Sturgeon Man Formally Charged Given $100 Thousand Bond In Crash

A Sturgeon man was formally charged today with three counts of reckless homicide and one count of reckless operation of a vehicle in a highway work zone in Indiana today. [Thursday] Bruce Pollard is accused of speeding in a work zone causing a crash that killed 29 year old Alanna Koons and her 18-month-old twin […]

Boone County Fair In Sturgeon Opening Day

The opening day of the annual Boone County Fair starts today (Tuesday) in Sturgeon. Fair-goers will have to deal with extreme heat as an excessive heat watch is in effect for the area until Saturday. Boone County Fire Protection District will have people on site at the fair to deal with heat-related emergencies, plus two […]

Sturgeon Man Charged In Connection With Deaths In Car Crash Out of State

A Sturgeon man is facing charges of that include reckless homicide after a fatal, fiery crash on an Indianapolis freeway over the weekend. According to Indiana State Police the crash yesterday (Sunday) after a semi tractor-trailer hit the back of a line of vehicles backed-up in traffic due to construction. The first car hit caught […]

Sturgeon Alderman Vote To Fire Police Chief For A Second Time

The Sturgeon Board of Alderman has voted for a second time to remove Police Chief Greg Halderman from his position today. [Tuesday] The city terminated Halderman’s employment in May of 2017 amidst allegations of inappropriate behavior and alcohol abuse. In March, a Boone County Judge ordered Halderman be reinstated with back pay. Today’s vote was […]

Judge Orders Sturgeon To Reinstate Former Police Chief

A judge is ruling that the city of Sturgeon must reinstate their former Chief of Police Greg Halderman. According to court records the ruling was made on Friday by Circuit Judge Jeff Harris. He ruled that the city of Sturgeon did not comply with procedural requirements of a contested case when they removed Halderman from […]

Two Injured In Moniteau Crash

Two people were seriously injured in a fiery car crash [Wednesday] in Moniteau County around 10:45 this morning According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 30 year old David Hashagen of Sturgeon failed to negotiate a curve and overcorrected twice before leaving the left side of the road and struck a tree. The car came […]

Sturgeon Schools Superintendent Gets a Contract Extension

The Sturgeon R-V Schools Superintendent is getting a three year contract extension. The Sturgeon School board voted to give Geoff Neill the extension at their board meeting held earlier this week. Neill is in the first of a two year contract currently. He replaced Shawn Schultz last year who took a job with the Henry […]

Boone County Fair Rides That Failed Safety Inspections Set To Open

Carnival rides at the Boone County Fair are expected to be open after they were closed last (Tuesday) night for failing safety inspections. According to reports the rides failed inspections for minor things like a rusted clip and a cracked plastic chair. After the rides were closed last (Tuesday) night the fair board met with […]