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Licking man arrested for pepper spraying store employees
LICKING, Mo. – A Licking man has been charged with 2nd-degree robbery, 3rd-degree assault, 3rd-degree assault on a special victim, and resisting arrest on November 30. 23-year-old Logan Venn was arrested after a Licking Police officer responded to a robbery at a Casey’s General Store where two clerks had been pepper sprayed and money was […]
Phelps County Sheriff's Department warns about jury duty phone scam
PHELPS COUNTY - The Phelps County Sheriff's Department warned residents about a phone scam that falsely claims the resident has failed to report for jury duty and has an active arrest warrant out for them. The scammer then says the resident can avoid going to jail by sending money through...
Weekly Safety Report: Kidnapping and Crash reported in Waynesville, Missouri
This week in Waynesville, Missouri, two incidents were reported. The first incident involves a man who allegedly kidnapped, raped, and assaulted a woman over the course of four days. A jury trial has been scheduled for the accused, Mark Kirk, with charges including first-degree rape, first-degree kidnapping inflicting injury, and second-degree domestic assault. The second incident occurred on State Route W and Riddle Road, resulting in injuries. A 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Kollin J. Ethridge veered off the roadway, struck a road sign, and came to rest in a ditch on its side.
House explosion seriously injures two men in Licking
TEXAS COUNTY, Mo. — A house explosion has injured two in Licking Friday night, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop G. Emergency responders arrived at the scene on Myers Street at about 6:45 p.m. and found two victims with moderate to serious injuries. The two victims, a 73-year-old man and a 77-year-old man, were […]
Inmate dies at South Central Correctional Center in Licking
The South Central Correctional Center in Licking, Missouri reported the death of an inmate on Wednesday morning. At 6:46 a.m. on November 29, 2023, offender Anthony Edwards, age 43, was pronounced deceased at the facility. Edwards was serving two life sentences for second-degree murder and armed criminal action from St. Louis City. He had been in the Missouri Department of Corrections custody since November 1, 2000.
Texas man suffers serious injuries in Phelps County crash
ROLLA, Mo. (KMIZ) An Irving, Texas, man suffered serious injuries in a Thursday crash on Interstate 44 at mile marker 189 in Rolla, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report. The crash occurred when a 2003 Toyota Sienna -- Manuel Escamilla-Cardenas, 50 – was heading eastbound when it went off the right side The post Texas man suffers serious injuries in Phelps County crash appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Pulaski County Man Headed To Prison
A resident from Pulaski County, 21-year-old Ryan Christian, previously accused of assaulting another person within a residence, is now bound for prison. Christian, from St. Robert, had initially faced charges including first-degree assault leading to severe physical harm, armed criminal action, first-degree burglary, and two counts of stealing firearms following an incident in June within his hometown. Allegedly, he forcibly entered through a rear entrance, demanded the resident leave, and then struck the individual with a rifle.
Pulaski County deputy car involved in hit-and-run
PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. – A Pulaski County deputy was hit at the Dixon exit on I-44 Thursday evening around 9:30 p.m. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the driver who hit the deputy’s vehicle fled from the scene of the crash. They did not release any information on possible injuries, damage to the vehicle, […]
saint robert, MO Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around saint robert..
Maries County Sheriff's Office draws attention to cold case murder of a Dent County woman
The Maries County Sheriff’s Office is shining a light on the cold case murder of a Dent County woman. The Sheriff’s Office shared a message from Project: Cold Case on social media this morning. In March of 2015, Rosalee Byrd, 81, was found suffering from blunt force trauma to her head in her home in the 900 block of McGrath Lane in Salem. Authorities say she was hit in the head with a hammer. She was taken to a hospital and died that same day.
Laquey man charged with ramming deputy's patrol car, chasing witnesses
A Laquey man faces six felonies in connection to striking a deputy sheriff’s car with a vehicle while fleeing from law enforcement, according to documents filed in circuit court. Justin A. Gentry, born 1990, was charged in a Dec. 1 warrant with three counts of first-degree assault, two counts...
Celebrating 165 Years of the Soehl-Stelling Legacy: A Glimpse into Salem's Immigrant History
Friedrich Lafrenz Soehl and Anna Maria Stelling were a German couple who migrated to America after their marriage. Friedrich Soehl, born in Lamstedt, Germany, was the son of Peter and Catharina (Buck) Soehl. He married Anna Maria Stelling, daughter of Hans and Gesche (Stueve) Stelling, on December 2, 1858. If alive today, they would be marking their 165th wedding anniversary.
Fort Leonard Wood's 58th Transportation Battalion Wins Prestigious Army Supply Excellence Award
The 58th Transportation Battalion’s Motor Transport Operator Course (MTOC) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, received the Army Supply Excellence Award for the fiscal year 2022-2023. This award, part of the Army’s Logistics Excellence Award Program, acknowledges the unit's effective management of a large quantity of equipment. The unit received the award at a ceremony at Fort Gregg-Adams, Virginia.
Underpass construction to temporarily close portion of Hwy 63 in March
Construction is underway on a new pedestrian underpass at Missouri University of Science and Technology to help students and visitors safely cross Route 63 to reach classrooms and residential halls. This new underpass will replace the existing tunnel that is used to cross Highway 63. To complete the underpass, a...
Obituary – Beulah Page
Beulah (White) Page, of Edgar Springs, born 16 June 1932 at Vessie, Mo., to Martin Evan and Sarah Jane (Heavin) White, passed away 9 November 2023, at the home of granddaughter Andrea Mooney, in Kansas City. She was preceded in death by her parents and sisters, Ruth (White) Schneider, Delphia...
Crocker Park: A Winter Wonderland of Festive Delights
As the holiday season approaches, Crocker Park transforms into a picturesque winter wonderland, setting the stage for a series of festive attractions that delight visitors young and old. A community favorite, the North Union Farmers Market, offers a chance to shop local, while Stroller Strides keeps the community spirit alive and moms on the move. The park becomes a hub of holiday cheer starting in November, complete with an Ice Skating Rink, the serene Snowflake Garden, and the popular Walkthrough Ornament, leading up to the much-anticipated Tree Lighting ceremony.
Investigation Continues In Pulaski County Hit & Run Accident
The highway patrol is investigating a four-vehicle accident on Hwy-133 at Rayville Lane in Pulaski County that left four people injured and the alleged vehicle responsible fleeing the scene. The patrol says it happened around 3:40 Monday afternoon when an unknown vehicle tried to pass two other northbound vehicles before...
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting of Lecoma Schoolhouse
In the heart of Missouri, the small town of Lecoma resonates with the chilling tales of a ghostly presence at the old Lecoma Schoolhouse. This abandoned edifice, once teeming with the laughter of children, now hosts an eerie silence punctuated by whispers of its spectral past. As night falls, the dilapidated walls seem to stir with the echoes of long-forgotten stories, drawing in those with a penchant for the paranormal.
A day of Thanksgiving
Licking Assembly of God held their annual Community Thanksgiving meal on Thanksgiving Day with over 200 friends dining together in fellowship. Pastor Larissa Satterfield welcomed the attendees and gave a prayer of thanksgiving before friendly volunteers served from a bountiful buffet. Diners enjoyed a feast from a selection of turkey,...
Texas County Jail Break! 2 Inmates on the Loose Near DFW
The Great Texas Escape: Daring Jail Break Near DFW Leaves Locals on Edge!. Two Inmates Make a Run for Freedom, Sending Authorities on a Wild Chase. Hold onto your hats, Texas! In a plot straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster, a daring jailbreak has unfolded near the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) area, leaving residents with their hearts pounding and authorities scrambling to bring two fugitives back into custody.