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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 […]

Memphis Teen Hurt in Rollover Crash

Memphis Teen Hurt in Rollover Crash

A Memphis teenager was fortunate to walk away from a traffic accident with just minor injuries early Saturday morning. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Harley D. Stone, 21, of Memphis, was southbound on County Road 517, two miles east of Memphis at 12:30 a.m. on July 18th. Stone apparently lost control of the […]

Three Rodeo Workers Hurt in Accident at Fairgrounds

Three Rodeo Workers Hurt in Accident at Fairgrounds

Rodeo is a dangerous sport, but the bull riding had not even begun Tuesday at the Scotland County Fair when the ambulances were summoned to the fairgrounds. According to the Scotland County Sheriff’s Office, three rodeo workers were injured in an accident at 8:41 a.m. Deputy Bryan Whitney stated that the workers were removing the […]

Local Motorist Rescued From Vehicle Stranded by Flash Flooding

Local Motorist Rescued From Vehicle Stranded by Flash Flooding

An off-road package, with a six-inch lift kit and towering 35-inch tires were still no match for a recent flash flooding incident in Scotland County as a local teenager learned the hard way. Landyn Swearingen of Memphis was left stranded on Sunday evening when he attempted to cross high waters on a rural road off […]

Bloomfield Man Hurt When Vehicles Side Swipe on Bridge

Two area residents sustained minor injuries in a two-car collision on a narrow bridge in Scotland County. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 9:40 p.m. Thursday, June 11th on the north edge of Memphis on Highway 15. Dwain A Bishop, 68, of Downing was southbound on Highway 15 in a […]

Arbela Man Hurt in ATV/Deer Accident

An Arbela man suffered minor injuries when his ATV struck a deer in a one-vehicle accident on County Road 157, one mile east of Rutledge at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Larry P. Briggs, 55, was northbound in a 2015 Polaris side by side ATV when a […]

Two Locals Hurt in Adair County Crash

Two Locals Hurt in Adair County Crash

Two Scotland County women were injured in a two-vehicle accident on Route A, one mile west of Wilmathsville in Adair County at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 7th. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Tabitha L Bennett, 23, of Downing was eastbound on Route A in a 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier when her vehicle crossed […]

Memphis Woman Arrested for DWI Following Crash

Memphis Woman Arrested for DWI Following Crash

Little League softball action Thursday night at the Scotland County field came to a halt when a pair of cars collided at the intersection just east of the field. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 7:45 p.m. Paula Thomson, 54 was southbound on Highway 15 in a 1996 Buick when […]

Arbela Teen Hurt in Crash in Memphis

An Arbela teenager was transported by ambulance following a two-vehicle accident in Memphis on Tuesday afternoon. According to the  Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jamaisa J. Simpson, 17, was westbound on Highway 136 in a 2004 Chevrolet when a 2009 Lincoln driven by Katherine R. Stone, 56, of Memphis failed to yield while traveling northbound on […]

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