Deadly Crash

One dead, one life-flighted in fatal crash west of Bethany

One person was killed and another seriously injured in a crash involving three vehicles late Thursday afternoon two miles west of Bethany. According to the Highway Patrol, 68-year-old Diane Gibson of New Hampton was pronounced dead at the scene. Receiving serious injuries was another driver, 55-year-old Lesa Gard of Bethany. She was flown by medical […]

Lifeflight Eagle

Gallatin woman life-flighted to KC after vehicle swerves to miss deer in roadway

A single-vehicle rollover accident southwest of Jamesport Sunday morning at 10:35 am injured a Gallatin woman. Ninteen-year-old Dariyn Pettit was flown by a Lifeflight Eagle to the Truman Medical Center. An investigator said the car was eastbound when the driver swerved to miss a deer in the road. She over-corrected causing the car to go […]

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Independence man facing multiple charges after crashing on I-35

A man from Independence was injured Monday afternoon when the car he was driving left Interstate 35 and overturned multiple times in Daviess County. The driver has been accused of several potential charges. The crash occurred at 3:50 pm Monday approximately 13 miles north of Cameron when 27-year-old Levi Williams received serious injuries. He was […]

MIssouri State Board of Education

Missouri Board of Education discusses classes next fall, students dodging school work

A new state statute requires Missouri’s K-12 districts to start the school year no earlier than 14 calendar days prior to the first Monday in September unless the State Board of Education waives the requirement. Board members are discussing whether to waive the requirement and give districts the option of starting the school earlier this […]

Ashley Stuedle

Ashley Stuedle joins staff at Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic

Saint Luke’s Mercer County Clinic in Princeton is pleased to welcome advanced practice provider (APP), Ashley Stuedle, RN, FNP, to the medical team. Stuedle began treating patients at the clinic in December 2019. Prior to joining the Mercer County Clinic, Stuedle worked at Cameron Regional Medical Center, in Cameron, MO, and Truman Medical Center, in […]

Farm Accident

Hamilton man life-flighted to hospital after being pinned against skid steer loader

An accident on private property in rural Caldwell County has hospitalized a Hamilton man. 54-year-old Jeffrey Dalton was injured when he was on foot and got pinned against a skid steer loader as his pickup rolled downhill. He was flown by a medical helicopter (Life Flight Eagle) to the Truman Medical Center with serious injuries. […]

Convicted

Jury convicts two former corrections officers in Missouri of assaulting an Inmate

Two former corrections officers at the Jackson County Detention Center have been convicted by a federal jury of physically assaulting an inmate in violation of his constitutional protection against unreasonable force. “These corrections officers abused their authority by physically assaulting an inmate,” said U.S. Attorney Tim Garrison. “Our Constitution protects every citizen from the use […]

Motorcycle Crash

Motorcyclist crashes on Highway 116 striking car west of Cowgill; driver accused of driving while intoxicated

The highway patrol reports a Richmond man received serious injuries when the motorcycle he was operating struck a car, then went off Highway 116 and overturned in southern Caldwell County. Forty-six-year-old Michael Milligan of Richmond was flown by medical helicopter to Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. The driver of the car, 54-year old Manley […]