Missouri State Highway Patrol

Missouri Highway Patrol reports arrests of Chillicothe and Spickard residents

The Highway Patrol reports arrests on Wednesday of Chillicothe and Spickard residents in separate incidents. Twenty-seven-year-old Ryan Wheeler of Chillicothe was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Livingston County and accused of speeding along with unlawful possession of drugs. Online information shows potential counts include felony possession of a controlled substance, alleged possession of fewer […]

Drug Bust

Cameron man arrested at prison in Saint Joseph

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Cameron man Monday on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana or synthetic cannabinoid. Twenty-one year old Shawn Michael Ward was arrested at the Western Reception Diagnostic Correctional Center of Saint Joseph. His bond is $15,000 cash only, and […]

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Carrollton man crashes north of Ludlow

A Carrollton resident was hurt Saturday morning north of Ludlow when the pickup truck he was driving went off Route D and hit a culvert. Twenty-nine-year-old Charles Henson was taken to Carroll County Memorial Hospital in Carrollton with moderate injuries. The accident happened about one mile north of Ludlow on Route D when the southbound […]

Missouri State Highway Patrol

Patrol reports several arrests over the weekend

The highway patrol reports several arrests around the area over the weekend. A twenty-four-year-old resident of Chicago, Illinois, Daquan Pierce, was arrested about 11 o’clock Sunday night on Interstate 35 in Daviess County. He’s been accused of speeding 104 miles an hour in a 70 zone as well as felony, illegal use of a card […]

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Area schools to hold graduation ceremonies today

Area schools will hold graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 5, 2019. Eighteen seniors will graduate from North Mercer R-3 High School at 2 o’clock with high school English teacher Melissa Hill addressing the graduates. Eight students will graduate from Southwest Livingston County R-1 of Ludlow at 2 o’clock. Southwest’s valedictorian is William Garrett Cramer, and […]

Traffic Accident

St. Joseph man crashes west of Brimson on Highway 146

A single-vehicle accident one mile west of Brimson injured a St. Joseph resident. Twenty-nine-year-old Kristopher Fowler received moderate injuries and was taken by ambulance to Harrison County Community Hospital in Bethany. A state trooper reports the sports utility vehicle was eastbound when it traveled off the south side of Highway 146 and a struck a […]