$50,000 scratcher purchased at Moberly market
COLUMBIA - A Scratchers ticket from “$1,000,000 Cash Extravaganza” worth $50,000 was purchased at Bratcher Market in Moberly, according to a news release from the Missouri Lottery. The prize was claimed at Missouri Lottery headquarters in Jefferson City on Sept. 26. "$1,000,000 Cash Extravaganza" is a $10 Scratchers...
Gaming parlors are popping up across Missouri. Courts have yet to determine if they are illegal
(Missouri Independent) – Nestled between the offices of a small loan company and an insurance brokerage, Hot Shots Internet Cafe offers neither internet access nor any sort of nourishment. But what Hot Shots does offer is more than a dozen games that look like slot machines offering cash prizes...
Federal grant of $1.5 million awarded to Missouri town to stimulate job growth and business attraction
Discover how the town of Moberly, Missouri is set to transform its economic landscape. With a $1.5 million federal grant, the town plans to create jobs and attract new businesses. Tune in to learn more about this exciting development.
MU Health Care teaming up with hospitals to expand services in Moberly, Kirksville
University of Missouri Health Care is teaming up with two regional hospitals to expand services to patients in rural areas. MU Health Care announced this morning that it had formed a strategic relationship with Moberly Regional Medical Center and Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville that will allow those hospitals to expand the services they offer. MU Health Care physicians will work in the hospitals to provide specialty services to patients who wish to be treated closer to home. Those physicians can also connect patients who need a higher level of care to University Hospital in Columbia.
No criminal charges expected for Chariton County Sheriff
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ) No criminal charges are expected to be filed on Chariton County Sheriff Erick Billups, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman. Billups was under investigation earlier this month by the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug Crime Control. MSHP did not say why Billups was under investigation. “The investigation is The post No criminal charges expected for Chariton County Sheriff appeared first on ABC17NEWS.
Dawn Woman Killed in Saline County Rollover
A Dawn woman was killed in a one-vehicle accident that occurred Friday afternoon in Saline County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a northbound 2018 Chrysler Pacifica, driven by 68-year-old Connie J. Maberry of Dawn, Mo., was on US Highway 65, four-tenths of a mile north of Route UU around 3 p.m., when the vehicle traveled off the roadway, struck a fence entrance, and overturned.
Local Arts and Culture to Benefit from $43,500 MACC Minigrants in 2024
LowellArts, a regional agency for the Michigan Arts & Culture Council (MACC), will distribute $43,500 in minigrants for the 2024 fiscal year. These grants are part of the MACC Minigrant Program and have been awarded to local arts and cultural organizations and artists. Sixteen organizations received a total of $34,500 for Arts Projects, while $9,000 was given for Professional and Organizational Development to six organizations and five artists.
MO Conservation Agent Awarded State’s Highest Public Safety Medal For Response To Mendon Derailment
A Department of Conservation agent has been given Missouri’s highest public safety award for his extraordinary courage during a deadly train derailment in Mendon last year. Donald Fessler has been awarded the Medal of Valor for providing first aid to several victims, climbing into train cars to help trapped people, including Anthony Bryant, an Amtrak employee.
Miami Fire Department launches National Fire Prevention Month
Join the Miami Fire Department as they kick off National Fire Prevention Month! Learn about fire safety, prevention measures, and the crucial role of firefighters. A must-watch for those interested in public safety and community initiatives.
STORM SIREN TESTING TAKING PLACE IN SALINE COUNTY
Storm sirens are scheduled to be tested in several towns in Saline County on Thursday, October 5. Storm sirens will also be tested in Marshall on Wednesday, October 4, weather permitting. Outside of Marshall, the tests will be conducted on Thursday instead of Wednesday due to the expected weather in...
A story of loss: Caravan crosses Missouri remembering the Trail of Death
Beneath a grove of hickory trees in a park on the west side of Moberly is a small bronze plaque. You might not notice it on the asphalt path, but it tells a story of a painful journey. A story of loss. A story of death. It is the story...
Moberly man accused of breaking into Howard County homes with father headed to prison
A Moberly man, accused of breaking into homes in Howard County, along with his father, is headed to prison. Joshua Luntsford, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree burglary Tuesday. In exchange for his plea, charges of first-degree trespassing and resisting arrest were dropped. Luntsford was sentenced to seven years in prison.
Bevier man charged for allegedly breaking child's leg at in-home daycare
BEVIER — A Bevier man is charged with child abuse for allegedly breaking a child's leg at his fiancé's in-home daycare Wednesday. KTVO reports a hotline provided information to deputies that the child woke up from his nap crying and indicating that his leg hurt. Joshua Teter, 28,...
Moberly receives a $1.5 million federal grant to create jobs and attract new businesses
MOBERLY — Moberly city leaders said Friday that they were getting a $1.5 million federal grant to create jobs and attract new businesses. City administrators planned to use the money to expand Moberly’s Industrial Park which is the home of Swift Prepared Food and an MFA Oil Support Campus.
2 shot late Tuesday night in north St. Louis
The shooting happened at about 10:15 p.m. Tuesday on I-70 in Salisbury. A man suffered a graze wound, and a woman was shot in her leg.
Harvest results vary in the drought
Corn and soybean harvest results are mixed as drought conditions persist across Missouri. Central AGRIService LLC General Manager John Fletcher tells Brownfield corn harvest is better than expected in Saline and Lafayette Counties. Both counties are in severe to extreme drought on the U.S. Drought Monitor map. “I’ve seen corn...
Howard County man pleads guilty to possessing "substantial amount" of methamphetamine
A Howard County man is sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to being in possession of a “substantial amount” of methamphetamine. Curtis Jones, of New Franklin, was scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. That’s when he pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and first-degree trespassing. Jones was sentenced to seven years in prison on the drug possession charge. He was sentenced to 30 days in the county jail on the other two charges but given credit for time served.
MACON NATIVE SELECTED FOR TEST LAUNCH OF UNARMED MINUTEMAN III ICBM
A 2015 Macon R-1 High School Graduate was recently selected to be part of a test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile in California later in October. Ben Nelson was one of six missile operators representing all three missile wings in the United States to be part of the team in which will launch a test missile to the Reagan Test Site near Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. These test launches are coordinated well in advance with nations across the world to ensure the safe execution of the test on the world stage. The United States conducts these test launches several times a year to ensure the reliability of the land based leg of the nation’s nuclear triad while also collecting data on key parts of the missile’s system.
PAVEMENT REPAIR SCHEDULED FOR SALINE COUNTY ROUTE
Missouri Department of Transportation crews will be performing pavement repair work requiring a flagging operation on Route AA starting at Missouri Route 41 to Route H in Saline County on Monday, October 2. The work will occur each day from 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. All work is weather permitting....
SUV Plunges Down Steep Embankment, Causing Damage to Utility Pole and Lines near Silver Creek
Witness the shocking moment an SUV loses control and plunges down a steep embankment near Silver Creek. The aftermath? A utility pole toppled, power lines down, and a scene of utter chaos. Watch the dramatic footage now.