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Conway man injured in UTV accident

MARSHFIED, Missouri- A Conway man was injured in an all-terrain utility vehicle accident on private property Wednesday afternoon according to troopers. Christopher Stevens, 55, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for treatment of moderate injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says as Stevens was mounting the John Deere Gator, his right foot depressed the running vehicle’s accelerator causing the left front wheel to travel over his leg. Trooper James responded at 1:55...

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Family of woman who died from hypothermia releases statement

  LEBANON, Missouri- The family of Barbara McCoy, who was discovered by a truck driver unresponsive behind Sutherlands on January 2nd during extreme cold has released a statement. The Laclede County Coroner has determined McCoy’s cause of death to be hypothermia. She was 52. The statement is as follows: “We appreciate everyone who has reached out to us privately about Brock’s Mom, Barbara McCoy. Thank you. We are still going through a lot of emotions. But we are sending out our deepest Thanks to everyone reaching out to us. It’s a lot to process and costly to plan a...

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Dancing woman at Price Cutter suspected of being on meth

LEBANON, Missouri- On December 29th, a Lebanon police officer who was at Price Cutter  was approached by two customers, a man, and a woman,  who said they saw a woman acting strangely inside the grocery store, a report said. One of the customers said the woman had entered the store with a child. She said she saw the woman dancing with a finger in her ear and was concerned she may be a danger to herself.  A description of the female subject was given to the responding officer. The customers a later told the officer the subject had ran...

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Governor Greitens offers scripture to begin New Year

“Prayer both humbles us and strengthens us. Prayer humbles us because we are reminded of our imperfections, our difficulties, our needs, our unworthiness.” JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri- After speaking at the Governor’s Prayer Breakfast, Eric Greitens  published a statement citing the Biblical story of Jacob : “One of my favorite lines in Scripture comes from Joshua 1:9: “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee withersoever thou goest.” We pray to remind ourselves that God is with us. Because, at many moments in...

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Sheriff Millsap says serious crime down in Laclede County

  LEBANON, Missouri- Serious crime in Laclede County declined nearly 8% in 2017 compared to 2016 according to the Missouri Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Part 1 crimes, which include homicide, manslaughter, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, theft, motor vehicle theft and arson decreased 7.65%. These numbers are only for crime reported to the Laclede County Sheriff’s Office and do not include the crime reported in the City of Lebanon, Laclede County Sheriff Millsap said. The Sheriff says much of the decline was driven by a drop in violent crime which decreased 42% over the year. “Much of the violent crime...

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