Electric Power Lineman

Audio: Missouri line workers in the Carolinas responding to Hurricane Florence

While about one hundred Missouri line workers are heading back to the Show-Me State today (Tuesday) from South Carolina, about 65 workers remain there.  Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives spokesman Jim McCarty says the 65 are stationed in Kingstree and Darlington.     Many have had to use boats to get to impacted areas. Association […]

Electric Linemen on Utility Poles

Audio: Electric linemen from Missouri heading to South Carolina

(Missourinet) – More than 150 Missouri linemen are heading to South Carolina to assist with Hurricane Florence cleanup.     The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives says 162 lineworkers from 33 coops have left for Tennessee to get closer to the East Coast. The lineworkers will then be heading to Kingstree, South Carolina, near Myrtle Beach. […]

Officer Involved Shooting

Carrollton police shoot man after alleged confrontation on Saturday night

Media reports indicate a Carrollton police officer Saturday night shot a man whom police say approached them with a handgun while they were investigating a complaint about a loose dog. The Missouri Highway Patrol, which is investigating the incident, said police were called to a residence in the 300 block of East Third Street at Carrollton about 10:15 […]