Wright City R-II and Warren County R-III schools will close for the rest of the school year. Each district with a special board meeting last (Wednesday) night and both decided in unanimous votes in favor of the closure due to the recommendation of the Warren County Health Department to close for 8 weeks. Staff in […]
A Martinsburg trucking company owner is being recognized with an iconic award. George Schafer the owner of George Schafer Trucking was recognized as the winner of the Pride In Your Ride lifetime achievement award winner this past weekend. Schafer started in 1975 with a small fleet of trucks, and says he was completely surprised to […]
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that will go into effect at 8:00 this evening [Tuesday] and continue until 9:00 tomorrow [Wednesday] morning. The counties predicted to be impacted are Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Lincoln, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, Ralls, Shelby and Warren. A light glaze of ice is expected as freezing […]
The murder trial for a man accused of the fatal shooting of Leon Wilder III in Audrain County in July of 2017 has been postponed. According to court records, Richard Henry’s first degree murder trial was originally scheduled to be heard beginning January 14. Henry’s attorney filed for a continuance of the case, and it […]
A long time 12th circuit judge died unexpectedly yesterday. [Sunday] Judge Wesley Dalton was 60 years old when he complained of chest pain yesterday afternoon. An ambulance took him to SSM Health St. Joseph in Lake St. Louis where was pronounced deceased. Dalton was set to retire after 18 years on the bench at the […]
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Troy man yesterday [Wednesday] morning after finding nearly a pound of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Deputies requested assistance from the Audrain County K9 Unit, the East Central Drug Task Force and the Warren County Sheriff’s Office. Audrain K9, Chal, alerted on the 14 ounces of meth and […]
Warrenton will be getting a lift to its local economy as Schnuck Market plans to open a store in the fall. The Schnucks will be 37,000 square feet and is expected to add seventy one jobs. Construction has already started and it will be located on Veterans Memorial Parkway west of Highway 47.
Second Degree Murder charges are being brought against a Warrenton man in connection with the death of an infant. According to court records an arrest was issued yesterday (Wednesday) for 25 year old Charles A. Holiday. A three month old child was pronounced dead in June of 2015 and was with extensive trauma from at […]