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One more week of lane closures predicted

Currently, bridges over the Ozark Valley Railroad, Richland Creek and Business 54 are causing lane closures. According to the state Department of Transportation, these traffic impacts are scheduled until the end of May.


Licking woman arrested by state patrol

Michelle M. Conquest, 57, was also charged with failing to drive on the right half of the roadway. She was taken to Webster County Jail and later released, the patrol said.


Two injured in Saturday ATV accident

LICKING, Mo. — Two people were injured, one of them seriously, after an ATV accident early Saturday morning.A Highway Patrol report states the accident happened around 1 am on Kimble Road, about 5 miles north of Licking when the ATV ran off-road and hit a tree.


Houston girl seriously injured in accident

Tpr. Jason Sentman of the Missouri State Highway Patrol said a northbound 2004 Pontiac G6 driven by Kyra A. Burris, 17, of Houston, ran off the right side of the roadway and attempted to avoid impact with a guardrail. The vehicle started sliding, crossed the center of the roadway and ran off the lef


Plato man injured in accident

Tpr. Robert Crewse said a northbound 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche driven by Thomas M. Graen, 43, travelled off the left side of Highway 95 to avoid another vehicle.


Buffalo man charged with delivering meth to county jail

Jeffrey Rushing, 47, Buffalo, was charged in Dallas County Circuit Court with the class D felony of delivering or concealing prohibited articles on premises. Dallas County Prosecuting Attorney Barbara Viets charged that Rushing delivered methamphetamine in the premises of the Dallas County Jail on M


Fire destroys home on C Highway

Fire destroyed a home in the 17,000 block of Highway C Friday night. No one was injured.The Lebanon Rural Fire Department was dispatched to the blaze at about 9:49 p.m. after numerous reports to 911 about a house on fire. According to the fire district’s Facebook page, firefighters found a single st


Accident reported south of Licking

Emergency responders were called at about 7:30 a.m. Monday to an accident south of Licking.The wreck occurred just south of the city limits on U.S. 63. One vehicle was reported down a ravine.


Tuscumbia man injured in Miller County crash

That’s according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary crash report. David Whittle, 63, received injuries described as moderate and was taken by ambulance to Capital Region Hospital in Jefferson City for treatment.


Accident reported south of Licking; vehicle down a ravine

Emergency responders were called at about 7:30 a.m. Monday to an accident south of Licking.The wreck occurred just south of the city limits on U.S. 63. One vehicle was reported down a ravine about 50 yards off the highway.


Multiple injuries reported in Licking crash

Preliminary reports indicate as many as eight are injured. The state patrol and Licking police, as well as the Licking Fire Department, are at the scene.


Crews Battle Ravaging Fire in Lebanon

LEBANON, Mo. -- Lebanon Rural was dispatched for a first alarm residential structure fire on Highway C, Friday around 9 p.m.


Officer shot in west-central Missouri

"We are currently on the scene of an officer involved shooting in Warsaw, MO, involving Warsaw Police Dept. At the request of Warsaw PD @MSHPTrooperDDCC will be conducting the investigation. We will advise further updates," the patrol posted on Twitter on Friday morning.


Bear dies in crash near Mountain Grove

Avoid Attracting Black Bears:Missouri Department of Conservation offers these tips to avoid attracting black bears to possible food sources:-Don't leave pet food sitting outside. Feed pets a portion they'll eat at each meal and remove the empty containers.-Store garbage, recyclables, and compost ins


Law enforcement searching for man who fled from traffic stop

Law enforcement is currently looking for a male in his 30s that fled from a traffic stop at County Fuels on Highway 32 West in Salem. He has been identified as Jay Judd. He is thought to be armed and has several warrants for his arrest. He was last wearing a blue t-shirt with white letters on the fr


Trial to be Scheduled Tomorrow for Former Waynesville Teacher Accused of Sexual Contact with Student

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Dittmer man arrested on outstanding warrants, drug charges in Licking

LICKING, Mo. — The Licking Police Department says a vehicle stolen from Jefferson County was found in the city and the driver of the vehicle has been charged.22-year-old Brian Peth of Dittmer was arrested May 17 on charges of possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia,


Is Trump saying 'big league' or 'bigly'?

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Black bear hit by vehicle in Mountain Grove

Missourians are encouraged to be “Bear Aware” by making efforts to keep bears wild. Residents should ensure bird feeders are put away, trash is kept out of reach and any pet food is stored inside at night. Bears that find a source of food tend to linger in that area, which usually leads to the anima


Woman hurt in Route N wreck

A Lebanon woman was injured in a single vehicle crash at 12:15 a.m. Wednesday on Missouri 50, just east of Route N in Osage County.According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Melissa A. May, 37, the driver of a westbound 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer traveled off the right side of the road and stru