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Sapere Charged In Robbery & Beating

A Richland man is one of three suspects arrested in connection with a brutal beating and robbery that left an elderly man from Swedeborg in critical condition. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s department says 57 year old Roby Sapere of Richland has been charged with first degree assault and first degree burglary in the incident which left 82 year old Robert Willhite in critical … [Read More]

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Passport To The Parkway

Efforts to promote businesses on the west end of the Grand Glaize bridge will get underway this fall. Organizers hope that more than 200 businesses will participate … [Read More...]

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Escapee From Pettis Jail Caught

An escaped inmate thought to be on his way to the lake area has been caught. Brandon McGee was apprehended Wednesday night at the home of an acquaintance in Sedalia after escaping last Thursday from the Pettis County Jail. According to authorities McGee … [Read More]

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Laclede Man Charged In Bear Killing

A Laclede County man who shot and killed a Black Bear in June is now facing criminal charges. The Prosecutors office has charged Jimmy Don Slavens with 3 class “A” misdemeanors. Slavens reportedly was driving on Jadestone road when a Black Bear ran out in … [Read More]

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ATV Accident Kills Roach Woman

A Roach woman was killed in an ATV accident Wednesday night at Friar Tuck and Robin Hood Lane in Camden County. According to the Highway Patrol, 71 year old Alice Vanmeter was thrown from an ATV after she traveled off the roadway, struck a tree stump and a … [Read More]

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Several Arrested In Brutal Robbery

Three individuals who had been arrested in an all out manhunt were charged Tuesday in Pulaski County Court. According to Sheriff Ron Long, the 3rd person wanted in connection with the robbery and injury to an 82 year old man from Swedeborg was picked up … [Read More]


Fisher Enters Guilty Plea

Guilty is the plea entered in a child sodomy case out of the Brumley area. According to the Miller County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Howard’s office, 25 year old Aaron Michael Fisher entered a guilty plea before the Judge on Monday. Howard had charged fisher … [Read More]

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Petition To Save Rock Island Rail For Trail

A new petition to save the route between St. Louis and Kansas City once known as the Rock Island Railroad is picking up steam. The Missouri Rock Island Trail Collation is gathering signatures to petition Ameren Missouri to Railbank, or allow the trail to be … [Read More]


Ameren Warns of Scam In Area

Ameren Missouri is informing the public on a scam that is happening throughout the state. According to Kent Martin Communications representative with Ameren Missouri, these scam artists are able to make the number they call from show Ameren on the I.D. and … [Read More]

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Poontoon Collision Tuesday On Main Channel

Two 25 foot pontoon boats are in need of repair after a collision Tuesday on the main channel. According to the Highway Patrol’s Water Division, both vessels were towing tubers when the operator of a 2006 Voyager truck a 2014 Sweetwater in the starboard side … [Read More]

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Back To School Soon

It won’t be long until kids in the lake area head back to school. Right now, officials in the local school districts are busy inspecting buses and getting facilities ready for both faculty and students. Major construction projects are also underway or have … [Read More]

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German Teenager Injuried By Propeller

A teenager from Germany received serious injuries after being struck by a boat propeller Tuesday in lick branch cove at the 5 mile marker of the main channel. The Highway Patrol’s Water Division reports 18 year old Konstantin Ehmke was swimming too close to … [Read More]