Mother of Macon man shares thoughts after 15-year-old in custody, accused of murdering her son
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) A 15-year-old is in custody in relation to the death of a Macon man who was found dead in Boone County on Feb. 7. The Boone County Sheriff's Office said in a social media post that a teenager was arrested on Tuesday. “On 02/27/2024, a 15-year-old juvenile suspect was taken into custody The post Mother of Macon man shares thoughts after 15-year-old in custody, accused of murdering her son appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Lady Panthers crush Bulldogs in home finale
SPRINGFIELD–Just across the street, the Lady Panthers of Drury also played their home finale taking on Truman State. Two minutes in, Kaci Bailey’s team demonstrates what effective ball movement can accomplish, a.k.a. an easy layup for Reese Schaaf who had a game-high 30 points. Caitlyn Daniels had herself a nice game as well. She scored […]
22-year-old La Plata resident injured in Highway 63 rollover crash
In an early morning incident, a 22-year-old man from La Plata, Missouri, was transported to Samaritan Hospital following a single-vehicle accident on Highway 63. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that the crash occurred approximately 2 miles south of La Plata at around 8:05 a.m. on February 28, 2024. Shawn...
Investigation reveals Callao school fires were set intentionally
The Macon County Sheriff’s Office has reported that investigators have determined three fires at the Callao School on January 3rd were intentionally set. The investigation is ongoing. The Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with the Missouri Division of Fire Safety, is appealing to the public for any information regarding the...
Rescue Of Abandoned Infant And Toddler Found In Woods During Search For Fugitive
Aiexpress – In a remarkable act of bravery, Missouri police successfully rescued an abandoned infant and toddler who were left alone in the woods by a suspect on the run. On Friday, February 16, officers from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office found the two kids deep in the woods near Jacksonville. The scary video shows the moment they found them.
Kirksville woman accused of calling judge 'b' word, creating court chaos
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A Kirksville woman is accused of causing chaos in court, outside of court on her way to a police car and inside the jail. According to court documents, Emily Renee Watts, 39, of Kirksville, was in Judge Kristie Swaim's courtroom Wednesday for violating the city’s nuisance ordinance.
Macon woman injured in early morning crash near Huntsville; patrol accuses her of DWI
In the early hours of February 29, 2024, a single-vehicle accident occurred on Route C, approximately 7 miles north of Huntsville, Missouri, resulting in moderate injuries for a Macon woman. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported that Cassidy N. King, 37, lost control of her 1999 Ford Ranger, causing the...
Residents escape Kirksville house fire; 2 cats didn't make it out
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A fire forced two Kirksville women from their home overnight. The blaze at 201 South Davis Street was called in at 3:35 a.m. Thursday. Deputy Fire Chief Travis Gregory with the Kirksville Fire Department told KTVO that flames were showing on two sides of the home when firefighters arrived.
Ameren Missouri upgrading its power grid, hopes to limit power outages caused by weather
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — The Heartland is no stranger to severe weather. With that potential, power outages are also possible. A Missouri electric company has been working to help make sure people don't go without power for too long. Ameren Missouri has been replacing utility poles between Kirksville and Brookfield.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.09 in Kirksville as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Donald Trump wins Missouri Republican Caucuses, Adair County's by a landslide
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Missouri held their first statewide presidential caucuses since 2016 Saturday. Former President Donald Trump won all 114 Show-Me-State counties and the city of St. Louis, receiving 100% of the votes in Adair County. Nikki Haley also received support from Adair County voters, but not 15% of...
Kirksville firefighters raise autism awareness through annual t-shirt fundraiser
KIRKSVILLE, Mo, — The Kirksville Chapter of the International Association of Firefighters is giving back to the community with its annual Autism Awareness Fundraiser. Firefighters will sell t-shirts designed by the Art Department and Benton Silkscreening in Moberly. All proceeds raised will be given back to families of individuals...
Adair County R-II superintendent to join North Shelby schools this summer
BRASHEAR, Mo. — Adair County R-II Superintendent Josh Brummit announced that he will be leaving his current school district on June 30. Brummit has been at Brashear since 2020. The superintendent told KTVO News that one of his favorite memories as a Tiger was building connections with students, staff...
Northern Missouri man airlifted to hospital after motorcycle wreck
MACON COUNTY, Mo. — A northern Missouri man was airlifted to the hospital after being ejected from his motorcycle in a single-vehicle crash in Macon County on Tuesday. According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol online crash report, the wreck happened at 10 a.m. Tuesday on Route O about seven miles north of Macon.
Upcoming Planned Roadwork for Northeast Missouri, March 4 - 15
HANNIBAL – The following is a list of general highway maintenance work the Missouri Department of Transportation has planned in the Northeast Missouri region for the next few weeks. All road closures and planned roadwork may be viewed on the Traveler Information Map at http://traveler.modot.org/map/. Inclement weather may cause...
MSSU Dominates at Home in their 2-Game Sweep over Truman State
JOPLIN, Mo — Missouri Southern Softball hosted Truman State for a doubleheader today, and absolutely dominated both games. They won Game 1 in 5 innings, 12-4, and won Game 2 in 5 innings, 14-1. The Lions improved to 15-4 on the season. Leading the way today for the Lions was Kara Amos who had a […]
Loud explosion heard when Kirksville woman started her car
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A Kirksville woman says her car exploded when she turned the key to start it. Just after 2 p.m. Monday, the Kirksville Fire Department was called to at home at 2400 Redbud Court for a car fire. The owner of the car, Lori Parsons, told KTVO...
Kirksville man dies day after being pulled from burning mobile home
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — A northeast Missouri man died a day after he was pulled from a burning mobile home in Kirksville. The fire was reported at 7:20 a.m. Saturday at #40 Woodland Village Trailer Court at 1700 North Centennial Street. Adair County Coroner Brian Noe identifies the victim as...
Read Across America Day promotes reading at an early age
KIRKSVILLE, Mo. — Saturday is 'Read Across America Day' and is a part of National Reading Awareness Month. March 2 is the birthday of popular children's book author Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Reading specialists take the month of March as an opportunity to stress the...
Upwards of $10,000 worth of hay destroyed by fire north of Brashear
ADAIR COUNTY, Mo. — A northeast Missouri farmer lost upwards of $10,000 worth of hay to a fire Tuesday afternoon. Just before 12:30 p.m., the Adair County Fire Department was called to the Dick Taylor residence on Route J, 10 miles north Brashear. The flames destroyed an estimated 100...