Drowning

Teenage girl from Maryville drowns in river near Barnard

The highway patrol reports a teenage girl from Maryville died when she drowned Thursday afternoon in the 102 River of northwest Missouri. The victim was identified as 16-year-old Lindsey Allee of Maryville, her body was taken to Bram Funeral Home in Maryville. The drowning occurred one-quarter mile west of Barnard, in Nodaway County. Investigators report […]

Fatal Shooting

Independence woman who purchased gun used in fatal shooting pleads guilty

An Independence, Missouri, woman who purchased the firearm used by a 14-year-old in a fatal shooting has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges related to drug trafficking. Rebecca McCrorey, 39, pleaded guilty before U.S. Chief District Judge Beth Phillips on Friday, June 7, to maintaining drug-involved premises. Independence police officers were dispatched to McCrorey’s […]

Flood of 2019

Farmers can go online for flood-related resources

Farmers dealing with flooding in Missouri can find reliable, up-to-date information on many flood-related topics from the University of Missouri Extension at extension.missouri.edu. “Our specialists in MU Extension have assembled information on flooded fields, crops, forages, livestock, and property, as well as information on how to navigate an array of government agencies and entities prepared […]