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Two Kirksville teenagers injured in crash on Patterson Way

The Highway Patrol reports two Kirksville residents sustained moderate injuries as the result of a car running off the road two miles east of Kirksville Tuesday evening, April 12th. An ambulance took the passenger, 18-year-old August Lewis, to the Northeast Regional Medical Center. The driver, 18-year-old Gabriel Barber, refused treatment at the scene. The car […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two area teenagers and man from Liberty

The Highway Patrol reports the arrest of two Milan residents in Sullivan County on Friday night, April 8. Nineteen-year-old John Delacruz and 19-year-old Jose Lopez-Ramirez were both accused of possession of fewer than 10 grams of marijuana, possession of liquor by a minor, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and minor visibly intoxicated. Delacruz was also […]

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Audio: U.S. Senator Josh Hawley says duck boat safety law must happen

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley spoke to Missourinet after a judge dropped the criminal charges in the 2018 deadly duck boat tragedy in Branson.     Senator Hawley was Missouri’s attorney general when the amphibious craft capsized during severe weather on Table Rock Lake killing seventeen people.  In one of his first official duties in Congress, […]

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Obituary: Buddy “Edward Gaines” Hannaford

Buddy “Edward Gaines” Hannaford, age 78, died peacefully after a brief illness April 5, 2022, in The Living Center in Marshall, Missouri. A Celebration of Buddy’s Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, April 14, 2022, at First Christian Church, 130 N. Jefferson Ave., Marshall, MO  65340.  Rev. Randal DeMasters will officiate.  Burial will […]

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Teenagers from Cainsville injured in rollover crash

Residents from Cainsville were injured as the result of a pickup truck overturning two miles south of Blythedale on March 19th at 12:05 am. The Highway Patrol reports the 17-year-old boy who was driving sustained serious injuries. The passenger, 18-year-old Leon Nobles, received minor injuries. They were taken to the Harrison County Community Hospital in […]

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Activities announced for Pleasant View R-VI Extravaganza on March 26

Pleasant View R-VI supporters, alumni, former staff and board members, and current staff and families are invited to attend the Pleasant View R-VI Extravaganza on Saturday, March 26, 2022, for a fun-filled evening of history, fundraising, and dodgeball. The evening’s activities will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Pleasant View School Gymnasium, 128 SE 20th […]

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Republicans in Congress file suit to end mask mandate for air travel

(Missouri Independent) – Seventeen Republican members of Congress have sued the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, seeking an end to the federal rule requiring passengers on commercial flights and in airports to wear masks. The mandate illegally restricts the lawmakers’ freedom and is not backed by legal authority, they said in the suit filed Monday. […]

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Missouri Attorney General charges car salesman with consumer fraud

Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced that his office has charged Marcus James Hill of Lebanon, Missouri, with thirteen violations of the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act in relating to his two car dealerships, Variety Auto Sales and Hilltop Auto Sales. Charged in Laclede County, Hill faces thirteen felony counts of deceptive business practices. The charges allege […]

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Missouri man sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for producing child pornography

United States District Court Judge Henry E. Autrey sentenced Scott Reinhardt II, age 36, to 25 years in federal prison to be followed by a lifetime of supervised release for the production of child pornography.  Reinhardt previously pleaded guilty in December 2021.  According to the plea agreement, between the dates of February 1, 2020, and […]

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Two Sheridan teens injured in Monday crash; one life-flighted to hospital

Two teenagers from Sheridan were injured Monday afternoon in an accident on a snow-covered road in Worth County. The driver, 18-year-old Dillan Gavigan, was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight Eagle) to Mosiac Life Care in St. Joseph with serious injuries. A passenger, listed as a 13-year-old boy, received moderate injuries and was taken […]

Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee set for Saturday

Mosaic Life Care Foundation will host and sponsor the Northwest Missouri Regional Spelling Bee on Saturday, March 5, 2022, at emPowerU, 518 South 6th St. Registration for the spelling bee will begin at 12:30 p.m., followed by the competition at 1 p.m. Upon arrival, Mosaic Life Care Foundation will follow appropriate guidelines with visitors including […]

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Trenton Building Inspector reports on inspections and permit applications

Trenton Building Inspector Wes Barone reports there were 33 inspections from January 6th to February 6th. Fifteen of those inspections were for new construction. There were also seven rental, six right-of-way, and five pre-permit. There were 13 permit applications. Five were building, five were right-of-way, and three were occupational. The building inspector’s report shows 12 […]

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Two Carrollton teenagers injured in crash on rural county road

The Highway Patrol reports two Carrollton residents sustained serious injuries when a pickup truck struck a ditch in Carroll County Thursday night, February 17th. Passengers 18-year-old Triniti Gibson and 18-year-old Chrissy Wheeler were taken to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital. No injuries were reported for the driver, 21-year-old Chance Wadley of Sandia, Texas. The truck […]

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Missouri man allegedly scams investors in hazardous and medical waste company

Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s Securities Division issued an order to show cause why civil penalties, restitution, costs, and other administrative relief should not be imposed against Steri Med Solutions LLC and David Edward Fenton, DVM. Between November 1, 2014, and January 31, 2016, Fenton, a Columbia, Missouri resident, allegedly sold more than $400,000 in […]