Month: November 2018

MDC REPORTS 99,567 DEER HARVESTED DURING FIREARMS OPENING WEEKEND

Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Franklin with 2,057 deer checked, Callaway with 1,971, and Benton with 1,875. JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri – Preliminary data from the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) shows that deer hunters in Missouri harvested 99,567 deer during the opening weekend of the November portion of the Fall firearms deer season Nov. 10 and 11. Of the 99,567 deer harvested, 55,887 were antlered bucks, 9,573 were button bucks, and 34,107 were does. Top harvest counties for opening weekend were Franklin with 2,057 deer checked, Callaway with 1,971, and Benton with 1,875. Last year, hunters checked...

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Sheriff says traffic stop led to arrest of drug dealers, weapon seizure

“Our thought is the weapon may have been used in criminal activity in the Kansas City metro area.” LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- Sheriff Millsap says an overnight traffic stop in Laclede County on November 6 has led to the arrest of two drug dealers. Aleesha M. Ford, 27, of Lee Summit, Missouri and Nicholas W. McPheron, 34, of Greenwood, Missouri were arrested when a Laclede County Deputy made a traffic stop at Highway 32 and OO Highway at approximately 2:00 a.m. The deputy saw an SUV, pulling a small trailer with non-functioning trailer lights. The deputy stopped the vehicle for...

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Fire in Camdenton causes extensive damage at unoccupied residence

CAMDENTON, Missouri- Drew Stark, Deputy Fire Chief of the Mid-County Fire Protection District, says on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 7:24 PM, crews were dispatched to a reported residential structure fire at 62 Newton Street in Camdenton. Firefighters arrived to find the rear side of a single story residence well involved in fire and the fire had spread to the attic. Neighbors on scene reported to arriving firefighters that the occupant of the residence may still be inside. Firefighters entered the residence to search for the possible occupant while additional firefighters did a rapid attack on the fire. Firefighters completed...

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Funeral to be held for former State Trooper Sgt. John E. Fox

LEBANON, Missouri- The funeral for former Missouri State Highway Patrol Trooper John E. Fox will be held at Southern Heights Christian Church, 2080 S. Jefferson Ave,  on Monday, November 5th at 10:00 am. He will be laid to rest at Mount Rose Cemetery. A visitation is being held at Holman Howe Funeral Home from 4:00 to 5:30 this evening. “Laclede County lost another great law enforcement officer this week. Sgt. John Fox passed away. His wife died not too long ago and John has been in bad health for some time. He was one of MIlan’s best friends and barber shop...

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Teen dies after being ejected in crash south of Lebanon

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- A Camdenton teen is dead after a crash on Highway 5 that happened nine miles south of Lebanon on Thursday according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Katelyn Campbell, 17, was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Steve Murrell. She wasn’t wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Her body was transported to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. Troopers say Campbell traveled off the roadway and overturned. She was ejected from the Ford Ranger. Trooper Stauffer responded at 11:18 pm.  ...

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