Laquey, MO


Multiple weapons found on a student at Laquey, Mo. school

LAQUEY, Mo. (KY3) - The Pulaski County Sheirff’s Office says school officials in Laquey found multiple weapons in a student’s possession at school. “The teacher noticed something odd about the child and recognized he was skittish and nervous and something going on. So she pulled the child out of the class and called the resource officer. The resource officer came in. (They) found a weapon on the child, loaded weapon on the child, and found several other weapons in a bookbag in a locker that belongs to the same child,” said Pulaski County Sheriff Jimmy Bench.
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School leaders place Laquey School District on lockdown following incident

LAQUEY, Mo. (KY3) - The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says everyone is safe following an incident at Laquey schools. The school placed students on lockdown Monday as authorities investigated. KY3 received multiple calls about a possible active shooter. Sheriff Jimmy Bench says that did not happen. Sheriff Bench says...
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Johnny Lee Lewis, 32, of St. Louis, Mo., formerly of Laquey, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2022, in St. Louis. He is survived by his father, Kelly Lewis (Sherry) of Jefferson City; two sisters, Nakia Lewis of Laquey and Mikala Lewis of Jefferson City; two nieces, Waylynne R. and Kellie Fullington; one great-niece, Wynter Reigh Fullington; his stepfather, J.D. Foreman of Laquey; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Officers fatally shoot 2 people after car chase in Missouri

OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Authorities say law enforcement officers shot and killed two people after a car chase in southwest Missouri. The Greene County Sheriff’s office says the shooting occurred Saturday in Christian County. The department says an Ozark officer tried to stop a car after suspecting the driver was impaired. The car drove way and was later seen near Highlandville, where a chase began. The department says when the car eventually was stopped, the driver pointed a gun at officers. Officers from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Nixa police and Ozark police fired, killing the driver, 37-year-old Timothy Shafer, and a passenger, 23-year-old Donna Bailey, both of Lebanon, Missouri.

Another Death of an Offender Reported at South Central Correctional Center in Licking

More disturbing news from the South Central Correctional Center in Licking. A 6th offender has died there within a period of the last four weeks. The latest offender to die was 29-year-old Robert Baker, who was serving a six-year sentence for first-degreee tampering with a motor vehicle from Montgomery County. He had served a little over a year of that sentence.

Sixth inmate dies in one month at Licking prison

LICKING, Mo. — A sixth inmate has died at the South Central Correctional Center over the span of one month. Robert Baker, 29, of Montgomery County, was pronounced dead at 5:59 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 25. This is the sixth inmate at the prison to die since Aug. 31. Baker was serving a six-year sentence for […]

2 Missourians Fatally Shot After They Tried to Run Over a Deputy

A car chase over the weekend resulted in 2 Missourians being fatally shot after they allegedly tried to run over a Missouri deputy. The Green County Sheriff's Office shared this update on their Facebook page today about what began as a traffic stop that ended with Timothy W. Shaffer, 37 and Donna M. Bailey, 23, both of Lebanon, Missouri being fatally wounded. The status says their next of kin have now been notified.

Criminal Hearing In Phelps County Murder Case Scheduled Tomorrow

A criminal motion hearing and arraignment are scheduled for tomorrow in Phelps County for 38-year-old Michael Billingsley of Beulah, Missouri. Billingsley is charged with second-degree murder, domestic assault, and abandonment of a corpse in the death of Vanessa Bradfield of Beulah in Southern Phelps County on August 21st. Judge Kenneth Clayton denied a bond modification for Billingsley. It was determined during the hearing that Billingsley is a flight risk.

Waynesville-St. Robert Airport will get a new airline and two destinations

The airport at Fort Leonard Wood that serves both civilians and military personnel is getting a new air carrier, and for the first time in decades, there will be two destinations from the small airport. Contour Airlines is returning to the Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport after a year away, starting...
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SFC (Ret.) Hollis Wayne Grisham, 75, of Laquey, died Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, in Phelps Health Hospital in Rolla. He is survived by his wife Susan of Laquey; a son, Bruce Preston Link of St. Louis, Mo.; two grandchildren, Sable and Jade Sutherland; a great-grandson, Riott Bagby; a sister, Bettye Jo Grisham of Cullman, Ala; a brother, Andy Grisham of Pulaski, Tenn.; a son-in-law, Jason Sutherland of Lake Ozark; a number of nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Inmate dies Sunday at state prison at Licking

An inmate assigned to the South Central Correctional Center died Sunday at the prison. It is the sixth death since Aug. 31. Officials said Robert Baker, 29, was serving a six-year sentence for first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle from Montgomery County. Baker had been in prison since June 2021.
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Golf team working hard this fall

During a recent home match, the Lebanon High School girls’ golf team honored their four seniors. The seniors include Libbee Hays, Brandi Leifer, Katie Hopkins, and Emma Hough. “These girls have been amazing for our program,” head coach Lindsay Darnell said. “I say it every year, but I am...

City Council Recap - Sept. 26th Regular Meeting

Here is a brief recap of major actions taken by the Lebanon City Council at the Sept. 26th regular meeting:. ✅ Council passed Resolution No. 485 authorizing developmental fee waivers for 25 more new home constructions. Why is this important?. The City of Lebanon needs more housing. Addressing the housing...

Council thanks Holman Howe Funeral Home for Time Capsule plaque

Members of the Lebanon City Council met to thank Kenny Howe, of Holman Howe Funeral Home, for the plaque commemorating the time capsule buried at city hall on Sept. 15, 2021 in conjunction with the Missouri Bicentennial Celebration last year. The capsule is scheduled to be opened on Sept. 12, 2121. Pictured, from left, are Laquita Angst, Councilman Bob Garner, Kenny Howe, Councilman Gib Adkins, Councilman Randy Wall, Councilwoman Sheila Mitchell, Councilman Ken Eldridge, Mayor Jared Carr and Councilman Chuck Jordan.

Lebanon Over the Road Truck Driver Was Killed Early Friday Morning

A Lebanon over-the-road truck driver was killed Friday morning in a single morning traffic accident on Highway 32, five miles east of Buffalo. The highway patrol says 42-year-old Christopher J. Kerperien died when the 2013 Peterbuilt he was driving failed to negotiate a curve, travelled off the roadway, struck a guardrail, and overturned several times.

Plato, September 27 High School 🏀 Game Notice

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Two Crocker Merchants Celebrate 111 Years In Business

Two businesses in Crocker have been a going and growing asset to the entire community and other communities for over 100 years. And, as is traditional, the Bank of Crocker and Newcomb Hardware are teaming up today to celebrate their 111th anniversary of doing business. The entire community is invited to come and help them celebrate this evening from 5 to 8 o’ clock in the Crocker City Park. Enjoy free hot dogs, popcorn, soft drinks, and cash prizes. And, to top it all off, there will be a fireworks display in the park at dark. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs and blankets.