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Injuries reported in Wednesday crash on I-44
Injuries were reported Wednesday, May 31, resulting from a one-vehicle crash that occurred at the 150-mile marker of Interstate 44, according to an online report of Troop I of the Missouri State Highway Patrol. A 2017 Dodge Ram 1500, driven by Joyce A. Soltysiak, 73, of Lebanon, was eastbound at...
Dallas County judge decides fate of Tunas man accused in infant son's death
A bench trial wraps up for a Dallas County man accused of contributing to his infant son’s death. A two-day trial for Brantley Scott, of Tunas, began Tuesday. During Wednesday’s proceedings, Scott testified on his own behalf. And his repeated motions for acquittal were all overruled. Scott is...
Racers, start your engines!
For the first time since May of 2020, Lebanon I-44 Speedway will host a race at the asphalt track. The track will be the site of the Fire Cracker 150 by the SRL National Series. The SRL is a national touring Super Late Model Series with races in California, Michigan, Alabama, Florida and Missouri and will be leasing the track. Along with the Fire Cracker 150, the track will also host an event on August 24. “Our race teams have raved about I-44 Speedway, so when we got the opportunity to lease the track and host two events, we jumped on it,” Brian Olsen of SRL said. “Geographically it was important to us, as we want to establish a larger footprint for our race series moving forward. The people associated with the track and the support of race fans from the area have been very refreshing.” For more on this story see the LCR.
Missouri defends law that puts parents behind bars when their kids miss too much school
In Missouri, school attendance isn’t just a preference of principals and teachers but a matter of state law. During the 2021-22 school year, two single mothers in Lebanon discovered how powerful that law can be: They found themselves sentenced to jail when their children missed more than two weeks of school. Now, their cases have risen to the attention of the Missouri Supreme Court.
Drug Trafficking and Domestic Assault
An investigation into a narcotics related incident led LANEG Task Force officers and Laclede County Deputies to a residence on Route JJ in Laclede County. At the residence, officers were granted consent to search and when they went through the drawers of a dresser, they located illicit substances. Among the items located was fentanyl and drug paraphernalia used to ingest, weigh and package it for sale. Valerie Jones was arrested and is charged with drug trafficking; because there was a 4 year old child in the residence, she is also charged with endangering the welfare of a child. She remains in custody with another hearing set for June 5th.
More than 900 workers at EDP Enterprises to be laid off
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (KMIZ) More than 900 workers for EDP Enterprises in Fort Leonard Wood are getting laid off, according to a letter by EDP addressed to the Missouri Department of Higher Education & Workforce Development. EDP Enterprises was told by the state on May 15 that its contract was ending as the food The post More than 900 workers at EDP Enterprises to be laid off appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Stoutland class of 2023 graduates
The Stoutland class of 2023 graduated Friday night at the Stoutland Baseball Field. Principal John McNabb said 14 of the graduates were inducted into the National Honor Society and six of them completed dual credit courses through Ozarks Technical Community College. “It has been an honor and a please to work with these seniors the past four years I’ve been here at Stoutland High School,” McNabb said. “I know all of them can and will do great things.” For more on this story see the LCR.
Lebanon city pool opens Saturday
The Lebanon city pool will be opening June 3 with hours of operation from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30p.m. The pool was built in 1979 in order to meet the demand of competitive swimming. John Shelton, the Lebanon park director, said, “Competitive swimming was really big then so this pool is designed for that old fashioned swimming. It is built in yards, they used to swim 50 yards at a time and now they swim 25 yards.” The pool is starting its 44th season this year, the water is in and treated, and almost ready for summer fun. For more on this story see the LCR.
There will be a change in food service providers next month for military personnel at Fort Leonard Wood
There will be a change in food service providers next month for military personnel at Fort Leonard Wood. The current provider, EDP Enterprises, was notified on May 15th that its contract would be terminated by the State of Missouri at the close of business on June 14th. EDP employs 948 food service workers, many of whom are represented by the National Association of Government Employees union. However, a representative of Blackstone Consulting in Los Angeles, California, reports that the company he represents will be the next service provider at Fort Leonard Wood and that company plans to keep all the current food service workers. In its mission statement, Blackstone Consulting says it will follow the Army’s dining facility nutrition labeling education Go For Green program. Go For Green is a nutritional recognition labeling system providing the Soldiers with a quick assessment of the nutritional value of menu offerings and food products in the dining facility. Food items labeled green are recommended for eating often, amber for eating occasionally, and red for eating rarely. Blackstone Consulting takes over from EDP on June 15th.
Man Charged With Murder In Wright County
(KTTS News) — A man has been charged with a deadly shooting in Wright County. Deputies responded to 100 East Jones Street in Norwood Thursday night where a woman was reportedly shot in the head. The Wright County Sheriff’s Office arrested Taylor Fisk. He’s being held in the...
Food Service Change At Fort Wood
The State of Missouri has made a decision regarding the food service provider for Fort Leonard Wood. The subcontract with EDP Enterprises Inc. has been officially canceled as of May 15. According to a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Notice, EDP will cease its operations at Fort Leonard Wood on...
Chemical School to hold change of commandant ceremony June 6
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (May 31, 2023) — The U.S. Army Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear School is scheduled to host a change of commandant ceremony at 9 a.m. June 6 on the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence plaza. During the ceremony, Brig. Gen. Sean Crockett will transfer responsibilities...
Having fun with foam
Downtown Lebanon hosted a summer time kickoff party Saturday where families from all over town came downtown to celebrate warmer weather and family fun. The event included sidewalk sales from local venders as well as a free raffle with summertime prizes. For more on this story see the LCR.
USAMPS says farewell to Arnold, welcomes Rulewich, during ceremony
FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (May 31, 2023) — The U.S. Army Military Police School held a change-of-responsibility ceremony May 25 in Lincoln Hall Auditorium, where Chief Warrant Officer 5 Mark Arnold relinquished responsibility of the Military Police Regiment to Chief Warrant Officer 4 Angela Rulewich. Providing remarks at the...
Two arrested with methamphetamine during Dallas County traffic stop
A follow-up drug investigation in Dallas County leads to two arrests. It was last Wednesday when a Dallas County deputy located a vehicle matching a description of a suspect vehicle driving on Highway 65. The vehicle didn’t have a front license plate and was speeding. When the deputy stopped...
Chuck Wagon Event In Lebanon Helps Boosts Military Members And Their Families
Dozens of chuck wagons from Missouri and surrounding states converged on Lebanon Friday and Saturday with a much-needed financial boost to help local military men and women and veterans in need. The 12th Annual Wagons for Warriors event went off at the Cowan Civic Center Lebanon Fairgrounds. Attendees got a...
People gather to pay respects at Missouri Veterans Cemetery near Fort Leonard Wood
WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (KY3) - Many gathered to pay their respects at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery Fort Leonard Wood on Memorial Day. “Everybody should take a deep breath and realize what it’s about. Not all hotdogs and hamburgers,“ said Bob Hudson. He served in the United States Air Force from 1971-1975.
Laclede County Commission
New bid openings will be discussed at the upcoming Laclede County Commissioners meeting. The next scheduled meeting is Tuesday, May 30th at 8:30 am at the Laclede County Courthouse. There will be two main areas of focus and those include bid openings for road and bridge surplus equipment, and the commissioners will discuss general county business. Public comments will follow after the commissioners discuss both items, and the meeting is open to the public.
10th Annual Lt Matt Blankenship Memorial Scholarship Poker Run
Don’t miss the 10th Annual Lt Matt Blankenship Memorial Scholarship Poker Run happening Saturday, June 3rd from 9am-1pm at Marshfield Fire Station 1! Be sure to register today for this amazing event!!. Want to be involved in even more fun with Ozarks FOX AM? Follow us on Facebook, Instagram,...
Man Injured After Jumping In Front Of Oncoming Traffic On Highway 5
A man from Lebanon is injured in a pedestrian accident along south highway-5 near Mount Horeb Road when he was struck by a pickup truck after jumping into the traffic. That’s according to the highway patrol which says it happened shortly before 9:00 Thursday night. 38-year-old Jonathon Snider suffered...
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