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Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, Missouri, announces Trooper Cody J. Snyder will transfer from Troop B, Zone 4, Putnam and Sullivan counties, to Troop B, Zone 5, Adair and Schuyler counties effective August 3, 2023. Trooper Snyder was appointed to the Patrol on August 8, 2020, and after graduating from […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- A Van Buren County man has been arrested in Scotland County on three felony charges of a sexual nature. Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that Joey Lee Barrows of Bonaparte was arrested Tuesday at a family member’s home in Memphis.  Barrows is charged with a class D felony of 2nd […]

Captain Erik A. Gottman, commanding officer of Troop B, Macon, announces that effective August 1, 2023,Sergeant Bradley D. Ream will be promoted to lieutenant and designated a member of the Troop B command staff. Ream was appointed to the Patrol on January 1, 1999. After graduating from the Patrol’s Law Enforcement Academy, he was assigned […]

Growing Cut Flowers with University of Missouri Extension Field Specialist in Horticulture Jennifer Schutter

Funeral services for 76-year old Donnie Middleton of Memphis will be held at the 1st Baptist Church in Memphis on Monday, July 10th, at 11:00 A.M. Burial will be at the Downing Cemetery. Donnie passed away at his home on Tuesday, July 4th. Former KMEM Sports Director and Missouri Sports Hall of Fame member Donnie […]

A Putnam County Jail inmate was found dead in his cell Tuesday morning. At 6:46 A.M. Tuesday morning, the Putnam County E-911 center advised the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office that an inmate was deceased in a jail cell.  The Sheriff’s Office responded and found 49-year old Larry Lee Curtis of Baxter, Iowa, dead in his […]

MORAVIA, Ia. – A mechanical malfunction likely led to a boat motor explosion injuring five at Lake Rathbun on Sunday, July 2, 2023.  The boat engine exploded during start-up at the Buck Creek Arm of Lake Rathbun around 3:00 PM on Sunday. One adult female received moderate to severe burns and was evacuated by helicopter […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- The Hometown Radio Group has announced that Corey Stott has been named as its new Sports Director. Stott currently serves as Hometown Radio Group General Manager and KMEM News Director. The move was made after the recent resignation of long-time KMEM Sports Director Donnie Middleton.  Middleton tendered his resignation due to health reasons.  […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.-  A building, which has been showing signs of imminent collapse and whose owner has not taken steps to address the situation, finally began coming down of its own volition late Saturday night.  The Shoop building on the west corner of the south side of the Memphis square had been showing signs of shifting […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- Kirksville Police are seeking the public’s help in locating and recovering several stolen street signs from the Kingsridge subdivision. On the afternoon of Sunday, June 25, 2023, a KPD officer was patrolling the Kingsridge area and noticed multiple street signs were missing from the neighborhood. In total, street marker signs had been stolen […]