Missouri State Police say 25 year old Christopher Whitfield had serious injuries after his A-T-V ran off Wood River Road, north of Winding Woods Road, struck a driveway and overturned, early yesterday morning, in Lake Ozark. He was taken to Lake Regional Hospital by ambulance, [...]
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Animal welfare groups, pet breeders and agriculture groups reached an agreement, yesterday to provide a humane standard of care for dogs in commercial breeding facilities. The agreement requires annual veterinary exams for breeding dogs, improved living spaces, prohibition of wire strand flooring and stacked cages [...]
The Laurie Board of Alderman heard about property damage at the fairgrounds, this week. Public Works Director Ed Young says vandals broke skylights, part of the water wheel and damaged the roof of some concrete bathrooms with rocks. The board approved an estimate from Martin [...]
The new Mayor Pro Tem in Laurie is Herb Keck. The Board of Alderman appointed him, during their meeting, this week. The board also heard about the easement to be used for the installation of electrical services to the new siren number five. When it’s [...]
Construction has started on Route W bridge over Watson Creek, this week. The bridge about three and a half miles west of Route 54 will be closed to traffic through late May. You’re advised to seek alternate routes. Also, crews are placing a drainage pipe [...]
The Missouri Highway Patrol honored thirty employees at the annual awards banquet in Jefferson City, last weekend. Among the honorees: Trooper Benjamin Blankenbeker received the Lifesaving Award for saving a little girl who was choking outside a pizza parlor in Osage Beach, last fall. Trooper [...]
Harold L. Volkmer, a 10-term Democratic congressman from northeast Missouri, has died. He was 80. The James O’Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Mo., says Volkmer died there Saturday after several bouts of pneumonia.