Valentine’s Day Spending Expected To Break Records

Spending for Valentine’s Day this year is expected to increase by 6 percent over last year, according to the National Retail Federation. American’s are expected to spend a total of approximately $20.7 billion dollars this year, exceeding the spending record of $19.7 billion set in 2016. According to the NRF’s annual holiday study, 52 percent […]

Mexico Woman Injured In Howard County Crash

A Mexico woman is recovering after a car crash yesterday afternoon [Sunday] in Howard County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 18 year old Gordon Starke of Fayette lost control of his vehicle on Route E due to road conditions. Starke crossed the center line and struck 54 year old Kimberly Test of Mexico head […]

District Football Champions Decided Friday

District Champions were crowned last night [Friday] in High School football. Fayette defeated Sweet Springs 44 to 6 Westran took down South Shelby 31 to 8 Monroe City fell to Clark County 20 to nothing Blair Oaks beat South Callaway 49 to 2 Southern Boone took the top spot from Moberly 12 to 6 Hannibal […]

“Kenny’s Law” Heard In Senate Committee

A bill is set to be heard by a Senate Committee that could increase the charges associated with bullying that leads to suicide. Senate Bill 791, filed by Jamilah Nasheed, would require anyone who knowingly causes another person to commit suicide, including through the use of telephone or electronic communications, to be charged with involuntary […]

Fayette Residents Injured In Motorcycle Crash

Two Fayette residents sustained moderate injuries after hitting a deer on a motorcycle early this morning. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 35 year old Ronnie Phillips and 26 year old Elizabeth Hazlett were riding on Highway 55, just south of Route DD when they hit a deer and the bike overturned. They were taken […]