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Two arrested by state patrol in county

A West Plains man was arrested Saturday night in Texas County on two charges, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Terry L. Watson, 65, was arrested on charges of felony DWI - persistent; and speeding, 16-19 over limit. He was transported to the Cabool Police Department and later released. Gabr

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-03-18 12:26:00

County deputies respond to calls

The officer observed no evidence that the home had been ransacked. The 28-year-old man who owns the residence searched inside and didn't notice anything missing. The deputy noted that a problem with the front door staying shut was identified. A deputy responded at about 4:15 a.m. March 7 after a 48-

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-03-19 18:36:00

Houston woman charged with felony assault

A Houston woman faces a felony assault charge after a police investigation last Thursday (March 15). Brandi K. Masters, 35, of 112 Spruce St., No. 4, in Houston, is charged with third-degree assault (a class E felony). According to a Houston police officer's report, the officer was dispatched at abo

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2018-03-19 20:03:00

Dixon, Mo. angler, 11, hooks Missouri-record, possible world record for a redhorse

DIXON, Mo. (Edited News Release) -- The Missouri Department of Conservation reports an angler, 11, from Dixon, Mo. not only hooked a state record but possibly a world record. Maverick Yoakum caught a river redhorse on Tavern Creek using a rod and reel. The new "pole and line" record river redhorse w


Everday Hero: A series of unfortunate events and a lifesaver nearby

SPRINGFIELD, Mo A Cox Hospital Nurse will be honored on March 21st as an Everyday Hero. A series of unfortunate events put a life in danger. But, Cynthia Myler just happened to be nearby. Paul Adler reports that each day, nurses make decisions. Cynthia Myler trains nurses to make the best choices.

KSPR.COM - 2018-03-19 16:07:00

Kennedy, Luna capture Gun Dog Championship

Another Gun Dog Championship is in the books. This year, the Webster County Bird Hunters Association hosted the event. Tulsa Bird Dog Club sent two teams of six. Team Legends from Joplin, High Prairie from Lebanon and a team from WCBHA brought the total to 30 dogs participating Saturday, March 10. T

MARSHFIELDMAIL.COM - 2018-03-18 18:30:00

The Smartphone App Boaters Should Have Before Visiting Lake of the Ozarks

CAMDENTON, Mo -- 911 dispatch centers are already gearing up for a busy time of year on the water. The Camden County dispatch center has implemented new technology for this summer, but is asking for boaters to do their part as well. The smartphone app,RaftUp, could save your life by sending your e

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2018-03-19 11:09:03

Inmate charged with escape from state prison

A state inmate who walked away Jan. 25 from a prison at Licking was charged Thursday with escape. John T. Long, 41, who already is held in the Department of Corrections system outside of the county, was captured by a Licking city officer on Feb. 3 south of town. Authorities said Long was still weari


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Niangua man facing felonies in connection to fatality crash

A Feb. 13 fatality crash that killed a vehicle's passenger near Marshfield has resulted in a pair of felonies for the driver. Larry G. Moore Jr., 41, Niangua, has been charged with a Class C felony of driving while intoxicated resulting in death of another, and a Class D felony for possession of a c


Stephens resigns as Houston Middle School principal

Amber Stephens has resigned as Houston Middle School principal. Dr. Allen Moss, superintendent, said Stephens has accepted a position as elementary counselor and special education process coordinator at Licking Schools. Her resignation was accepted Tuesday night by the Houston school board and annou


Cabool man facing felony drug charges

A Cabool man is charged with two drug-related felonies following an investigation by the Cabool Police Department and the Texas County Sheriff's Department. Tyler Marsh, 24, Cabool, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and first-degree endangering the welfare of a child. According to


New nonprofit coming to Lebanon to support entrepreneurs

Lebanon, Mo. -- One man's dream to support business ideas in Lebanon is becoming a reality. The president and founder of Springfield's Mayhem Development is now expanding and opening a nonprofit. Mayhem Development is in the planning stages of opening a new location for people with ideas to find sup


Free 'Strike Out Stroke' lunch at Mercy Hospital Lebanon

Do you know the signs of stroke and what to do if a loved one has them? That's the focus of a free lunch and learn program at Mercy Hospital Lebanon on Thursday, March 22, at noon. The event is presented by Mercy Lebanon Auxiliary. Mercy caregivers from the emergency department, physical therapy, em


Students in Lebanon participate in nationwide walkout

LEBANON, Mo. -- Students at Lebanon High School participated in the nationwide walkout to protest gun violence. Nearly 160 Lebanon High School students gathered quietly on the Boswell Auditorium floor. And another 100 Lebanon Middle School students gathered quietly in their cafeteria. Lebanon school