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Truck goes airborne in crash near Bennett Spring

LACLEDE COUNTY, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 34 year-old David Stevens from Marshfield was slightly injured in a crash on Hwy 64 early Saturday morning. Stevens refused medical treatment at the scene. The patrol says the crash happened as the westbound Stevens traveled off the right side of the roadway, struck a ditch and became airborne. He then ran into some trees and a fence upon impact with the ground. The 2013 Chevy Silverado involved was removed from the scene with moderate damage. Trooper Conway responded at 1:30 a.m....

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5.6 magnitude earthquake rattles midwest, tied as strongest in Oklahoma history

The USGS says a 5.6 magnitude earthquake occurred northwest of Pawnee Oklahoma today, but people are saying they felt it across the region including far up across the midwest.   This was the tied as the strongest earthquake to hit Oklahoma. 5 years ago a similar strength quake struck Praque Oklahoma. Some reports of minor damage of come in, but so far no causalities have been reported. FROM THE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT- THE EARTHQUAKE WAS A 5.6 MAGNITUDE LOCATED ROUGHLY 8 MILES NW OF PAWNEE AT A DEPTH OF 4.1 MILES. THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGE BUT...

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Juvenile struck in head by gunfire as fight erupts at high school football game

TULSA, Oklahoma- Tulsa World reports that one person was struck in the head when shots broke out in the stadium at McLain High School on Friday night during the final minutes of a football game between the Titans and Tahlequah Sequoyah. A juvenile male was shot in the left temple. Police said the bullet grazed his head, going as deep as his bone, but it wasn’t considered life-threatening. “He’s conscious. He got a little bit woozy, but he is in stable condition,” Police Cpl. Naresh Persaud said. The shooting occurred after an argument between two groups inside the stadium. The fight...

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Corncobs fired at neighbor’s house, suspect found with kernels stuck to chest

WESTERLY, Rhode Island- The www.thewesterlysun.com reports that a Wompag Road resident was arrested Tuesday night after the police said he fired corncobs at a neighbor’s house with a homemade potato gun. The man, Jeffrey M. Osella, 50, of 12 Wompag Road, was taken into custody on charges of disorderly conduct and firing in a compact area, the police reported. He was released on bond and is scheduled for arraignment Friday in 4th Division District Court. Officers were called to a home along Wompag Road around 7 p.m. after a neighbor reported that Osella began shooting corncobs at his house after a...

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Lebanon’s Pig Pen BBQ put up for sale, lease not renewed

LEBANON, Missouri: The owners of Pig Pen BBQ at 211 East Elm St say they are going to sell their business. Their lease not being renewed cemented their decision, they explained. The following was posted on Facebook:  “Hey Pig Pen BBQ fans, we want to take this opportunity to pass along what we feel is an important announcement. On Thursday, September 1 we received a letter from our landlord’s attorney notifying us that our building lease which expires October 31 was not going to be renewed or extended. We have to be out of our building before November 1. While...

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