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Bollinger Elected Historical Society President

David Bollinger of Greenville, a twenty-one-year member of the Wayne County Historical Society and past Vice-President, was elected to lead the Historical Society in the ensuing year as its President. Bollinger becomes only the fourth President of the society in its thirty-four-year history. He was elected unanimously at a meeting of the Board of Directors…

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Highway Patrolman, Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Carter County

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a trooper and a deputy sheriff have been hospitalized after being shot while serving an eviction notice in the Van Buren area. The shooting led to a standoff that’s still ongoing Friday afternoon. The shooting happened around 10 a.m. in Carter County. A patrol spokesman. Sgt. Clark Parrott, said the injuries are…

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Piedmont Teen Killed in Crash

A Piedmont teenager was killed in a one-vehicle crash at 2 a.m. Saturday morning. The accident occurred on County Road 468, five miles north of Piedmont. The Highway Patrol said 18-year-old Tyler McAlister was driving south in a 2003 Chevy S10 pickup. The Accident occurred when his truck ran off the road, overturned and hit a…

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Wood Charged In Alsup’s Murder

A Williamsville man was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree murder and first-degree assault, both Class A felonies. The charges related to the disappearance of a woman in 2017. Craig Allen Wood is currently being held in the Wayne County jail without bond. He has a bond hearing Monday in Wayne County Associate Court. Alsup…

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MDC Seeks Information in Poaching Case of Two Adult Elk

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) seeks information in the case of two adult elk shot Friday, Feb. 8, near the Log Yard area of Shannon County. One of the elk was a 10-year-old bull, brought to Missouri from Kentucky in 2011. The other was an adult cow, born in Missouri. Conservation agents note no…

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Allen J. Hicks

Allen J. Hicks, age 102, passed away Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, at the Stockhoff Memorial Nursing Home in Fredericktown. He was born July 13, 1916, at Brooklin, Ark., the son of Charlie Hicks and Paralee (Hargrove) Hicks. A long time resident of Silva, Allen and his wife operated the Hicks Grocery in Silva for many…

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Seay Wins Republican Nomination for Judge

Office/Candidate Name Party Votes % of Votes Circuit Judge – Circuit 42 Division 1 51 of 51 Precincts Reported Megan Seay Republican 6,095 57.718% Scott Bernstein Republican 3,255 30.824% Glenn Hall Republican 1,210 11.458% Party Total: 10,560 Sid Pearson Democratic 3,380 100.000% Party Total: 3,380 Total Votes: 13,940 County Megan Seay, REP Scott Bernstein, REP…

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Shawan Gets Republican Nomination in 153rd District

Office/Candidate Name Party Votes % of Votes State Representative – District 153 29 of 29 Precincts Reported Jack (Skip) Johnson Republican 2,652 43.561% Jeff Shawan Republican 3,436 56.439% Party Total: 6,088 Matt Michel Democratic 832 100.000% Party Total: 832 Total Votes: 6,920 County Jack Skip Johnson, REP Jeff Shawan, REP Matt Michel, DEM Butler 850…

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Dinkins Wins Re-Election Bid

Office/Candidate Name Party Votes % of Votes State Representative – District 144 37 of 37 Precincts Reported Chris Dinkins Republican 3,352 74.522% Beau McCoy Gooch Republican 1,146 25.478% Party Total: 4,498 Total Votes: 4,498 County Chris Dinkins, REP Beau McCoy Gooch, REP Iron 773 329 Reynolds 377 81 Washington 1,049 172 Wayne 1,153 564

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Freeman, Loyd Winners in Reynolds County

Reynolds County races were close. Less than 25 votes decided two races. By a slim margin of nine votes, Brandi Freeman won the Democratic nomination for clerk of the circuit court in Reynolds County. Freeman was one of three candidates vying to replace the retiring Randy Cowin. Freeman received 430 votes. Beth Buford received 421…

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