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Former Resident Seriously Hurt in Crash Near Vandalia

Former Resident Seriously Hurt in Crash Near Vandalia

A former Memphis resident suffered serious injuries in an August 18th traffic accident in Pike county. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kayla J. Frederick, 24, of Vandalia was eastbound in a 2007 Ford Ranger on Highway K south of Vandalia when a westbound 2005 Acura MDX driven by Pamela J. Golian, 34, of […]

Kansas City Man Killed in Motor Cross Accident in Clark County

A Kansas City man was fatality injured in a Motor Cross accident in Clark County on Sunday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Timothy J. Stalcup, 53, died from injuries he sustained in a dirt bike crash. Stalcup was riding a 1984 Yamaha on the motor cross field when he lost control of […]

Memphis Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in Tractor Mishap

Memphis Man Dies from Injuries Sustained in Tractor Mishap

A Memphis man was seriously injured Sunday morning when the tractor he was attempting to load onto a trailer overturned. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ronnie G. Kraus, 62, was driving an International Farmall tractor onto a flatbed trailer when the front end began to slide, elevating the front end of the tractor, […]

Memphis Couple Killed in Car Crash Near Belle Plaine, Iowa

Memphis Couple Killed in Car Crash Near Belle Plaine, Iowa

All four occupants of a vehicle, including two Memphis residents, were killed Friday afternoon when they were struck by a semi-truck in an accident in Tama County, Iowa. According to the Iowa State Patrol, the fatalities occurred when a 2004 Chevrolet Impala driven by William C. Willis, 68, of San Antonio, TX, pulled into the […]

Crash Near Downing Results in DWI Charges

A Glenwood man escaped a July 27th crash with only minor injuries but is now facing criminal charges stemming from the wreck, which occurred at 6:35 p.m. on Route A in Schuyler County, three miles south of Downing. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Charles E. Wolken, 43, was southbound on Route A in […]

Downing Man Facing Assault Charges Following ATV Wreck

A Downing man is facing felony assault charges following a motor vehicle accident in Schuyler County just after midnight on July 29th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Andrew S. Akers, 33, was ticketed for driving while intoxicated and carless and imprudent driving in an ATV crash on Garry Road, two and a half […]

Lancaster Man Seriously Hurt in Early-Morning Crash Near Memphis

Lancaster Man Seriously Hurt in Early-Morning Crash Near Memphis

A Lancaster man was seriously hurt in an early-morning crash in Scotland County Saturday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Wilfradeo Perez, 30, was westbound on Highway 136 in a 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee when the vehicle ran off the roadway 1.5 miles west of Memphis. The vehicle overturned and struck an sign […]

Tri-County Electric Cooperative Shares Study Results on Impact of Increased Electricity Prices

Tri-County Electric Cooperative Shares Study Results on Impact of Increased Electricity Prices

A National Rural Electric Cooperative study reveals a 10 percent price increase could lead to 1.2 million jobs lost in 2021. (ARLINGTON, VA) — The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) released a new economic study detailing a devastating relationship between higher electricity prices and job losses. The study, Affordable Electricity: Rural America’s Economic Lifeline, […]

Baring Woman Injured in Collision With Farm Machinery

Baring Woman Injured in Collision With Farm Machinery

A Baring woman was hospitalized after her vehicle struck farming equipment in a traffic accident in Scotland County at 12:20 p.m. on Friday, July 24th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Barbara E. Johnson, 65, was southbound on Highway 15, three miles south of Memphis. The 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche she was driving struck two […]

Postal Carrier Injured by Falling Tree Limb

Postal Carrier Injured by Falling Tree Limb

It was even during the calm before the storm, but a Memphis postal carrier suffered a freak injury Thursday afternoon when he was struck by a falling tree limb while delivering the mail on Madison Street, west of the library. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s office, David Beckley, age 67, of Memphis was transported […]

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