Local News

One Dies In Farming Accident

A 77 year old man died after a tractor accident in Freeburg yesterday. [Wednesday] The accident happened when there was a mechanical malfunction causing Reuben Leubbering to be ejected from the John Deere Tractor. Leubbering was pronounced dead at the scene.

Four Arrested In Hannibal Drug Bust

Four Hannibal residents were arrested yesterday [Wednesday] after a warrant was served in the 2800 block of Marion Street as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation. Investigators uncovered methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Terry Beadle, Dexter Winningham, Tamara Winningham and Scott Emery were arrested on numerous charges.

One Dead In Morgan Crash

A Gravois Mills woman has died as the result of a Morgan County car crash last night. [Wednesday] According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 35 year old Jessi Wells of Gravois Mills traveled off the roadway on Bass Point Road and struck a tree. Wells was taken to Lake Regional Hospital where she was…

University Receives One Million Dollar Grant

The University of Missouri received a one million dollar grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The funds will be used to help develop science engagement at the school. MU was one of 33 schools chosen to receive the money based on goals outlines in the application.