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2 DRUG ARRESTS IN ST. JOSEPH

A MAN IS ARRESTED FOR DRUG CHARGES IN ST. JOSEPH AT A TRAFFIC STOP. MONDAY MORNING AT 11:14, MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED 41-YEAR-OLD CHRISTOPHER

WOMAN IS HIT BY HER OWN CAR

AN OUT OF CONTROL VEHICLE IN A DOLLAR GENERAL PARKING LOT IN ALBANY LEAVES A WOMAN INJURED. ACCORDING TO THE MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL, 51-YEAR-OLD

300 PEOPLE IN FIGHT AT WORLDS OF FUN

WITNESSES SAY THAT CLOSE TO 300 PEOPLE MOSTLY TEENS HAD A BRAWL INSIDE WORLDS OF FUN SATURDAY NIGHT. THE CLAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RESPONDED

CENSUS DATA LOOKUP APP DEVELOPED

THE MISSOURI CENSUS DATA CENTER HAS DEVELOPED AN APPLICATION TO LOOK UP U.S. ZIP CODES BY STATE, PLACE NAME, OR BOTH. THE RESULTS INCLUDE

FOUR INJURED IN A TWO VEHICLE CRASH

SUNDAY AFTERNOON, FOUR PEOPLE WERE INJURED IN A TWO VEHICLE CRASH FIVE MILES EAST OF MARYVILLE. IN NODAWAY COUNTY, 19-YEAR-OLD TRISTEN S. EMERY WAS

MISSING DEARBORN BOY SAFELY LOCATED

A MISSING DEARBORN BOY HAS BEEN SAFELY LOCATED. THE BUCHANAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE SAYS 12-YEAR-OLD KOLTIN KIRK WAS REPORTED MISSING THURSDAY EVENING. AUTHORITIES SAY

HARRISON COUNTY HOLDS LAW DAY

HARRISON COUNTY HELD LAW DAY ON THURSDAY. 25 YEAR OLD AUSTIN W FLOOD HAD PROBATION REVOKED AND WILL SERVE A 6 YEAR SENTENCE IN

BLUNT FLOOD COMMENTS

submitted by University of Missouri School of Journalism U.S. SENATOR ROY BLUNT SAYS PROPERTY BUY OUTS ARE ONE GOOD SOLUTION TO ADDRESSING RECENT FLOODING.

MAYSVILLE BOARD APPROVES PAY INCREASES

MAYSVILLE SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS APPROVED A 2 PERCENT INCREASE IN PAY FOR CERTIFIED AND NON-CERTIFIED STAFF DURING THEIR MEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE

MO DED RELEASES JOBS REPORT

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REPORTED A SEASONALLY ADJUSTED UNEMPLOYMENT RATE OF 3.3 PERCENT FOR MARCH. IT MARKS 32 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS THAT MISSOURI’S

FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN WORTH COUNTY

ON THE RUN FROM AUTHORITIES IN IOWA, A FUGITIVE IS ARRESTED BY MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL. WITH A WARRANT FOR A PAROLE VIOLATION, 37-YEAR-OLD COLLINS

WEDNESDAY NIGHT DWI IN BUCHANAN COUNTY

A ST. JOSEPH MAN WAS ARRESTED FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED IN BUCHANAN COUNTY. WEDNESDAY NIGHT MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED 45-YEAR-OLD BRADLEY J. MEJIA OF

GRAIN BELT EMINENT DOMAIN HOUSE BILL APPROVAL

ON TUESDAY, THE MISSOURI HOUSE APPROVED ON LEGISLATION REGARDING EMINENT DOMAIN. JIM HANSEN, REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE FROM FRANKFORD, FILED LEGISLATION STATING NO PRIVATE ENTITY HAS

FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY

A FUGITIVE SEARCH IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY ENDED IN AN ARREST ON TUESDAY. LIVINGSTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED 31-YEAR-OLD JOSHUA CAUDILL FOR A WARRANT ON

NEW BETHANY COUNCIL HOLDS FIRST MEETING

BETHANY’S BOARD OF ALDERMEN REORGANIZED AFTER BETHANY’S NEW MAYOR AND COUNCILMEN TOOK NEW OATHS TO OFFICE. JONNE SLEMMONS WAS ELECTED AS BETHANY’S MAYOR IN

AREA TROOPER HONORED FOR VALOR

A LOCAL HIGHWAY PATROL TROOPER WAS HONORED THIS PAST SATURDAY FOR THE VALOR HE SHOWED IN A PURSUIT THAT TURNED INTO A SHOOT OUT

HAILEYS LAW DEBATED IN SENATE

MISSOURI LAWMAKERS HOPE TO PASS A BILL THAT WOULD IMPROVE THE STATE’S AMBER ALERT SYSTEM. A HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARD THE BILL, KNOWN AS HAILEY’S

A PAIR OF ARRESTS FOR IMPROPER LICENSE

TWO PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED FOR HAVING AN IMPROPER OPERATING LICENSE. MONDAY EVENING MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED 39-YEAR-OLD AHMAD J. MASOUMI FOR A MISDEMEANOR FROM

BOIL ADVISORY FOR ROSENDALE

A BOIL ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR ROSENDALE. THE CITY SAYS A WATER MAIN BREAK CAUSED THE ADVISORY. CITY OFFICIALS SAY THE ADVISORY WILL

2 DRUG ARRESTS IN HARRISON COUNTY

MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL MADE TWO ARRESTS ON SATURDAY MORNING IN HARRISON COUNTY FOR DRUG RELATED CHARGES. AT 10:35 AM THE MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED

ROAD WORK SOUTH OF UTICA

THE ROUTE C SHOAL CREEK BRIDGE SOUTH OF UTICA IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY WILL REOPEN LATE MAY. THE BRIDGE WAS CLOSED APRIL 9 AFTER AN

EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MAN BUSTED WITH METH

AN EXCELSIOR SPRINGS MAN WAS ARRESTED THURSDAY AFTERNOON AFTER BEING FOUND IN POSSESSION OF METHAMPHETAMINE. ACCORDING TO TROOP A OF THE MISSOURI STATE HIGHWAY

BUCHANAN COUNTY ROUTE 59 REOPENED

THURSDAY AFTERNOON THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ANNOUNCED BUCHANAN COUNTY U.S. ROUTE 59 IS NOW OPEN FROM RUSHVILLE TO ATCHISON, KANSAS INCLUDING THE AMELIA

WATER TO BE TREATED IN TRENTON

ON APRIL 24, YOUR WATER IN TRENTON WILL BE SAFELY TREATED. THE TRENTON MUNICIPAL UTILITIES (TMU) WATER TREATMENT PLANT WILL USE FREE CHLORINE, OR

BOIL ORDER HITS JAMESPORT

THE CITY OF JAMESPORT IS UNDER A BOIL ORDER. JAMESPORT OFFICIALS SAY THE BOIL ORDER IS DUE TO A WEDNESDAY WATER MAIN LEAK. THE

TWO VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON 169 HIGHWAY

A TWO VEHICLE CRASH IN GENTRY COUNTY SENT A WOMAN TO NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER. MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THAT AT 3:45 TUESDAY AFTERNOON, 22-YEAR-OLD

ARSONIST ARRESTED IN ELMO

A MAN WAS ARRESTED FOR ARSON IN NODAWAY COUNTY. THE NODAWAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ARRESTED 40-YEAR-OLD NEIL RAY HACKER OF ELMO FOR 2ND DEGREE

TWO CAR ACCIDENT IN GENTRY COUNTY

A TWO CAR ACCIDENT IN GENTRY COUNTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON JUST BEFORE 4:00 PM REPORTS NO INJURIES. ACCORDING TO TROOP H OF THE HIGHWAY PATROL

SENATE BUDGET DEBATE

submitted by University of Missouri School of Journalism SENATORS ARE CONSIDERING MAKING CUTS TO THE $29 BILLION BUDGET PASSED BY THE HOUSE IN LATE

TRANSPORTATION DEBATE IN JEFF CITY

submitted by University of Missouri School of Journalism THE MISSOURI SENATE ON TUESDAY DEBATED GOVERNOR PARSON’S TRANSPORTATION PROPOSAL, WHICH WOULD ALLOCATE 350 MILLION DOLLARS

LIVINGSTON COUNTY BRIDGE NOW CLOSED

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SAYS A BRIDGE IN LIVINGSTON COUNTY IS NOW CLOSED. MO-DOT SAYS THE BRIDGE ON LIVINGSTON COUNTY ROUTE C, OVER

TWO ARRESTS FROM TROOP H

AS PREVIOUSLY REPORTED, THE MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL IS STEPPING UP IT’S PATROLS. TROOP H REPORTS THE ARREST OF 52-YEAR-OLD GLEN E. GRIESHEIM FROM ANKENY,

TAX ON ONLINE SALES PASSES HOUSE

THE MISSOURI HOUSE APPROVED A BILL TO TAX ONLINE SALES. FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, A BILL ADVANCING IN THE MISSOURI HOUSE WOULD REQUIRE OUT-OF-STATE

MISSOURI SENATE BACKS TERM LIMITS

FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS, THE MISSOURI SENATE HAS ENDORSED A PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT LIMITING HOW LONG THE STATE’S TOP EXECUTIVES CAN SERVE IN OFFICE.

VACCINE DEBATE IN JEFF CITY

info submitted by Betsy Smith, University of Missouri School of Journalism FAMILIES WHO DON’T VACCINATE THEIR CHILDREN IN MISSOURI SAY THEY ARE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST

MONDAY SCOREBOARD

MONDAY BASEBALL SCORES SOUTH HARRISON 10 PUTNAM COUNTY 4 MILAN 10 BRAYMER 4 MAYSVILLE 11 KING CITY 8 NORTH ANDREW 18 TRENTON 6 PATTONSBURG

HIGHWAY 65 IS OPEN AGAIN

THE FORMERLY FLOODING U.S. HIGHWAY 65 IS OPEN AGAIN. THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION INDICATES THAT U.S. HIGHWAY 65 BETWEEN CARROLLTON AND WAVERLY IS

CHILD PORN ARREST IN NODAWAY COUNTY

A FRIDAY SEARCH WARRANT LEAD TO AN ARREST AT AN APARTMENT IN MARYVILLE. THE NODAWAY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE MADE THE ARREST OF 40-YEAR-OLD BILLY

BETHANY MAN ARRESTED IN DEKALB COUNTY

AN INTOXICATED DRIVER FROM BETHANY GOT ARRESTED IN DAKALB COUNTY. MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THAT 43-YEAR-OLD DEREK L. SECHRIST WAS DRIVING OVER THE SPEED

ST. JOSEPH HIGH SPEED ARREST

A MAN FROM ST. JOSEPH IS ARRESTED AT HIGH SPEEDS IN HOLT COUNTY. MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THE ARREST OF 40-YEAR-OLD FABIAN T STEPNEY

SPIRE MISSOURI BILLS TO SOON DROP

SPIRE MISSOURI NATURAL GAS CUSTOMERS WILL SOON SEE A DROP ON THEIR BILLS. THE MISSOURI PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION HAS APPROVED TARIFFS FILED BY SPIRE

FLOODED HIGHWAY 10 IS NOW OPEN

HIGHWAY 10 IS NOW OPEN AFTER BEING CLOSED FOR A WEEK DUE TO FLOODING. MODOT SAYS HIGHWAY 10 SOUTHWEST OF CARROLLTON HAS BEEN REOPENED

ROUTE 71 RESURFACING DELAYED

THE RESURFACING PROJECT ON BUSINESS U.S. ROUTE 71, WHICH STRETCHES FROM MAIN STREET IN SAVANNAH TO JUST SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 29 SCHEDULED TO BEGIN

MU ANNOUNCES GREEK LIFE CHANGES

THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI ANNOUNCED THEIR CHANGES THAT WILL BE IMPLEMENTED FOR THE UNIVERSITY’S GREEK LIFE. THE UNIVERSITY SAYS THE PRACTICES ARE DESIGNED TO

GRAIN BELT PANEL TRIES TO PROHIBIT

AN ATTEMPT IN JEFFERSON CITY TO STOP THE GRAIN BELT EXPRESSWAY IS HAPPENING. THIS FROM THE ASSOCIATED PRESS: ONE OF THE NATION’S LARGEST WIND

2 FUGITIVES ARRESTED FOR FELONY CHARGES

TWO FUGITIVES ON THE RUN FROM OUT OF STATE WERE ARRESTED IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI. MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED TWO OUT-OF-STATE FUGITIVES, 57-YEAR-OLD ELVIS D.

CAMERON MAN ARRESTED IN HARRISON COUNTY

A CAMERON RESIDENT WAS ARRESTED IN HARRISON COUNTY. MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THE ARREST OF 45-YEAR-OLD JOHN R. WORLAND FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. WORLAND

GRUNDY COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

MAYOR FOR CITY OF TENTON (VOTE FOR 1) NICK MCHARGUE 360 VOTES LARRY PORTER 60 VOTES LINDA A CROOKS 802 VOTES ROCKY L DUNKIN

NODAWAY COUNTY ELECTION

NODAWAY COUNTY ELECTION WEST NODAWAY SCHOOL BOARD (VOTE FOR 2) AMANDA WALKER 207 JAMES M GRAHAM 190 SCOTT CONN 159 RON HAGEY 157 ERIC

DAVIESS COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

GALLATIN R-V SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER MARTIN SWEATMAN 231 VOTES JESSE BIRD 237 VOTES WILLIAM V IRBY 144 VOTES 1 WRITE IN VOTE 87 UNDER

WORTH COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

WORTH COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS CITY OF GRANT CITY MAYOR DEBBIE ROACH 81 PHIL HANKS 48   GRANT CITY EAST WARD CATHY JAMES 40 TYSON

HARRISON COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

HARRISON CO ELECTION   BETHANY MAYOR JONNE SLEMMONS 354 JOE JOHNSON 120 LANCE JOHNS AND RANDY MANN WERE UNCONTESTED FOR BETHANY ALDERMEN POSITIONS. CITY

DEKALB COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

DEKALB COUNTY QUESTION YES 713 VOTES NO 389 VOTES OSBORN R-0 SCHOOL BOARD JULIE DIERENFELDT 61 VOTES JOEL POLSKY 40 VOTES ASHLEY ROBINSON 52

MERCER COUNTY ELECTION RESULT

SCHOOL BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR SOUTH HARRISON R-II CF RAINEY 1 VOTE JEREMY VANMETER 1 VOTE TERRY L DANIEL 0 VOTES ALDERMAN FOR CITY

GENTRY COUNTY ELECTION RESULTS

GENTRY COUNTYWIDE QUESTION 1 YES 579 VOTES NO 204 VOTES GENTRY COUNTY EMERGENCY DISPATCH PROP 1 YES 549 VOTES NO 236 VOTES PATTONSBURGH R-II

GRAIN BELT SPARKS DEBATE IN STATE HOUSE

RURAL LANDOWNERS AND UTILITY COMPANIES—AMONG OTHERS—DEBATED PERSONAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND THE GRAIN BELT EXPRESS AT A HOUSE COMMITTEE HEARING MONDAY AFTERNOON. BETSY SMITH HAS

BALLOT INITIATIVES COULD COST MORE

FILING A BALLOT INITIATIVE IN MISSOURI COULD COST YOU MUCH MORE IF A BILL BEING DEBATED IN JEFFERSON CITY PASSES. BETSY SMITH WITH UNIVERSITY

MINNESOTA MAN ARRESTED IN DEKALB COUNTY

THE MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL ARRESTED A MINNESOTA MAN IN DEKALB COUNTY ON DRUG CHARGES. TROOP H ARRESTED 30-YEAR-OLD CHRISTIAN J. MORALES-RODRIGUEZ 9:01PM SATURDAY NIGHT.

DAVIESS COUNTY DWI ARREST

TWO MEN WERE ARRESTED IN DAVIESS COUNTY FOR DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED. SUNDAY NIGHT AT 7:59 MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL PULLED OVER 22-YEAR OLD SELVIN B.

ST JOE OFFICER HIT AND RUN

A ST JOSEPH POLICE OFFICER IS HURT IN A HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT. THE UNNAMED OFFICER WAS SITTING AT A TRAFFIC LIGHT SOUTH OF

AREA BRIDGES TO UNDERGO REHABILITATION

THE MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION HAS TODAY ANNOUNCED FIVE BRIDGES OVER INTERSTATE 35 IN DAVIESS AND DeKALB COUNTIES THAT WILL BE UNDERGOING REHABILITATION PROJECTS

APRIL IS NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL DONATE LIFE MONTH (APRIL), MIDWEST TRANSPLANT NETWORK IS KICKING OFF THE SECOND YEAR OF ITS GREEN RIBBON CAMPAIGN TO INCREASE

TRENTON TEEN CHARGED WITH FELONY

A TEEN IN TRENTON WAS CHARGED WITH A FELONY AFTER AN ATTEMPTED BURGLARY. TRENTON POLICE ARRESTED 19-YEAR-OLD CHRISTIAN JONES ON TUESDAY FOR AN ATTEMPTED

LATHROP ARREST FOR BAD CHECKS

A LATHROP WOMAN WAS ARRESTED IN CLINTON COUNTY FOR BAD CHECKS MISSOURI HIGHWAY PATROL REPORTS THAT 29-YEAR OLD JESSICA A. SHULZ WAS SERVED TWO

GRANT FOR CAMERON LIBRARY

MISSOURI SECRETARY OF STATE JAY ASHCROFT ANNOUNCED TUESDAY THE CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY RECEIVED A TECHNOLOGY MINI-GRANT OF $5,841. THE CAMERON PUBLIC LIBRARY WILL REPORTEDLY

BUSINESS 71 TO BE RESURFACED

THOSE TRAVELING BETWEEN SAVANNAH ANDS ST. JOSEPH ALONG BUSINESS ROUTE 71 WILL BEGIN TO SEE CONSTRUCTION STARTING MONDAY AS CREWS BEGIN A RESURFACING PROJECT.

SLEEPING DRIVER IN ANDREW COUNTY

A MAN WAS INJURED AS HIS CAR LEAVES 169 HIGHWAY WHEN THE DRIVER FELL ASLEEP. THE ACCIDENT REPORT STATES THAT 77-YEAR-OLD DALE E. SIMERLY

GROUND BROKEN ON NEW KC AIRPORT

AFTER YEARS OF WAITING AND PLANNING, AND MORE THAN A YEAR AFTER VOTER APPROVAL, GROUND WAS BROKEN ON A NEW SINGLE TERMINAL AIRPORT FOR