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Licking man faces felony charges after incident at park
After a Licking Police Department investigation of an incident at a park Friday, a Licking man faces a pair of felony charges.Wilford H. “Willy” Storm, 29, of 17695 Storm Lane in Licking, is charged with third-degree assault and resisting or interfering with an arrest for a felony.According to an LP
State argues for gag order in case against ex-Texas County sheriff, deputy
Officers with the Missouri Highway Patrol arrested Sheriff James Sigman and his chief deputy, Lieutenant Jennifer Tomaszewski in July. They both face felony assault, felony first-degree robbery, felony first-degree endangering the welfare of a child, felony second-degree endangering the welfare of a
Mercy exiting Houston market; doctors to remain
About 20 years after entering the healthcare market in Houston, Mercy is preparing to exit, it said Tuesday afternoon.Mercy said it worked closely with Matthew Brown, MD, and Patricia Benoist, MD, physicians at the clinic, throughout the process as it contemplated the closing.Mercy said the physicia
Cunningham recognized for years of service to Dent County
Ted Cunningham was honored with a cake and lemonade reception at the Dent County Extension office recently. Front, from left, Extension staff, Cary Terrill, Sarah Massengale, and Linda Shelton. Back, Stephanie Wofford, Chris Welch, chair of the extension council, and Cunningham. Not pictured is Bren
A look at Salem nuisance ordinances on the books
In a three-part series from The Salem News beginning today, the newspaper will 1) go in-depth into City of Salem ordinances regarding nuisances and dangerous properties, 2) what is being done now to correct those in violation and 3) what plans are for the future to combat this problem. Each ordinanc
Truck fire reported at Twin Bridges
The Houston Rural Fire Department responded at about 5:40 p.m. Sunday to a reported truck fire near Twin Bridges.Authorities said the blaze was between the two bridges.
Houston school board makes personnel moves before launch of classes
One week before classes begin on campus, the Houston school board handled several personnel moves during its monthly meeting.The district accepted a resignation/separation agreement from Carol Bryson, an elementary teacher. Resignations were also received from Joni Bobbitt, special education process
Herald Live adds apps, high definition
The Houston Herald Live is back. And better than ever.The free service of the newspaper that streams Houston High School football games and other community events online has received a major upgrade in its seventh year. The broadcasts will be presented in high definition in 2018 and be available via
FORECAST: Scattered storms today
Jamaal Hittnersaid:I am so glad that local investors decided to keep the golf club the way it is. Me, my dad and some of his go there to relieve some stress and …View moreJoeziah Babbsaid:Whoa there, put the guns away, no need to start waving new regulations and laws around. You could simply ask the
Court dates for former Texas County sheriff, deputy; attorney requests charges dropped
(Greene County Jail/Shannon County Sheriff's Office)HOUSTON, Mo. — The former sheriff of Texas County and the department’s chief deputy will appear in court later this month to face a bevy of charges.James Sigman and Jennifer Tomaszewski will appear in court on August 21, according to online court r
Youth soccer signups announced for Aug. 22-23
The 2018 fall youth soccer signups in Houston are 4-6 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at city hall.Cost is $25 for ages 4-5 and $45 for ages 6-13. Signup forms may be dropped off at city hall through Aug. 24.
Licking man injured when vehicle strikes fence, tree
A Licking man was injured Thursday afternoon when the vehicle he was driving ran off the roadway and struck a fence and tree.The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Gabriel H. Koch, 41, was taken by private vehicle to Salem Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. He was wearing a seat belt.The 2003 Fo
School not interested in Forbes property
“I have had a few community members contact me about the Forbes property. I have heard numbers like $60-65,000. I ran this idea by my board, and they are not interested in pursuing this regardless,” wrote Moss.
Northwood R-IV Title I Information Meeting
OpinionIn this case, overpaying for your pork, beef and lamb chops is OKJul 24, 2018(…)I have attended the 4-H/FFA livestock sale in Dent County for 22 years, and each and every year I left seeing the community one-up the year before when it comes to supporting youth in agriculture.
TCMH Family Clinic in Licking gains full-time physician
Douglas Crase, MD, born in Duluth, MN, had the opportunity to live in a variety of different places around the world including Missouri, Oklahoma, and Germany, to name a few. Growing up with a father in the Air Force, it was not uncommon for Crase and his family to move around. Now Crase is ready to
Injuries reported in Saturday crash
A 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Janelle D. Blair, 34, was southbound at 5:35 p.m. Saturday when control of the vehicle was lost. It then ran off the left side of the roadway, overcorrected, ran off the right side of the roadway, struck a tree and overturned - partially ejecting Blair. She re
Structure fire reported west of Licking
Fire departments from Licking and Raymondville were called at about 6:20 p.m. Thursday to a structure blaze west of Licking.Authorities said the home was situated at 17494 Boone Creek Road.
One dozen alleged drug dealers charged in Dent County drug raid
Twelve Dent County residents face at least one felony count of distribution of a controlled substance as part of an operation led by the South Central Drug Task Force.A press release from the Dent County Prosecutor’s Office states that at 7 a.m. Wednesday members of South Central Drug Task Force, in
Police issue Endangered Person Advisory for man from the Rolla, Mo. area
Police say Ryan W. Berry, 36, was seen at 10232 Natural Bridge Road in St. Louis Monday morning around 3 a.m.
Community events for the month
The Frog Fitness Group will host their free 5K run, walk or bike. It will be on Saturday, August 18. This event begins at 8 a.m. at Walker Real Estate on Missouri Avenue. They host a race the third Saturday of every month.