A St. Robert man is dead and three others injured, two seriously, after a one-car accident on Highway-17 south of Route-C in Miller County. The Highway Patrol says it happened shortly before 2:00 Sunday afternoon when the car driven by 21-year-old Jonathan Moore ran off the road. Moore overcorrected sending the car back off the road before striking an embankment and overturning several times. Moore was pronounced dead at the scene while two passengers suffered serious injuries when they were ejected. all three were not wearing seat belts. Another passenger who was wearing a seat belt escaped with minor injuries.
Every year, MoDOT gets a certain amount of funding from the Federal Government. However, what Bob Lynch wants people to know is that some of that money has to specifically be used for research purposes. He describes a developing research project MoDOT has involving solar roads…
As of now, Bob says there is no timetable for the solar road research project.
A LINN CREEK MAN IS BEHIND BARS AFTER IT WAS DISCOVERED HE HAD TWO SEPARATE WARRANTS. 33 YEAR OLD MARC HEADLEY WAS ARRESTED IN CAMDEN COUNTY JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT ON SUNDAY FOR ONE MISDEMEANOR WARRANT FOR THEFT AND ONE FOR FAILURE TO APPEAR, AND HE WAS CITED FOR FAILURE TO DISPLAY PLATES ON A MOTOR VEHICLE.
The highway patrol pops a DWI checkpoint along North Highway-5 over the weekend in Camden County. Although official numbers are not released as of late Sunday afternoon, it is known at least three people were taken into custody early Sunday morning. They include a 29-year-old Stover man and a 23-year-old St. Louis man for drunk driving, and a 33-year-old man from Linn Creek on 2 misdemeanor warrants out of Camden County.
It’s a busy agenda for tonight’s Camdenton R3 Board of Education meeting. Among items up for discussion include approving career ladder funding, board policy updates and self-evaluation, and setting a date for the district’s tax rate hearing for August 8th. An executive session also appears on the agenda. Tonight’s Camdenton R3 Board of Education meeting, in the Administration Building, begins at 5:30.
The Osage Beach Ambulance Service has a new Medical Director. In related agenda items during Thursday night’s meeting, the board of aldermen officially terminated the contract of Doctor Robert King and replaced him with Doctor Alan Wilson. King has moved on to take a job in Boone County. Wilson, on the other hand, brings plenty of experience to the position including currently serving as Medical Director for the Lake Regional Hospital Emergency Room as well as for several other ambulance services around the region. The Osage Beach Board of Aldermen also approved Floyd Handy as the new ambulance supervisor responsible for keeping the service supplied with the necessary controlled substances.
Today is Jay-Day, a day set aside to try raising fire safety awareness here in the lake area. Terri VanClavern came up with the idea for the campaign several years ago. That’s when her granddaughter, Jayden Ling, along with Ling’s mother and other grandmother were killed in a house fire in the Chicago area.
Several activities are planned for the day at the Lake Ozark Fire Station on Bagnell Dam Boulevard including a bounce house and games for the kids. Another feature of the day will be the “smoke house” which depicts how easily one can become overcome in a house fire. Jay-Day is scheduled to run today) from 11-5.