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Patrol Already Promoting School Safety

The Missouri State Patrol is urging students and drivers to get ready for school to start. Last year there were 794 wrecks involving school buses — with one person killed — and more than 200 hurt. The Patrol says drivers need to slow down around schools zones, crosswalks and other areas where kids are walking … Continue Reading Patrol Already Promoting School Safety

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Road Work In Kirksville — Including Some Neighborhoods

Traffic alert: The eastbound lane of Washington Street in Kirksville will be closed at Marion Street beginning Monday for ten days. You’re asked to use alternate routes during the work. And, road repairs coming to some Kirksville neighborhoods. The city has a federal grant of a half million dollars to make street improvments in some … Continue Reading Road Work In Kirksville — Including Some Neighborhoods

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Reward Offered To Capture Kirksville Murder Suspect

US Marshalls are now offering a $5,000 reward for the arrest of Jesse Rongey of Kirksville. And a wanted poster is out with his picture. The poster says Rongey is accused of shooting and mutilating 54 year old Stephen Munn. Rongey had been living in a shed on Munn’s property. The Marshalls Service says that … Continue Reading Reward Offered To Capture Kirksville Murder Suspect

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Greitens Falls. Primary Results Set The Stage For November

Election results: Former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens fails to make a political comeback. He was easily defeated in the GOP Senate Primary by state Attorney General Eric Schmitt. Trudy Busch Valentine won the Democratic Senate nomination. In the race for Congress — in District Six — Republican Sam Graves won with at least 80% of … Continue Reading Greitens Falls. Primary Results Set The Stage For November

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GOP Senate Battle: Can Greitens Stage A Comeback?

It’s is primary election day, and the Republican senate race is getting national attention. That’s because former governor Eric Greitens — who resigned in a scandal — hopes for a comeback. Greitens also accused by his ex-wife of abuse, which he denies. Grietens was in Kirksville yesterday for a brief campaign stop. Greitens is in … Continue Reading GOP Senate Battle: Can Greitens Stage A Comeback?

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Some Hiking Trails Closed As Hunt Continues For Accused Killer

The Adair county sheriff’s department is urging you to avoid walking on certain trails, so that you don’t come in contact with a dangerous fugitive. The Sheriff’s Office says to avoid the area of Youngstown Trail. Plus Thousand Hills State Park has temporarily closed all public trail access. They’re concerned that accused killer Jesse Rongey … Continue Reading Some Hiking Trails Closed As Hunt Continues For Accused Killer