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Traffic stops leads to felony charges for man
Like the 10 times previously, a Mountain Grove man is charged with driving without a license. He also faces two other offenses, including possession of meth, authorities said. James L. Creed, 37, of 225 S. Wall in Mountain Grove, is charged with possession of a controlled substance (a class D felony
Mountain Grove FD Battles Two Structure Fires in Less Than 12 Hours
MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. - The Mountain Grove Fire Department had a busy night as they responded to two different structure fires in less than 12 hours.
Douglas County crash injures Ava man
DOUGLAS COUNTY Mo. – An Ava man was injured in an one vehicle accident late Saturday morning in Douglas County. A Highway Patrol report states that the vehicle driven by 23 year old Dakota Merriett of Ava ran of the roadway and struck a stump and overturned three miles west of Ava on County Road 519
Houston police issue citations, make warrant arrest
The following are excerpts from just some of the reports recently generated by the Houston Police Department:. •Danny W. Tefteller, 62, of 816 Augusta St., Apt. C, in Houston, was issued two citations for first-degree trespassing on Dec. 5 after allegedly being at Walmart on Dec. 4 and Dec. 5. He ha
Deputy aids hungry couple in forest; jail fight investigated
The following are excerpts from just some of the reports recently generated by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department:. •A deputy on patrol in the Paddy Creek Wilderness Area observed a black Dodge pickup sitting near Green Lane.
Eighth-grade girls win road game at Cabool
HOUSTON (39) – Gracie Tottingham 3. Olivia Crites 9. Aliyah Walker 8. Katie Jo Chipps 4. Makenzie Arthur 5. Mackenzie Bryan 4. Karlee Curtis 5. Rhease Mainer 1. FG 15. FT 9-28 F 12. (3-pointers: none. Fouled out: none).
Ava resident named Missouri Farm Bureau Ambassador
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A panel of judges selected a local man as an ambassador for the Missouri Farm Bureau. Wyatt Wilson of Ava will join Marlena Long of Paris, Mo. as 2019 ambassadors. The duo was chosen during the organization’s 104th annual meeting December 2 at the Lake of the Ozarks.
Raymondville woman listed serious after accident
A Raymondville woman was seriously injured Monday in a crash that ejected her from her vehicle east of Houston, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Tpr. Jacob Sellars said a westbound 2005 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Erica S. Woolsey, 26, failed to negotiate a curve, ran off Highway B and over
Eighth-grade girls move to 6-3 by beating Mountain Grove
HOUSTON (41) - Gracie Tottingham 2. Olivia Crites 10. Aliyah Walker 1. Katie Jo Chipps 7. Mackenzie Bryan 4. Karlee Curtis 6. Rhease Manier 9. FG 17. FT 4-11. F 24. (3-pointers: Chipps. Fouled out: Walker).
One injured in Wright Co. crash
WRIGHT COUNTY — A resident of Mansfield suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after a two-vehicle accident in Wright County. A Highway Patrol report states the accident happened just before 3:30 pm on Route 5 at the London Road intersection, when the northbound vehicle driven by 63-year-old Ca
West Plains man charged after allegedly assaulting man with vehicle
A West Plains man is held without bond in the Texas County Jail and faces six felony charges after allegedly hitting another man with his vehicle during an argument Monday night near Cabool.
Missouri bicentennial meeting set for Wednesday in Houston
Three organizations announced plans for a local meeting in preparation of the 2021 bicentennial of Missouri. Michael Sweeney, Missouri bicentennial coordinator for the State Historical Society, will speak at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at the Melba Performing Arts Center on Grand Avenue in Houston. T
Car Hauler Catches Fire on Highway 60 Near Mountain Grove
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Response picks up for Share campaign, more help needed
Organizers of the annual Share Your Christmas campaign that benefits deserving children in Texas County say more assistance is needed to fulfill holiday wishes. Pat Miller, the coordinator, said response started slow but has picked up at the headquarters, which is at the Houston Lions Club den basem
Cabool man injured in two-vehicle Dent County wreck
A Cabool man was injured Wednesday morning when after slowing his vehicle for a deer in the roadway, it was struck by another vehicle. The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Fredrick M. Donaway, 76, was traveling eastbound on Highway 32 four miles west of Salem when the 11 a.m. accident occurred. Th
Portion of North Highway 17 in county set for work in ’19
A stretch of Highway 17 in Texas County has been approved for improvements in 2019. The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission approved a contract to microsurface a nearly 50-mile stretch covering four counties. The work, which was awarded for about $2.33 million to Vance Brothers, is betwe
PHOTOS: Houston Christmas parade
Images from the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce's 2018 Christmas parade through downtown Houston.
Hippie-style retail store to open east of Houston
A retail store with a hippie flare opens this Sunday in the Samoa area southeast of Houston. Owned and operated by Nina Connolly, Grammy’s Psychedelic Shack offers clothing, incense, essential oils, black light posters, “animal-free” soaps, tapestries, jewelry, home décor, “freaky” antiques and much
Houston man tied to thefts, police say
A Houston man is charged with four felonies and three misdemeanors after allegedly swiping gasoline in October from trucks parked at the USDA building on U.S. 63 in Houston. Paxton M. Cox, 22, of 16681 Brushy Creek Road, is charged with three counts of first-degree property damage (a class D felony)
Lee becomes first Tiger since 2008 to receive first-team all-state honors
Houston senior CJ Lee was unanimously named Friday to the Missouri Football Coaches Association's all-state first team as a punter. Lee is the first Tiger to receive first team all-state honors since Kyle Poynter, who was named to the first team as a kick returner in 2008. He is only the third HHS f