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Crash northwest of Cameron sends one to hospital

The Highway Patrol reports a Maysville man sustained moderate injuries when the sports utility vehicle he drove was struck by a pickup truck ten miles northwest of Cameron Thursday afternoon. Emergency medical services transported 50-year-old James James to Cameron Regional Medical Center. Pickup driver 17-year-old Marshall Kennedy of Cameron was reported as not injured. Both […]

House Fire

Fire destroys home at Roach Lake south of Chillicothe

A residence at Roach Lake is considered a total loss after a fire on Wednesday morning. The fire is under investigation by the Missouri State Fire Marshal. Chillicothe Fire Chief Eric Reeter reports the residence, owned by Tracy Englert, was fully involved in fire when the Chillicothe Fire Department arrived and requested Dawn, Hale, Wheeling, […]

Trooper Matthew Neely awarded Medal of Valor by Governor Parson

Governor awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2018

Governor Mike Parson awarded Missouri Public Safety Medals to a total of 18 first responders and 6 civilians for heroic and life-saving actions in 2018. The awards are the state’s highest recognition for first responders working as individuals and as members of teams during critical incidents. The civilians were honored for taking on extreme risks […]

Breast Cancer DNA and Pink Ribbon

Mercer County Health Department announces speaker for Breast Cancer Luncheon

The speaker has been announced for the Mercer County Health Department’s Breast Cancer Luncheon next week. Health Department Administrator Gina Finney says area resident and breast cancer survivor Julie Wheeling Cornelison will share her experiences. The luncheon will be held at the Country Woods Event Center in Princeton on October 9, 2019, from noon to […]

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Two injured in crash north of Osborn on Highway 36

Residents from Cameron and Osborn sustained injuries when one car struck another one-half mile north of Osborn Tuesday morning. Emergency medical services transported 71-year-old Carol Shepherd of Osborn to Mosaic Life Care of Saint Joseph with serious injuries and 37-year-old Ryan Culley of Cameron was taken to Cameron Regional Medical Center with minor injuries. Shepherd traveled […]

Rollover Crash

Chillicothe woman injured during rollover crash on Highway 36

The Highway Patrol reports a Chillicothe woman sustained minor injuries when her 2005 PT Cruiser overturned on Highway 36 at Mooresville Friday night. Emergency medical services transported 48-year-old Jennifer Simmons to Hedrick Medical Center in Chillicothe. The vehicle traveled west on Highway 36 before its right wheels reportedly edged off the road and into the […]

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Woman crashes after losing control, arrested on felony fugitive warrant out of Georgia

The Highway Patrol reports an Omaha, Nebraska woman sustained minor injuries in an accident at Fairport on Friday afternoon prior to being arrested on a fugitive warrant and other allegations. An ambulance transported 39-year-old Stephanie Robertson to the Cameron Regional Medical Center. The car Robertson drove traveled west on Northwest Camden Road west of Route […]