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Fredericktown License Office has Finally Reopened

(Fredericktown) The Fredericktown License Office is back after being closed for a few months. The new office is located at 806 West College Avenue. For office hours and days of operation for the Fredericktown License Office, call 573-783-2747.


Former Catholic priest faces new charges after abusing boys in Illinois, Missouri and California

CLAYTON, Mo. -- A former Catholic priest is facing new charges a decade after being declared sexually violent and admitting he abused about 30 boys in Illinois, California and Missouri.


Fredericktown 4H Club to Host Valentines Dinner Saturday

(Fredericktown) The Fredericktown Farmers 4H Club is hosting an event for lovers on Saturday evening. Brad Coleman is the 4H coordinator with the University of Missouri Extension.


Medical Marijuana Hopefuls Have Already Earned Missouri $3 Million

Missouri’s health department has already fielded more than 400 pre-applications from potential marijuana growers and sellers. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, which will administer the state’s medical marijuana program, won’t begin accepting formal applications for dispensaries


FBI and DOJ investigating Missouri prison where workers are accused of sexual assault

Federal agencies are investigating a western Missouri women’s prison where current and former workers have been accused of sexually assaulting inmates. Karen Backues Keil is one of four women who have sued over the alleged abuse at Chillicothe Correctional Center. But court documents filed this mont


A private school turns charter, 20 years after the first charter schools opened in Missouri

ST. LOUIS • At the Soulard School, students practice yoga to start their day. They leave their shoes off for math, English and science lessons. They raise chickens, learn to play the violin and make lunch for each other.


Utility-backed push to steer Missouri coal ash oversight away from EPA raises alarm among citizen, watchdog groups

After decades of filling leak-prone storage ponds along major rivers with it, coal-burning utilities like Ameren are in the midst of changing how they dispose of coal ash — a byproduct of coal combustion laced with harmful chemicals including arsenic, mercury and lead. The St. Louis-based utility, f


Missouri Cannabis Industry Association holds business seminar

ST. CHARLES, Mo. - - The Missouri Cannabis Industry Association is holding its first business seminar of 2019 since Amendment 2 was passed. Dr. Randall Williams, the director of the Department of Health and Senior Services, will be one of the speakers at the event.


Number of Hate Groups in Missouri Rises

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The number of hate groups in Missouri is growing. That's according to new numbers from the Southern Poverty Law Center. The nonprofit group found 24 hate groups in Missouri in 2018.


U.S., China trade war hits Missouri soybean farmers

CENTRALIA — New numbers released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture suggest soybean farmers in mid-Missouri and elsewhere might be hurting this year. A graphic released by the USDA said total soybean exports for the 2018-19 marketing year are 13.5 million metric tons behind last year's pace. Expo


Missouri Hyperloop talk turns to motion sickness, comfort at high-speeds

With the feasibility of a high-speed Missouri Hyperloop route connecting Kansas City to St. Louis in about 30 minutes now established, the conversation has shifted tracks to ergonomics, said Diana Zhou.


Somebody Discovered a Saturn Rocket Motor Just Sitting in a Missouri Junkyard

Whenever I drive past a junkyard, it’s always a struggle to keep my focus on driving and not crane my neck sideways to scrutinize every interesting bit of twisted metal rusting in the yard. Sometimes, though, that instinct can pay off in big, unexpected ways. Like how this guy happened to notice a r


Missouri bill could eliminate inspections for non-commercial vehicles

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Vehicle inspections could be a thing of the past for Missouri drivers, as some lawmakers want to do away with the requirement. At Sallas Auto Repair, they check parts around the wheel and tires. They even check the car for leaks. However, if Missouri lawmakers eliminate ins


School in Iron Co., Mo. placed on lockdown after gun found

IRON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Administrators said a gun was found at a school in Iron County, Mo. Thursday. A student in the Belleview R-3 district reported to a teacher that there may be a gun on campus, which investigators later found.


MO Dept. of Conservation reports vandalism, trespassing at feral hog trapping sites

IRON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - The Missouri Department of Conservation and USDA Wildlife Services report some vandalism and trespassing at feral hog trapping sites. “One of our Iron County trappers had interference from hog hunters on private properties on seven of 11 straight days he worked,” explained M


Scammer tries to rent home St. Louis County owned by someone else

PARK HILLS, Mo. (KMOV.com) - Colleen Bradford lives in Park Hills but wanted to move to St. Louis County, so she went online looking for a house to rent. "It sounded like an ideal situation, I'm kind of excited and thinking this is a blessing," said Bradford.


Fredericktown Soccer’s Marissa Hale Signs With Jefferson College

(FREDERICKTOWN, Mo.) – Senior goalkeeper Marissa Hale became the third current Fredericktown Blackcats soccer player to sign to play the sport at the next level Wednesday morning, as she put her name on the dotted line for the Jefferson College Vikings.


Alliance of Southwest Missouri holds cyber safety event

A local organization brings families together for a lesson on cyber security. The Alliance of Southwest Missouri held a cyber safety event for parents in MSSU’s Criminal Justice Auditorium. Members of the local Cyber Crimes Unit, Coalition on Human Trafficking, and West IT were all present. Parents


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (Feb. 10-16)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from February 10 through February 16:. Bradley G. Halencak, 40, male, of O’Fallon, Missouri, was arrested at noon on February 12 in Ste. Genevieve County on a Wentzville Police Dep


MISSOURIAN ROUNDUP: Notre Dame girls basketball closes regular season with win over Poplar Bluff

Freshman Lexi Rubel netted 23 points as the Notre Dame girls basketball team wrapped up the regular season with a 56-45 conference home win over Poplar Bluff on Thursday. Senior Megan Heisserer chipped in 12 points for Notre Dame (18-7, 5-2 SEMO Conference) and joined the 1,000 point club in the win