Lebanon, MO

Drug search warrant nets 56 grams of meth in Laclede County

The Laclede County Sheriff on Thursday arrested two people after executing a search warrant for drugs. Deputies, with the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, and the Lebanon Police Department executed the warrant on Amy Drive in Lebanon. During the search, they found 56 grams of...
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Man, woman detained after drugs are found in home in Lebanon

A man and a woman are facing charges after officers find drugs in a home in Lebanon. The Lebanon Police Department says a search warrant was served at a home in the area of Amy Drive last night. The police department was joined by the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office, and the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group.
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James Ray Hill Jr. “Jimmy,’’ 50, of Corpus Christi, Texas, formerly of Lebanon, died Aug. 7, 2022, in Corpus Christi, Texas. He was born July 15, 1972, in Portland, Ore. to Greg McBride and Carolyn Massey. On Aug. 16, 2020, he married Elizabeth Ricks in Lake Ozark,...

Juveniles suspected of property damage

3 juveniles were referred to the juvenile office after hundreds of dollars in damage was reported to vehicles on Monday. Lebanon Police responded to the 40th block of Drury Lane when the owners of vehicles on that street discovered that someone had cut their tires. During the investigation, officers learned that the tires on at least 5 vehicles had been cut with a pocket knife. The damaged vehicles were parked on Stanwood, Holly, and Drury Lane. The 12 and 13-year-old suspects were identified and the incidents were referred to the Juvenile Office.

Pulaski County home destroyed by fire

A home in Pulaski County is destroyed by fire. The Waynesville Rural Fire Protection District says crews were called to a residential structure fire in the 17000 block of Lanes End Lane, near Highway Y, in Dixon around 1:00 Thursday afternoon. When crews arrived at the scene, they found a...

Two headed to court in unrelated arrests

A Lebanon man who allegedly took a vehicle without permission and then wrecked it, has been charged in Laclede County. 46-year-old Jimmy Lee Brown was pulled over after a Highway Patrolman was notified that the vehicle Brown was driving had left the scene of a crash on Sunday morning. The trooper spotted the damaged vehicle and pulled it over in Lebanon. Brown allegedly smelled of intoxicants and was arrested. It was later learned that he didn’t have permission to be driving the car, which had been loaned to the owner’s daughter. Brown who is classified as a persistent offender for driving while intoxicated was ticketed for DWI, driving while revoked, and leaving the scene of an accident. He is also charged in Laclede County with felony tampering with a motor vehicle. His bond hearing is set for August 22nd.

Progress Made Towards New Bridge

Pony Bridge on route 66 in Oklahoma, United States. It crosses the South Canadian River and is also known as William H. Murray Bridge. Progress was made this morning towards a new bridge at the Laclede County Commissioners Meeting. A new bridge for Bobcat Road has been talked about for...
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Elevate Thrift Store commemmorates grand opening

A grand opening and ribbon cutting took place Friday for the Elevate Thrift Store in Lebanon. According to the store’s Facebook page, “Elevate Thrift Store is so much more than just another second-hand shop. This store provides hope and opportunity for our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness, poverty, or both. Elevate Thrift is one of three outreach programs of Elevate Lebanon.” Patti Brayfield of Elevate Lebanon said the new venture was introduced at the Chamber of Commerce Business luncheon Friday. Bryan Stallings, CEO and founder of Elevate Branson was the keynote speaker. For more on this story see the LCR.

Man ejected from car during wreck

A Conway man was injured after being thrown from his car during a crash on I-44 on Tuesday afternoon. According to the Highway Patrol, 37-year-old Jason Carter was traveling west, 2 miles from Marshfield, when his car hydroplaned causing him to lose control. The car then ran off the road, hit an embankment, and overturned. Carter was not wearing a seatbelt and was thrown from the car. He was transported to Cox South Hospital for treatment after the 3:50 pm crash.

Lebanon woman accused of child's death heads to trial next summer

A new trial date is set for a Laclede County woman arrested after a three-year-old boy dies in her care. Angela Coleman, of Lebanon, was scheduled last Friday for a jury trial to begin July 10, 2023. She’s charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child, resulting in their death.

Three hurt in head-on crash at Lake of the Ozarks

CAMDEN COUNTY, Mo. (KMIZ) Troopers responded Tuesday afternoon to a head-on crash at the Lake of the Ozarks. Three people were hurt in the crash on Route TT near Shawnee View Drive around 2:50 p.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Troopers said Gary W. Cleek, 65, of Eldon, was driving a pickup truck The post Three hurt in head-on crash at Lake of the Ozarks appeared first on ABC17NEWS.

UPDATED: Sinkhole opens up near Sunrise Beach garden center

UPDATE PROVIDED BY SUNRISE BEACH FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT: The initial call about the sinkhole was received just after 10 a.m. When crews arrived, they determined the hole was 10 feet wide and 25 feet deep. The bottom of the hole appeared to have a cavern running parallel with State Road TT.

Lebanon Youth Injured In Monday Night Accident

A 17-year-old unnamed Lebanon girl was injured in a single-vehicle accident at 9:00 last night on Missouri Drive, 2 miles north of Highway W.W. in Laclede County. The Missouri Highway Patrol reports that a car driven by the juvenile ran off the right side of the road, through a fence, and down an embankment. The youth was taken to Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach with moderate injuries. She was wearing a seatbelt.

Lebanon's Board of Public Works now functional

Lebanon's new Board of Public Works held their second official meeting August 17th. The non-partisan board was created to provide oversite for Lebanon Utilities. Since the board's only focus is on utilities, board members will be able to focus on utilities and develop expertise in the area. The Board of Public Works meets the first and third Wednesday of each month at Lebanon Public Works. Board members are LeAnn Mather, Jeremy Goforth, Ted Dahl and Don Anderson.

Leave Wild Animals Alone

It’s the time of year when Conservation Agents across the state receive reports of abandoned or injured wild animals. Laclede County Missouri Conservation Agent Jarad Milligan says it’s best to leave wildlife alone. If you have wildlife concerns, contact a Conservation Agent in your county.

Two Eldon men seriously injured in Camden County crash

Two Eldon men are seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in Camden County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Gary Cleek, 65, lost control after driving too fast for the conditions on Route TT, just north of Sunrise Beach, Tuesday afternoon. Cleek’s truck crossed the centerline and struck another truck, causing both vehicles to run off the side of the road.

Waynesville R-VI School District being named a Purple Star School District

Missouri State Senator Justin Brown of Rolla and State Representative Bill Hardwick of Rolla has presented resolutions in recognition of the Waynesville R-VI School District being named a Purple Star School District. The Purple Star designation recognizes schools and/or districts that are military friendly and have demonstrated a major commitment to the students and families connected to our nation’s military, including active duty, National Guard, Reserve members, and veterans.

Dixon man seriously injured in Maries County motorcycle crash

A Pulaski County man is seriously injured in a motorcycle crash nine miles north of his hometown in neighboring Maries County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Jacob Stoneking, 21, of Dixon, was ejected from his bike when it overturned on Highway N Thursday morning. Stoneking was flown to University...

FOUND: Missing Wright County Child Found Safe

Hartville, MO. – The Wright County Sheriff’s Office that missing juvenile, Maxwell Robbins, age 12 of Grove Spring, has been located and is safe. Robbins had been missing since August 10 from Parks Creek Road in Grove Spring.
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William (Bill) Henry Stahl, 77, of Lebanon, died Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, in Lebanon. He is survived by his wife Bonnie of the home; one son, William Stahl and his wife Pam; three daughters, Carol Stahl, Tammy Staver and her husband Joey, Lorri Osbourn and her husband Carless; two brothers, Dan Stahl and his wife Sarah and Lyle Huntoon; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and npehews.