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Attorney General directs Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule executions for inmates convicted of brutal murders

The United States Attorney General has directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to schedule the executions of three federal-death row inmates sentenced to death for brutal murders, including the murder of a child and, with respect to two inmates, the murder of multiple victims. Alfred Bourgeois abused, tortured, and beat to death his young daughter.  […]

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Seven charged in connection with COVID-relief fraud scheme involving at least 80 fraudulent loan applications

Seven individuals across two states were charged in an indictment unsealed for their alleged participation in a scheme to obtain approximately $16 million in forgivable Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Amir Aqeel, 52, and Pardeep Basra, 51, both of […]

Rollover Accident

Rollover crash injures three; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

A rollover accident Monday night in Ray County resulted in injuries for three passengers and the driver being arrested. Twenty-four-year-old Curtis Williams of Richmond was driving a pickup northbound when it crossed the center of North Garner Road, struck an embankment, and overturned. Three passengers were taken to area hospitals, including 19-year-old Henry Hilliard of […]

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Trucker dies in big rig crash on Highway 13 near Hamilton

A truck driver from Richmond was killed Monday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving ran off Highway 13 in Daviess County, struck a ditch, and overturned onto its top.  The 1 o’clock accident happened just north of 225th Street, three miles north of Hamilton. Thirty-eight-year-old David Baugher of Richmond was pronounced dead at the […]

Take Back Drugs

DEA’s Prescription Drug Take Back day set for October 24, 2020

Unused and unwanted prescription drugs will be collected during the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Area collection sites October 24th from 10 to 2 o’clock include the Adair County Sheriff’s Office of Kirksville, Richmond Police Department, Excelsior Springs Police Department, and the Appanoose County Sheriff’s Office in Centerville, Iowa. The DEA acknowledges […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $1 million in rural business development in Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced 20 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,068,984 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “When rural, small businesses expand and do well, it leads to a positive impact on the […]

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Crash in Caldwell County injures two senior citizens

Drivers of two vehicles were injured Friday morning when a collision occurred two miles east of Polo in Caldwell County. Eighty-six year old Althea Templeton of Richmond received moderate injuries 80-year-old Carolyn Rupe of Braymer received minor injuries. Both women were taken by emergency medical services to hospitals. Templeton went to Ray County Memorial in […]

ATV or Four Wheeler Crash

ATV strikes parked SUV head-on injuring 3, driver accused of driving while intoxicated

Three people were hurt early Sunday when an all-terrain vehicle hit a stationary vehicle head-on in Carroll County and were ejected from the vehicle. Two passengers, 20-year old Christian Coats of Norborne and a 16-year old juvenile boy from Orrick, were taken by private vehicle to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with serious injuries. The […]

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Spickard Board of Education hires new Superintendent/Principal

The Spickard R-2 Board of Education Monday, June 15th hired a new superintendent/principal. Current Superintendent/Principal Jonnie Beavers reports Kristi Weldon of Trenton will hold the position next school year. Weldon will be paid $52,000 for the year. She previously worked at Macon. The board also hired Jason Bears of Princeton for maintenance. He will be […]

Pedestrian accident

Salisbury woman life-flighted to hospital after running into path of SUV

A pedestrian received serious injuries when she ran into the path of a sports utility vehicle Saturday afternoon in Keytesville. 19-year old Joscylnn Beck of Salisbury was flown by medical helicopter to University Hospital in Columbia. The driver of the vehicle, 54-year old Christina Thomas of Richmond, was not reported hurt. The accident happened at […]

Investigation

Investigation involving multiple agencies results in arrests, recovered items and warrants

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, along with multiple other agencies, have been working several burglaries and stolen vehicles, most along the Interstate 35 corridor.  The investigation took Investigators as far north to Bethany in Harrison County and as far south as Kansas City, Kansas. Throughout the investigation, investigators recovered 10 stolen vehicles, 11 Stihl Weed Eaters, […]