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Brookhaven Police, Lincoln County Sheriff's Office work 24 traffic accidents Tuesday; police, sheriff's reports

Police reports The Brookhaven Police Department reports for Tuesday were as follows: Suspicious vehicle on Hwy. 51 Theft on South Church Street Suspicious vehicle on West Highland Road Traffic accident on South Railroad Avenue Vehicle accident on Hwy. 84 Traffic accident on Rogers Circle Traf

DAILY LEADER - 2018-01-17 23:59:59

Man charged in Expose shooting

A shooting that left an Expose man wounded has led to charges for another Marion County man. Burnett Flowers, 30, of Columbia was arrested shortly after the incident that occurred near 1:30 Sunday morning at 98 Ratliff Loop in Expose. A shooting that left an Expose man wounded has led to charges for

COLUMBIANPROGRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Road closures in the ArkLaTex - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

The Arthur Ray (A.R.) Teague Parkway in Bossier City has been closed from the Jimmy Davis Bridge to Diamond Jacks Casino. Shreveport Police announced more road closures for the city Tuesday morning. In addition to closures on Jewella, North Market, and Linwood Avenue, the Market Street on-ramp to I-

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-16 21:46:53

Ex-officer pleads to sex charge

A former Columbia Police Department officer avoided jail time after pleading guilty Tuesday to a charge that he had sex with a woman who was under post-release supervision in 2014. Shawn Williams, who had been scheduled to go to trial Wednesday, is the last of four officers to be sentenced in the ca

COLUMBIANPROGRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 08:00:00

Lumberton man sentenced in '14 aggravated assault case

A Lumberton man who stabbed a store manager three years ago was sentenced last week to aggravated assault by 15th District Circuit Court Judge Prentiss Harrell to the maximum allowed - 20 years, with at least 12 years to serve. Lamont Williams received the sentence last Friday morning at the Marion

HUBCITYSPOKES.COM - 2018-01-18 00:48:00

Wintry weather brings wrecks, closures, power shortages

For the second time in six weeks, southwest Mississippi got more winter than expected. A mix of snow and ice encased streets, triggered numerous vehicle accidents and shut down most businesses and all schools. The mess came amid record low temperatures that strained power grids, with utilities urgin

ENTERPRISE-JOURNAL - 2018-01-17 18:18:00

Brothers rescue motorists stranded on icy roadways

WDAM News crews found several weather-related accidents around the area Wednesday morning. Icy road conditions left many motorists stranded in ditches or on the side of the road. Two brothers from the town of Beaumont took it upon themselves to lend a hand to nearly a dozen stranded motorists betwee

WDAM-TV - 2018-01-17 23:21:37

MDOT still advising public to stay off roads

I-59 in Hattiesburg (Photo: WHLT) JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) - The Mississippi Department of Transportation is still advising the public to stay off roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only. "MDOT is reporting ice on roads across much of the state this morning," said M

WHLT.COM - 2018-01-17 16:09:39

Laredo man arrested on accusation from 2012

The Grundy County Sheriff's Office reports the arrest of a Laredo man Monday on a charge from 2012. Thirty-nine-year-old Daniel Justin Rosson was arrested for misdemeanor passing a bad check of less than $500. He posted his bond of $1,000 cash only, and he is scheduled for the Associate Division of

KTTN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:56:21

Missing Trenton man's death ruled suicide, but family believes he was murdered

TRENTON, Mo. -- On June 7, 2017, family says Tanner Ward left home, took off walking and told his parents he'd be back in about 30 minutes. But the 19-year-old never returned. "My brother was a happy person," Kelsey Ward said. "He loved his baby girl, his girlfriend, all of us. He was making plans f

FOX4KC.COM - 2018-01-17 04:30:24

Richard L. "Rick" Stanley, 1964 - 2018

Richard L. "Rick" Stanley, 1964 - 2018 Raytown, MO: Richard L. "Rick" Stanley, 53, Raytown, MO, passed away Thursday, January 11 at a Kansas City hospice house. He was born September 3, 1964 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado the son of Richard Ray and Elaine (Landes) Stanley. They preceded him in death. On A

BETHANYCLIPPER.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Fourth candidate files for Trenton City Council

A fourth candidate has filed for the Trenton City Council's April 3rd election. City Clerk Cindy Simpson reports Tom Stickler filed Tuesday morning for the Second Ward council member position. Current second ward council member Brad Chumbley filed for re-election Friday. Third Ward council member Da

KTTN.COM - 2018-01-16 21:45:54

Colleen (Booth) Mlika

Colleen (Booth) Mlika was born on July 13, 1941 and died January 13, 2018 at the age of 76. Colleen attended Pleasant Hill rural school and graduated from Princeton High School in May of 1959. On August 2, 1961 she married Theodore Jr. Mlika to this union 3 girls were born. Colleen and Jr., later di

BETHANYCLIPPER.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Doyle Thomas, 1926 - 2018

He was also preceded in death by his parents; brother, Faye Erwin Thomas and a great granddaughter, Everly Loree Cofer. Survivors include sons, David (Pat) Thomas, Lubbock TX, Larry Thomas, Beatrice NE, Clarke (Arlene) Thomas, St. Louis, MO and Paul Thomas, Bethany, MO; daughter, Anne (Peter) Neff,

BETHANYCLIPPER.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Mount Ayr finishes 2-6 in Ron Scott Duals

This past weekend, Mount Ayr hosted the 30th annual Ron Scott Wrestling Duals in which nine teams competed. For more on this story, sign in to the e-edition. This past weekend, Mount Ayr hosted the 30th annual Ron Scott Wrestling Duals in which nine teams competed. For more on this story, sign in to

MTAYRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

Partners break new ground rehabbing old houses

Tyler Garrett, left, and David Baker, partner-owners of Baker-Garrett Investments, stand on the corner of Third and Mulberry, where they have rehabbed three of the four houses shown in the background along Third Street. Baker, a National Guard sergeant with a background in construction, and Garrett,

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-16 20:09:00

Hillsboro man dies in crash on I-44 in Franklin County

FRANKLIN COUNTY A Hillsboro man was fatally injured Tuesday night when his pickup truck ran off Interstate 44 in Franklin County and hit a tree, authorities say. The victim, Dale E. Bailey, 70, may have suffered a medical condition before the 10:20 p.m. crash Tuesday, the Missouri Highway Patrol sa

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 12:26:00

1 dead in crash on Highway 47 in Union

Aerial footage shows a crash on Highway 47 in Union, Mo. Photo courtesy KTVI (Channel 2). Save UNION One person was killed and several others were injured in a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 47 in Union Wednesday. Details were not immediately available, but Union police said the crash was on Highway

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-01-17 20:57:00

One killed in crash that closed Hwy 47

UNION, Mo. - One person was killed in a serious crash that closed Highway 47 in Union, Missouri. Police said the crash happened at around 2 p.m. just south of Highway 50. Both directions of Highway 47 were closed. As of this writing, the Union Police Department has not said whether the road has reop

KSDK - 2018-01-18 00:14:00

Bailey of Hillsboro dies in one-vehicle accident

Dale E. Bailey, 70, of Hillsboro died Tuesday (Jan. 16) when he crashed a pickup in Franklin County. The accident occurred at 10:20 p.m. on I-44 at mile marker 229.8 near Stanton, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. Bailey was driving a 2008 Ford F450 east on the interstate and failed to neg

MYLEADERPAPER.COM - 2018-01-17 20:44:00