Callaway County Man Sentenced To 90 Years For Sex Crimes

A Callaway County man was sentenced to 90 years in prison for 14 felony offenses related to sex crimes against children today. [Monday] Fifty five year old William Chamness was found guilty in a two-day trial in January. The crimes were against two victims occurring between 2011 and 2016. Criminal charges were filed when one […]

Escaped Inmate Thought To Have Returned To Pettis County

The Pettis County Sheriff’s Office reports an escaped inmate has returned to the county. In a statement, deputies were notified of a suspicious pickup near Clifton City last night. [Sunday] It was determined the truck had been stolen from Heavener, Oklahoma, the last known location of 30 year old Travis Davis on March 15. Davis […]

Two Trials Postponed In DeBrodie Death

The trials for two people charged in the death of 31 year old Carl DeBrodie in Fulton were postponed in a pretrial hearing at the Callaway County Courthouse today. [Monday] The trial for Sherry Paulo, who managed the facility where DeBrodie lived at the time of his death, is charged with several crimes including involuntary […]

MoDOT Works To Fix Potholes

The Missouri Department of Transportation reports they are on track to repair more potholes on Missouri roadways in 2019 than last year. MoDOT’s focus on repairing potholes have led to the creation of around 300 patching crews statewide. The crews have filled approximately 400 thousand potholes to date.  Last year, MoDOT repaired 619 thousand total. […]

Trooper Named State Employee of the Month

A mid-Missouri trooper has been named the Missouri State Employee of the Month for March because of her investigation following the discovery of two young girls walking along a Cole County highway in October 2018. Trooper Ashley Klempke’s investigation led to criminal charges against both parents after the girl’s reports of abuse were validated by […]

SEMA Downgrades Emergency Level

Flood waters continue to be an issue in Missouri with the closure of Missouri 94 between Mokane and Portland, however, the State Emergency Management Agency has downgraded operations. SEMA is now working at a level four, which is primarily “enhanced monitoring.” Governor Mike Parson declared a level 3 on Friday morning. The flooding situation continues […]

Woman In Custody For Hannibal Stabbing

A 21 year old woman has been arrested in relation to a stabbing in Hannibal this morning. [Monday] The suspect was arrested on suspicion of first degree assault and unlawful use of a weapon at around 12:20. Her name has not been released pending the filing of formal charges. Hannibal Police checked the well being […]

Turkey Hunt For Disabled Persons Announced

The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Paris Lions Club announced today [Monday] the dates for the annual Turkey Hunt for disabled persons at Mark Twain Lake. The hunt will be held during the Missouri Spring Turkey season on April 27 and 28 at the Indian Creek Recreation Area. The hunt will be restricted […]

Man Found With Stab Wound In Hannibal

The Hannibal Police are investigating a stabbing this (Monday) morning. According to the department officers went to the 100 block of Dulaney Street at 8:35 to check the well being of a man on the ground. Officers say they discovered a man had a stab wound to his abdomen, and he was taken by life […]

Property Damage In Audrain and Boone County

Property damage is being reported in the Audrain and Boone County areas over the last several weeks. According to the Audrain County Conservation Department the local areas impacted are the Vandalia Lake, Marshall Diggs in Martinsburg, and Tri City Lake in Centralia. Most of the damage is to mowed areas in the form of mudding. […]