I-435 and I-70 Interchange

Major Traffic Alert: Portion of I-70 in Kansas City will close September 6-9 to enable bridge demolition

The Missouri Department of Transportation will have a COMPLETE CLOSURE of Interstate 70 in both directions between I-435 and I-470/Route 291 beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, September 6, until approximately 5 a.m. on Monday, September 9. This closure is for the demolition of the directional ramps from southbound I-435 to eastbound I-70 and northbound […]

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Truck driver from Chillicothe injured when propane truck crashes on Highway 36

A truck driver from Chillicothe was injured on Monday in a rollover crash near Meadville in Linn County. Sixty-year old David Good received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to the Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. Good was driving a propane truck, eastbound on Highway 36 when he apparently changed lanes while an eastbound […]

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Highway 63 crash injures Hallsville man

The Highway Patrol reports a Kirksville woman was involved in a two-vehicle accident in Randolph County on Wednesday afternoon in which a Hallsville man sustained serious injuries. An ambulance transported 39-year-old Corey Skaggs of Hallsville to the University Hospital in Columbia. Eighty-nine-year-old Samantha Hills of Kirksville was reported as not injured. The Patrol reports Skaggs […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 12 fatalities over July 4th holiday weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has released their fourth of July holiday period statistics for 2019, which include 12 statewide traffic fatalities and three drownings.  The 2019 fourth of July counting period began at 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 3 and continued through midnight Sunday, July 7, 2019. During the counting period in 2018, four people […]

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UPDATE: Chillicothe firefighters extricate individual from car on Highway 36

An out of state resident was injured Wednesday during the noon hour in a traffic crash that involved a car that had overturned at the east edge of Chillicothe. Chillicothe Police and Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services responded to the single vehicle rollover accident on Highway 36 near the Blackwell Creek. The car was driven […]

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Two from Gallatin, one from Texas injured in crash on Interstate 35

Two Gallatin men and one man from Texas sustained injuries when a car struck the towed unit of a tractor-trailer truck two miles south of Cameron Wednesday morning. The Highway Patrol reports emergency medical services transported a passenger in the car, 24-year-old Wesley Calloway, and the driver, 24-year-old Eric Teel, both of Gallatin, as well […]

WMH presents fit tastic at Laredo

Wright Memorial Hospital presents Fit-Tastic program to students at Laredo school

Wright Memorial Hospital recently presented the Fit-Tastic interactive program to fifth and sixth graders at Laredo R-7 School. The program was presented during Miss Herrold’s P.E./Health class one day a week for four weeks by Wright Memorial Hospital dietitian Christina Ferguson, with assistance from the Grundy County Health Department, Trenton Hy-Vee’s registered dietitian, Cindy Eivins, […]

Charges Filed

Driver clocked at 150 mph officially charged with 4 felonies, 6 misdemeanors

A Kansas City man arrested by the Highway Patrol on Tuesday morning and accused of 12 potential counts has been charged in Clinton County with four felonies and six misdemeanors. Online court information shows 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed has been charged with three counts of felony first degree endangering the welfare of a child creating substantial […]

Clinton County Chase starting in Daviess County

High-speed chase beginning in Daviess County results in multiple crashes, injuries to three children

Three children were injured and the driver of their vehicle was arrested on multiple counts, including excessive speeding, that ended in a three-vehicle wreck on Tuesday in Clinton County. The highway patrol identified the driver of a car as 32-year-old Kenneth Sneed of Kansas City. Three children in the car, whom the patrol said were […]