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Independence man facing multiple charges after crashing on I-35

A man from Independence was injured Monday afternoon when the car he was driving left Interstate 35 and overturned multiple times in Daviess County. The driver has been accused of several potential charges. The crash occurred at 3:50 pm Monday approximately 13 miles north of Cameron when 27-year-old Levi Williams received serious injuries. He was […]

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Norborne woman’s pickup goes airborne and demolishes vehicle in Monday crash

A woman from Norborne has received serious injuries in a Highway 10 accident in Carroll County. Sixty-three-year-old Debbie Petrechko was taken by emergency medical services Monday evening to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. Petrechko was driving a pickup eastbound when it apparently failed to negotiate a curve and ran off the right side of Highway 10 […]

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Wright Memorial, Hedrick Medical Center report more than 1000 tested at all locations

More than one thousand people have received COVID-19 testing through Hedrick Medical Center and Wright Memorial Hospital using current criteria to be tested. The combined total of 1,071 tests includes 295 with Wright Memorial and 776 with Hedrick Medical Center. The combined total is an increase of 139 from the figures reported last Tuesday morning. […]

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Governor Parson has activated the Missouri National Guard to support local authorities

Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 2011 to declare that a State of Emergency exists in Missouri due to civil unrest. The Missouri National Guard and the Missouri Highway Patrol stand ready to support local authorities. “We are deeply saddened by the tragic death of George Floyd. We are also saddened by the acts of […]

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Missouri panel grants abortion license renewal request for St. Louis Planned Parenthood

A state judge has ruled today the St. Louis Planned Parenthood meets requirements to get its abortion license renewed. The State Administrative Hearing Commission’s decision is a major blow to Gov. Mike Parson’s administration attempting to shut down the only abortion clinic in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health denied the clinic license one year […]

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Carroll County Trust Company pledges $50K to Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation

The Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation is honored to receive a pledge of $50,000 from the Carroll County Trust Company. “On behalf of the Foundation, we are so humbled by this wonderful gift,” said Rachel Davidson, Director of Carroll County Memorial Hospital Foundation. “During these challenging times for healthcare, the support of our local community […]

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One-half of slots filled for COVID-19 testing event on Saturday in Trenton

Materials will be available to provide active COVID-19 tests for 200 individuals at the free community event in Trenton Saturday, May 30, 2020, from 10 to 2 o’clock. The drive-thru will start at the First Christian Church at 17th Street and Princeton Road and end at the Emergency Services Complex with medical staff collecting specimens […]

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Wright Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarship awards

Wright Memorial Hospital Auxiliary has awarded four $500 scholarships that are renewable for multiple semesters dependent upon the student’s performance. Recipients will pursue or are currently pursuing, health-related careers. The 2020 recipients are: McKenna Cox, Trenton High School, daughter of Dustin and Mandy Cox, and James and Heather Evans Sidney Lynch, North Central Missouri College, […]