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Department responds to Highway 17 fire

Members of the Houston Rural Fire Department responded at 4 p.m. Friday to a report of a vehicle fully engulfed on East Highway 17 near the rock quarry. The vehicle was in motion when it caught fire, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. Deputies with the Texas County Sheriff’s Department...
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83-year-old finds his way home to Fort Leonard Wood after 80 years

A lot has changed since 83-year-old Bill Wieberg lived on Fort Leonard Wood during World War II. Rough and bumpy dirt and gravel roads have been replaced by smooth pavement, once expansive woodlands are now housing areas and wooden, World War II-era temporary buildings have been mostly replaced. What began as a training site when it opened in 1942, developed into a 63,000-acre installation that trains about 80,000 service members and civilians each year.
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Online enrollment increases at Drury’s Houston campus

Local enrollment for the upcoming fall semester will be up, reports Karen James, community relations coordinator, for the Houston satellite on Spruce Street at the Piney River Technical Center. By late last week, the credit hours are up 40 from the same semester in 2021 for online classes. They run...
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Williamson drives in 6, Post 64 rolls by Houston in Joplin tournament

JOPLIN, Mo. – (WATCH) The Pittsburg Post #64 Patriots top Houston, Missouri 16-0 in the AABC Connie Mack WS qualifier tournament in Joplin Friday. Baxter Springs product and Neosho CC signee Kameron Williamson goes 3-3 on the day with two doubles, a triple and 6 RBI. COPYRIGHT 2022 BY...
JOPLIN, MO
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Thompson promoted to sergeant with HPD

The Houston Police Department once again has a sergeant on its roster, as officer Travis Thompson was promoted to the rank effective June 20. Thompson has worked in law enforcement since 2013, serving with the Texas County Sheriff’s Department and Cabool Police Department before joining the HPD in August 2018.
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Woman accused of DWI flown to hospital after Pulaski County crash

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. Emergency crews flew a woman to a hospital Wednesday night following a Pulaski County crash. The crash happened around 6:55 p.m. on Highway 133 near Richland, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troopers said a motorcycle driven by Misty L. Miller, 31, of Richland, hit a barbed wire fence after she The post Woman accused of DWI flown to hospital after Pulaski County crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
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Funeral Arrangements for June 24, 2022

A memorial service for Thomas Leroy Watt, 54, of La Monte, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at La Monte Baptist Church. Burial of ashes will be held following the memorial service at Kingston Cemetery in Kingston. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel. The...
LA MONTE, MO
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Communities plan Fourth of July celebrations

This story has Unlimited Access. Please support our commitment to public service journalism. Subscribe now. Area communities are planning Fourth of July celebrations. Here is a roundup:. Willow Springs: A parade is set for 10 a.m. Monday, July 4, in Willow Springs. The lineup begins at 9 a.m. at Booster...
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Latest news from the Houston School District

Here is the latest news from the Houston School District:. The Houston School District will introduce a mobile application in the new academic year. The district’s Comprehensive School Improvement Plan committee has worked to identify needs of the community and school. Additional information about installing it will be announced...
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Curators approve Welcome Center plans

Missouri S&T’s goal of increasing enrollment to 12,000 students will be aided by a new Welcome Center, approved today (Thursday, June 23) by the University of Missouri Board of Curators. The curators, meeting on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus, approved plans for the design and construction of the Missouri...
ROLLA, MO
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Crocker R-2 School District Classes Canceled After Threat

The Crocker R-2 School District was on lock down after police say they received a possible threat against the school. The school district went on lock down at 9:15 am and students were sent home two hours later. The two remaining summer school classes have been canceled as a precaution.
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Crocker Schools Closed For Remainder Of The Week Following Threats

Tense moments for Crocker School District Officials on Wednesday. Reports show the school was placed on lockdown due to a threat posted to the school’s Facebook Page. The school is currently in Summer Session and students were eventually able to head home while police remained at the campus to investigate.
CROCKER, MO

Funeral Announcements for June 23, 2022

A memorial service for Thomas Leroy Watt, 54, of La Monte, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 9, at La Monte Baptist Church. Burial of ashes will be held following the memorial service at Kingston Cemetery in Kingston. Arrangements are under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel. The...
LA MONTE, MO
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Richland Woman Injured In Crash Now Faces DWI Charges

A Richland woman has serious injuries following a motorcycle crash Wednesday night. According to the Highway Patrol, 31-year-old Misty Miller was traveling on Highway 133 just 2 miles north of Richland, when she traveled off the right side and struck a barbed-wire fence. She was airlifted to Mercy Hospital in...
RICHLAND, MO
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Pulaski County man seriously injured in alcohol-related ATV crash near Crocker

A Pulaski County man suffers serious injuries in an alcohol related ATV crash two miles west of Crocker. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Richard Overman, 46, of Richland, was driving through a field on private property Thursday night when his ATV overturned. Overman was then partially ejected from the ATV.
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