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Gasconade County audit receives fair rating

An audit of Gasconade County government by Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway gave the county an overall rating of “fair” in its business practices, but questioned the appropriateness of several purchases made using an account maintained by the former sheriff outside of the county treasury.


Travel issues in Southern Missouri following winter weather

Motorists on area highways in Southern Missouri may experience some travel issues following Friday's winter precipitation. According to the Missouri Department of Transportation's Traveler Information Map, Missouri Highway 5 is partly covered starting at Wasola in northern Ozark County and continuin


Auditor finds problems in Gasconade County

NEW BLOOMFIELD — An audit of Gasconade County by State Auditor Nicole Galloway found improprieties in a bank account operated by former Sheriff Randy Ephorst and irregularities in keeping timesheets for deputies.


Treacherous driving in Missouri causes fatality, multiple wrecks, closure of I-70

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Another winter blast is hitting much of Missouri, causing treacherous driving conditions and prompting schools to cancel classes. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory Friday for all but the extreme northeast corner of Missouri.


What Kansas And Missouri Lawmakers Think About Trump's Border Emergency Declaration

For the most part, the reactions of Kansas' and Missouri's congressional delegation to President Donald Trump's emergency declaration Friday fell along party lines. Trump made the declaration Friday when he signed a bipartisan spending bill to keep the government open. The bill allocated only $1.3 b


Dutchgirls avenge PBHC loss to St. James

Since suffering a 55-49 setback to St. James’ Lady Tigers back in early December at the Peoples Bank Holiday Classic in Sullivan, Ryan Flanagan’s Owensville Dutchgirl basketball team have had Friday night’s date circled on the calendar.


Boys Basketrball — Union at Owensville

Union won a Four Rivers Conference boys basketball game Friday, Feb. 5, at Owensville. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture. Photo orders can now be processed any time, day or night,


Deer in 24 states, including Missouri and Illinois, infected with chronic wasting disease

Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat.


Missouri sheriff's expenses, including Earp gun replica, questioned

HERMANN, MO (AP) -- A Missouri audit says a sheriff's office used an unauthorized account to make inappropriate purchases, including nearly $800 for a replica Wyatt Earp revolver.


47-car pileup in Missouri leaves at least 1 dead

Whiteout conditions are being blamed for a 47-car pileup in Missouri on Friday. At least one person was killed.


Wildcats Blast Past Dutchmen in FRC Game

Surging ahead in the second quarter, the Union basketball Wildcats rolled to a Four Rivers Conference win Tuesday in Owensville, 59-28. “I thought from one to 10, our guys played their tails off and executed,” Union Head Coach Chris Simmons said. “There was no letdown on that line. That’s the thing


One person dies in 40 car wreck in western Missouri

OAK GROVE, Mo. - A major highway in western Missouri is back open this morning after a deadly pileup. The Missouri Highway Patrol Says, at least one person died in this 40-plus vehicle wreck near Oak Grove. The pile-up forced I-70 to shut down in both directions for several hours.


Girls Basketball — Union at Owensville

Union defeated Owensville in Four Rivers Conference girls basketball action Tuesday, Feb. 5. To order photo reprints, click the "Buy This Photo" button below the photo you are viewing. Reprints are processed through our photo lab partner MyCapture. Photo orders can now be processed any time, day or


Missouri police investigate after man dies in jail

A Missouri police department is conducting its own administrative investigation following the death of a man in a city jail. Anthony Phillip Garner died on Dec. 19 after officers with the Pleasant Hill Police Department defied their own written policy of removing belts, The Kansas City Star reported


Humane Society of Missouri rescues 41 dogs and cats from repeat hoarder in Bates County

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – For the third time in eight years, the Humane Society of Missouri’s Animal Cruelty Task Force rescued numerous cats and dogs from a property in Bates County in western Missouri.


Tigers and Lady Tigers split doubleheader at Owensville

The Tigers got out to a great start on Friday night and never looked back in a run away win. St. James was happy to see the return of point guard Mason Parker in limited action and their offense showed some great life in the first half. The Tigers got first quarter threes from Tyler Recker, Andrew B


Need Your Boater Safety Certification? Highway Patrol Offering Two In March

Anyone born in 1984 or later is required by Missouri law to pass a Boater Safety Certification Course in order to legally drive a boat, and this March, the Highway Patrol is offering two courses: in Owensville and Montgomery City. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack and lunch to the trainin


Northeast Missouri woman killed in power takeoff accident on farm

CANTON, Mo. — A northeast Missouri woman is dead as the result of a tragic farm accident. It happened around 4:45 p.m. on Thursday on her farm along Lewis County Route P just southwest of Canton.


Missouri English Teacher Allegedly Admitted She Had Sex with Student

A 23-year-old Missouri teacher resigned earlier this week following her arrest for allegedly having sex with a student. Police allege an unlawful encounter occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21, according to the Joplin Globe.


Dog found bound in duct tape in Missouri to be reunited with owner

JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A small dog that was found by a sheriff's deputy bound with tape in a rural Missouri ditch this week will soon be reunited with his owner. Paul Garcia, 39, of Barnhart, Missouri, was charged with animal abuse and armed criminal action after a dog was found dumped in Jefferson Cou