One Woman, Two Deputies Injured In Shots Fired Incident In Ralls County

One woman and two deputies were injured in an altercation that led to shots being fired on Spencer Creek Lane in Ralls County last night. [Tuesday] Sergeant Eric Brown with the Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a distraught woman who was armed. During an altercation […]

Fatal Ralls County Accident

A Vandalia man was killed in a car accident yesterday [Friday] afternoon. According to the crash report, 83 year old Henry Gerdes of Vandalia was crossing U.S. 61 in New London and pulled into the path of a pickup. Gerdes was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ralls County Offers Reward For Information On Homicide

The Ralls County Sheriff’s Office is offering a reward of up to $5 thousand for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for the death of a New London woman in 2016. Melita Sue Epperson had not been heard from in several days when her family reached out to law enforcement. When […]

Four Injured In Ralls County Crash

Four people were taken to the hospital after an accident on U.S. 61 in Ralls County just after 8:30 this morning. [Wednesday] The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened when 65 year old Frank William of New Bloomfield was traveling northbound and 25 year old Mathew Robinson pulled into his path. William was […]

Longtime Ralls County Conservation Agent Dies

A longtime game warden in Ralls County died on Thursday. Christopher Cox had been with the Missouri Department of Conservation for over 30 years. He earned several distinctions including Missouri State Water Patrol Citizen Service Citation in 2004, the National Wildlife Turkey Federation’s Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer of the year in 2001 and the Missouri […]

Teen Arrested For Alleged School Threat

A Center teen has been arrested after an alleged threat was made towards Mark Twain Junior-Senior High School on Friday. According to the Ralls County Sheriff’s Office the threat was allegedly made by¬† 17 year old Tyler Lanier on the social media app, Snapchat. Other adults and a juvenile had also been interviewed as part […]

Man Recovering From Being Hit By Car In Hannibal

A 21 year old New London man is recovering after being hit by a car in Hannibal yesterday [Wednesday] afternoon. The accident happened around 1:30 in the southbound lane of U.S. 61, just south of MM. The man, who has not been identified, veered into traffic on the road that has no shoulder while riding […]