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OpinionSuicide: The problem no one wants to talk about14 hrs ago(…)First, the numbers. Suicide rates in America have risen about 30 percent since 1999, according to a recent report from the Centers from Disease Control and Prevention. They increased among men and women, all ethnic groups, urban and


Cold case spotlighted by Crime Stoppers

June feature profile looks at Liehnia M. ChapinMembers of the Barry-Lawrence Chapter of Crime Stoppers are currently profiling cases that remain unsolved and seeking information on the whereabouts of local felons.Chapin and her sonThis month, the Barry-Lawrence County Crime Stoppers Facebook page fe

MONETT TIMES - 2018-06-23 05:00:00

2-Year Old Missing, Endangered from Rolla

ROLLA, Mo. -- (unedited news release) The Rolla Police Department has issued an Endangered Person Advisory for a missing person incident that occurred at 803 Avon Court, Rolla, MO at 5:30 p.m. on June 21, 2018.


Patrol charges Licking woman with possession of controlled substances

Arrest information is provided by Missouri State Highway Patrol through its online arrest reports atA Licking woman was charged Wednesday afternoon in Phelps County with possession of controlled substances and marijuana.The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Desarae D. Nunnery, was charged with poss


Pulaski County Deputies Arrest Suspect Following Death Investigation

Upon arriving, deputies discovered a 23-year-old white male was deceased from a gunshot wound. During the course of the investigation, a suspect was identified and arrested.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-24 15:23:21

Problem solved by getting involved; the story of a NPS volunteer

Mike Homeyer, a local volunteer who donates his time, energy and resources to the National Park Service, often works at Cedar Grove on the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.Erin Harrell


Laws for Paws: Do dogs really get one free bite?

Labrador retrievers top the list almost every year as one of the best choices for a family dog. They are loving, intelligent, active and very loyal.

WVGAZETTEMAIL.COM - 2018-06-24 12:00:00

Springfield Man Sentenced to Life in Prison and 100 Years for 2011 Murder

Terry Morrison, 55, was found guilty of murder in the second degree and armed criminal action on March 15, 2018 after a three day trial. Morrison shot Pristina Tyner on September 23, 2011.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-06-23 13:27:32

Patrol arrests Summersville man on two charges

Cody L. Jennings, 33, was charged with felony driving while suspended and no seat belt. He was taken to the Texas County Jail for a 24-hour hold.


Police safely locate 2-year-old boy out of Rolla

Adrien Miller, 2, was last seen Thursday evening outside of a PriceChopper grocery store with 31-year-old Julia Rose. According to police, a parent lent their car to Rose to go to the store; Miller was inside the car at the time. Rose did not return to the home of the person who lent the car.


Dates set for Calderas trial

Briana Calderas (Texas County Sheriff's Office)HOUSTON, Mo. — Dates have been set for the trial a Cabool woman charged in connection with the murder of a transgender teenager that took place at her residence.Online court records state a pre-trial conference for Briana Calderas is scheduled to take p


UPDATE: Missing 2-Year Old Found - Safe with Officers

ROLLA, Mo. -- UPDATE - 4:10 am. The Missing, Endangered Alert for 2 year old Adrien Miller has been canceled. The Missouri Highway Patrol says the boy has been located and is safe with officers. No other details were provided.


Rumors surround Eminence man's death in Jacks Fork River; officials insist it was accidental

EMINENCE, Mo. --Rumors of foul play have swirled around the death of a young Shannon County man found in the Jacks Fork River.But investigators insist the young man's death appears to have been an accident."I'd seen the boy in here fishing off and on. He seemed like a pretty good boy," Robert McQuer


Smith commissioned as second lieutenant with Army

Tanner C. Smith, a 2014 Houston High School graduate, has been commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Army after successfully completing the Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps program and graduating with a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas.


Eunice man faces seven charges following Wednesday arrest by patrol

A Eunice man faces seven charges, including two related to drugs, following his arrest Wednesday morning by the Missouri State Highway Patrol.


Shannon County deputies arrest chief of police in Eminence, Mo.

EMINENCE, Mo. --The Shannon County Sheriff's deputies arrested the chief of police in Eminence, Mo. for domestic assault.Officers arrested Chief Steven Hogan Saturday. He faces a second-degree felony assault charge. Authorities booked him into the Texas County Jail.A judge set bond at $5,000. He lat


Alley Spring Independence Day celebration next weekend

Alley Spring (provided)EMINENCE, Mo. — Ozark National Scenic Riverways will host the annual Alley Spring Independence Day celebration on Saturday, June 30, from 6-9 pm.The event commemorates the traditional picnic celebrations that were held at Alley Spring around the turn of the 20th century when t


Work continues to improve bridges in Dent County

While that bridge south of Route 32 has been opened, the Route F bridge over Dry Fork is closed, for similar replacement. That bridge, located north of Route E, will remain closed until early September, with detours set up to guide motorists around the work area.


SRI BOARD: Maintenance supervisor hired, new personnel van will be purchased

The Scenic Rivers Industries Board met June 12, 2018.A grant request previously submitted for a new personnel van is in good order and communication should be received in the next few weeks if the workshop will purchase the van on this year’s cycle, according to manager Joe Bruno. The SB40 Board is


Five teens injured in Washington County accident

Five Washington County teens were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 21 Tuesday evening, according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.The report states that a 1991 Pontiac 6000, driven by Joseph Phelps, 17, of Cadet, was traveling southbound on Highway 21, while a 2000 Chev