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Two Missouri D.O.C. Inmates Injured in Macon Bus Crash
A collision involving a Missouri Department of Corrections bus in Macon Tuesday afternoon injures two inmates. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the bus driven by 48 year old Jesse Montemayor of Cameron was attempting a turn in the parking lot of the B-P gas station in Macon when it hit a concr
Fourth grade students using robots to learn how to code
Macon, Mo. — Fourth grade students at Macon Elementary School are learning how to code – using robots. But, they say it’s so fun – it’s more like playing a game. In Mrs. Meisner’s Library Technology class, students as young as first grade are learning coding.
Clarence Man Arrested on Child Molestation Charges
A two month investigation results in the arrest of a Clarence man on child molestation charges. Shelbina Police say 36 year old Loren Wallace is held on 50-thousand dollars cash only bond in Macon County. Wallace also faces a sodomy charge. Clarence Police and the Missouri State Highway Patrol assis
Area Citizens Participate In 14th Community Alliance Program
Macon, MO - MSHP - Captain James E. Wilt, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, MO, announces on November 12, 2018, 18 Troop B area residents completed a Community Alliance Program offered by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Troop B Headquarters. This was the 14th program of its type conducted at
Pedestrian struck, injured in Macon County Thursday
LA PLATA, Mo. — A pedestrian was treated for minor injuries after he was hit by a car in La Plata Thursday morning. Police said in a news release that a vehicle slid off 63 highway and into a ditch Thursday.
Moberly man found to be sexually violent predator committed to facility
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. — A Moberly man has been committed to a facility after he was found to be a sexually violent predator by a jury in Randolph County. According to a press release from Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office, Daniel J. Jensen, 41 was previously convicted in the state of Cal
Bevier Post Office to be named for fallen SEAL
WASHINGTON DC — On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed north Missouri Congressman Sam Graves’, (MO-06), bill to name the United States Post Office in Bevier, Mo., after Navy Special Warfare Operator 2nd Class Adam Olin Smith, a fallen Navy SEAL originally from Macon County. Smith died
Wreath ceremony will honor thousands of veterans this weekend
Jacksonville, MO. — Thousands of veterans will be honored with wreaths at a remembrance ceremony this weekend. Every December, the Jacksonville State Veterans Cemetery host Wreaths Across America, a holiday wreath laying ceremony to honor and remember our nation's veterans.
Snow-covered road blamed for rollover crash
NEAR MACON, Mo. — Slick roads are to blame for a one-vehicle crash that injured two northeast Missouri residents. It happened just after 9 a.m. Thursday on Highway 63, two-and-a-half miles south of Macon.
Missouri at risk for a serious Earthquake, experts say
ST. LOUIS - With two earthquakes striking Tennessee Wednesday many are wondering if a big one will hit St. Louis. Experts say it's not a matter of if one will hit, it's a matter of when.
Chillicothe (Mo.) HS Hoops Hornets Torch Visiting Macon 72-48
CHILLICOTHE, Mo. — After the female counterparts took the comeback route to victory Tuesday night (Dec. 11, 2018), the Chillicothe High School basketball Hornets never trailed and, behind a scorching 81-percent shooting performance from 2-points distance, pulled away from visiting Macon to a surpris
AAA rep: Missouri gas tax proposal’s ‘bait and switch’ language might have led to its demise
The language could have led to the failure of November’s proposed fuel tax increase, according to AAA spokesman Mike Right. He tells Missourinet affiliate KWIX in Moberly that Proposition D would have boosted the fuel tax by two and a half cents annually over four years.
Clarence, Mo man arrested for child molestation, sodomy
Shelbina, Mo (WGEM) — The Shelbina Police Department has reported the arrest of a Clarence, Missouri, man for child molestation and sodomy. On Monday, Loren Wallace, 36, was arrested for first-degree child molestation and first-degree sodomy. Wallace was transported to the Macon County Sheriffs Depa
Moberly teen arrested, felonious leaving the scene of an accident alleged
RANDOLPH COUNTY, Mo. — A Moberly teenager was transported to jail after an alleged vehicular felony. 17-year-old Gavin D. Jones was taken to Randolph County Jail at 2 p.m. Monday. He was preliminarily charged with felonious leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash.
Child molestation charges filed against Shelbina man
SHELBY COUNTY, Mo. — A Shelbina man is facing felony child sex charges after his alleged victim told authorities she had been sexually molested. According to court records filed in Shelby County, Loren Paul Wallace, 36 sexually abused a young girl in the summer of 2014, when the alleged victim was o
Comprehensive Book of Seven Cemeteries in Monroe County Released
The first Armistis Day was November 11, 1918 one hundred years ago when WW1 was officially over. Monroe County Historical Society published The compilation of Monroe County soldiers, nurses, clergy, and YMCA workers plus history about the war and county during the war in April 2017. We still have co
Missouri Representative to bring back bill to ban texting while driving
State Rep. Jim Hansen, R-Frankford, wants to join most U.S. states by enforcing a total ban on texting while driving. Hansen tells Missourinet affiliate KWIX in Moberly hopes his proposed ban on texting while driving will get some traction in the next legislative session.
Department of Corrections worker and inmate injured in DOC bus accident.
MACON, Mo. — One inmate and an assistant driver were injured in one-vehicle accident in a Department of Corrections bus Tuesday afternoon. A 1985 Bluebird Department of Correction bus driven by 48-year-old Jesse P. Montemayor, of Cameron, was attempting to make a turn in the parking lot of the Macon
Recycle used or broke holiday string lights
Kirksville, MO. — Macon Diversified Industries is reminding Heartland residents this holiday season that they can recycle any used or broken holiday string lights at MDIC's recycling facility.
Two injured after crash in Macon County
MACON COUNTY, Mo. — Two people are injured after a one vehicle crash this morning in Macon County. According to a crash report filed by Highway Patrol, officers responded to US Highway 63, a half mile south of Macon where a vehicle driven by Damon D. Mason, 42.