Rolla man seriously injured in rollover crash near Pulaski/Phelps County line
A Rolla man is seriously injured in a rollover crash in neighboring Pulaski County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Shannon Beam, 41, was driving down Highway D, near the Pulaski/Phelps County line, around 11:30 last night, when he crossed the center of the road. Troopers say Beam ran off the left side of the road, struck some mailboxes, and overturned.
Phelps County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 18 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories
Phelps County Feb 27 Weekly Crime Report: 18 Incidents and 2 Crime Stories. During the last week, Phelps County reported 18 crime cases, raising concerns about the safety of the place. The data shows a variety of crimes with Theft being the most common, accounting for 6 of the cases. This was followed by Assault and Other crimes, both with 4 cases each. Arrests were made in 3 instances, while a single case of Vandalism was reported. The Other category included diverse incidents such as a drug violation, a missing person report, a narcotics violation, and a disturbance report. The data indicates a need for increased vigilance and effective law enforcement strategies to curb these crime rates and ensure the safety of the residents in Phelps County.
A bond review hearing is scheduled next Tuesday for a Phelps County man who allegedly committed a First-Degree Terrorist Threat
A bond review hearing is scheduled next Tuesday for a Phelps County man who allegedly committed a First-Degree Terrorist Threat on February 20th made toward the Phelps County Bank in Rolla. According to court documents, 25-year-old Kevin Keeney the Second of Rolla allegedly made a threat by phone to shoot people in the bank.
Missouri is Burning – Reports of Wildfires in the Ozarks Now
In a year that has had pretty much every type of weather event already in Missouri, you can add wildfires to the list as there are reports that many are occurring right now in the Ozarks. I was first clued into the fact that something was going on when I...
Potosi Correctional Center Inmates Die
(Mineral Point) Two more inmates housed at the Potosi Correctional Center in Mineral Point have died. Officials say Ryan Blair was a 32 year old resident serving life without parole for numerous charges, including first-degree murder from Boone County. He had been in the prison system since July of last...
Man and woman face drug charges after Miller County traffic stop
A man and a woman face drug charges after Miller County deputies find more than 150 grams of methamphetamine during a traffic stop. Michael Williams, 54, of Sullivan, and Rhonda Williams, 54, of Eldon, are both charged with one count of first-degree drug trafficking. They’re being held on $200,000 bond.
UPDATE: Red Flag Warning Extended for the Entire Lake Area
A red flag warning has been extended until 9:00 Tuesday night. Areas included in the red flag warning…Camden, Miller, Morgan, Benton, Pulaski and Phelps counties. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures will make any kind of open burning an especially risky venture. No open...
FIRST ALERT: Red flag warning in effect for several counties in the Ozarks; several crews putting out fires
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for several counties in the Ozarks through Monday evening. The affected counties include Camden, Maries, Miller, Phelps, and Pulaski. Fires that develop have a risk of spreading quickly. The warning ends at 6 p.m. Monday. The...
Sullivan woman convicted of insurrection involvement now scheduled for fatal DWI trial
A jury trial is scheduled for a Franklin County woman involved in a fatal DWI crash. Emily Hernandez, of Sullivan, was scheduled Monday for a jury trial to begin February 26, 2025. She’s charged with driving while intoxicated resulting in the death of another and DWI resulting in serious injury.
Catch-and-keep trout fishing about to kick off across Missouri
MISSOURI, USA — Anglers are expected to flock to one of Missouri's trout parks soon as the catch-and-keep season opens back up. The season kicks off March 1 at 6:30 a.m., according to Missouri State Parks. Anglers can catch up to four trout a day at Roaring River State Park near Cassville, Bennett Spring State Park near Lebanon or Montauk State Park near Salem after they purchase a fishing permit and daily trout tag. The season runs through Oct. 31, after which the catch-and-release season will begin.
Planned road work for end of February, start of March
Here is a list of general highway maintenance and construction work planned in mid-Missouri from Feb. 26, to March 3, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Boone County. Route KK – Culvert pipe replacements planned Feb. 26 - 29. One lane will remain open, and crews will flag...
Mike Kehoe joins candidates who filed for office Tuesday
Like so many other candidates, Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe officially put his name on the ballot in the GOP Missouri Governor’s race primary. He also just picked up an important endorsement …. He has a cattle farm in Phelps County. Kehoe is the former Sixth District State Senator and...
Man Accused Of Swindling Ailing Mother Out Of Nearly $500,000
A Springfield man is accused of gaining control of his mother’s bank account and liquidating a certificate of deposit worth more than $482,000. Calvert L. Hutcheson, born 1952, was charged in Crawford County on Friday with the financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. The charge is classified as a class A felony.
Letter to the Editor: Lakyn Rucker
The Hearts Around the World project was brought to my attention by an amazing friend of mine. I made the flyer and sent it out on Facebook. We ended up receiving cards from 48 states with Missouri being the most. Texas was the second runner-up. We even received postcards and letters from Italy, Canada, Bolivia, Australia, Ireland, Europe, and Puerto Rico!
Road Rage Incites Man To Allegedly Brandish Gun At Motorist
The Missouri State Highway Patrol on Feb. 22 arrested a Ballwin man who allegedly brandished a handgun at a motorist on Interstate 44 in Crawford County. Parrish S. Fastenau, 61, faces one count of unlawful use of a weapon — exhibiting. According to the probable cause statement, the highway...
“Controlled burn turned ugly,” 3 firefighters injured; Red-Flag wind warning reminds no outside burning
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Mo. (KOAM) — A “controlled burn turned ugly” Thursday after burning the last few days east of Sullivan, Mo. The private controlled burn was left unattended and began threatening houses, barns and motorists. It’s reported a small cabin/shed in the woods was destroyed.
Sullivan's Dorie Richardson win state wrestling title
COLUMBIA — Sullivan has its first girls wrestling state champion. Junior Dorie Richardson (140) earned a 4-2 decision over Brookfield’s Riley Howell in the championship match Thursday at Mizzou Arena.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Cuba as of 2024-02-26. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Two From Belleview Injured in Head-On Crash in Pilot Knob
(Pilot Knob) Two people from Belleview were injured just after midnight Friday morning in a two vehicle accident in Iron County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident took place on Highway 21 in Pilot Knob when a Ford Taurus driven by 41-year-old Amanda Hayes crossed the centerline and struck a Ford Explorer head-on driven by 54-year-old Charles Helton.
Salem defeats Bulldogs Tuesday, 50-41
Salem’s Tigers ended a four-game home losing streak Tuesday in what is typically a district preview matchup. St. Clair (7-16) fell on the road at Salem (13-12), 50-41.