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Bethany Woman Facing Burglary and Trespass Charges

BETHANY, MO – A criminal summons was issued on Monday for a Bethany woman to appear on a felony and a misdemeanor charge filed in Harrison County. Charges for Burglary and Trespass were filed against sixty-four year old Laura Lee Squires alleging the incident took place on July 3rd. An affidavit filed by the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office alleges Squires entered property near Blythedale and mounted game cameras in a garage and poles near the residence. Squires is scheduled for arraignment on September 7th.
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Obituary: Carl Leroy Allen

Carl Leroy Allen, Jr., 79, Pattonsburg, MO passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2022. Carl was born on February 25, 1943, in Pattonsburg, Missouri the son of Carl and Gladys (Woodring) Allen. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Judy Olney. Carl is survived by his...

Savannah makes top 10 safest cities in Missouri again

(SAVANNAH, Mo.) The list of the safest cities in Missouri for this year includes six cities in the northwest Missouri area, and number six on the top 10 list is Savannah. "We're a small community, everybody knows everybody. So that's a good thing and a bad thing. Because you can't hide anything, right. We have a community that watches out for one another and that's a big part of what makes us safe," city administrator and Savannah Police Department Capt. Bruce Lundy said.

Hopkins Teenager Injured In One-Vehicle Accident

A Hopkins teenager was injured following a one-vehicle accident near Hopkins Monday evening. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the 15-year-old female was driving northbound on Katydid road, 2 miles north of Hopkins, and went off the side of the roadway. The vehicle struck a tree. The vehicle eventually went off the side of the roadway and struck a ditch.

Hopper testifies to benefits of exercise, diet in diabetes fight

Sharon Hopper, 71, Maryville, has overcome diabetes type 2 with a regiment of diet and exercise. Hopper, like many people, only go to the doctors when they feel like they had to. When she had the symptoms of blurry vision and uncontrollable sweating she went in to see Dr. Pat Dawson. After doing bloodwork, Dawson returned with a shot of insulin because her blood sugar had tested at almost 500.

Maryville Approved For Transportation Funding For Phase II Main Street Project

Missouri 6th District Congressman Sam Graves has announced that the City of Maryville will receive a RAISE Transportation Discretionary Grant for Phase II of their South Main Street Corridor Project. The grant amounts to just under $6 million dollars. RAISE grants are discretionary spending through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity program. The projects are reviewed and selected based on safety, environmental sustainability, quality of life, and economic benefits.

Maryville woman airlifted to hospital after crash

WORTH COUNTY—Two people were injured in an accident just before 3p.m. Sunday in Worth County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 1998 Ford pickup driven by Bertsel A. Tate, 52, Maryville, was westbound on MO 246 one mile east of Sheridan. The pickup's towed unit began to fishtail...

Two injured in crash on Highway 246, one life-flighted to hospital in St. Joseph

Two Maryville residents were injured Sunday afternoon in a rollover crash one mile east of Sheridan in Worth County. Injuries were listed as serious for a passenger in a pickup, 49-year-old Stephanie Tate, who was flown by medical helicopter (Life Flight) to Mosiac Medical Center in St. Joseph. The driver of the pickup, 52-year-old Bertsel Tate, received moderate injuries and was taken by an ambulance to the Mosiac hospital in Maryville.

Northwest announces presidential search input sessions

John Moore, the chair of Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents and the University’s Presidential Search Committee has announced public sessions where individuals will have opportunities to provide input regarding the process. The Board of Regents last month selected Anthem Executive, a Houston-based search firm to assist...

Iowa Felon Caught By Missouri Deputies After Underestimating Corn

What do the sun, corn, and dogs all have in common; well in Hopkins Missouri, they are part of the trifecta used to stop an Iowa felon. Guardo Gutierrez had a warrant out for his arrest in Iowa that alleged the was a felon that possessed and also displayed a firearm during an assault. The Nodaway County Sheriff’s Office says Gutierrez was also suspected of being armed while he was in hiding in Hopkins, Missouri.

King City R-I School District Receives Grant for Coding Course

KING CITY, MO – A grant from the Bayer Fund will allow the King City R-I School District to provide Coding to elementary students. Any farmer is eligible to nominate their school for the America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant through the Bayer Fund. Every Missouri county receives a grant. Brad Law nominated the King City School District, which was given $5,000 for the Coding program.

Two Injured in Sunday Afternoon Accident Near Sheridan

SHERIDAN, MO – A pickup was totaled, and two Maryville residents were injured, one seriously, following an accident just east of Sheridan. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 52 year old Bertsel Tate of Maryville was operated a pickup and towing another unit on Missouri Highway 246, 1 mile east of Sheridan. The towed unit began to fishtail, and the pickup went off the side of the roadway. The pickup eventually returned to the roadway, began to rotate, and caused the towed unit to detach. The pickup eventually struck a ditch and overturned on its top.

King City Council Approves City Tax Levy

King City’s Board of Aldermen approved the tax levy for the year at their session Monday night. The tax levy will be $1.06 per hundred dollars of assessed valuation. The levy will include 74 cents to the General Fund. 15 cents will be directed to the Police Fund. Council...