State Representative Rusty Black

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black on Bills passed in the General Assembly

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe reports the 100th General Assembly passed three Bills in the past week. Black reports one Bill related to ethics and prohibits lobbyist gifts to local government officials, superintendents, school board members, members of governing bodies of charter schools, and their staff. It prevents a “revolving door” by […]

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Milan man loses control of SUV on county road

The highway patrol reports a Milan resident was hurt when the sports utility vehicle he was driving slid off a road Northeast of Milan, traveled over a bridge, became airborne and landed in a creek striking an embankment. Seventy-four-year-old Lanny Crawford was transported by private vehicle to Sullivan County Memorial Hospital in Milan with moderate […]

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Big rigs crash on I-35 in Harrison County

Residents of Georgia and Nebraska were injured early Thursday morning in an Interstate 35 accident in Harrison county involved two tractor trailers. A Freightliner driven by a Minneapolis, Minnesota man, 45-year-old Abdurazaq Jama, had already jack-knifed in a crash causing the semi and towed unit to block a majority of the southbound Interstate. A Peterbilt […]

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Carrollton woman injured after SUV slides off icy road

A resident of Carrollton was injured Tuesday evening when the vehicle she was driving slid off Highway 10, struck a ditch, and overturned. Twenty-seven-year-old Kelsie O’Neal received minor injuries and was transported by a private party to Carroll County Memorial Hospital. The highway patrol reported she was not using a seat belt. The sports utility […]

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Big rig crash near Laclede injures one

A man from Orlando, Florida was hurt when a tractor-trailer truck overturned on highway 36 west of Laclede. Thirty-seven-year-old Nathan Lee was taken to Pershing Memorial Hospital in Brookfield with moderate injuries. Lee was a passenger in a truck driven by 21-year-old Adam Simpson of Independence who was not reported hurt during the crash. The […]