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Man shot by northern Missouri deputy, hospitalized
BEVIER, Mo. (AP) — A suspect is hospitalized after being shot by a sheriff's deputy in north-central Missouri.Macon County Sheriff Kevin Shoemaker says a deputy pulled over a pickup truck for a traffic stop around 4 a.m. Tuesday in the small town of Bevier, about 190 miles northwest of St. Louis.A n
Report of local human trafficking attempt debunked
"We believe this situation to be suspicious behavior and consider it to be a possible situation where one speeding driver decided to follow another speeding vehicle to avoid potential traffic enforcement,” Dawdy said. “At this time, we do not have the elements of a crime defined as human trafficking
Woman injured in Moberly crash
Police said an 18-year-old woman was driving a 2002 Ford F-350 eastbound on Route A behind a 61-year-old woman who was driving a 1999 Buick LeSabre. When the Buick slowed to turn onto Route AA, the truck crashed into it, according to the release.
Monroe City Water fails two months in a row
The City of Monroe City has posted a notification to all water customers for the second month in a row. The letter stated Monroe City’s water plant had failed to meet the treatment technique standard for turbidity during not only May but also during the month of June. The Monroe City Public Water Sy
Clarence Police Department’s K9 Hera to get donation of body armor
Clarence Police Department’s K9 Hera will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Hera’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Bryn Nowell, blogger of “A Dog Walks into a Bar” and will be embroidered
Never-ending need for bus drivers
Weber says most people who apply to be a bus driver don't have the correct qualifications when they walk through the door, but after a month long process of training and test taking, those candidates become qualified for the job.
Attorney General to decide fate of PeopleServices City Contract
Recently, on August 7, Mayor Long received a letter from the Assistant Attorney General of Missouri Jason Lewis, advising the complaints the Attorney General office had received concerning the City of Monroe City violating Missouri’s Sunshine Law.
Briefing at the Bottom of the Lake
State Conservationist J.R. Flores made the announcement at a location near Milan that will be at the bottom ofEast Locust Creek Reservoirwhen the reservoir is completed. The2,352-acre reservoirwill provide water for Adair, Chariton, Grundy, Linn, Livingston, Macon, Mercer, Putnam, Schuyler and Sulli
Mobile Vet Center to Provide On-site Services for Edina and Area Veterans
What:Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital and the Columbia Vet Center are teaming up to provide area Veterans with services such as Veterans Health Administration enrollment, and counseling for post-traumatic stress disorder and military sexual trauma. Through use of the Mobile Vet Center (MV
Kirksville resident hurt in crash east of Milan
The accident happened five miles east of Milan on Highway 6 when the westbound car veered off the road, hit the ground, and overturned coming to rest on its top.
c. 1900 – La Belle, MO – $87,000 | Old House Dreams
Formerly Doc McCracken's doctor's office back in the early 1900's, this home features original woodwork including window trim, hardwood floors & pocket doors. The sprawling front porch overlooks a corner lot (four lots total convey), and the one-of-a-kind carriage house sits behind the home with ple
Local Boy Scout works to upgrade pee wee dugouts at Kirksville's North Park
It was a hot weekend in Kirksville, but that didn't stop Patrick Ranson, fellow Scouts and a few friends and family members from getting started on the work to make the necessary upgrades.
Motorcycle vs deer collision seriously injures NEMO man, kills passenger
MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A motorcycle collision with a deer seriously injures the driver, and his kills his passenger.
O'LAUGHLIN TRIUMPHS IN AUGUST PRIMARY
Conservative outsider, businesswoman, Christian, wife, mother and grandmother, Cindy O'Laughlin from Shelbina, Missouri, defeated three seasoned officials in the August 7th Primary seeking the Republican Nomination for Missouri's 18th District State Senator. Garnering roughly 37% of the vote in the
SUPERINTENDENTS ISSUE STATEMENTS AFTER OVERWHELMING PROPOSITION 1 DEFEAT
On August 7th, voters in both the Macon R-1 and Shelby County R-lV School Districts, by a large margin, "voted no" on Proposition 1. Clarence, the town in the middle of the discussion, also "voted no" striking down the issue by a 14% margin. In total, 80% of Shelby County R-lV and 65% of Macon R-1,
Gov. Parson visits Kirksville, talks proposed gas tax increase
In addition to Governor Parson, others in attendance includedTruman State University President Dr. Sue Thomas, Dean of the A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine Dr. Margaret Wilson, State Representative Nate Walker, Adair County commissioners, Kirksville city staffers and
Couple running La Plata cafe arrested by federal agents
Agents from the U.S. Marshals Metropolitan Fugitive Task Force, with help from the La Plata Police Department and Macon County Sheriff's Office, arrested Charles Sanders and Loretta Burgin, both of La Plata.
Hannibal Man Faces Additional Sexual Abuse Charges
A report from a second victim means more sexual abuse charges for a Hannibal man.Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton says 63 year old Robert Branch faces four new charges of child molestation in Marion County. The new charges were filed Friday and result from an alleged incidents from J
Four new programs offered at Kirksville public school
Starting with the elementary grade levels, teachers will be using a new math program called Bridges, The Math Learning Center.
MACON R-1 AND SHELBY COUNTY R-lV VOTERS STRIKE DOWN PROP 1 (School Boundary Change)
After two successful petitions were filed and verified in April concerning possible school boundary change, voters headed to the ballot box yesterday (August 7th) where they voted on the matter (Proposition 1). Throughout the summer, Cardinal Kids United and Excellence Through Opportunity, both held