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61-Year-Old Man Dies in Car Crash After Hitting a Tree

Thomas Leighton, 61, was a passenger in the 2000 Toyota Tacoma when the driver failed to negotiate a curve and traveled off the left side of the road around 5:45 p.m. Oct. 20.

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-10-21 14:43:26

DEATH NOTICE: Connie J. Richardson

Services for Connie J. Richardson, 68, of Houston, are 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, at Evans Funeral Home, Houston.Visitation is 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Evans Funeral Home.Send an online condolence.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-21 21:33:00

Salem woman injured in Wednesday crash on Highway 8

A 2015 Jeep Compass, driven by Natalie Manning, 23, of Salem, was eastbound at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday when the driver fell asleep, causing the vehicle to travel off the right side of the roadway, strike a culvert and cross a private driveway. The front of the Jeep then struck the ground and overturned.


One dead, nine injured, two seriously, after trolley hits car - KMZU

The Missouri Highway Patrol says seven passengers on the trolley were also injured. The crash occurred when Paula S. Heidemann, 55, of Hermann, pulled out of the Village Plaza parking lot and was hit by the eastbound trolley on Highway 100.

KMZU - 2018-10-21 09:28:00

Missouri man charged after woman's body found in stream

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - A man has been criminally charged days after a woman's body was found near Fellows Lake at Springfield. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 35-year-old Joseph Ehlers has been charged with abandonment of a corpse in connection with the death of 21-year-old Elisa Ferguson. Po

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-10-20 20:27:21

Three injured in two Saturday motorcycle accidents near Eminence - Ozark Radio News

EMINENCE, Mo. — A total of three people were injured, one of them seriously, after two separate motorcycle accidents near Eminence Saturday morning.A Highway Patrol report states the first accident happened at 11 am on Route 106 east of Eminence when the eastbound Suzuki motorcycle driven by 52-year

OZARKRADIONEWS.COM - 2018-10-22 08:05:25

Licking department called to aid at Edgar Springs fire

The Licking Fire Department was called at about 7:15 a.m. Monday for mutual aid with Edgar Springs.A structure fire was reported on 15755 Private Road 6282.It later was determined additional help wasn't needed.

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-10-22 12:21:00

Salem third in category of MCB annual awards

Missouri Community Betterment honored 19 communities, nine youth groups and 10 community leaders at their 55th Annual Conference held in Columbia, Monday night, including Salem, which received third place in its category.Nearly 200 volunteers, community leaders and youth from across the state were i


Counterfeit Bill Used At County Business

Franklin County Sheriff Steve Pelton said the crime occurred Oct. 9 at Fireworks Supermarket, 3602 W. Osage, outside Pacific. The incident was reported Oct. 12.


Three Teens Injured In Roll-Over Crash

MILLER COUNTY, Mo. — Three teens were injured when a truck rolled over Wednesday evening. According the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 16-year-old Kyler Rush of Eldon, Mo. was driving a 2006 Chevrolet Silverado eastbound on Greenridge Road when the truck overturned.


Local Construction Contractor Arrested, Charged With Forgery And Vehicle Theft

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. — A Lake-area construction contractor is behind bars, facing multiple felony charges, after authorities say he stole vehicles from the auto dealer whose house he had worked on, and forged documents to draw money against a construction lien.


Two injured after vehicle swerves to avoid deer - Ozark Radio News

The driver of the truck, 29-year-old Stephanie Ellis, and a passenger, 55-year-old Junior Caughron, were both treated and released at the scene, according to a Highway Patrol report.


Raymondville woman arrested on drug charges

Amanda S. Turner, 35, was arrested on felony possession of a controlled substance except 35 grams or less of marijuana - methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and misdemeanor Licking Police Department for larceny.


Reward offered in truck stop beating

A $1,000 reward has been offered in the case of driver Amos Phillips,who was severely beaten while parked at an Idaho truck stop.


Success man facing felony kidnapping and assault charges

A Success man faces several felony charges after an incident Tuesday involving a woman and two young girls.As a result of a Texas County Sheriff’s Department investigation, Daniel S. Cook, 27, of 11009 Wye City Road at Success, is charged with two counts of parental kidnapping, third-degree domestic


Dent County Man Accused of Releasing Hogs into the Wild has Charges Dropped | MyMOinfo

Charges were dropped this week against a man accused of releasing hogs into the wild in Dent County.26-year-old Michael L. Bennett of Jadwin had pled not guilty to releasing hogs into the wild and his trial was supposed to take place this week.Bennett faced seven misdemeanors and faced up to a year


Sheriff urges addicts to get help following possible overdose

Heitman said there are a plethora of resources available for drug addicts. He said he suggests Pathways Community Health's drug treatment program, which can be accessed at locations in Columbia, Linn Creek, Clinton and Rolla. Closer to Maries County, he said Celebrate Recovery, located in Belle, has


Houston man arrested by patrol, held without bond

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said Casey J. Martin, 27, faced a felony parole warrant as well as a misdemeanor warrant for failing to appear from the Licking Police Department. He was taken to the Texas County Jail.


Man arrested for failing to register as sex offender

Daniel W. Hollingshead, 33, of Sullivan, faced a felony warrant from Howell County for the offense. He was taken to the Howell County Jail.


Charges for releasing hogs for hunting is dismissed

Buy NowAccording to MDC, damage caused by hogs has been estimated at nearly $1.5 billion per year in the United States. The Missouri Department of Conservation estimates feral hog populations are currently established in more than 30 counties of the state. MDC strongly discourages hunting feral hogs