Pit bulls came for Ricky Ray twice

Pit bulls came for Ricky Ray twice His wife and neighbor kept them at bay by swinging 1x2s the second time Ricky Ray, attacked two weeks ago by two pit bull dogs – twice – doesn’t hesitate telling what he wants for Christmas – to be able to walk. Ricky Ray’s left foot is recovering […]

Roundabout at 171 and 96 open to traffic

The new roundabout on Highway 171 at Highway 96 between Carl Junction and Asbury is now open to traffic.  However, the lane exiting westbound is blocked until signals warning about the rail crossing are installed. This photo is looking east toward Oronogo. Carl Junction is to the right, Asbury to the left. Roundabout at 171 […]

Hero emerges to rescue young jogger attacked by two pit bulls

Estella Way was the scene of a pit bull attack on Tuesday, Nov. 16. Hero emerges to rescue young jogger attacked by two pit bulls Municipal charges pending against owner of dogs and friend who was watching them Ricky Ray is being hailed as a hero for coming to the rescue of an jogger who […]

Judge Joe Hensley nominated to fill vacancy on the Court of Appeals

Judge Joe Hensley Judge Joe Hensley nominated to fill vacancy on the Court of Appeals Gov. Parson has 60 days to select among three nominees chosen by judicial commission Judge Joe Hensley is one of three nominees to fill a vacancy on the Missouri Court of Appeals, Southern District. Paul C. Wilson, chief justice of […]

Local candidate filing period shortened by two weeks, starts Dec. 7

Local candidate filing period shortened by two weeks, starts Dec. 7 If you’re thinking about filing as a candidate for a local government seat – be aware that the filing period is now two weeks shorter in Missouri – it ends Tuesday, Dec. 28. Candidates in previous years had until mid January to file. The […]

American Legion Post 322 hopes to open new hall in spring 2022

The new American Legion Post 322 hall is under construction on North Main Street. American Legion Post 322 hopes to open new hall in spring 2022 The new American Legion Post 322 Hall is taking shape on the southwest corner of North Main Street and Stadium Drive. Post Commander Don Wooten says completion is expected […]