Inmate Walks Away From Work Assignment At Missouri State Fair

Law enforcement agencies in mid-Missouri were made aware of an inmate who walked away from his work assignment at the Missouri State FairĀ  just after midnight today. [Monday] Thirty-four-year-old Shannon Watts was doing maintenance work at the fair but did not report to the van for the trip back to the Tipton prison. Watts is […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Man Shot By Police Mistaken For Pettis County Escapee

Oklahoma authorities said a knife-wielding Oklahoma man who was fatally shot by police yesterday [Thursday] was mistaken for an escaped inmate from the Pettis County Jail. The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after 27 year old Shawn Taylor Watie was shot when he allegedly “came after” police with a knife. The officers were […]

Cardinal Caravan Announced

The players that will be in attendance for the mid-Missouri Cardinal Caravan have been announced. On January 18, Dakota Hudson, Mike Mayers, Chasen Shreve, Andrew Knizer, Joe Magrane and Jim Edmonds will be at the Missouri Farm Bureau Center at 6PM. Saturday, January 19 will see Hudson, Mayers, Sherve, Knizer, Magrane and Harrison Bader in […]

Sedalia Man Dies In Cole County Accident

A Sedalia man is dead after an accident in Cole County on Saturday night. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened when 21 year old Darius Patterson of Jefferson City tried to cross Highway 50 westbound at Lookout Trail and pulled out in front of 49 year old Michael Poindexter of Sedalia causing him […]

Sedalia Man Dies In Pettis County Accident

A Sedalia man is dead after a car crash yesterday (Sunday) morning in Pettis County. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol it happened on US 65 when 23 year old Caleb Stathem was driving and his car went off the road hitting a guard rail. Stathem overcorrected and his vehicle began to skid and rotate, […]

Sedalia Man Dies From Gunshot Wounds

A 42 year old Sedalia man is dead after suffering from a gunshot wound yesterday (Sunday). Sedalia Police say they were called to the 1200 block of East 4th Street, and determined 42 year old Maurice Harper Sr. was shot at a home on North Summit Avenue. Harper was taken to the Bothwell Regional Health […]

Sedalia Man In University Hospital After Being Hit by a Train

A Sedalia man is in the University Hospital after being hit by a train on Tuesday night. Authorities say 29 year old Monty A. Ellis was walking close to some railroad tracks near Highway 50 on Tuesday Evening when the incident occurred. Ellis was listed in critical condition at the University Hospital yesterday (Wednesday).

Death Investigation Underway in Sedalia

An investigation is ongoing surrounding the death of a Sedalia woman by the Pettis County Sheriff’s Office. According to a press release from the department, gunshots were heard in the area of the Western View Estates Trailer Park on Oak Grove Lane just before 8:30 last (Tuesday) night, however when deputies responded they were unable […]

Sedalia Schools on Alert After Threatening Social Media Post

The Sedalia Smith-Cotton High School is on high alert this morning after a threat was posted on social media yesterday (Wednesday). The threat was posted on the social media site Sarahah, and read that the anonymous person would shoot up the high school with pistols, and warned that students better not be at school tomorrow. […]