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3.6 magnitude earthquake shakes Missouri’s boot-heel

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Residents in West Tennessee were jolted from their sleep this morning after a 3.6 magnitude earthquake hit Wednesday morning. Several viewers from Tipton, Lauderdale and Dyers counties called in to tell WREG that they felt the earthquake around 6 a.m. Each of them had a similar stor


Police Officer Shoots, Wounds Woman at Missouri Store

A female shoplifting suspect is hospitalized after being shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer on the parking lot outside a grocery store. St. Louis County police say the shooting happened around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ladue, a well-to-do suburb. When a 37-year-old female officer attempted to ar


Man dies in county accident

A Mountain Grove man died Thursday evening in a Texas County crash after he suffered a medical condition, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Tpr. Jacob Sellars said a westbound 2017 Ford F-250 was towing a vehicle when the driver, John A. Eisenhauer, 72, suffered a medical issue, traveled off t


Rt. 17 crash claims life of Missouri man

Larry G. Dollinger, 70, of Kansas City, Mo., died from injuries sustained in a head-on collision on Illinois Route 17 and 10000W Road four miles northeast of Herscher on Tuesday.


Mtn. Grove man dies after medical emergency causes crash

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. – A Mountain Grove resident was killed Thursday afternoon after the Highway Patrol says he suffered a medical event while driving in Texas County. The report states 72-year-old John Eisenhauer was about 3 miles east of Mountain Grove traveling westbound on Highway 60 around 5:35


Messenger: Battle against mass incarceration is making a dent in Missouri's prison population

The letter from Dent County Jail contained good news. If you get letters from people in custody — and I get a fair amount — good news is a rarity. People locked up generally have plenty of good reason to complain.


Area man charged with statutory sodomy

A Mountain Grove man faces a felony statutory sodomy charge and is held on $500,000 bond in the Texas County Jail after allegedly having illegal sexual contact with a 9-year-old girl.


Missouri State Highway Patrol Arrests (April 14-20)

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported the following arrests in Ste. Genevieve County or involving county residents from April 14 through April 20:. Troy W. Crader, 50, male, of Homosassa, Florida, was arrested at 7:46 p.m. on April 19 in Ste. Genevieve County for a parole violation from the Tex


Mountain Grove, Mo. teacher pleads guilty to assault

MOUNTAIN GROVE, Mo. -- A Mountain Grove High School JrROTC instructor faces jail time after pleading guilty to second-degree assault and child endangerment in a case involving a student.


Fenrir Spirits Plans to Bring a New Craft Distillery to St. Clair, Missouri

Brandon Henderson hopes to bring a new distillery to St. Clair, Missouri. His start-up distillery, Fenrir Spirits, plans to focus primarily on whiskey, including spirits made with both red and yellow corn. Yet Henderson aims to also produce a variety of specialty spirits including everything from ru


2019 Missouri Cherry Blossom Festival

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Vendors on the historic Marshfield square. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cherry Blossom Quilt Show, sponsored by the Cherry Blossom Auxiliary, at Marshfield Assembly of God. (Free Event)


Missouri House advances redistricting overhaul proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri state representatives advanced a proposal on Tuesday to ask voters if they want to undo newly made changes to the state's redistricting process, among other changes.


Tim’s Travels: First Missouri Duck Donuts location opening in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, Mo. - Duck Donuts is opening their first Missouri location in Chesterfield on Friday. Tim Ezell was live in Chesterfield with a sneak peek of the new location and a taste of their warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts.


The Missouri Department of Conservation says, ‘slow down for turtles’

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Conservation is urging drivers to slow down for turtles. Turtles are on the move this time of year and they are at risk of being hit by cars.


NAACP critical after LGBT bullying at Missouri school

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — The NAACP is weighing in after at least one student waved a Confederate battle flag while driving through a southwest high school’s parking lot on a day focused on raising awareness about LGBT bullying. Two posters promoting the Day of Silence event also were ripped down at K


Armed Forces Day celebration set for May 18 Houston

Planning continues for an Armed Forces Appreciation Day event scheduled for May 18 at the Houston Area Chamber of Commerce fairgrounds on North U.S. 63. The event is a collaboration between the chamber, Houston’s American Legion Post 41, the local Fleet Reserve Association and other veterans organiz


WALK-OFF WINNERS: Tigers return favor against Panthers

The first time they played, Mountain Grove dealt Houston a last-inning loss. On Monday, the Tigers returned the favor. Junior Sterling Jackson singled through the left side of the infield in the bottom of the seventh inning to drive in two runs and give HHS a 6-5 walk-off victory.


Fire marshal called to investigate burning dog pen

The following are excerpts from just some of the reports recently generated by the Texas County Sheriff’s Department:. •A deputy responded on April 20 to a report of a truck stolen from a Pea Ridge Road residence at Cabool.


Texas County tallies third in turkey kill

Texas County was in third place in the spring firearms turkey season in Missouri, according to a tally on Wednesday morning. The total was 408 birds — 353 adult gobblers, 52 juvenile gobblers and three bearded hen. The season began April 15.


Department responds to grass fire north of Houston

The Houston Rural Fire Department was called Monday afternoon to a grass fire north of Houston along U.S. 63 near Highway E. The Missouri State Highway Patrol helped with traffic.