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One Person Airlifted after Crash Near Goreville

September 22, 2014 AP No Comments

Authorities are investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and a John Deere Tractor on Route 37.  It happened around noon on Sunday, about a quarter mile north of Dogwood lane near Goreville.  According to authorities, two people traveling on a motorcycle crashed into the tractor during an attempt to pass it.  Both passengers were thrown from the motorcycle.  Drivers of both the motorcycle and tractor refused medical treatment. The passenger of the motorcycle was air-lifted to a nearby hospital.


One Man Dead After Williamson County Accident

September 22, 2014 AP No Comments

The Williamson County, Illinois, Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deadly car accident. It happened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday on Charleston Road in Ferges, near Johnston City.  Coroner Junior Burke says a 31 year old man died in that accident.  He says the car was heading south on Charleston when it left the road and hit a tree.  A second person in the vehicle was taken to a St. Louis hospital in serious condition.  No names are being released at this time.


Man arrested for Assault

September 22, 2014 Local No Comments

Kristopher Brooks

Scott County Sheriff Rick Walter reports a Morley man is in custody for second degree domestic assault.  26-year old Kristopher Brooks was arrested over the weekend following a call Friday afternoon about a man chasing people with a baseball bat.  When deputies responded, they found Brooks with a bloody nose and several cuts.  A victim was located at a nearby business, and she told police her brother had hit her in the face.  Brooks remains in custody in the Scott County Jail. Bond has been set by the court at $250.00 cash only.



Police charge man with murder, kidnapping of Bobby Dozier

September 22, 2014 AP No Comments

The Henry County County Sheriff’s Office has charged a man with first-degree murder in connection with the death of 80-year-old Bobby Dozier.  Police say that Toby B. Carter, 37, was arrested Friday night based on DNA evidence. In addition to first-degree murder, Carter was charged with aggravated kidnapping. His bond was set at $1 million.  The HCSO say they are “100 percent confident” they have the man that killed Dozier, who was found dead last week.

Memorials to fallen heroes are still needed in Missouri. A fundraiser is planned at a local venue…

September 22, 2014 Local No Comments

Are you good at really odd games or challenges? Maybe you can take a Minute To Win It at the upcoming fundraiser for the Heroes Way campaign. ARMY Veteran from the 1140th Engineering battalion and President of the Board, Ross Gartman is the coordinator of the event raising funds to erect highway signs as memorials to fallen heroes in Missouri. Saturday October 4th there will be a silent auction, prizes, silly challenges, and a meal at Creative Response on Enterprise Lane in Jackson. Gartman tells KZIM KSIM a neat story from the SEMO District Fair that pulled at his heart strings!

Proceeds will go directly to the purchase of signs recognizing the sacrifice of military heroes who were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. Otherwise the financial burden falls on the family. Each sign is 24-hundred dollars! You may purchase tickets at

Cairo shooting victim suspected in Kentucky bank robbery

September 22, 2014 Local No Comments

Southeast Missourian

Police were investigating a shooting Saturday in Cairo that sent two people — one a bank robbery suspect — to hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. The Illinois State Police report that Haywood W. Jones, a suspect in a recent bank robbery in Kevil, Kentucky, and a juvenile were treated and released at area hospitals after a fight led to a shooting at the Elmwood Housing Complex in Cairo. Cape Girardeau police arrested Jones on a warrant issued in Kentucky. Illinois State Police assisted the Cairo Police Department in the investigation.

One person is dead after a two vehicle collision near the Mississippi River bridge in Mississippi County…

September 22, 2014 Local No Comments

A crash Sunday morning around 8:25 on US 60/62 has claimed the life of a Cairo man. Missouri State Highway Patrol reports indicate 69-year old Charles Allen was eastbound in his van when he apparently went off the road, overcorrected and returned to the road.  He then crossed the center line and hit another car head on. Allen was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Terry Parker.  The driver of the other vehicle who was from Ozark, Missouri received moderate injures and was taken by ambulance to Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Both drivers were wearing seatbelts. The Mississippi River 60/62  bridge was closed to traffic for under an hour.

SEMO regents to consider tuition at meeting today

September 22, 2014 Local No Comments

Southeast Missourian

A revised fall 2014 undergraduate incidental fee schedule will be considered when the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents meets today. Tuition is referred to as incidental fees.

The meeting is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. in the Board of Regents Room in Academic Hall.

Also in the open session, the board will consider faculty merit salary increase recommendations and lump sum merit salary recommendations.

The regents then will consider a motion to go into a closed session.

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