Weekly Safety Report: Thefts, Crashes, and Arrests in Jefferson County, Missouri
This week in Jefferson County, Missouri, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include the theft of items from a construction company's trailer, a man arrested for driving while intoxicated after a crash, a two-vehicle crash resulting in injuries, a suspected break-in and theft from an IT company van, and a Canadian man admitting to stealing from Walmart stores in Arnold and Eureka.
Weekly Safety Report: Vehicle Theft, Assault, and Bomb Threat raise concerns in St. Clair
This week in St. Clair, Missouri, three incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a man being arrested for vehicle theft for the second time in a month, a man caught on surveillance beating motel employees unconscious, and a juvenile arrested for issuing a bomb threat at a local school.
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Trafficking and Fiery Crash Impact Bourbon, Missouri
This week in Bourbon, Missouri, two incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a Bourbon man who was charged with drug trafficking after being found in possession of over 20 milligrams of fentanyl and suspected methamphetamine. The second incident was a fiery crash on Old Springfield Road, where three juveniles were injured after the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree, resulting in the car catching fire. Two of the juveniles were flown to St. Louis for treatment, while the driver was taken to a local hospital.
Motorcycle Strikes Dog in Washington County
(Washington County, MO) A Potosi man, 40 year old Nicholas D. Dunn, is recovering from moderate injuries after his motorcycle struck a dog in Washington County Wednesday afternoon at 12:40. According to Highway Patrol reports Dunn was headed north at 11024 Highway E, when the dog ran into the path of his motorcycle. It struck the dog and became airborne. Dunn was thrown from the bike. He was wearing a helmet when the wreck happened. Dunn was taken to Washington County Memorial Hospital at Potosi.
JKK Victim Facility Being Built
(Potosi, MO) Construction continues on the JKK Inheritance Haven victim facility at Potosi. The Executive Director of JKK Inheritance Haven, Ronnie DuBois, says they need volunteers to help with construction now that the foundation is going up.
Today the gas price is close to $2.69 in Caledonia as of 2023-12-10. 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 Sunday is $3.158, a week ago the price is $3.243 , according to AAA.
Suspect charged in Amber Alert vehicle theft
A suspect has been charged with felony theft in connection with an incident in April of this year in which a vehicle was stolen from the victim’s driveway with a young child inside. A felony stealing charge was filed Dec. 1, and a criminal summons issued Dec. 7, for...
Crawford County R-1 Employee On Administrative Leave Due To Investigation
A Crawford County R-1 School District employee is on paid administrative leave pending a law enforcement investigation. Superintendent Cole Byassee issued a statement to district families. Byassee said that a parent posted a question on social media asking "why a teacher was fired due to accusations of being a pedophile."...
Huge crowd turns out for De Soto Christmas Parade
Thousands of people lined Main Street for the 95th annual De Soto Christmas Parade on Dec. 2. “There was a huge turnout,” said Sarah Greenlee, office coordinator for the De Soto Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the parade each year. “People lined the streets the whole mile and a half (of the parade route).”
Deputies sent to Ridgewood Middle School after report of threat on social media
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office had deputies at Ridgewood Middle School today, Dec. 8, following reports that a threat against the school had been posted on social media. However, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Grant Bissell said investigators could not find evidence that a threat had been made toward the school...
Central Rebels Win Steighorst Tournament 81-68 Over Windsor
(HILLSBORO) In games broadcast Saturday on J-98 and mymoinfo.com, the Central Rebels successfully defended their Steighorst Tournament crown as they beat the Windsor Owls Saturday afternoon 81-68. The Rebels led at halftime 38-37 and expanded their lead to seven points by the end of the third. Leading the way for the Rebels were Jobe Bryant who had 22 points while Caden Casey pumped in 29.
St. Francois County SUV Wreck
(St. Francois County, MO) A man from Farmington, 65 year old Ronald D. Barton, is suffering serious injuries after he was involved in a one vehicle wreck on Loughboro Road in St. Francois County Wednesday afternoon at 4:15. Highway Patrol Troopers say Barton was driving an SUV east on Loughboro. It ran off the right side of the road and crashed into a tree. Barton was taken to Parkland Health Center at Farmington. He was not wearing his seat belt during the crash.
Missouri High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Washington County Today - December 8
There is high school basketball action in Washington County, Missouri today, and the inside scoop on how to watch these matchups is available in this article. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Game Time: 7:00...
Karla Boatman of Bonne Terre, MO
Karla Boatman of Bonne Terre, MO joined the Real Rock Army today … brought to you by Sievers Equipment and Sievers JCB!. Karla grew up listening to KSHE with her dad and grandpa. Karla is a wife and mother of 3 amazing kids. Karla is an amazing insurance agent.
Dental smiles comes to Potosi
PHS students are invited to schedule a dentist appointment during the school day on January 11 or 12 through a service called Dental Smiles. In order to take advantage of this opportunity, students need to register by December 7. The dental smiles is a school dentist that is no charge...
GMFS Crawford County Mental Health
Kasia Hoover and Kerrington Hall are Peer Support Specialists with Crawford County Mental and they stopped by this morning to let Bubba and the viewers know what a Peer Support Specialist is and what they do at Crawford County Mental Health to help those seeking help. Also, find out some other services that are provided and how you can get in contact with them if you or someone you know are in need. You can check out their website at https://crawfordmentalhealth.org/.
Jefferson County reports five COVID deaths in November
Jefferson County has seen 14 COVID-19 deaths so far this respiratory season, which began Oct. 1 and runs through mid-May, the Jefferson County Health Department reported. During October, nine COVID-related deaths were reported. In November, an additional five deaths were reported, according to the Health Department. From Oct. 1 to...
Meramec Regional Community Foundation Grants to be Awarded in 2024
The Meramec Regional Community Foundation will be awarding two $750 community grants. One grant will be made to a project that focuses on community or economic development and the other will assist at-risk children and/or low-income families. Any nonprofit 501c3 organizations, schools, faith-based organizations and governmental entities looking to address these needs are encouraged to apply. Those applying must be based out of Crawford, Dent and Washington counties, plus five other counties. The last 12 years, the foundation has awarded these grants. Programs in the past have included city beautification, illiteracy programs, supplies for the homeless populations and more. Since it’s inception, $17,400 in grants have been awarded to 64 community projects. The grants are made possible because of a $30,000 donation from the Meramec Regional Planning Commission. Applications for the 2024 grant round will be accepted online only until 5 p.m. on January 31st, 2024. Online applications can be found at grantinterface.com. For more information on the grant opportunity, call Bonnie Prigge at 573-265-2993.
St. Clair personnel to compete in 'Reindeer Games'
Someone tell Rudolph: “Reindeer Games” are coming to St. Clair. At the annual St. Clair Christmas Story on Saturday, members of the police department, fire department and ambulance district will compete in a series of challenges to become champions of the first ever First Responder Reindeer Games.
Road work planned for mid-Missouri
Road work is planned for mid-Missouri from Monday, Dec. 11 to Sunday, Dec. 17, according to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT). Route V – Culvert pipe replacements planned Dec. 12. All lanes will be closed 2.5 miles south of Route CC between the hours of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.