Laclede County daycare provider sentenced for toddler dying in her care
A former Laclede County daycare provider accused of a toddler’s death is sentenced. It was Monday when Naomi Johnson, of Lebanon, was sentenced to four years in prison. She entered an Alford plea in April to one count of second-degree involuntary manslaughter. The charge against Johnson stems from the...
Laclede County daycare operator sentenced to shock treatment in toddler death case
LEBANON, Mo. (KY3) - A woman has been sentenced after being charged with a toddler’s death at an unlicensed daycare in Laclede County. Naomi Johnson was sentenced in court on Monday to 120 days of jail time and on probation for four years. On June 3, 2020, emergency crews...
Miss Teen Route 66 Winner
The First Miss Teen Route 66 was selected on Friday night in Lebanon. Miss Teen Route 66 is a scholarship pageant and the contestants dress up and answer interviews. This year there were of three contestants. Ashlynn Sawyer of Elkland, Haven Hicks of Lebanon, and Angelina Hughes of Phillipsburg. Angelina took home the reward this year and was awarded 1,000 dollars in scholarships thanks to Starnes Auto Body and Glass.
Lebanon Fire Department's New Quick Attack Engine: A Cost-Effective and Maneuverable Solution for Enhanced Efficiency and Safety
The Lebanon Fire Department has unveiled its new quick attack engine, which was purchased in November 2020 and delivered just over a week ago. The smaller size and enhanced maneuverability of the engine allow firefighters to access narrow driveways and alleys with ease, while its shorter overall height enables them to reach areas with overhead obstacles.
Movie Night Coming to Boswell Park
This Friday night a can of food will allow you admission to Movie Night at Boswell Park in Lebanon. Brought to you by the Lebanon Board of Realtors Movie Night is an opportunity to meet new people, according to Jessica Rodden and Barbara Morgans. My Ozarks Online · Pb06012302morgans.
Four arrested during drug raids in southeast Camden County
Law enforcement from multiple agencies target two locations in southeast Camden County known for drug activity. The Camden County Sheriff’s Office says it worked with troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol and members of the Lake Area Narcotics Enforcement Group on Thursday evening, serving two search warrants. As a result of the raids, deputies seized about 10 grams of methamphetamine, and multiple items of drug paraphernalia used in the sale, distribution, and use of meth.
Four Arrested in Richland
A couple of search warrants in Richland result in four arrests. Regional Radio’s Ryan Waelterman has more…. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Camden County Drug Arrest
New pedestrian underpass opens on Missouri State University campus. 11 fallen Missouri law enforcement officers, including a former Laclede County sheriff, honored in Jefferson City. Updated: May. 6, 2023 at 1:15 PM CDT.
Back on the Farm
GROVESPRING, MO. – Switzerland native Emanuel Roth came to the U.S. in 2000 with his uncle, Ernst, to start a dairy farm. They started Lorreda Dairy near Grovespring, Mo., with a mostly Brown Swiss herd. “We started on this place in an old, old barn. You could see the...
Happy Cows at Hill Dairy
LEBANON, MO. – Larry Hill grew up on the Laclede County, Mo., farm his grandparents, Thomas “Tuss” and Esther Hill, started in 1908. The farm started with 80 acres, and over the years, Larry’s parents, Wallace and Freeda (Calton), added land to grow the operation. “Every...
HWP Makes Numerous Arrests On Saturday Alone Across The Lake Area
It’s been an unusually busy weekend for the Highway Patrol across the Lake area. On Saturday alone, there were 5 arrests within the area and 2 arrests outside the area, those involving lake residents. In Camden County troopers arrested 27-year-old Ethan Butler of Camdenton for DWI and 28-year-old Denis...
OATS Transit Making Changes To Payment System Starting July 1st
Cash is king, unless you rely on OATS transit to get around. Riders will have to put the cash away starting July 1st as the company is changing how they accept payments. Officials say you’ll be able to add funds using an online account and drivers will no longer accept cash on hand.
RiCHARD LEE PIERCY
Richard Lee Piercy, 58, of Lebanon, died Sunday, May 28, 2023 at his home. Richard was born June 24, 1964 in Indiana to Chester Piercy and Freda Starnes Piercy. During his younger years, he lived in Indiana and Illinois, and when he was four years old, he moved with his family to Arizona. At the age of twenty, he moved to Missouri.
Lebanon Councilman Ken Eldridge resigns for ‘personal reasons’
Lebanon Ward 1 Councilman Ken Eldridge has resigned. At Thursday night's Council work session, Mayor Jared Carr said he had accepted Eldridge's resignation, which was said to be for personal reasons. Carr said Eldridge had been involved with the city for about 30 years. For more on this story, see the LCR.
The Waynesville-Lebanon stations of the Alpha Media broadcast group have won two awards in this year’s Missouri Broadcasters Association competition
The Waynesville-Lebanon stations of the Alpha Media broadcast group have won two awards in this year’s Missouri Broadcasters Association competition. KOZQ took the top award in the category of Partners of Education that was open to all stations in the state from small markets to large markets. The program was about kindergarten through 3rd-grade students at Partridge Elementary School on Fort Leonard Wood preparing for musicals planned for early March.
Open Burning Process
City Council heard a presentation over open burning in Lebanon at their meeting last night (Thursday). The presentation covered where it is allowed and not allowed to have open burning in the city limits of Lebanon, and what folks are allowed and not allowed to burn. The presentation was presented by Lebanon Fire Chief Sam Schneider. Schneider on what you are allowed to burn.
Blue Star Families hosts 2nd Annual Women's Empowerment event
Blue Star Families of Missouri recently hosted their 2nd Annual Women's Empowerment event at Ozark Technical Community College (OTC) on May 30. The event attracted 40 registered attendees eager to engage, learn and empower themselves and each other. The evening showcased several compelling breakout sessions that focused on financial literacy,...
City Council Recap
City Council discussed multiple Items at their meeting last night (Thursday). The council discussed planning and zoning, board of public works, and city council attendance/ compensation requirements. The council made some decisions on the planning and zoning and compensation requirements. Mayor Jared Carr said that the council will be entertaining how much money they will be compensating for planning and zoning for their hard work.
Sedalia man suffers serious injuries in alcohol-related crash in Dallas County
Five people are injured, including a Pettis County man, during an alcohol-related crash in Dallas County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports Sheila Gatewood, 56, of St. Joseph, was driving on Corkery Road Saturday night about 15 miles west of Lebanon when she ran off the edge of the road, overturned, and struck a tree. Gatewood, who suffered moderate injuries, was cited for seven violations, including driving while intoxicated resulting in injuries and operating a vehicle with a person under 18 in the bed of the truck.
BOBBY GEAN SULLIVAN
Bobby Gean Sullivan, 66, of Springfield died Sunday, May 28, 2023 from injuries received in an automobile accident just north of Branson, Missouri. He was born Nov. 4, 1956 in Lebanon, to James Sullivan and Geneva Cromer Sullivan. He grew up in the Stoutland area, spending his time hunting and fishing. He was a graduate of Stoutland High School.
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