More Schools Closings Announced Amidst COVID-19 Outbreak

A number of Missouri schools are closing in an effort to halt or slow the spread of COVID-19. The Mexico School District will close this Friday, March 20th and be back in session after April 14th. The Moberly Public Schools will be out tomorrow (Wednesday) March 18th and will be out through April 3rd. Centralia […]

Curryville Dog Breeder Shut Down By Attorney General

A Curryville dog breeder is now closed by the Attorney General’s Office. The office served Debra Ritter, owner of Cornerstone Farms, with a temporary restraining order and a lawsuit yesterday (Tuesday) during an unannounced inspection. The measures prevent her from selling or acquiring dogs. The actions follow numerous previous inspections that cited problems with inadequate […]

Vandalia Man Serious Injuries In Pike County Accident

A Vandalia man with serious injuries after a one car accident in Pike County last (Thursday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened around 10:30 on US-61 southbound south of Route OO. 26 year old Steven G. Houchins went off the road and overturned in the median. He was taken by air evacuation […]

Motion Denied For Man Convicted Of Murder Of Sports Editor

Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced today [Wednesday] the man who admitted to the murder of a Columbia Tribune Sports Editor will remain behind bars. On Monday, a Pike County judge entered an order denying a writ of habeas corpus filed by Charles Erickson. The court found on November 4, 2004 that Erickson freely, knowingly […]

Wellsville Man Injured After Jumping Out of Moving Vehicle

A Wellsville man has moderate injuries after jumping from a moving car in Pike County last (Monday) night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on Highway H and Highway W around 6:35. A vehicle had lost it brakes and the passenger 51 year old Nathaniel R. Kinder jumped from the moving vehicle. Kinder […]

Fatal Crash in Pike County Kills Bowling Green Man

A Bowling Green man has lost his life after a one car accident in Pike County yesterday (Tuesday). The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened just after midnight yesterday (Tuesday) on US Highway 54 West of US Highway 61. A vehicle began to slide on an ice covered bridge, left the road and overturned. The […]

Bowling Green Woman and Vandalia Man Injured in Pike County Accident

A Bowling Green woman has serious injuries after a 2 car accident in Pike County last (Thursday) night. According to the Highway Patrol it happened at Business Highway 54 at North 15th Street when a vehicle was stopped waiting to turn left onto and was hit from behind by another vehicle. The impact caused the […]

Tax Free Weekend Runs Through Sunday Several Counties Not Participating

The Missouri Back to School Sales Tax Holiday is set to begin. The holiday starts at 12:01 tomorrow (Friday) morning and will run through Sunday. No state tax will be charged on certain back to school purchases. Items include clothing with a taxable value of one hundred dollars or less. School supplies under fifty dollars. […]