16-year-old driver injured in Lucerne bridge crash
A 16-year-old from Lucerne, Missouri, sustained minor injuries in a single-vehicle accident on Wednesday morning, February 28, 2024. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred at around 10:00 a.m., one mile south of Lucerne on 143rd Road. The report indicates that the driver, identified only as a...
Northeast Missouri teen hurt when car hits guardrail
NEAR LUCERNE, Mo. — A northeast Missouri teen was injured after crashing on a gravel road Wednesday morning. It happened at 10 a.m. on 143rd Road, a mile south of Lucerne in Putnam County. State troopers said an unnamed 16-year-old girl lost control of a car, traveled off the...
Youth Art Month to Begin March 4 at Alabama Center for the Arts
The Alabama Center for the Arts’ annual Youth Art Month celebration will kick off on Monday, March 4. The Annual Showcase of Young Talent features 126 pieces of art from over 120 students. The artwork is divided into Early Elementary, Elementary, Middle School, and High School categories. All of the artists are K-12 students from Morgan County, Decatur City, and Hartselle City schools, as well as students from some area private schools.
Police: 2 men charged with criminal coercion in Wayne after trying to sell stolen passport, social security card
Police say a man rang the doorbell of a home on Chopin Drive and told the resident that he had his passport and social security card in his car and demanded $1,000 to give it back.
Clarke County Hospital Introduces Pain Management Program to Reduce Opioid Dependence in Local Community
Clarke County Hospital (CCH) in Iowa is participating in the Billion Pill Pledge program. This initiative, in collaboration with Goldfinch Health, aims to improve pain management and decrease opioid use. Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird introduced the program during a panel discussion, outlining its mission and potential impact on patients and the community.
Car races to return to fairgrounds
Bethany, MO: After an absence of two years, Saturday night car racing will be returning to the Northwest Missouri State Fairground’s track this spring.
UPDATE: Missing Memphis teen found safe in Mercer County
MEMPHIS, Mo. — UPDATE: Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney told KTVO that Hailey Small, 17, of Memphis, was found shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday in Mercer County. Mercer County Sheriff Jose Lopez picked her up. Small is safe and sound. Arrangements are now being made to return her to Scotland County juvenile authorities in Memphis.
Troopers Arrest Spickard Man in Livingston County on Felony Warrant & DWI Charge
Troopers report the arrest of a Spickard man on a felony warrant and driving charge Monday night in Livingston County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the arrest of 57-year-old Jace N. Baker around 7:50 Monday night on preliminary charges of felony driving while intoxicated as a persistent offender, driving while revoked, failure to drive on the right half of the roadway, and failure to provide proof of insurance.
Worth County Resurfacing Work Begins Next Week
The project to resurface a portion of Worth County U.S. Route 169 is scheduled to begin next week. MoDOT’s selected contractor will resurface and make slide repairs from Missouri Route 146 to the Iowa state line starting Tuesday, March 5. Resurfacing is anticipated to take place through the end...
Burn ban gives Shen firefighters a breather
(Shenandoah) -- KMAland fire officials hope recently-instituted burn bans will quell the constant grass fires over the past few weeks. Open burning bans continue in Page, Montgomery, Mills, Pottawattamie, Cass, Adair, Union, Decatur, Harrison and Guthrie counties. Shenandoah Fire Chief Justin Marshall tells KMA News Page County's burn ban declared Monday helped break a long stretch of daily brush fire-related calls.
Fourteen Burn Bans Active In Iowa
(Des Moines, IA) -- The State Fire Marshal's Office has 16-burn bans in effect today (Monday) in southern Iowa. Burn bans are posted in the following counties: Adair, Clarke, Clinton, Decatur, Guthrie, Harrison, Marion, Mills, Montgomery, Muscatine, Page, Pottawattamie, Scott, and Union counties. Iowa Code Section 100.40 Marshal may prohibit...
Harrison County’s basketball season comes to a close; Pattonsburg girls head for state
Harrison & Daviess County, MO: The 2023-2024 basketball season came to a close last week for Harrison County. The South Harrison basketball teams both won their first round of games during the Class 3 District tournament in Trenton. The Lady Bulldogs went up against East Buchanan where they won 52 to 38. The South Harrison boys played the following day against Trenton, winning their game 60 to 45. In the second round, South Harrison faced some troubles, with both teams losing their second round games. The Lady Bulldogs lost their matchup against Bishop LeBlond on Wednesday 56 to 57, and the South Harrison boys lost their game against Lawson on Thursday 35 to 61.
City of Corydon welcomes food truck
City procedures in progress are delivered by Stacy Gibbs. She begins by explaining that Mayor Nathan Bennett is working alongside her to review the accounts payable which will be beneficial for their audits. A food truck has reached out to the city with interest in coming to town. Gibbs states, “We haven’t had a lot of requests for a food truck but I have had one. So we don’t really have a food truck ordinance but we do have our transient merchant permit. That’s what I’ve been using with this particular food truck that would like to try; they currently go to Centerville, Chariton and would like to try Corydon. We are going to do a day a month to see how they do. We require any licensing required; they have to have a department of health and inspections and they have submitted that.” The council discussed the potential parking possibilities and they are leaving it up to the food truck after educating them on the requirements.
Wayne County Conservation Prepares for Spring
The conservation is busy preparing Corydon Lake Park, Bobwhite State Park, and Humeston’s Lakeside Park for the upcoming camping and recreation season. At Corydon Lake Park the conservation is working diligently to get the new playground functional- some of those tasks includes seeding the new playground and grinding stumps. The team continues to remove ash trees from Corydon Lake Park and Bobwhite as well as having controlled burns to keep the parks looking their best. Conservationists are putting up fresh signage for Lakeside park as well as trimming back trees and doing general maintenance to have the campgrounds ready.
Loud muffler, missing license plate lead NEMO police to car stolen from Iowa
LA PLATA, Mo. — A very loud muffler and a missing license plate led police to a stolen car. The arrest happened Wednesday evening in La Plata. James Perkins, 27, of La Plata, is now charged with first-degree tampering with a motor vehicle. According to court documents, a La...
Two reported injured in I-35 crash near Bethany
An accident occurred on Interstate 35 three miles north of Bethany, resulting in serious injuries to a driver and minor injuries to a passenger, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. The crash took place at approximately 3:26 p.m. on February 22, 2024. Angelina Dull Knife, 66, of Ridgeway, Missouri,...
Guest Wiltamuth Brings School Safety to the Attention of the Wayne School Board
Following two credible shooting threats to Wayne Community High School former Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy, James Wiltamuth speaks before the School Board. “I’ve been getting a lot of phone calls questioning about school safety and the preparedness about, not only, the school but our local law enforcement as far as the two incidents that have occurred recently.” Wiltamuth continues by asking the School Board “Do your students and staff feel safe and how do you know? Did the staff feel prepared, how do you know? I know these are some questions that the public is wondering and I am going to be the person to ask.”
Central Decatur Approves Operational Sharing Agreements
Central Decatur School Board members approved operational sharing agreement involving the school district during their February meeting. Central Decatur will share a Human Resources Director on a 50 percent share, a Transportation Director on an 80 percent share, a Social Worker with the Area Education Agency on a 40 percent share, and a School Resource Officer with the City of Leon. The school’s sharing agreements for Technology Director and Librarian with Green Hills AEA will also continue.
Today the gas price is close to $2.89 in Princeton as of 2024-02-28. 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 Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Supervisors working through budget meetings
The Board of Supervisors attended three Budget Work session Meetings in the month of February. Lance Lange raises concerns about the cost of the electric bill for the courthouse as it is not being currently utilized. “I will say for not being in the courthouse I thought our Alliant bill was very, very, very high.” They brainstormed for a few minutes about what could have caused the increase and Lange stated, “I just want us to keep an eye on it.” The Board opens the sealed bid for the Millerton property. Michelle Dooley explains, “There was one submitted and there was none in the box this morning.” The bid was from Randy and Barb Clark in the amount of $750. Chris Moore motions to approve and Todd Wilson seconds. The board thanked Clark.