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Lucas County, Iowa – On Friday, August 4th, the Lucas County Sheriff’s Office received a report of an assault that took place in Russell, Iowa in the early part of July. The assault resulted in 33-year-old Nicholas Johnson of Florida being taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Johnson remained in the hospital until his passing […]

A one-vehicle crash Friday morning has left a Memphis woman with serious injuries. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a Honda CRV was being driven westbound on Highway 136 about a mile west of the Memphis Airport by 57-year old Tammy Wheeler at 11:30 Friday morning when the SUV she was driving left the […]

Why My Trees are Turning Red with University of Missouri Extension Field Specialist in Horticultre Jennifer Schutter

MEMPHIS, Mo.- The Scotland County Hospital Auxiliary recently donated money toward the purchase of new playground equipment at the Tiger Cub Care, a daycare for children of employees at Scotland County Hospital. The outside play area received a complete overhaul from the Hospital’s Maintenance Department. Not only was the new equipment installed for the children […]

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) reminds deer hunters of regulation changes for the upcoming 2023-2024 deer-hunting season. The changes include a new firearms early antlerless portion, a new firearms CWD portion, changes to firearms antlerless permit numbers, and the addition of 14 new counties to the MDC CWD Management Zone. “The […]

MEMPHIS, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) invites landowners to a brush management workshop for wildlife and working lands on Sept. 1 from 1:30-4:00 p.m. in Memphis. Participants will explore a variety of methods to identify and control invasive species, including options while enrolled in federal programs such as the Conservation Reserve Program. This […]

HANNIBAL – Weather permitting, August 28, Scotland County Route T is scheduled to close as work begins on the bridge replacement project located over South Fork Middle Fabius, 4 miles east of Route A near Bible Grove. All work is scheduled to be completed by December 2023. Included in the contract are two additional bridge replacement […]

UPDATE #3: 8/11/23 5:00 pm The Missouri State Highway Patrol has informed Hometown Radio News that Hoblia was spotted south of La Plata in a cornfield. He has been taken into custody by law enforcement officials. Authorities thank the public for their cooperation. UPDATE #2: MSHP officials have notified Hometown Radio News that the manhunt […]

BLOOMFIELD, Ia.- Based upon an investigation conducted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, Davis County Attorney Rick Lynch has determined that Bloomfield Police Officer Jared Wittmaack’s actions in an officer-involved shooting during a traffic stop were “objectively reasonable under the circumstances in order to protect his own life and was therefore legally justified under […]

UPDATED: 8/9/23: Davis County Chief Deputy Josh Sinnott reports that Kaylee Arnold, the 13-year old girl who was the subject of the endangered person advisory issued Tuesday night, has been found safe and is being reunited with her family. The Davis County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Iowa […]