Eldon 15 Year Old Hurt in Two Car Crash Friday in Miller County

Missouri State Highway Patrol reports a 15 year old Eldon boy had minor injuries, after a two car crash on Friday night. 26 year old James Shoemaker from Kansas City was driving northbound on Route W at South Eagle Road in Miller County about 5:30 and turned in front of a vehicle driven by 37 year old William Baker from Eldon. Nicholas Heldon was a passenger in Shoemaker’s car and was taken to Lake Regional Hospital.

Some Lawmakers Want Governor Jay Nixon to Call for a Special Session of Legislature

The Missouri Legislature officially adjourned, four days ahead of scheduled and the May 30th mandatory adjournment date set by the state constitution. State Senator Mike Kehoe is asking Governor Jay Nixon to convene a special session of the General Assembly, so they can discuss a measure that would lay the groundwork for a second nuclear power plant to be constructed in Callaway County.

President Barack Obama Leads Healing Memorial Service in Joplin, One Week After EF-5 Tornado

The Missouri Department of Public Safety reports the number of persons unaccounted for from the EF-5 tornado in Joplin last week is at 43. That includes four people whose families have reported them as deceased. There will be an update on all the numbers, this afternoon at one o’clock.
Yesterday, President Barack Obama returned to the devastation to speak at a memorial service. He focused on some heroes in the aftermath of the tornado and called on all the survivors to live out the legacy of those who died. At 5:41 pm, there was silence, marking one week since the tornado turned their world upside down.