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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 […]

Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Joins National Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown to Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities

Scotland County Sheriff’s Office Joins National Youth Alcohol Enforcement Crackdown to Reduce Drunk Driving Fatalities

Memphis, MO – Local police will be out in full force as part of the annual nationwide Youth Alcohol Enforcement “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving.  The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout Scotland County, will run from May 1 – May 12, 2015. The effective nationwide drunk driving crackdown […]

Husband, Wife Seriously Injured in Head-on Crash in Memphis

Husband, Wife Seriously Injured in Head-on Crash in Memphis

A head-on collision on the west edge of Memphis on Friday morning left a local couple with serious injuries. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, James L. Clair, 84 was east bound on Highway 136 in a 2006 Jeep Liberty when his vehicle crossed the center line and struck an eastbound 1997 Buick head […]

Hannibal Teen Hurt in ATV Crash

A Hannibal teenager was injured in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Scotland County on Saturday afternoon. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Jake B. Paulus, 16, suffered minor injuries in an ATV crash east of county road 357, approximately eight miles southwest of Memphis. Paulus was a passenger in a 2014 Polaris Model 400 […]

Memphis Woman Air Evaced From Crash Scene

Memphis Woman Air Evaced From Crash Scene

A Memphis woman was life-flighted from the scene of a one-vehicle accident south of Memphis early on the morning of March 18th. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, Grace M. Durham, 21, was southbound on Highway 15 in a 2001 Dodge Caravan when the vehicle crossed the center line. The driver over corrected and the  […]

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