Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol extends testing process for next recruitment class

The Missouri State Highway Patrol has extended the testing process for its 106th Recruit Class with the application deadline of April 26, 2018.  Testing for prospective troopers will be administered in the following areas: Culver-Stockton College, Canton, MO ─ Tentatively scheduled for 04/27/2018 Lincoln University, Jefferson City, MO ─ April 18, 2018 Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO ─ To be determined […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Suspect wounded in shooting involving state trooper in Daviess County

A Missouri state trooper was involved in a shooting this morning in Daviess County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said it all started shortly after 10:30 this morning in Harrison County when the sheriff notified the patrol of a theft in progress at a residence in Ridgeway.  Harrison County Sheriff Josh Eckerson reports suspects pulled a […]

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K-9 officer Zaki stops escaping prisoner in Chillicothe

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox credits the departments’ law enforcement K-9 with running after a prisoner who fled on foot while at the sheriff’s office in Chillicothe, but stopped once he saw the dog in action. 20-year-old Jeremiah Joel Bailiff of St. Louis was being finger-printed when the alleged escape from custody occurred. Bailiff had been arrested following […]

Daviess County Courthouse

Street work tops list of topics at meeting of Gallatin Board of Aldermen

The Gallatin Board of Aldermen accepted a server and installation bid and approved an ordinance regarding electric refinancing at its meeting Monday evening. The accepted server and server installation bid was from Green Hills Communications for $9,750. Harland Technology Services also bid at a price of $13,558.08. The board approved an ordinance authorizing Gallatin to […]

Crime

Man who stole Grundy County ambulance faces additional charges

Additional charges have been filed in Grundy County against 37-year-old Bobby Morgans the second of Trenton who was arrested following the theft of a Grundy County ambulance on Tuesday, February 20th. Authorities have accused Morgans of two counts of second-degree burglary and one count of tampering with a motor vehicle last Tuesday. Documents were filed […]

Shake Out

“Great Shakeout” drill scheduled for October 19

On October 19, the Great Central U. S. “ShakeOut” earthquake drill will be held. More than 440,000 Missourians have registered to participate. Almost 2.5 million people are registered in the 14 central U.S. states that could be impacted by a New Madrid Seismic Zone earthquake. At exactly 10:19 am Thursday, participants will be expected to: […]

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Public Service Commission sets public hearing schedule in Grain Belt Express case

The Missouri Public Service Commission will hold local public hearings in December in a case filed by Grain Belt Express Clean Line LLC (Grain Belt Express).  Grain Belt Express seeks a certificate of convenience and necessity to construct, own, operate and maintain a high voltage, direct current transmission line and associated facilities within Buchanan, Clinton, […]

Seatbelt on road

Putnam County accident involving farm tractor injures Missouri woman

An accident in eastern Putnam County at 6:30 Monday evening injured a woman from Worthington, Missouri when there was a collision involving a car and farm tractor at a bridge five miles to the southwest of Livonia. The highway patrol reports 52-year-old Thersa Steiser of Worthington was flown by medical helicopter to Methodist Hospital in Des […]

Roads closed in Buchanan, Caldwell and Livingston Counties due to flooding

Several roads remain closed due to flooding in Carroll, Daviess and Livingston Counties

Drier conditions allowed several Northwest Missouri routes to reopen after closing yesterday due to high water. Routes in Carroll, Daviess, and Livingston counties remain closed, however. Situations can change quickly, especially during flooding. Motorists are reminded to stay alert and to not drive through any water over the roadway. It only takes six inches of […]

Dunn Ranch Prairie

“Prairie Days” activities planned for Harrison County’s Dunn Ranch, final weekend of June

Northwest Missouri’s grassland heritage will be celebrated at Prairie Days June 24-25 at Dunn Ranch in Harrison County. Bison, butterflies, birds and native plants that support them will be on display. Experts will interpret prairie ecology at a free event sponsored by the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), The Nature Conservancy, and the Missouri Prairie […]

Traffic Accident

Bethany man injured in truck accident, accused of DWI

A Bethany resident was injured wen the pickup truck he was driving traveled off Highway 69 north of Bethany, hit a fence, and overturned onto its top.  Forty-six year old Isaac Martinez was taken to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany, with what the Highway Patrol called moderate injuries. The accident was Saturday afternoon five […]

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Hospital reports accident after Bethany resident seeks treatment

The highway patrol reports a 33-year old Bethany resident, Tracy Friend, received minor injuries in a Saturday night traffic accident, four miles south of Bethany. The patrol reports Harrison County Community Hospital called law enforcement to report the accident when Friend sought treatment on Sunday. The patrol reports Friend as saying the accident occurred as […]