The Missouri House and Senate each passed a ban on Late Term Abortions, yesterday. A pregnancy could not be terminated after 20 weeks gestation.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 73 year old Rocky Mount woman was seriously injured when she drove her car across the center line of Route W, just north of Kristy Road. Police say Mary Harris ran off the left side of the road, hit a mailbox and then a car that was parked in the road. 54 year old Margaret Erickson of Rocky Mount was in the parked car and was also injured, yesterday morning, just after 11.
The Lake Ozark Board of Alderman gave the city the okay to charge utility customers a fee to turn off the water main at the nearest valve for homes and businesses without an internal shut off valve. Residents can have the fee waived, if they get the valve installed within a certain time period. Public Works Director Matt Michalik says the department spends a lot of time with these calls.
The General Assembly sent a measure to Governor Jay Nixon that would require student athletes to sit out of play until a doctor signs off on their return, after they suffer a concussion. The Interscholastic Youth Sports Brain Injury Prevention Act passed the Senate by a vote of 33-1.
Tomorrow, you can be a part of the nation’s largest single day food drive. For Stamp Out Hunger, you are encouraged to place a bag with non-perishable food items near your mailbox. Mail carriers will make sure the items get to the postal station and then distributed to local food pantries.
The Camdenton School District has some coaches to interview. They’ve posted the job of head football coach and put together the committee that will make recommendations to the Board of Education. The High School will also need to replace the head volleyball coach and boys basketball coach, who are also retiring.
Three people were hurt in an early morning crash, yesterday on Tunnel Dam Road at Tunnel Dam Gardens. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 22 year old Duane McCormack from Macks Creek traveled off the right side of the roadway and struck a tree, just after six am. Police say he had minor injuries and fled the scene. Two of his passengers were seriously hurt, 25 year old Daniel Tapp from Osage Beach and 20 year old Catherine Flaherty from Rocky Mount.