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Cabool woman facing felony burglary, drug charges

According to an officer’s report, a woman who was a suspect in a trespassing offense at Walmart was observed walking along U.S. 63 at about 5 p.m. March 18. The officer made contact with the woman, and she admitted to having been in the store despite being banned in July 2014.


Local DWI crash survivor has first book published

A local woman who – while driving drunk – sustained permanent injury in a crash in 2006 has published a book as part of her mission to be an advocate against impaired driving.Texas County resident Shawna Buchanan’s journey to producing the book, “The Wrong Path,” began at about 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 11,


Man Arrested For Drug Delivery, Assaulting LEO

Shayne Dawson, 42, is charged with delivery of a controlled substance, resisting/interfering with arrest and third-degree assault on a special victim.


Salem man charged with felony meth and gun offenses

Michael I. Vice, 50, is charged with possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful use of a firearm. His bond was set at $100,000 cash only. Vice was incarcerated in the Dent County Jail as of Thursday afternoon.


Missouri woman pleads guilty in blind, autistic son's death

BOLIVAR, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri woman has pleaded guilty to letting her blind, autistic son die in a southwestern Missouri field.Kimberly Lightwine of Missouri's Polk County pleaded guilty Wednesday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of her 19-year-old son, Austin Anderson.


Man faces felony charges in Houston restaurant burglary

One person is charged with burglary and stealing, felonies, following a break-in at a Houston restaurant.


AP: 6 kid-on-kid sex assault cases at Army base in Missouri

FILE - This May 3, 2016, file photo, shows the main gate at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. Initially, the Army Criminal Investigation Command listed zero investigations of child-on-child sexual assaults at the central Missouri base. New documents released to The Associated Press show at least six since Janu


Man arrested on warrants charged with additional offenses

An area man who was arrested by Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper for having multiple active warrants now faces several additional charges – including two felonies.Jody E. Spanton, 37, of 1007 Highway 137 at Willow Springs, was arrested by a trooper at about 11:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at a house on Ceda


Salem man charged with making sexual contact with inmates

Brian K. Naber, 46, of Salem, is charged with sexual conduct with a prisoner by an employee of a jail. The offense is a Class E felony. Naber is currently incarcerated in the Phelps County Jail on a $25,000 cash only bond.


Domestic disturbance results in pair of felony assault charges

Two counts of third-degree assault, a Class D felony, were filed against Tyler A. Donaldson, 33, in connection with the April 13 incident. He is accused of fighting with two Rogersville police officers as they attempted to investigate the disturbance call, according to a probable cause statement fro


Licking inmate paints mural for Ozark Riverways

Superintendent Larry Johnson was invited to the prison for the surprise gift, which was hand-painted by one inmate at the correctional facility. The artwork, measuring approximately seven feet tall by nine feet wide, was created using acrylic paints on heavy art paper and coated with acrylic spray t


Warrant issued for Ryan after bond issue - Ozark Radio News

(Howell Co. Sheriff's Office)HOUSTON, Mo. — A woman found guilty of shooting her estranged daughter-in-law has another warrant for her arrest issued after she bonded out.Online court records indicate Angaline Ryan was released on bond, however, the bondsman was not on the judge’s approved bond list.