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MEMPHIS, Mo.- The Missouri Job Center in Kirksville put on the Northeast Missouri Job Fair and Veteran’s Resource Event Friday afternoon at the Boyer Event Center in Memphis.  J.R. Beamer works out of the Kirksville center as a veteran’s representative and was a key organizer of the Friday’s event.  The gymnasium of the event center […]

BARING, Mo.- A Baring man and his 4-year old passenger received significant injuries in a semi-truck rollover accident.  The wreck happened just before 11 o’clock Thursday morning four miles west of Baring.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a semi-truck driven by 19-year old Kelvin L. Burkholder was southbound on Route P when he ran […]

OSKALOOSA, Ia.- A two-car accident in Mahaska County Tuesday evening resulted in an Oskaloosa man being airlifted.  The Iowa State Patrol reports that a 2005 Lexus was being driven westbound by 49-year old Stephanie Nicholson of Ellsworth on Highway 163 at the 52-mile marker when it rear-ended a 2009 Honda motorcycle being driven by 65-year […]

MEDILL, Mo.-  An Iowa man is in custody after fleeing from law enforcement officers.  Clark County Sheriff Shawn Webster said that one of his deputies initiated a traffic stop Saturday afternoon for a speeding violation about four miles east of Kahoka on Highway 136.  A male passenger in the vehicle later identified as 34-year old […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 7/13/21- An Edina man was arrested Tuesday morning in Scotland County.  Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that 47-year old Jefferey Aaron Strange of Edina has been charged with 2nd Degree Property Damage.  Documents indicate that Strange is accused of throwing nails in the driveway of a victim who resides just south of […]

MARCELINE, Mo.- 7/9/21-  A BNSF freight train derailed late Thursday night on the north edge of Marceline.  Information is still vague but it appears that a large section of the westbound freight train derailed and destroyed both sets of main tracks in various places between East Marceline and the Elmwood crossing.  One boxcar rolled down […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 7/9/21- The Scotland County R-1 School Board met in regular session Thursday night at 6 pm.  Six board members were present, Sidney Hurley was absent.  Superintendent Dr. Ryan Bergeson reported that the school’s fiscal year closed out June 30th with the district ending with a surplus of just shy of $29,000.  The board […]

LURAY, Mo.- 7/7/21- A Luray man is in custody after an hours-long stand-off with law enforcement.  Clark County Sheriff Shawn Webster reports that officers were attempting to execute search and arrest warrants Tuesday evening on a residence occupied by 51-year old Kenneth Leo Spring of Luray.  Law enforcement officers negotiated through the early hours of […]

MEDILL, Mo.- A two-vehicle crash in Clark County resulted in a young Memphis girl being airlifted Friday afternoon.  According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred just before noon on Highway 136, one mile west of Medill, when a westbound 2016 Dodge Ram driven by 33-year old Eric Wood of Arbela crossed the […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- 6/1/21- A Friday afternoon accident left a pair of local drivers shaken up.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 69-year old Harold J. Snyder of Kirksville was driving a 2009 Chrysler Sebring at 2:20 pm when he pulled onto Highway 136 a mile east of Memphis.  The Snyder vehicle pulled into the […]