Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding

Governor Mike Parson on Wednesday requested that President Donald Trump approve a major disaster declaration for Missouri to provide federal assistance to a total of 13 counties in response to devastating flooding that began March 11. The Governor said he expects the request to be expanded to include additional counties once floodwaters recede and full damage assessments can be […]

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Pipeline Association of Missouri to hold public meetings in Chillicothe and Kirksville

The Pipeline Association of Missouri, in cooperation with the Missouri Emergency Response Commission, is having public meetings next month in Chillicothe and Kirksville for local emergency responders who have pipelines within jurisdictions. Meetings are March 20th at the Comfort Inn Suites in Chillicothe and the following day, March 21st, at the Days Inn of Kirksville. […]

Big Rig Crash

Driver totals big rig west of Meadville

The Highway Patrol reports a Brunswick man sustained moderate injuries when the tractor-trailer he drove ran off the road one mile west of Meadville on Friday. An ambulance transported 63-year-old Harold Goodwin to Pershing Memorial Hospital of Brookfield. The truck traveled east on Highway 36 before running off the right side of the road and […]

Charges Filed

Two women in Trenton arrested on felony assault charges

Two women were arrested by police Saturday as a result of alleged altercations in Trenton that authorities say injured two other individuals. Three felony counts were filed against both 29-year-old Kelly Jean McClure of Trenton and 29-year-old Colby Marie Jackson of Wheeling. The charges were filed Sunday by new Grundy County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Puckett. […]

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La Plata teen hurt in crash on Highway 63

The Highway Patrol reports a teen from La Plata sustained moderate injuries when the pickup truck she drove slid off the road five miles north of Macon Thursday afternoon. An ambulance transported 16-year-old Karisa Thompson to Samaritan Hospital of Macon. The pickup traveled south on Highway 63 when it slid off the left side of […]

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Two injured in crash near Novinger

The occupants of two vehicles were injured Thursday evening in an accident that happened in western Adair County mile to the west of Novinger. The highway patrol reports a car driven by 40-year-old Yannick Itombo of Kirksville was eastbound on Highway 6, overtaking vehicles on a hillcrest when it collided with the side of a pickup […]