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Milan man loses control of SUV on county road

The highway patrol reports a Milan resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle he was driving slid off a road Northeast of Milan, traveled over a bridge, became airborne and landed in a creek striking an embankment. Seventy-four-year-old Lanny Crawford was transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with moderate […]

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Green City woman hurt in crash on Route M

The Highway Patrol reports a Green City woman sustained minor injuries when one pickup truck pulled into the path of another five miles northwest of Green City on Tuesday. The driver, 56-year-old Janis Holt, was to seek her own medical treatment. The other driver, 65-year-old Paul Perkins of Milan, was not reported as injured. The […]

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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Milan Elks Lodge to serve meals on Christmas Day

The Milan Elks Lodge will hold its annual Christmas meal Christmas Day. Member Patty Foster says delivery preparation will start that morning at 10 o’clock. Serving at the lodge will begin at 11 o’clock, with the menu including turkey, ham, dressing, noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, and rolls. There is no charge for the meal, […]

Court News

Judge Peace hands down several prison sentences during busy session of Division One of Grundy County court

Several prison terms were announced Thursday by Presiding Judge Jack Peace in Division One of the Grundy County Circuit Court. Following a hearing, probation was revoked for Ricky Eugene Shoemaker of Trenton stemming from several previous charges. For distribution, delivery, or manufacture of a controlled substance, Shoemaker was sentenced to ten years with the Department […]

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods donates $15,000 to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to build amphitheater

Smithfield Foods, Inc. has announced a $15,000 donation to the Sullivan County Exposition Center & Fairgrounds to support the construction of an outdoor amphitheater overlooking Lake Cowgill that will be utilized for events throughout the year. “Our goal is to provide a venue that delivers recreational, social, educational, and cultural opportunities for Sullivan County families,” […]