Month: June 2018

BREAKING: Dallas County authorities seek two missing children

UPDATE: The DCSO says the children have been located and are safe. BUFFALO, Missouri- The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from everyone in the county. These two children (pictured) have been missing since 06/30/18 approximately 2:30 am from the southern area of Dallas county. “If anyone has information that would lead to their whereabouts please contact us at...

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Governor Parson signs Missouri budget, releases blocked spending

Applauds General Assembly for a Fiscally-Responsible, Balanced Budget Which Highlights Improving Infrastructure, Increasing Workforce Development, Curbing Opioid Abuse, and Funding Education JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- Today, Governor Parson signed the FY2019 budget bills passed by the General Assembly and highlighted priorities of improving infrastructure, increasing workforce development, curbing opioid abuse, fully funding K-12, and stabilizing higher education budgets. “One of the biggest responsibilities the legislature holds every year is allocating our taxpayers’ hard-earned money responsibly and efficiently,” said Governor Parson. “We applaud the General Assembly for their efforts to fund critical functions of government including infrastructure, workforce development, and education...

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Lebanon’s Eric Goans among 26 new MSHP academy graduates

JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that 26 troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy on June 29, 2018. The ceremony took place at 10 a.m. in the Academy gymnasium. The 105th Recruit Class reported to the Academy on January 2, 2018, to begin the 25-week training course to become a trooper. The new troopers report for duty in their assigned troops on July 16, 2018. Governor Michael L. Parson was a special guest speaker at the graduation ceremony, and Colonel Sandra K. Karsten also addressed the class. Brigadier...

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Lebanon child injured in Hwy 64 morning crash

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri – The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 10 year-old boy from Lebanon was hurt in a two car crash on Highway 64 this morning. Tommy Jennings was taken by ambulance to Mercy Lebanon for treatment of moderate injuries. The boy was a passenger in a Chevy Equinox driven by Ashley Jennings, 30, also from Lebanon. Troopers say Jennings failed to notice Patrick Wehner, 57, was slowing and struck his pickup from behind. Both were eastbound. Both involved vehicles had extensive damage. Trooper Ice responded at 9:25 a.m....

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Lebanon Salvation Army opens as Emergency Cooling Station

LEBANON, Missouri- The Salvation Army, at 435 Garfield has opened their building to the public as an Emergency Cooling Station. This location is at the intersection of Fourth & Garfield. Laclede O.E.M. R. Rowe stated that the criteria for a cooling station is when the actual temperature is 95 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. Over the next 3-4 days temperatures have been predicted to be at or above 95 degrees Fahrenheit actual temperature, with heat indexes between 105-110 Fahrenheit. Red Cross David Miller, O.E.M. Director R. Rowe are supporting the Salvation Army with water, ice and...

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