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Carter County, MO

Kansas man dies in Missouri motorcycle accident

CARTER COUNTY, Mo.—A Kansas man died in an accident just after 3:30p.m. Thursday in Carter County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2018 Harley Davidson Road King driven by 71-year-old Michael L. Beckham of Winchester, Kan. was eastbound on U.S. 60 one mile east of Fremont. The driver...
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Nine sex offenders found to be noncomplaint in Carter County

Nine sex offenders were found to be non-compliant during a recent sweep in Carter County. Sheriff Dustin Boyer reports that the Carter County Sheriff’s Office recently conducted sex offender compliance checks on all known sex offenders residing in the county. From the 29 compliance checks conducted, charges were filed against nine people. Eight for failure to register as a sex offender and one for being physically present within 500 feet of a park or playground. Boyer says that the objective of the compliance checks are to provide public safety, verify registration compliance, and initiate proactive investigations.
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Teen killed in single-vehicle crash

CARTER COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Emergency crews responded to a deadly single-vehicle crash in Carter County on Thursday afternoon, May 19. The crash happened just before 4:30 p.m. on County Road 325, approximately 6 miles west of Ellsinore. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP), a 16-year-old Ellsinore girl...
CARTER COUNTY, MO

Missouri teen dies after SUV strikes a tree

CARTER COUNTY —A Missouri teen died in an accident just before 4:30p.m. Thursday in Carter County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2007 Toyota Highlander driven by a 16-year-old from Ellsinore was northbound on County Road 325 six miles west of Ellsinore. The driver lost control of the...
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Severe weather expected to hit area around 1 p.m.

The potential for severe weather is expected to hit the Carter and Ripley counties areas by around 1 p.m. according to the National Weather Service. A significant storm system is expected to cross Southeast Missouri between 1-4 p.m. today, said Greg Meffert, NWS lead forecaster. Carter and Ripley counties sit at the farthest west area of the Paducah, Kentucky, office’s region and will see impacts first, he said.
RIPLEY COUNTY, MO
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5000+ Acre Prescribed Burn on Shannon-Carter County Border

Ozark National Scenic Riverways is conducting the Stegall Mountain Prescribed Burn in cooperation with Missouri Department of Conservation and The Nature Conservancy on Thursday, March 17, 2022. This prescribed burn encompasses 5,350 acres and is located along the border of Shannon and Carter Counties near Peck Ranch. Park visitors near Rocky Falls, as well as those traveling on State Highways H or NN, may notice smoke from the prescribed burn. A section of the Ozark Trail, from approximately Mile 8 to Mile 14 in the Current River Section, crosses the unit and will be subject to closure during the prescribed burn. Residents traveling on Highway 60 between Winona and Van Buren may see smoke several miles north of the highway.
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Convicted sex offender arrested with child porn

A registered sex offender from Grandin has been arrested on new charges related to the possession of child pornography. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office reports that deputies searched the suspects house in the 100 block of East 3rd Street just before 6 p.m. and seized numerous electronic devices. During the search, 34-year-old Thomas Victery was arrested and placed on a 24-hour investigative hold. Victery is already a registered sex offender in Carter County. He has been charged with Possession of Child Pornography and is being held in the Shannon County Jail with no bond. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office was assisted on scene by the Ripley County Sheriff’s Office and Van Buren Police Department. Sargent Kris Wilkins with Carter County Sheriff’s Office says more charges are expected to be filed. You can learn more in the Daily American Republic.
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Carter Co. man charged with possessing child pornography

VAN BUREN, Mo. (KFVS) - Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man accused of possessing child pornography. According to the sheriff’s office, deputies searched the suspects house in the 100 block of East 3rd Street in Grandin around 5:47 p.m. and seized numerous electronic devices.
CARTER COUNTY, MO
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Carter County drug investigation results in multiple arrests

WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo. (January 26, 2022) – In the early morning hours of Wednesday, January 26, 2022, officers with the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff’s Department, concluded a series of long-term narcotics investigations in Carter County, Mo.
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5 arrested on drug charges in Carter County

CARTER COUNTY, Mo. (KBSI) – Five people were arrested and face drug charges in Carter County. Officers with the South Central Drug Task Force, in coordination with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff’s Department, concluded a series of long-term narcotics investigations in Carter County on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
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Free tax clinics for seniors, disabled open next week

Retired Senior Volunteer Program and AARP will offer tax clinics in Butler and Carter counties beginning Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 1-2. The Butler County clinic will begin Feb. 1, in the Twin Towers. The one in Carter County will start Feb. 2 in Ellsinore. Those wanting to have taxes prepared...
BUTLER COUNTY, MO
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Investigation nets drug arrests in Carter County

Several Carter County individuals were taken into custody Wednesday by officers with the South Central Drug Task Force. The task force coordinated with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and Carter County Sheriff’s Department after a lengthy investigation into drug trafficking. “I’d say this investigation has been going on for...
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