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Crash south of Princeton sends Clarence woman to Wright Memorial Hospital; later accused of DWI

A northeast Missouri woman was injured in a one-vehicle accident Wednesday afternoon in Mercer County. She’s also been accused of several violations in a Highway Patrol arrest report. Twenty-four-year-old Carly Smith of Clarence received moderate injuries, and was taken by another driver to a doctor’s office in Princeton, then was transported by ambulance to Wright […]

Farm Tractor Crash or Accident

Car and tractor collide north of Tina Junction

A car and tractor collided Monday afternoon in northern Carroll County injuring one of the drivers. The highway patrol reports 50-year-old Brett Heussner of Tina was taken by emergency medical services to Carroll County Memorial Hospital of Carrollton with minor injuries. The investigating officer noted the tractor was eastbound and a car was southbound when […]

Accident with DUI/DWI

Crash north of Trenton results in arrest for DWI

The Highway Patrol reports a Ridgeway man sustained minor injuries in a one-car accident five miles north of Trenton Thursday morning and was later arrested. An ambulance transported 49-year-old Glen Roberts to Wright Memorial Hospital of Trenton. The car traveled south on Route A before it reportedly failed to negotiate a curve at 33rd Avenue […]

Traffic Accident

Colorado woman injured in crash west of Unionville

The Highway Patrol reports a Durango, Colorado woman sustained minor injuries when the car she drove overturned six miles west of Unionville Tuesday morning. An ambulance transported 64-year-old Kathleen Coombs to the Putnam County Memorial Hospital of Unionville. The car traveled west on U. S. Highway 136 when it ran off the north side of […]

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, […]

Janelle Vestal (front left), and Tammy Taylor (front right). Representing the WMH Employee Engagement Team were (back row, left to right) Crystal Krentz, Chris Magruder, Denise Hamilton, Lisa Hecker, and Buffy Rosson.

Wright Memorial Hospital employees donate $1K to Green Hills Women’s Shelter

In January, Wright Memorial Hospital departments participated in a basket auction with employees contributing funds toward each department’s basket. On March 21, the Wright Memorial Hospital Employee Engagement Team presented the proceeds from the auction, which totaled $1001, to the Green Hills Women’s Shelter. Accepting the donation from the Women’s Shelter were Janelle Vestal and […]