Maries County Newswire

Maries County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Maries County, MO.

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  1. Two arrested after trying to flee and backing into Maries County deputy vehicle, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | KMIZ

    Maries County deputies arrested two people after they tried to flee during a traffic stop Monday night, according to a post on the Maries County Sheriff's Facebook page . The post said Maries County deputies made a traffic stop late Monday night at a private drive off Highway BB in Dixon, Missouri.

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  2. Manson couple leaves lasting legacyRead the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Wenatchee World

    Long-time Manson residents Ted and Nicki Leffler quietly took steps 25 years ago that will help future generations in the communities they loved for years to come. In 1993, they established a charitable trust that, upon their passing, would be distributed to three schools - Manson High School, Chester High School in Chester, Montana and Maries County Belle High School in Belle, Missouri .

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  3. Be on the lookout for Emerald Ash BorersRead the original story

    Friday Jan 5 | News Tribune

    Forest health professionals with the Missouri Department of Conservation advise Missourians to watch for damage from an invasive tree pest in winter months, according to an MDC news release. The Emerald Ash Borer is a small, metallic green beetle native to Asia that attacks and kills ash trees.

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  4. Maries County official charged with DWIRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 2 | News Tribune

    Osage County Sheriff's Department reports show, Carol Schulte, 57, of a Meta, is the public administrator of Maries County. Schulte's arrest occurred while members of the Osage County Sheriff's Office were participating in the statewide New Year's DWI campaign.

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  5. Maries County deputies arrest felon accused of having multiple illegal weapons, drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | KMIZ

    Maries County deputies arrested Timothy Georges, 44, after officers were conducting drug interdiction traffic patrol when they saw a car with defective equipment. Deputies said when they made contact with Georges, they determined he had a suspended Missouri driver's license, no insurance on the vehicle and had license plates that belonged to another vehicle.

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  6. Belle man arrested in fraud investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | News Tribune

    A Belle man has been arrested and charged with three felony fraud counts after members of the Maries County Sheriff's Office and Belle Police Department executed a search warrant Thursday on Apple Avenue in Belle. Maries County Sheriff Chris Heitman said members of his office had been investigating a fraud case involving a business in Belle for several days.

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  7. Man charged with making more than $10,000 worth of purchases with company credit cardRead the original story

    Dec 11, 2017 | KMIZ

    Maries County deputies arrested Kyle Ridenhour on Thursday after officers said they were alerted that a former employee of a local business was making unauthorized purchases. According to the probable cause statement, the owners of Central Missouri Excavation and Contracting believed Ridenhour had made more than 150 unauthorized charges on a company credit card adding up to more than $10,000.

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  8. Accidents claim lives of Bland man, JC womanRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... ejecting Nilges and Schroeder. Neither man was wearing a seatbelt. Nilges was pronounced dead at the scene by Maries County Coroner Leo Kloppel about an hour later. Schroeder sustained serious injuries and was airlifted by Phelps Air Helicopter to ...

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  9. Maries County deputies arrest two after watchful neighbor spots burglars in nearby houseRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2017 | KMIZ

    Maries County deputies responded to a house on Highway 68 in Vichy on Thursday morning after a resident in the area saw doors open at a house where they knew the property owners were not home. Deputies said when they responded to the area, they noticed two people inside a building on the property, actively loading items into their truck.

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  10. Maries County sees increase in 'illicit drug use'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | KMIZ

    The Maries County Sheriff's Office is warning people about the increased use of heroin and other drugs in the mid-Missouri community. A post on Sheriff Chris Heitman's Facebook page from Monday reads, "We are seeing an increase of youth and adult illicit drug use, and especially the nonmedical use of prescription medication."

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  11. Your Opinion: Board of Education should keep education commissionerRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2017 | News Tribune

    I am a product of public education and so are my four children. I have been a school board member on the Maries County R-2 Board of Education since 2011.

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  12. Maries County deputies detain suspect after 'active shooting' incidentRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2017 | News Tribune

    One person is in custody after deputies from the Maries County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of shots fired. Sheriff Chris Heitman reported Wednesday night on his Facebook page that "deputies responded to an active shooting on Highway A." They took one individual into custody while investigating the incident.

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  13. Nearly 95K deer harvested first weekendRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... Callaway County had 1,091 deer killed, Osage County 949 deer killed, Boone County 649, Miller County 636, Maries County 461 and Moniteau County 370, as of Monday. The November portion of fall firearms deer seasons continues through Nov. 21. Archery ...

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  14. Maries County woman charged with statutory rape, accused of having sex with 16-year-oldRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2017 | KMIZ

    A Maries County woman was charged with statutory rape after she was accused of having sex with a 16-year-old boy. Vienna police said they talked with the 16-year-old victim, who admitted to officers that he had sexual intercourse with McClendon several times over the past two months.

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  15. 2,899 turkeys harvests in gun seasonRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... counties show hunters killed 27 turkeys in Cole County, 24 in Boone County, 39 in Callaway County, 62 in Maries County, 35 in Miller County, 12 in Moniteau County, 26 in Morgan County and 28 in Osage County. "As was the case last year, this year's ...

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  16. Mid-Missouri roads among Highway Commission projectsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | News Tribune

    ... The low bid for the contract was $4.1 million. Missouri 42 between Missouri 17 in Miller County and U.S. 63 in Maries County. The low bid for the contract was $3.7 million. Missouri 17 between U.S. 54 in Cole County and Missouri 52 in Miller County. ...

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  17. MoDot Announces Improvement ProjectsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2017 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... Paving and Construction. The projects included Route 42 between Route 17 in Miller County and U.S. Route 63 in Maries County, and Route 17 between Route 54in Cole County and Route 52 in Miller County. The bid for the Route 42 project came in at $3.7 ...

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  18. Man charged with financial exploitation of an elderly person after failing to pave drivewayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | KMIZ

    A Maries County man has been charged with theft and stealing after Vienna police received reports of financial exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. According to the probable cause statement, the victim had issued a check to Ezekiel Young, operator of Gateway Construction, LLC, in the amount of $2,940 to pave her driveway.

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  19. One man charged, one man with a spinal fracture after Maries County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | KMIZ

    ... crash report, John Maynard, 19, crossed the center line on Highway 133, about two miles north of Brinktown in Maries County. Maynard hit Christopher Roach, 47, causing Roach's car to flip. Roach was taken to Mercy Hospital in Springfield in serious ...

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  20. Iberia Man ArrestedRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | KRMS-AM Osage Beach

    ... y charges for absconding on probation and parole warrants. He's also wanted on misdemeanor traffic warrants in Maries County, along with charges of possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use of paraphernalia.

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