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Prison escapee set for Pulaski County trial
A prisoner who walked away from the South Central Correctional Center at Licking in January will stand trial this fall in Waynesville.John T. Long is charged with the escape, a felony, and will appear before a jury Sept. 25-26 in Pulaski County on a change of venue. A pre-trial conference is Sept. 4
Noble resident dies in Texas Co. motorcycle accident
CABOOL, Mo. — A resident of Noble was killed Sunday after authorities say she attempted to avoid an item that fell from a vehicle in front of her.A Highway Patrol report states that 46-year-old Danielle Neal was ejected from her motorcycle after it overturned 5 miles east of Cabool on Highway 60. Th
Unclaimed property owners listed next week in Herald
Starting next week in theHouston Herald,State Treasurer Eric Schmittwill publish his annual list of people, who have $50 dollars or more in unclaimed property.
Green named Houston's school resource officer
Green, an officer with the Houston Police Department, was approved for the position Tuesday night by the school board. His duties officially begin July 1.
Man stabbed to death in Crocker, another man now charged with his murder
CROCKER, Mo. --The Pulaski County Prosecuting Attorney has charged Shawn Bommarito, 38, with Murder in the First Degree and Armed Criminal Action related to the death of William Fancher of Crocker on late Friday night or early Saturday morning.
’60s rock group lead singer to kick off Summersville library program
The Summersville branch of Texas County library will kick off its "Libraries Rock!" Summer Reading Program with a visit from arealrock star at 1 p.m Friday, June 29.
Inmate Seeks $1 Million for Improper Care in Texas County
HOUSTON, Mo. -- A former inmate of the Texas County Jail in Houston, Missouri says he was not provided proper medical care and has filed a federal lawsuit.
Window AC unit linked to house fire in West Plains
"We will actually come out and install free smoke detectors for you. They have a 10 year battery life, so you really don't have to really worry about them other than checking to see if they work, you know for ten years," SAID WEST PLAINS FIRE CHIEF ROY SIMS.
For Missouri prisoners working with broken dogs, healing goes both ways
Since the program began in 2010, more than 5,000 dogs have graduated from the program and been adopted into homes.
Inmate from Greene County Dies in Licking Prison
Shane C. Young, 32-years-old, was pronounced dead at a hospital in Jefferson City. An autopsy will be conducted.
Accident reported near Dog's Bluff
Emergency responders were called just before noon Monday to a rollover accident on Highway 17 west of Houston near Dog's Bluff.A medical chopper was called to meet an ambulance at the Houston Memorial Airport. The Houston Fire Department assisted in establishing a landing zone.
Raymondville Picnic to begin this evening
The 67th annual Raymondville Picnic and Carnival is set for Thursday through Saturday of this week (June 14-16) at the Raymondville Fairgrounds.Big D amusements will offer midway rides, and there will be a variety of games, food booths and other attractions of interest. Armbands for rides will cost
Police looking for truck swiped from Houston parking lot
The following are excerpts from reports generated by the Houston Police Department:•Brandon Hess, 27, of 705 Oak Drive in Cabool, was arrested June 5 for having an active Texas County warrant for first-degree child molestation and first-degree sodomy (victim less than 12 years of age). An officer ma
Sales tax revenue up in Houston
The total from a one-cent sales tax was $63,198, which is up $2,481 from the same month in 2017. For the first five months of 2018, collections are $290,600, which is down slightly — $2,431 for the year.
Inmate housed at Licking dies in Jefferson City
An inmate at the South Central Correction Center at Licking, Mo., has died in a Jefferson City hospital.
Houston Schools expected to hire first-ever school resource officer Tuesday night
SPECIAL ENTRANCE TO MEETINGDue to floor refinishing, entrance for Tuesday's school board meeting will be in the back of the high school, up the walkway by the cafeteria. Enter the door at the stairwell immediately below the library.
PHOTOS: Mid-Missouri Off-Roaders Mud Bog competition in Houston
Due to the death of someone close to them, most of the MMOR’s regular racers were not present for the event, and only two of the specially-designed mud bog vehicles made runs in the exceedingly wet course in the arena.
Appeal Filed in Mercy Malpractice Lawsuitn Plaintiff Awarded $12.8 Million
Last November, Vincent Lowe, 55, Union, was awarded more than $14.2 million in medical negligence damages against two Mercy doctors and two hospital subsidiaries.
Houston City Council changes meeting dates
The council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 25, at Houston City Hall. The meeting had been planned for June 18.
Sinkhole found in the Spring River in Fulton County, avoid floating
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Fulton County, along with the AGFC, have installed buoys and roped off the area where the whirlpool is located.