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KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- After a regional search, City Manager Mari Macomber is pleased to announce the appointment of Austin Miller as the Communications Director for the City of Kirksville. Mr. Miller has been the Sports Editor for the Kirksville Daily Express since 2018, adding the role and responsibilities of Editor beginning in January 2020 until February […]

UPDATE: 1:05 pm-. Sheriff Whitney has informed KMEM News that Route A is now back to normal traffic flow. Fire crews will remain on scene for several more hours to control the scene. MEMPHIS, Mo.- Fire crews responded to a Rutledge farm Wednesday morning just after 11:30 am. Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- Scotland County Hospital has named Ashley Ward, RN, the new Chief Nursing Officer (CNO). If her name sounds familiar to you, that’s because she has been around Scotland County Hospital for 15 years and she has been the Surgery Center Supervisor since May 2016.  Dr. Randy Tobler, Chief Executive Officer, Scotland County Hospital […]

The Scotland County Hospital (SCH) Employee Experience Committee in Memphis recognized employees for their years of service with the organization and awarded service pins during National Hospital Week earlier this month.   There are several employees at SCH that have been loyal to the organization for multiple decades and received service pins this year. At […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo- At approximately 4:49 am on Saturday morning, two Kirksville Police Officers were on foot patrol in the downtown business district when they noticed suspicious subjects in the area of Marion and Franklin Street.  While investigating, the officers discovered Kirksville Brake & Muffler had been burglarized and two vehicles had been stolen from the business.  […]

NEAR MORAVIA, Ia.- A manhunt is underway in rural Appanoose County near the town of Moravia for David Boley. Boley is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, call 911. Deputies say Boley hit Deputy Gary Buckalew in the head in the 17000 block of HWY J18, sending that deputy to the hospital with […]

OSKALOOSA, Ia.- On Thursday, officers with the Oskaloosa Police Department and agents with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) arrested 41-year old Dustin Flaherty and 40-year old Sara Flaherty at their Oskaloosa home. The arrests come after the Oskaloosa Police Department and the DCI conducted a joint investigation into allegations of sexual assaults committed […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) welcomes Holly Whitacre as the new conservation educator for the Northeast Region. Whitacre graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Elementary Education from Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, and also holds a Master’s of Science in Education with a concentration in curriculum and […]

KIRKSVILLE, Mo.- A Kirksville man that was wanted by federal marshals has been apprehended.  The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that 51-year old Don E. Kinsman was taken into custody around 2:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.  An alert trooper spotted Kinsman at the intersection of Mill and Osteopathy Streets in Kirksville.  The trooper stated that he […]

MEMPHIS, Mo.- A Wyaconda man is in trouble with the law after crashing a pair of stolen trucks.  Scotland County Sheriff Bryan Whitney tells KMEM News that the incident began when 24-year old Caleb J. Doyle of Wyaconda was observed on video surveillance stealing a white pickup from Prairieland  FS in Memphis at 3:10 Thursday […]