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Forecast: Storms Have Moved Out, Less Muggy Air Moving In

Storms swept across the area today producing pockets of wind damage and hail. The worst of the storminess moved through Lawrence County, MO, south into Newton County, AR. The storms made a quick exit by mid-afternoon with the remainder of the day quiet. A cold front near I-70 will gradually...
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9-year-old killed in hit-and-run crash ID’d as Eudora girl, van ‘possibly associated’ found

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - Law enforcement stated Monday afternoon that it has found a van suspected to be involved in a crash that killed a child. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office reported that Brooklyn Brouhard, a 9-year-old Eudora girl, was riding as a passenger on her grandpa’s motorcycle on East 1900 Road Saturday between Lawrence and Eudora about 5:15 p.m.
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Crane, Mo. woman dies in crash in Lawrence County

NEAR MARIONVILLE, Mo. (KY3) - The Missouri Highway Patrol is investigating a two-car crash killing a woman from Crane, Mo. Earnestine Smith, 77, died in the crash Tuesday afternoon on Route T near Marionville. Investigators say Smith’s Ford Focus struck a stopped vehicle, hit a utility pole, and overturned. She...
CRANE, MO
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Aurora Police Confirm Plane Crash at Local Airport

The Aurora Police Department, in a press release, confirmed a plane crash at the Aurora Airport Thursday morning. According to police, the crash occurred at 10:47 a.m. with only the pilot inside the aircraft at the time of the accident. The Aurora Airport is located near U.S. 60 and Lawrence...
AURORA, MO
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Pilot injured in plane crash near Aurora, Mo.

AURORA, Mo. (KY3) - The Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office says one person suffered injuries in a plane crash near Aurora. The crash happened near U.S. 60 and Lawrence County 1200 around 10:30 a.m. Investigators say the crop duster plane hit power lines. The pilot crashed while trying to make an emergency landing.
AURORA, MO
Lawrence County Record

Sinko De Mayo

Vehicles stall, but no water rescues necessary during deluge last week. Up to seven inches of rain fell in Lawrence County on Wednesday, May 4, and Thursday, May 5, according to information provided by the National Weather Service, creating high water levels and flooding on low-lying roads in the county. However, while some vehicles stalled when their drivers tried to take them in high waters, no one was hurt or needed to be rescued from their vehicles, Lt. Jon Ford, of the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Office, reported.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, MO

Lawrence County crash kills 1

77 year old Earnestine Smith from Crane was killed in a 2 vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in Lawrence County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the accident happened on Route T, 3 miles north of Marionville when the Smith car struck a pickup truck that was stopped to make a turn.
LAWRENCE COUNTY, MO
cassville-democrat.com

Census shows fewer people in bi-county area

The U.S. Census has released population figures for Barry and Lawrence counties from the 2020 count, reflecting number shifts at both the municipal and county levels. The city of Monett saw a modest population increase, but not enough to alter the city government, which would move from a three-member city commission to five if the 10,000 person threshold is passed. The new population count for the city limits signs will be 9,567, up 694 people from 2010, an 8 percent increase. The city saw a 20 percent rise between 2000 and 2010 counts.
MONETT, MO
cassville-democrat.com

Sales tax rallies for big April gains

Near sweep in rises places many far over 2021 collections. Following a tepid showing in March, sales tax distributions to local municipal and county government entities boomed in April. Last April saw an unusually low sales tax distribution, the biggest drop in the midst of the surge in local shopping...
BARRY COUNTY, MO

Road closures; Turn around don’t drown

JOPLIN REGION — The roads that normally close during high water events are beginning to close. Download the free MODOT Travelers App for the latest updates. Click here for iPhone APP Store. Click here to download Android version in the Play Store. 💻 You can view the map on your computer by clicking here. BARTON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT release images...
JOPLIN, MO