Children playing on floor

Missouri ranks 28th of 50 states in child well-being

The approximately 1.4 million children who comprise nearly one-quarter of Missouri’s population are more likely to live in poverty than Missouri’s children in 1990. According to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The 30th edition of the Data Book — a comprehensive annual report on child well-being for […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports arrest of four over the weekend

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 17-year old O’Fallon resident, Gavin Crowe, was arrested Saturday night in Putnam County and accused of delivery of 35 grams or less of marijuana and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Crowe was taken to the Putnam County Jail. Alexander Davis of Kansas City and Allison Murray of Independence, […]

Wright Memorial Hospital

Wright Memorial Physicians’ Group and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic provide 370 free sports physicals

In May and June, Wright Memorial Hospital Physicians’ Group, in partnership with the Grundy County Health Department, and Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton, offered student-athletes from Trenton, Galt, Humphreys, Laredo, Pleasant View R-6, Spickard, Princeton, and Mercer school districts an opportunity to receive free sports physicals. The Missouri State High School Activities Association […]

Drowning

Teenage girl from Maryville drowns in river near Barnard

The highway patrol reports a teenage girl from Maryville died when she drowned Thursday afternoon in the 102 River of northwest Missouri. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Lindsey Allee of Maryville, her body was taken to Bram Funeral Home in Maryville. The drowning occurred one-quarter mile west of Barnard, in Nodaway County. Investigators report […]