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Polo School District implements crisis plan due to crash that killed two teenagers

The Polo R-7 School District has implemented its Crisis Plan this week following a vehicle accident in southern Caldwell County Sunday that killed two teens from Polo. Middle School and High School Principal Jonathon Pickrell provided information that shows the plan involves guidelines for understanding and responding to a crisis, including emotions teachers may observe […]

Traffic Accident

Osborn teen demolishes car after crashing on Highway 36; arrested on drug allegations

A teenager from Osborn was injured, then arrested, when the car he was driving ran off Highway 36 in DeKalb County and overturned onto its top. Nineteen-year-old Joshua Pierson was taken by ambulance to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. The patrol reports Pierson was wearing a seat belt, however, the car was demolished […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Teenager arrested in Daviess County on multiple allegations

A teenager from Overland Park, Kansas was arrested Tuesday in Daviess County. Nineteen-year-old Jacob Palmer, who faces multiple allegations, was taken on a 24-hour hold to the Daviess-DeKalb Regional Jail in Pattonsburg. Palmer is accused of tampering with a motor vehicle, felony resisting arrest by fleeing and felony possession of methamphetamine. He’s also accused of […]

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Chillicothe teenager arrested on alleged DWI, drug and speeding allegations

The highway patrol reports a 17-year old Chillicothe resident was arrested early Sunday in Caldwell County. Trea Hayes was accused of driving while intoxicated, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, speeding 101 miles an hour in a 65 zone, and failure to drive in the right lane of two lanes in the […]

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Crash in Trenton injures two teenagers, closes Mable Street for repair of utility pole

The Trenton Police Department reports two Trenton teens sustained injuries, and a utility pole broke off at the ground, as a result of a car accident near East 15th and Mable streets on Thursday morning. The driver, 17-year-old Camryn Michele Willey, was reported to have an injury to her left wrist, and passenger 17-year-old Sabastian […]

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Spickard teenager arrested on felony drug charges

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Spickard resident Saturday on two felony charges. Eighteen-year-old David Clay Austin Travis has been charged with possession of a controlled substance except for 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid and tampering with physical evidence in a felony prosecution. His bond is $15,000 […]

Big Rig Crash

Carroll County teenager turns into path of big rig on Highway 65; escapes serious injury

One driver was injured when a car and a large truck collided Monday morning on Highway 65, in Carroll County five miles north of Tina. Nineteen-year-old Megan King of Bogard was taken by a private vehicle to Hedrick Medical center in Chillicothe with minor injuries. The car was turning southbound from a county road and […]