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The Last 30 Stories Posted
  • Authorities Investigating Death of a Child   Tue Mar 20th, 5:55am CDT
    Police are investigating a death nvolving a two-month-old child….The Chariton County Sheriff’s Office has requested the assistance of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control for the case. Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called the 300 block of Main Street in Rothville yesterday morning. They found a deceased two-month-old child […]> <>
  • Candidates Forum Tonight in Kirksville   Tue Mar 20th, 5:55am CDT
    A Candidates’s Forum will be held today inside the Interprofessional Education Building at A.T. Still University. It’s your chance to hear form the 2018 Kirksville City Council and Kirksville R-III School Board Candidates. Those in attendance will have the opportunity to meet and greet with those running beginning at 5:30 pm. The panel will begin questions promptly […]> <>
  • SkyWARN Tornado Spotter Training Program   Tue Mar 20th, 5:54am CDT
    Learn how to serve your community as a weather spotter. The Adair County Local Emergency Planning Committee and Kirksville Fire Department will sponsor the SkyWARN Tornado Spotter Training Program to be held this evening, in Kirksville from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Rehoboth Baptist Church. The program will be presented by a Meteorologist of the National […]> <>
  • Culvert Work Will Temporarily Close Scotland County Route DD   Tue Mar 20th, 5:53am CDT
    Culvert work will temporarily close Scotland County Route DD today. The road will be closed between Scotland County Route C and Scotland County Road 854. MoDOT crews will be doing the work from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. while the work is completed. Motorists will need to use alternate routes during these times. For more […]> <>
  • Changes To State Opioid Laws   Tue Mar 20th, 5:20am CDT
    A bill designed to fight Florida’s opioid epidemic is now law. Governor Rick Scott signed the measure yesterday in Manatee County, an epicenter of opioid addiction. It imposes new rules for pain medications, including limits on the number of pills doctors can prescribe. More than 33-hundred Floridians died of an opioid overdose in 2016, an […]> <>
  • Demo At Bay High Continues   Tue Mar 20th, 5:19am CDT
    Change is underway at a historic school. Demolition recently started at Bay High School in Panama City where two buildings are being torn down. The cafeteria building and another building will be replaced by a STEM building and a fine arts center. Bay High is the oldest continuously accredited school in the state, and a […]> <>
  • Spring Has Sprung With Activities Beginning Today   Tue Mar 20th, 5:19am CDT
    Spring has sprung beginning today. Karen Johnson explains what’s ahead. Flowers and dabs of color means the Kirksville Parks and Recreation has a full lineup of spring programs for you and your family! On March 31 will be the 40th Annual Easter Egg Hunt, 10:00 am, Truman State University Quad; April 14 will be […]> <>
  • Greitens Requests Earlier Trial Start Date   Tue Mar 20th, 5:12am CDT
    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is making a request to the court hearing his criminal case. Karen Johnson has details. He’s expected to ask a judge to move up his criminal trial to start in two weeks, more than a month earlier than scheduled.Attorneys for the Republican governor at a St. Louis Circuit Court hearing […]> <>
  • Cybersecurity Bills Signed By Governor   Tue Mar 20th, 4:44am CDT
    Some of the state’s cybersecurity-related information is now protected from being released through the Freedom of Information Act. Governor Snyder signed legislation yesterday which supporters say strengthens Michigan’s cybersecurity protections. Certain electronic data related to cybersecurity measures are now protected along with records or information about measures designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity or availability […]> <>
  • Sister Cities Committee Holding Pancake Breakfast   Tue Mar 20th, 4:35am CDT
    The Decatur Sister Cities Committee holds a pancake breakfast this Sat. morning 8 to10 at Applebee’s in Forsyth. Proceeds benefit the student ambassadors’ future visits to Decatur’s sister cities in Japan and Germany.> <>
  • Mattoon Man Charged with Stealing Checks   Tue Mar 20th, 4:34am CDT
    Police arrested Stephen Bennett, 23, of Mattoon on felony theft charges. Officers say Benett stole several checks worth over $10,000 from an elderly female. Bennet was booked into the Coles County Jail.> <>
  • New Police Chief in Moweaqua   Tue Mar 20th, 4:32am CDT
    There’s a new Village Police Chief in Moweaqua. Tony Maki, 51, has six part-time Officers – Maki is looking to hire one new full-time Officer.> <>
  • Shelbyville Easter Egg Hunt   Tue Mar 20th, 4:31am CDT
    The Annual Shelbyville Community Easter Egg Hunt will be held this Sat. morning at 10 at Forest Park. The hunt is open to kids ages 2 to 8, including third graders.> <>
  • Urbana Woman Sentenced for Hiding a Gun   Tue Mar 20th, 4:30am CDT
    A judge sentenced Karen Thatch, 42, of Urbana, to two years probation, a month in jail, and 100 hours public service. She was accused hiding a gun for a man suspected of taking part in a crime.> <>
  • Sangamon County Teen Found Safe and Sound   Tue Mar 20th, 4:29am CDT
    Police found a missing Sangamon County teenager safe and sound. Samantha Anderson, 15, of Riverton, has been returned to her parents. No word on where she had been or where she was found.> <>
  • Two People Shot in Oreana   Tue Mar 20th, 4:28am CDT
    Macon County Deputies responded to a shooting on South View St. in Oreana. A man fired a gun he thought was unloaded and hit two people. As yet, no arrests.> <>
  • Business Seminar Friday in Henderson   Tue Mar 20th, 4:27am CDT
    The African-American Student Union at Northern Vance High School in Henderson is sponsoring an African-American business seminar this Fri. evening 5:45 to 8 in the school’s media center. Learn how to start your own business and why entrepreneurship is important. Anyone may attend – tickets are $3 in advance, $5 at the door.> <>
  • Torrez Face Violence Charges   Tue Mar 20th, 4:26am CDT
    A Defiance man is accused of domestic violence against a 7-week-old girl in a Ayersville Avenue home. Dominic Torrez was indicted by a grand jury on one count each of felonious assault, and domestic violence.> <>
  • Woman Hurt In Bike Accident   Tue Mar 20th, 4:26am CDT
    An Auburn woman is hurt in a solo crash in DeKalb County. Julie Meyer was driving her motorcycle northeast on State Road 1, when she started to turn right onto County Road 68. Meyer told deputies the back tire started to slide out, causing the motorcycle to fall. Meyer then came off the bike. She […]> <>
  • Henderson Man Charged with Assaulting a Female   Tue Mar 20th, 4:25am CDT
    Vance County Deputies arrested Miguel Ponce, 37, of Henderson, for assault on a female. He was jailed without bond and will have a court hearing this Thurs. Deputies arrested Carl Harris, 36, of Oxford, for parole and probation violations. He was jailed on $330 bond and will have a hearing May 7.> <>
  • Arrest Made In Circle K Robbery   Tue Mar 20th, 4:25am CDT
    An arrest is made in connection to the robbery of a Napoleon convenience store earlier this month. Anthony Wright is charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony. He was taken to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio, pending an arraignment. Prosecutors say he robbed the Circle K on Scott St. two weeks ago. The investigation […]> <>
  • Residents Protest Health Pact   Tue Mar 20th, 4:25am CDT
    More than a hundred gather in Defiance to protest ProMedica’s transfer agreement with the Capital Care Network of Toledo. The debate stems against a Feb. 12 agreement, which offers abortion services and pro-choice reproductive health care.> <>
  • Resource Officer Mulled In Bryan   Tue Mar 20th, 4:25am CDT
    The Bryan City School Board agrees to meet with City Council to discuss the possibility of hiring a school resource officer. The topic was brought up during a discussion of the school safety forum, held in response to shootings and threats at schools across the country.> <>
  • New VGCC Scholarship   Tue Mar 20th, 4:24am CDT
    The Ardagh Group, with a location in Henderson, has established a new scholarship at VGCC. Once fully endowed, the Academic Achievement Scholarship will be awarded each year.> <>
  • Sewer Failure In Edgerton   Tue Mar 20th, 4:24am CDT
    An equipment malfunction at Edgerton’s lift station on U.S. 6, near the St. Joseph River, results in a sewer overflow. The system was restored. Village officials notified the Northwest Ohio Division of the Environmental Protection Agency.> <>
  • Water Main Fix Okayed   Tue Mar 20th, 4:24am CDT
    An area of the city’s water infrastructure is soon to get some improvements from Bryan Municipal Utilities. The Bryan Board of Public Affairs approved a $454,208 project to update 4,000 feet of 100-year-old water main, 75 customer lines and seven fire hydrants along South Walnut and East South streets. The project will be financed by […]> <>
  • Mecklenburg County Municipal Elections   Tue Mar 20th, 4:24am CDT
    Municipal elections in Mecklenburg County will be held May 1. Boydton City Councilman, John Kirkland is not running for re-election. Kirkland is not running for city council because he’s running for mayor. Incumbent Boydton Mayor, Thomas Coleman, is not seeking re-election as mayor – or any other office.> <>
  • Groups Needed to Adopt a Henderson Park   Tue Mar 20th, 4:23am CDT
    The Henderson-Vance Recreation and Parks Department is looking for businesses and civic groups to adopt parks in the city. Folks are needed to clean up and take care of the parks. Any civic group or business in Henderson can adopt a park.> <>
  • States Most Dependent on the Gun Industry   Tue Mar 20th, 4:22am CDT has compiled a list of states most dependent on the gun industry. Idaho is the most dependent, Maryland – least. North Carolina is 18th, Virginia 37th. 16 key metrics were used in determining the list, including Gun Ownership Rate, Firearms-Industry Jobs per Capita, Total Taxes Paid by Firearms Industry per Capita, and NICS Background […]> <>
  • Wendell Man Facing Heroin Charge   Tue Mar 20th, 4:21am CDT
    Granville County Deputies arrested Megan West, 25, of Butner, for breaking or entering. She was jailed on $1,000 bond pending a court hearing March 28. Deputies arrested Douglas Cooper, 51, of Wendell, for possession of heroin. He was jailed on $2,500 bond and has a court hearing today.> <>