Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Senate committee approves bill that could overturn Missouri Medicaid expansion

(Missouri Independent) – A constitutional amendment asking Missourians to let lawmakers decide year-to-year whether the state will offer Medicaid to working-age adults moved closer to passage on Wednesday. By an 8-5 vote, the Senate Appropriations Committee sent the House-passed proposal to the full Senate for debate. Only Sen. Lincoln Hough, R-Springfield, voted with Democrats to oppose the measure, which […]

Medicaid Expansion in Missouri

Republicans push work requirements for coverage under Missouri Medicaid expansion

(Missouri Independent) – When the Good Samaritan Care Clinic opened in 2006 in Mountain View, only about 5% of the free clinic’s clients were eligible for Medicaid. When it closed late last year, that number had risen to 70%, Dr. John Roberts, one of the clinic’s founders, told the Missouri Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday.  Medicaid […]

Rollover Crash

Teenagers from Cainsville injured in rollover crash

Residents from Cainsville were injured as the result of a pickup truck overturning two miles south of Blythedale on March 19th at 12:05 am. The Highway Patrol reports the 17-year-old boy who was driving sustained serious injuries. The passenger, 18-year-old Leon Nobles, received minor injuries. They were taken to the Harrison County Community Hospital in […]

Trenton resident injured in crash north of Lock Springs; accused of DWI

A Trenton resident was hurt late Saturday night in a Southeastern Daviess County crash north of Lock Springs. Thirty-six-year-old Heather Michael of Trenton was taken to Wright Memorial Hospital with moderate injuries. The accident happened on Highway 190 approximately one half-mile north of Route V as the southbound pickup went off the left side of […]

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Brookfield man injured in rollover crash on Highway 11

A Brookfield man was taken to a hospital following a single-vehicle rollover accident late Sunday morning three miles east of Brookfield. Sixty-five-year-old Norman Duncan received minor injuries and was taken by ambulance to Pershing Memorial Hospital. The sports utility vehicle was southbound when it traveled off the left side of Highway 11, went down an […]

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Residents of Trenton and Salisbury hospitalized after crashing on Highway 41

Residents of Trenton and Salisbury were injured when a sports utility vehicle overturned on Highway 41 north of Marshall. A passenger, 60-year old Vickie Johnson of Salisbury, was taken to University Hospital in Columbia with serious injuries. The driver, 58-year old Michael Markcum of Trenton, was taken to University Hospital with moderate injuries. The crash […]

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Crash on Interstate 35 sends two from Oklahoma to hospital

An Interstate 35 crash on Thursday night in Harrison County injured two people from Tulsa, Oklahoma when a sports utility vehicle overturned. The highway patrol said minor injuries were noted for two passengers, 38-year-old Devard Hanna and 56-year-old Leslie Hanna. Both were taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. The driver, 57-year-old Scott Carr, […]

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Two from Brookfield injured after SUV slides off icy Highway 36

Two Brookfield residents were injured last night when their vehicle skidded on ice and went off Highway 36 in Macon County. Taken to University of Missouri Medical Center in Columbia were the driver, 63-year-old Thomas Jenkins, and his passenger, 61-year-old Kathryn Berry. A Highway Patrol trooper reported the westbound sports utility vehicle, once it slid […]

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Chillicothe man injured after truck overturns south of Humphreys

A Chillicothe man sustained minor injuries when an International truck overturned two miles south of Humphreys on Monday morning January 31. An ambulance transported 62-year-old Randall McKee to the Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan. The truck traveled south on Highway 139 before running off the right side of the road, overcorrecting, going back onto […]

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St. Joseph woman injured in crash on Interstate 35 in Daviess County

A St. Joseph resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle she was driving overturned on Interstate 35 in Daviess County. Fifty-eight-year-old Michelle Applegate refused treatment at the scene for minor injuries. The crash happened four miles north of the Winston exit as the northbound SUV traveled into the median, back across the northbound lanes, […]

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Man from Weatherby life-flighted to St. Joseph after crashing north of Maysville

A resident of Weatherby was flown this morning to the hospital in St. Joseph following a single-vehicle rollover accident three miles north of Maysville in DeKalb County. The highway patrol listed injuries as serious for 33-year-old Derik Buckles of Weatherby who was taken to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph. The state patrol said Buckles […]