Area Breaking News

Update: Iron County Murder Suspect In Custody

The Iron County Sheriff’s Department is currently looking for a suspect in an early morn­ing shooting that took place on Monday, Nov. 6. Thomas Bentimiglia, 35, was shot at approximately 1:30 a.m. on Monday morning and sub­sequently died from a gunshot wound. Investigators are cur­rently searching for William King in connection to the shoot­ing. King…

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One Dead in Shooting; Greenville Man Arrested

One person is dead after a shooting near Greenville on Saturday, Nov. 4. A Greenville man is in custody. According to the Wayne County Sheriff Dean Finch, officials arrested one suspect around 8:15 p.m. near the Wayne and Carter county line. Sheriff Finch said his office received a call at 6:30 p.m. that a shooting…

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Christina Dinkins Receives Republican Nomination

Candidates have been chosen for the special elec­tion to fill the unexpired term of Paul Fitzwater who resigned his state repre­sentative post to accept an appointment by Governor Eric Greitens to the Board of Probations and Parole. Chris Dinkins was cho­sen Saturday morning to representative the Repub­licans in the Feb. 6 special election. She will…

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Two Charged In Triple Shooting

Two men have been ar­rested and charged with murder in connection with the triple shooting that took place on Wednesday, Octo­ber 18, near Ellington. David Young, 67, of Iron­ton, and Timothy Calla­han, 44, of Potosi both face charges of murder in the deaths of James and Janet Nance. Both men were arrested on Saturday, October…

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Update: Deadly Shooting Near Ellington

A triple shooting occurred at approximately 4:00 PM on Wednesday, October 18, in a home on Highway 106 about five miles outside of Ellington. All three victims were shot in the head. Janet Nance, 72, was airlifted to a St. Louis hospital where she died later that same day. James R. Nance, 86, was airlifted…

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Multiple Victims in Reynolds County Shooting

  Three people were shot Wednesday afternoon at a residence near Ellington. The Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department has issues the following statement: The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting the Reynolds County Sheriff’s Department with a shooting incident which occurred on October 18, 2017, at a residence west of Ellington, Missouri, in Reynolds County. Three…

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Scaggs Democrat Candidate in Feb. 6 Special Election

Members of the 144th Legislative Democrat District Committee met Thursday, October 12 at the Iron County Courthouse in Ironton to nominate and elect a Democratic candidate for a special election set for Feb. 6, 2018.  The meeting was also designed to allow interested members of the district (that includes the counties of Iron, Washington, Reynolds…

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The Making of a Long Bow

By Scott Combs mscntx@hotmail.com Nothing is quite as satisfying as putting time and energy into a project and creating something with your own hands.  For me, that satisfaction is even greater when it involves working with wood.  I recently had the opportunity to participate in a class instructed by Larry Lindeman with the Missouri Department…

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