Former rivals Durst and Stark join forces at HLGU
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Former rivals Durst and Stark join forces at HLGU

HANNIBAL | Jayden Durst and Bryce Stark were on opposite sides of the Palmyra and Monroe City rivalry, but will soon join forces with the Hannibal-LaGrange University men's basketball team.
The two All-State senior guards are part of a talented freshmen class entering HLGU for the 2020-21 season, which will be coached by Jason Durst, Jayden's father.

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Restaurant helps feed school children
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Restaurant helps feed school children

Brothers who own Subway restaurant make 150 sandwiches daily for kids

Restaurant helps feed school children
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Restaurant helps feed school children

Brothers who own Subway franchise make 150 sandwiches per day for kids.

United Way gets $50,000 grant to fight impact of COVID-19
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United Way gets $50,000 grant to fight impact of COVID-19

HANNIBAL | The United Way of the Mark Twain Area has received a $50,000 investment from the Missouri Foundation for Health for the organization's COVD-19 Response Fund.


“We're both stunned and gratified by this investment in the people of Northeast Missouri. We are committed to putting this money to good use helping the thousands of people affected by COVID-19. We will be good stewards,” said United Way vice president and campaign chairman Forrest Gossett.


Dollars given to the fund are directed to local non-profit organizations that are assisting individuals with their needs during this time. Many local organizations are increasing their services, having to provide services differently or are creating new programs to help individuals with needs due to COVID-19.

Senator, SBA host small business stimulus package webinar
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Senator, SBA host small business stimulus package webinar

A state senator is joining with the Small Business Administration to host a webinar to explain opportunities for small firms to participate in the $2.2 trillion stimulus package signed into law over the weekend by President Donald Trump.


Sen. Cindy O'Laughlin, R-Shelbina, who represents much of Northeast Missouri, announced the webinar, which is scheduled for 9 a.m., Thursday.


“I want to make certain that small businesses know how to navigate the bureaucracy. Businesses need assistance now,” said O'Laughlin, who operates Leo O'Laughlin Inc., a ready-mix concrete supplier based in Shelbina. “We operate a small business, so I understand the pressures.”

Monroe County Sheriff weekly report
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Monroe County Sheriff weekly report

3/21


Abandoned Vehicle Cedar Bluff Access Paris MO 65275


Animal Call HWY C Paris, MO 65275


Public Service Paris Fairgrounds Paris, MO 65275


Funeral Detail Agnew's Paris, MO 65275


 


3/20


Property Damage (R) Caldwell and Seminary Street Paris, MO 65275


Traffic Stop HWY 15 PARIS, MO 65275


Traffic Hazard HWY U 3 MILES WEST OF 107


 


3/19


Unwanted Party (R) MR 489 Stoutsville, MO 65283


Traffic Stop Highway 24, just west of Monroe Road 486, Stoutsville, MO


Property Damage (R) Abels Gas Station Paris, MO 65275


Check the welfare BIRKETT PARIS, MO 65275


Assist Other Agency HWY WW OFF OF COUNTY RD 233 SHELBINA MO 63468


 


3/18


Animal Call Route C Holliday, MO 65258


Check the welfare Burkett Street Paris, MO 65275


Traffic Control    HWY 24 2 MILES WEST OF MADISON, MO 65263

Monroe City police weekly report
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Monroe City police weekly report

3/13


Officer investigated reports of a Suspicious Individual walking near Locust Street with no findings.


Officer assisted with a Civil Dispute on South Oak Street.


Officer assisted Hannibal Police Department with a Stop and Hold request on a Monroe City Resident.


Officer assisted with a Lock Out on County Line Road.


3/14


Officers began investigations on reports of a Burglary at Dos Primos Restaurant. Investigation ongoing.


officers assisted with a Trespass Complaint. David Cass Whittaker, Monroe City, was cited for Trespassing and transported off the property.


3/15


Officers assisted with reports of an Animal at Large on Second and Third Street with no findings.


Vicki Wilson, Belleville, Ill., was cited for Speeding.


Dakota Oles, Monroe City, was arrested on two Marion County Warrants and released on bond with citation for Speeding.

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Ralls County Sheriff weekly report

 3/15


Ralls County:  Phone Message


102 Lafrance St Perry:  Assist


Highway J Shady Oaks, Ralls County: Citizen Contact


46445 Sweetbay Ln Ralls County: Alarm


10889 Stone Creek Trl  Ralls County: Child Custody


Highway 19 Highway 61, Ralls County: Traffic Hazard


Highway HH WB Highway 61, Ralls County: Traffic Complaint


Highway 19 Clarence Cannon Ln, Ralls County: Traffic Crash - Non-Injury


209 E 4th St , New London: Phone Message


49249 E Lakeshore Dr  Ralls County: Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance on East Lakeshore Drive. One suspect was arrested for burglary


419 S Main St  New London: Citizen  contact


209 E 4th St New London: Phone Message


 


3/16


44344 Ariel Ln  Ralls County: Deputy responded to an assist agency for the Monroe County Ambulance District


56371 Meyer Tr Ralls County: 911 Open Line

Corps expands Mark Twain Lake restrictions
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Corps expands Mark Twain Lake restrictions

 


PERRY, Mo.| The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday that it has closed off all access to federally operated public areas of Mark Twain Lake.


The new restrictions are in addition to those announced last week and cover all recreation areas, including boat ramps, day use areas and campgrounds at Mark Twain Lake. In a reversal, the Corps of Engineers said that all camping reservations scheduled through April 30 are now cancelled, and this date may be extended.

Parson orders closures as safety measure
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Parson orders closures as safety measure

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson issued a sweeping order Saturday afternoon to limit public gatherings and social interactions as the state joins the nation's intensified fight against the spread of COVID-19