Sisters Honored By Highway Patrol

Two Owensville sisters were recognized for courageous acts when their father suffered a medical problem while driving on October 30, 2018. Gabby Hale and Arissa Huff, both 14 received the honorary trooper award. Their father was no longer able to control the speed of the vehicle and Hale, who was in the back seat, called […]

Man Killed In Early Morning ATV Crash

A Sunrise Beach man has died as the result of an ATV accident at around 12:40 this morning. [Saturday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 48 year old Michael J. Fox was driving a Polaris Razor on Route F, just south of Route TT when he went off the right side of the road […]

Bill Filed To Give Missourians Extra Time To Pay Taxes

Missouri House Minority Leader Crystal Quade has filed a bill in response to inaccurate withholding tables the Missouri Department of Revenue provided to employers in 2018. House bill 378 would grant taxpayers who owe less than $200 an additional 2 months to pay without incurring penalties or interest charges. The error means people who usually […]

Several Roads Covered In Winter Storm

The Missouri Department of Transportation is some highways are either covered or partly covered. The MoDot traveler map showing Highway 24 is partly covered across northern Missouri into Monroe County. Route H in Ralls County is closed. All major highways north of Randolph County are completely covered. MoDot asks that motorists plan accordingly, and avoid […]

Search Warrant Served in Mexico With Three People Arrested

Three people are in the Audrain County Jail after a search warrant in Mexico turned up Heroin, Simulated Methamphetamine, Alprazolam Pills, and Drug Paraphernalia. The East Central Drug Task Force along with Mexico Public Safety, the Missouri Highway Patrol and the Audrain County Sheriff’s Department report serving the search warrant in the 600 block of […]

One Dead in Columbia House Fire

One person is dead after a Columbia house fire overnight. Firefighters and police went to a home in the 1200 block of Lakeview Avenue and found heavy smoke and flames in the the room where the deceased person was found according to reports from ABC 17 News. The department’s fire marshal’s office is investigating to […]

One Seriously Injured In 5 Car Jefferson City Crash

One person was seriously injured in a five car crash in the 1300 block of U.S. Highway 50 West in Jefferson City just before 7:30 this morning. [Thursday] According to the Jefferson City Police Department, the crash occurred in the eastbound lane when a vehicle driven by Hope Smith of Jefferson City failed to stop […]

Autopsy Reveals St. Louis Ballerina Drowned, Investigation Continues

An autopsy on a St. Louis ballet dancer whose body was found in Mark Twain Lake in November has found she drowned. Raffaella Stroik’s autopsy report determined that while she drowned, the manner of death is still unclear. There was no suicide note or injuries that clearly indicate that she fell. An investigation began when […]

Missouri Governor Makes Moves To Combine Two Missouri Prisons

Missouri Governor Mike Parson is already taking steps to combine two Missouri prisons. Parson delivered his State of the State address yesterday [Wednesday] afternoon and announced his intention to close Crossroads Correctional Facility in Cameron, and transfer inmates to the nearby Western Missouri Correctional facility. Parson says doing so would allow for pay raises for […]