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Judgment obtained in case involving defunct dairy plant

The Missouri attorney general’s office obtained a judgment of $174,241 against a defendant who sought to allegedly defraud a cooperative of dairy farmers in Mountain Grove who operated a plant at Houston.The judgment requires the defendant to pay $79,400 in restitution to the farmers, as well as civ

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-19 21:10:00

Houston man arrested by patrol, held without bond

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Casey J. Martin, 27, faced a felony parole warrant as well as a misdemeanor warrant for failing to appear from the Licking Police Department. He was taken to the Texas County Jail.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 15:14:00

Raymondville woman arrested on drug charges

Amanda S. Turner, 35, was arrested on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana - methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor Licking Police Department for larceny.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-19 12:17:00

Two injured after vehicle swerves to avoid deer - Ozark Radio News

The driver of the truck, 29-year-old Stephanie Ellis, and a passenger, 55-year-old Junior Caughron, were both treated and released at the scene, according to a Highway Patrol report.

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 07:53:43

Success man facing felony kidnapping and assault charges

A Success man faces several felony charges after an incident Tuesday involving a woman and two young girls.As a result of a Texas County Sheriff’s Department investigation, Daniel S. Cook, 27, of 11009 Wye City Road at Success, is charged with two counts of parental kidnapping, third-degree domestic

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-19 00:12:00

City of Houston’s new economic development director settles into role

New City of Houston economic development director Robert Harrington wants city residents to know his motivation for being here is sincere.“I don’t do this job to get on the front of the paper, or to achieve fame and fortune,” Harrington said. “I did it because right now there’s somebody here in Hous

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 21:13:00

Local Construction Contractor Arrested, Charged With Forgery And Vehicle Theft

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. — A Lake-area construction contractor is behind bars, facing multiple felony charges, after authorities say he stole vehicles from the auto dealer whose house he had worked on, and forged documents to draw money against a construction lien.

LAKEEXPO.COM - 2018-10-19 22:28:00

Houston to conduct annual Clean Up Days and host electronic waste collection event

The City of Houston will conduct its annual Fall Clean Up Days Monday through Friday, Oct. 29-Nov. 2.City officials recommend that items from both residences and businesses should be placed at the edge of the roadway early on regular trash pick-up days. All trash should be bagged or bundled and tied

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 23:58:00

Teen club in Houston is for sale

Rascalz offers numerous amenities, including karaoke, video games, big-screen TVs, pool tables, air hockey, ping pong, basketball and more. There is also a large dance floor equipped with a high-end sound system, laser lights and a fog machine. Concessions are available.


Houston man injured after Tuesday morning crash - Ozark Radio News

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. — A Houston resident suffered minor injuries Tuesday morning after the pick-up truck he was driving ran off-road and hit a tree.22-year-old Dustin Calhoun refused treatment at the scene, according to a Highway Patrol report.


Work continues on, wraps on some West Plains sidewalks - Ozark Radio News

WEST PLAINS, Mo. — The city of West Plains continues to work on sidewalk creation and repair projects, with some of those projects recently being completed.

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-10-19 07:52:35

Houston woman named TCMH CNA of the Year - Ozark Radio News

From Left, Courtney Owens, Hospice of Care and Home Health of the Ozarks director, Deanna MacNaughton, home health aide and CNA of the Year, and Becky Brawley, LPN and in-home supervisor. (provided)HOUSTON, Mo. — Deanna MacNaughton of Houston has received the 2018 Certified Nurse Assistant of the Ye


Man arrested for failing to register as sex offender

Daniel W. Hollingshead, 33, of Sullivan, faced a felony warrant from Howell County for the offense. He was taken to the Howell County Jail.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-18 15:40:00

Houston man charged with DWI following Wright County wreck

A Houston man was charged with driving while intoxicated following an early-morning wreck Tuesday in Wright County.The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Dustin A. Calhoun, 22, was traveling westbound at 4:10 a.m. when his 1988 Chevrolet pickup traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a


Two accused of using fake medical issue to scam donors, businesses - Ozark Radio News

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Mo. — The Mountain View Police Department says two people have been arrested after allegedly scamming area residents and businesses by stating a family member was sick.The department says Ryan Herrold and Patricia Boehm were arrested on Tuesday, October 16. The two are accused of usin


Citations issued, arrest made by Houston police

The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:•Jason M. McGrath, 44, of 300 Ozark St. in Houston, was cited for driving while suspended after a traffic stop Oct. 3 on Ozark Street.•Sandra K. Eaton, 66, of 17237 Highway Y at Elk Creek, was issued a citation for fa


County man grows giant sweet potato

Bill Marsh holds a giant sweet potato he grew on his property on Highway E north of Houston. The monstrous root vegetable weighs 17 pounds, 13.2 ounces (according to a scale at the Houston Post Office, as is evidenced by a receipt).


Salem woman injured in Wednesday crash on Highway 8

A 2015 Jeep Compass, driven by Natalie Manning, 23, of Salem, was eastbound at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday when the driver fell asleep, causing the vehicle to travel off the right side of the roadway, strike a culvert and cross a private driveway. The front of the Jeep then struck the ground and overturned.


Miss Merry Christmas Pageant returning to Houston

The pageant is being rebooted by Shari McCallister and Cassie Carter. Young ladies from kindergarten through 12th grade will compete in age divisions for the titles of Miss Snowflake, Miss Mistletoe, Miss St. Nick and Miss Merry Christmas. This event is for any young lady in residing in Texas County


Charges for releasing hogs for hunting is dismissed

Buy NowAccording to MDC, damage caused by hogs has been estimated at nearly $1.5 billion per year in the United States. The Missouri Department of Conservation estimates feral hog populations are currently established in more than 30 counties of the state. MDC strongly discourages hunting feral hogs