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Two from Eagleville charged in the death of a child

Authorities say two residents of Eagleville are in custody and have been charged with child abuse which authorities say resulted in the death of a child on July 31, 2022. According to a probable cause statement, emergency medical services and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Department responded to an unresponsive child, who was later pronounced dead after being flown to Children’s Mercy Hospital.
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Albany Man Seriously Injured in ATV Accident

CLARENCE, MO – An Albany man was seriously injured in an ATV accident in Shelby County last night. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 43-year old James Gordon lost control of the ATV on Old Highway 36 in Clarence around 9:45 Tuesday night. The ATV overturned ejecting Gordon. He was taken to University Hospital by helicopter.
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Ridgeway teenager charged with two counts of child molestation

Authorities in Daviess County have charged a Ridgeway teenager after an investigation involving the alleged molestation of a child. Nineteen-year-old Trevor Wayne Bradley of Ridgeway has been charged with two counts of second-degree child molestation allegedly involving a child younger than 12 years old. The Daviess County Sheriff’s Department reports...

Eagleville couple held in death of child

Eagleville, MO: An Eagleville man and woman are being held in Harrison County Jail on child abuse and neglect charges following the investigation of the death of a two-year-old child on July 31, according to the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office. How useful was this post?. Click on a star...

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.

NWMSU Announces Presidential Search Input Sessions

MARYVILLE, MO – Community members, Northwest Missouri State alumni and students will have an opportunity to provide input for the presidential search process. John Moore, the chair of Northwest Missouri State University’s Board of Regents and the University’s Presidential Search Committee announced that the 15-member search committee will conduct a series of 50-minute sessions later this month.

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.

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...

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.

Woman flown to hospital after Sunday crash

A 49-year-old woman was flown to the hospital for injuries after a rollover crash Sunday on Missouri Highway 246 near Sheridan, Missouri. Stephanie S. Tate, of Maryville, Missouri, was flown to Mosaic Life Care of St. Joseph for serious injuries after the crash at 2:55 p.m. a mile east of Sheridan, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

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.

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.

2 Maryville residents injured in Worth County wreck

(Sheridan) -- Two Maryville residents were hurt in a wreck Sunday. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says troopers responded to a one-vehicle crash just before 3 p.m. on Highway 246 just east of Sheridan. The patrol says 52-year-old Bertsel A. Tate was driving a 1998 Ford pickup westbound when a trailer it was pulling began to fishtail. The vehicle went off the right side of the roadway, returned to the road, crossed the centerline and began to rotate before going off the right side of the road again, causing the trailer to detach.

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.

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...

Personnel tops MAC board action

At their meeting Wednesday, August 8, the Mount Ayr Community Schools board of directors approved a long list of personnel decisions. The board approved the hiring of Diagonal music instructor Wildalys Cruz to teach elementary and high school music from 12-2 p.m. four days a week until a full-time music instructor can be found. Mount Ayr will compensate Cruz $20,973 including mileage.