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Two Injured After GMC Loses Wheel

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Monday afternoon in Saline County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that an eastbound 2007 GMC, driven by 47-year-old Fredi Casiano-Calleja of Lexington, Kentucky, was on I-70 at Mile Marker 83 just before 2 p.m., when the GMC lost a wheel, causing it to travel off the highway, strike a guard rail and overturn, striking a tree.
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Tracking strong storms Sunday

TODAY: A Weather Alert Day is in effect for potentially severe storms Sunday - read more details here. A cold front arrives midmorning, bringing thunderstorms into Chariton, Saline, and Macon counties from the northwest. Initially heavy downpours will be the main threat before storms possibly strengthen as they head south. Those south of I-70 will be at risk of seeing damaging winds and hail and the severe risk increases further towards the Lake of the Ozarks and I-44 early afternoon. Storms finally pull out and the severe risk diminishes this evening, clearing skies in time for a lunar eclipse.
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Tracking some thunder tonight before a chance for severe storms Sunday

TONIGHT: Isolated pop up storms are expected again this evening, without severe potential. Still, lightning will be a concern with these. Most thunderstorm activity will be confined to an area south of I-70, with a focus towards I-44. Otherwise, most stay dry overnight, with temperatures dropping into the low 60s by sunrise.
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STUDENTS PRESENTED AWARDS AT SCCC’S FOURTH ANNUAL DECA CEREMONY

The Fourth annual Saline County Career Center (SCCC) DECA Awards ceremony was held Friday, May 6, to honor the SCCC Chapter in multiple areas. A press release says with the chapter officers acting as the master of ceremonies, students were presented with DECA stoles, letters, pins and two awards. SCCC...
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COMMUNICATIONS EXERCISE SCHEDULED TO BE CONDUCTED IN MARSHALL

Saline County first responders are scheduled to conduct a communications exercise on Saturday, May 21, in Marshall. During the recent meeting of the Saline County Commission, Emergency Management Agency Director Tony Day said the agencies are working on their communications. Day explained what the exercise is going to be about.
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SCCC AWARDS PRESTIGIOUS CERTIFICATES

The Saline County Career Center (SCCC) recently recognized 11 students by awarding them the Career and Technical Education certificate. According to a press release, in 2016, the Missouri General Assembly passed legislation requiring the State Board of Education and the CTE Advisory Council to establish the requirements for the CTE certificate. The certificate is earned in addition to the student’s graduating high school diploma. This is the second year graduating students were eligible to earn the CTE certificate.
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SALINE COUNTY HIGHWAY REOPENED

An area highway in Saline county has reopened after being closed due to flooding. Accoding to MoDOT, Highway 127 north of Sweet Springs at Salt Pond Creek is open. In Johnson County, Highway 23 between Concordia and Knob Noster remains closed.
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SOME ARPA FUNDS APPROVED TO FIX HEATING AND COOLING SYSTEM

In May 2021, Saline County received $2.2 million of its $4.4 million total allotment in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. The Saline County ARPA Committee recently approved some of the funds to be used. During the county commission meeting on Thursday, May 12, Northern District Commissioner Stephanie Gooden said...
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AREA HIGHWAYS REMAIN CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

Two highways in the KMMO listening area remain closed due to flooding. According to MoDOT, closures remain in Saline and Johnson Counties. In Saline County, Highway 127 north of Sweet Springs at Salt Pond Creek is closed. In Johnson County, Highway 23 between Concordia and Knob Noster is closed.
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Three Injured in Saline County When Car Strikes Embankment

Three people were injured in a one-car crash that occurred overnight in Saline County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a southbound 2016 Nissan, driven by 21-year-old Katelyn A. Weaver of Marion, Illinois, was on Highway 65, south of 110th Road (south of Marshall Junction) at 12:33 a.m., when the vehicle ran off the roadway 9into the median, and struck an embankment.
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AUTHORITIES INVESTIGATING AFTER RECEIVING REPORT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE

An area law-enforcement agency is investigating after receiving a report of property damage. According to a report from the Saline County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to the report of damage to an outbuilding and driveway/field in the 16200 block of Highway 127 in Sweet Springs on Friday, April 29.
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STORM SIREN TESTING SCHEDULED IN SALINE COUNTY TOWNS

Testing of Tornado Sirens is scheduled to take place in several towns in Saline County on Wednesday, May 4. According to the Marshall Fire Department, the sirens are scheduled to be tested between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. The tests will be conducted in Miami, Gilliam, Slater, Arrow Rock, Sweet Spring,...
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HUMAN SKULL LOCATED IN SALINE COUNTY

A human skull was recovered near the Missouri River in Saline County on Friday, April 29. According to a report from the Saline County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to the report of an individual locating human remains in the 29900 block of Route F in Miami. No other remains...
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SOME AREA ROADS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING

With the area receiving excessive rainfall over the last day or so, there are some roadways closed in the KMMO listening area. According to MoDOT, the closures are in Saline, Johnson and Lafayette Counties. Highway 127 north of Sweet Springs at Salt Pond Creek in Saline County is closed. Highway...
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