Month: March 2017

Van “Oscar” Sherrer, 1928-2017

Van “Oscar” Sherrer, 1928-2017 2 Daughters- Loretta Hildebrand and husband Jim, of Lebanon, Missouri Kathy Hildebrand and husband Randy, of Lebanon, Missouri Son- Douglas Sherrer and wife Verna, of Lebanon, Missouri 2 Brothers- Dencil Sherrer and wife Sarah, of Sleeper, Missouri Keith Sherrer and wife Wilma, of Stoutland, Missouri # of...

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Attempted Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Seizure In Holt County

At approximately 1:35 p.m. on March 26, 2017, a state trooper attempted to stop a southbound 2017 Dodge Charger on Interstate 29 at the 79-mile marker in Holt County, when the vehicle failed to yield and a pursuit ensued. The driver, Charles E. Jones, of Denver, Colorado, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a guardrail at the 70-mile marker and was taken into custody. Jones was transported by Holt County Ambulance to Mosaic Hospital in St. Joseph, Missouri, for injuries sustained from the crash. Circumstances led the trooper to search the vehicle and that search revealed 26...

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Cuba Resident wins 1.6 million on Lotto jackpot

Karen Densmore of Cuba is the Missouri Lottery’s newest Lotto millionaire. She won the $1.6 million Lotto jackpot on March 22, when her ticket matched all six winning numbers: 3-12-31-35-36-38.  Densmore is taking the cash option of $800,000 before taxes. Densmore, 56, purchased her winning ticket at Mace Supermarkets, 200 N. Franklin, in Cuba. For selling the winning ticket, Mace Supermarkets received a $5,000 bonus check. Lotto is a twice-weekly Draw Game with jackpots that start at $1 million. To date, there have been 242 jackpots awarded in Lotto, the longest-running Missouri Lottery Draw Game. – See more at:...

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MoDOT Extends Special Oversize Load Permit Waives Trip and Fuel Permit for Farm Trucks Participating in Wildfire Disaster Relief

JEFFERSON CITY – A continuing need for agricultural assistance in neighboring states struck by wildfires prompted the Missouri Department of Transportation, at the request of Gov. Eric Greitens and in consultation with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, to extend the availability of special oversize load permits. In addition, MoDOT is temporarily suspending the need for trip and fuel tax permit for those hauling hay, fencing and other materials in order to streamline relief efforts. Oversize permits are required of loads exceeding 8’6” in width. A special oversize permit, available now through May 8, 2017, for overwide loads of hay...

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AG Hawley Hails Trump Energy Order as Victory for Missouri

Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Josh Hawley today hailed the latest deregulation order from the Trump Administration as a major victory for Missouri. Trump’s order, signed Tuesday, begins the repeal process for the so-called Clean Power Plan, a massive network of regulations issued by President Obama that would have driven energy prices up in Missouri by double digits. Missouri challenged the regulations in federal court as unconstitutional. “This is a major win for the people of Missouri,” Hawley said. “As we have long argued and as legal experts from across the political spectrum have recognized, these regulations are...

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