Sturgeon Rental Home Destroyed by Fire

A Sturgeon home is a complete loss after a fire caused by a space heater plugged into an overloaded electrical socket. Fire officials report it happened on Tuesday night around 4, at a rental property next to Sturgeon’s Heuer’s Country Store. The woman who lived at the house was uninjured.

Three Arrests in Hannibal After Search Warrant Turns up Drugs and Cash

Three people are facing drug charges after an arrest conducted by the Hannibal Police Department and the Anti-Crime Enforcement Squad. According to police it was at a residence in the 400 Block of North 5th Street. A search warrant turned up a significant amount of Crystal Meth, as well as a large amount of cash, […]

CenterTown Being Audited by State Auditors Office

An audit of the village of Centertown is ongoing by Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway. The announcement was made yesterday (Tuesday). Centertown is located in western Cole County and has a population of under three hundred residents. The audit was requested by the town. Galloway is encouraging anyone with information related to the audit to […]

Great Deer Harvest Numbers Recorded In Missouri for 2017

The Deer Harvest Numbers that started September 15th and ended on Monday (January 15th) are way up statewide. Audrain County Conservation Agent Norman Steelman says the total number of deer harvested statewide are two hundred eighty three thousand nine hundred forty deer. Steelman says the highest number of deer harvested in Audrain was 1908, Boone […]

Boone County Accident Causes Life Threatening Injuries

One person is in the hospital after sustaining life threatening injuries in a Boone County car accident last (Tuesday) night. It happened in the area of Weymeyer Drive and the intersection of Brown Station Road. The cause of the crash has not been released.

Osage Beach Man Sentenced

An Osage Beach man was sentenced to 23 years in prison today in Callaway County Court on multiple counts of statutory rape. According to the Callaway Prosecutor, 56 year old Bobby Gilmore plead guilty to molesting a victim between the ages of 6 to 10, a second victim between the ages of 3 and 7 […]

Health Officials Reminding Folks that it is not to Late for the Flu Vaccine

Health Officials across the state are reminding people to be aware about the rise of the flu across Missouri. Sandra Hewlett Administrator of the Audrain County Health Department says Central Missouri is seeing three times the amount of Influenza A, they normally do. Hewlett reports in Audrain County in October there were only 2 cases […]

Hallsville Cheerleader Wins Award

A Hallsville High School senior recently earned the MVP award during the cheerleaders trip to San Antonio to perform at the Alamo Bowl. Kaylee Betz was nominated by her cheer squad, and chosen by the host, World Strides, based on attributes of determination, character and sacrifice, while displaying a commitment to excellence. The cheer squad […]