A motorcycle accident sends the driver to the hospital by life flight. The Missouri Highway department responded to a one vehicle accident in Morgan County on Route W near Marvin cut off. 66 year old Donald Huff of Clinton Missouri was driving his 2000 Honda Valcory motorcycle when he ran off the right side of the road, traveled down an embankment, struck a log, which caused his motorcycle to flip. First responders called in for Huff to be transported by Life Flight to University hospital due to his serious injuries.
Pressure is mounting on a panel of 12 Missouri lawmakers who will decide the fate of a contested measure to protect businesses that oppose gay marriage. The proposed constitutional amendment is set to ban government penalties against businesses that cite religion while denying some goods or services for same-sex weddings. If the bill doesn’t make it out of committee, it is dead and won’t head to voters to decide this year. The vote is planned for this week.
A drunk driver left the scene of an accident and was quickly detained by Missouri Highway patrol officers. Douglas Scarey, a 55 year old from Osage Beach was caught leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident in Miller County Sunday (24) afternoon. He was quickly detained and charged with Driving while intoxicated – a combination of alcohol and drugs, Leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident and Careless and imprudent driving. He was first sent to Lake regional hospital for treatment of his injuries and then released.
The 28th annual Magic Dragon Street Meet Nationals rolls into the historic Bagnell Dam Strip in Lake Ozark on May 6th through the 8th. Along with over 1,000 registered vehicles, this will bring over 10,000 spectators to the area. The Magic Dragon has continued to grow in size and popularity since its start in 1989.
The official show hours are Friday, May 6th from Noon until 5PM, Saturday May 7th, 8AM until 1PM and on Sunday May 8th, starting at 8AM and going until 1PM.
The Miller County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man that went missing. 29 year old Timothy Norris of Eldon was reported missing by his family this weekend (23). According to the missing person flyer, he has a disability and was depressed. It’s believed that Norris doesn’t have his medicine. He left his cell phone at home and has only a small amount of money.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Miller County Sheriff’s Office at 573-369-2341.
Sunday evening the Missouri Highway Department responded to a car accident in Morgan County, on Route W, North of Indian Creek Lane, that ejected the driver and passenger. The driver, 55 year old Byron Beard of Brumley failed to negotiate a curve. He ran off the road, the car overturned and ejected Byron and the passenger, identified as 47 year old Jilane Beard, also from Brumley. Both the Driver and passenger were transported by ambulance to Lake Regional Hospital.
Byron Beard was charged with careless and imprudent driving, resulting in an accident, Felony assault – second degree – vehicular intoxication.
Missouri education officials have adopted a new set of education benchmarks after the announcement of ditching the Common Core learning standards. The state board of Education approved new goals this week for what children should learn in math, English, social studies and science. Changes include an emphasis on language arts and adding cursive writing to elementary school expectations.
Schools will start implementing the standards this fall. Students won’t be tested on the revised learning until Spring 2018.