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Two injured in crash on Highway 210

Residents of Braymer and Lee’s Summit were hurt Saturday afternoon in a collision involving a sports utility vehicle and a car south of liberty. Both occupants hurt were in the car. The driver, 26-year-old Bethany Milligan of Braymer, and a passenger in the car, 26-year-old Christian Seccio of Lee’s Summit, were taken to North Kansas City Hospital with minor injuries.
BRAYMER, MO
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Lawsuits Filed Days After Deadly Amtrak Crash

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first lawsuits have been filed only days after an Amtrak train collision and derailment in rural Missouri that left four people dead and injured up to 150 others. In a federal lawsuit filed Friday, surviving passenger Janet Williams of Dubuque, Iowa, named Amtrak,...
MENDON, MO
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SEVERAL AREA CITY GOVERNMENTS SCHEDULED TO MEET ON TUESDAY, JULY 5

Several area city governments are scheduled to meet on Tuesday, July 5. Most of these meetings are usually held on Mondays, but were pushed back because of Independence Day. -The meeting of the Concordia Board of Aldermen is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. in room 202 of the Concordia Community Building at 802 South Gordon Street.
MARSHALL, MO
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Verna Marie (Lefholz) Holman

Verna Marie (Lefholz) Holman, 98, of Platte City, Missouri formerly of Lexington, MO passed away on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at the Benton House of Tiffany Springs surrounded by family. Visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 7, 2022, at the Walker-Nadler-Fuller Funeral Home, 1720...
LEXINGTON, MO

Amtrak sues owner of truck hit in fatal Missouri derailment

Amtrak is suing the owner of the truck that was hit by a train in Missouri, leading to a fatal derailment. The lawsuit filed Thursday seeks $75,000 from MS Contracting, which operated the dump truck that was struck by a train on 27 June. It alleges that the truck’s driver, Billy Dean Barton II, was aware that it was unsafe to cross the tracks when he did so because he could see that the train was on its way toward the crossing. “Despite the fact that it was unsafe, careless and reckless to do so because of the clearly...
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What the Train Accident In Mendon Should Teach Us All

On Monday Amtrak's Southwest Chief struck a dump truck in a railroad crossing near Mendon, Missouri. When it was all said and done, three passengers aboard the train and the truck driver died. 150 other passengers suffered injuries. Not to mention the damage to Amtrak's equipment, and the inconvenience it will cause Amtrak riders for months because those train cars are out of commission. And the reality is, that the tragedy was preventable.
MENDON, MO
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Carrollton Town Board Meeting and Public Hearing

The Carrollton Town Board will meet Tuesday evening at Carrollton City Hall. Just before the meeting, at 6:00 pm, will be a Planning and Zoning Public Hearing. Demolition of properties at 403 N Main, 308 N Main, 105 E Lincoln, 407 W Benton. Partial vacation of 13 W 13th. Rezoning...
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