State of Emergency

Governor Parson declares “State of Emergency” in Missouri

Governor Mike Parson has declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to worsening conditions along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems as a result of release from upstream reservoirs, snowmelt and excessive rainfall. Governor Parson also activated the Missouri State Emergency Operations Plan, which allows state agencies to coordinate directly with local jurisdictions. […]

Flu Season

Audio: Missouri man gets first ever flu shot after nearly dying of influenza earlier this year

A man from southwest Missouri’s Brighton isn’t ignoring flu shots anymore after a near-death experience from influenza complications earlier this year. 50-year-old Loren Martin recently got his first flu shot ever after being put into a medically induced coma and staying in the hospital for two months. Martin says he’s lucky to be living now. […]

Troy Franklin

Authorities seek information on Troy Franklin in connection with July incident

The Kirksville Police Department has announced that Troy Franklin is the subject of this week’s “Warrant Wednesday.” The Kirksville Police, Adair County Sheriff Department, and Missouri State Highway Patrol are attempting to locate Troy Franklin in reference to an active warrant through Adair County for felony resisting arrest. Franklin is a white male, 6’00”, 165 […]

Squirrels next to gun

Squirrel and Black Bass season opens Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend brings an extra-special celebration for squirrel hunters and bass anglers in Missouri. The Missouri Department of Conservation reminds them that the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, May 26, marks the opening of both squirrel season statewide and catch-and-keep bass season in most streams south of the Missouri River. SQUIRRELS Hunters can pursue […]