Fatal Crash

Two from Brookfield killed in Highway 5 crash north of Marceline

Two individuals died and three others sustained injuries when a van and a heavy truck collided three miles north of Marceline Friday morning. The Highway Patrol reports 39-year-old Dennis Allen of Brookfield drove the van south on Missouri 5 when the vehicle crossed the center line. The van struck the driver’s side of the northbound […]

Swan Lake Wildlife Refuge

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge kicks off “First Fridays at the Refuge” tonight

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge south of Sumner will host its first “First Fridays at the Refuge” event of the year Friday night June 1, 2018. David Shuey of Carlisle, Pennsylvania will portray General John Pershing at the event from 5 o’clock to 8:30 and will discuss Pershing’s achievements and his connection to wildlife and […]

General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

General John J. Pershing State Historic Site of Laclede to host events this weekend

The General John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site of Laclede will host two activities this weekend.  The first will be a military honors ceremony and program at the historic site Saturday afternoon, June 2, 2018, from 1 to 3 o’clock. Administrator Denzil Heaney says that the “Welcome Home” event will include soil gathered from […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Hospital honors Don Sipes for years of influence and oversight

Don Sipes, FACHE, Vice President, Regional Services, Saint Luke’s Health System, was recently honored during a Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees meeting. Sipes, who recently stepped down from his position on the Wright Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees, has served on the board since 1995, the year Wright Memorial joined Saint Luke’s Health System.  “Don […]