killed in a fiery crash early Tuesday morning at12:50 am in Jamesport. Authorities identified the victim as 60-year-old James Loyd of Purdin. The tractor-trailer was westbound and went off the right side of Highway 6 striking a driveway. The impact caused the Freightliner to go airborne, […]

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Two big rigs crash on northbound I-35 injuring one driver

The Highway Patrol reports an Indianola, Iowa man sustained serious injuries when the Freightliner truck he drove hit the towed unit of a Kenworth truck in northeastern Clinton County at noon on Friday, October 15. An ambulance took 61-year-old James Paul to Mosaic Life Care in Saint Joseph. No injuries were reported for the other […]

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Audio: Roots and Blues Festival in Columbia to require vaccinations or negative COVID-19 test

After more than a year without live music, the driving beat of a snare drum, the pulsing rhythm of a bass guitar, and sweet vocal melodies floating through the air around Stephens Lake Park will be welcome sounds as the Roots N Blues Festival makes its highly anticipated return to Columbia September 24-26, 2021. This year, however, […]

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Two from Trenton injured in three-vehicle crash involving Freightliner truck west of Gallatin

The Highway Patrol reports two Trenton residents sustained minor injuries in a three-vehicle accident involving a Freightliner truck half of a mile west of Gallatin the morning of August 4th. The driver of a car, 52-year-old David Collins, and his passenger, 40-year-old April Swank, were taken by emergency medical services to the Cameron Regional Medical […]

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Texas trucker demolishes big rig on I-35 in Daviess County

A truck driver from Texas received injuries when the big rig he was driving overturned on northbound Interstate 35 in Daviess County Thursday afternoon. Fifty-eight-year-old Robert Dunagan of Leander, Texas was taken by ambulance to the Liberty Hospital with serious injuries. The Freightliner went out of control and crossed the median at a location five […]

Missouri State Capitol

Parson calls special session, setting up debate on contraceptives, Planned Parenthood

(Missouri Independent) – A special session to extend provider taxes essential to the state’s Medicaid program will begin at noon Wednesday, Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday afternoon. The announcement was issued just minutes after a noon deadline set by Parson on Monday. The call came after seven members of the Senate Conservative Caucus sent him a letter demanding […]

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MFA Oil raises more than $1 million for military families

MFA Oil announces its Seventh Annual Charity Golf Scramble and Concert benefitting Operation Homefront raised $150,000 in donations and more than $1 million of support for America’s military families since the inaugural event in 2015. Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit that provides financial assistance to the families of U.S. military service members and veterans. […]

Big Rig Crash

Big rig hits SUV on Highway 6 injuring two from Jamesport

Two Jamesport residents sustained injuries when a Freightliner truck struck a sport utility vehicle in Jamesport on May 27th. The driver of the SUV, 50-year-old Francesca Robb, and her 15-year-old girl, who was a passenger in the SUV, were transported by ambulance to the Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. No injuries were reported […]

Audio: Northwest Missouri man charged with murdering 5-month-old son now under house arrest

A Gower man has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his 5-month-old son. Dillon Livingston also is charged with child abuse or neglect of a child in the February death.  After a court appearance, Livingston is now on house arrest. Reporter Jeremy Shields from Cameron affiliate KMRN has this update.     […]

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Two Freightliner trucks collide on I-35 injuring driver from Florida

An out-of-state resident was injured when according to the Highway Patrol, the Freightliner she was driving struck the rear of another big rig Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 35 in Harrison County. Injuries were moderate for 47-year-old Summer Cook of Panama City Beach, Florida, who was taken by ambulance to the Harrison County Community Hospital in […]

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North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees approve tuition, fees and room and board rates

The North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees March 23rd approved tuition and fees as well as room and board rates for the 2021-2022 academic year. The majority of tuition and fees increased by $5 per credit hour. The student development, facility, and technology fees increased by $1 per credit hour. Dual credit increased by […]

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Big rig slides off road north of Cameron injuring two

The Highway Patrol reports two North Carolina men sustained minor injuries when a Freightliner slid and ran off the road one mile north of Cameron Thursday morning, February 4th. The driver, 31-year-old Adam Altayeb Mohamed of Durham, North Carolina, and passenger, 29-year-old Sudan Hamdan Gamar of High Point, North Carolina, were transported by ambulance to […]

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Freightliner crashes on snow-covered I-35 injuring driver

The Highway Patrol reports a Pennsylvania man sustained minor injuries when he lost control of the Freightliner he drove on snow-covered Interstate 35 in Daviess County, causing the big rig to overturn on Wednesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 49-year-old Keith Holecki of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The truck traveled south […]

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Trucker crashes after suffering medical condition on I-35

The patrol reports a truck driver was seriously injured after suffering from a medical issue. Thirty-year-old Kelvin Adcock of Butler was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center. The accident happened Saturday morning four miles south of Cameron on Interstate 35 when the medical issue occurred. The southbound truck went off the right side of the […]

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Florida man crashes Freightliner truck on Highway 65

The Highway Patrol reports a Florida man sustained moderate injuries when the Freightliner big rig he drove struck a tree in northern Carroll County Wednesday. Forty-year-old Steven Oberheim was transported to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton. The truck traveled west on Route J east of  Highway 65 before it reportedly crossed the center […]