Category Local

80-Year-Old Tows Away Burning Car to Save Son’s Home

80-year-old Norman Haerr of Taylor, Missouri noticed a fire outside his son’s home on Thursday March 7. Shannon Haerr’s daughter, Hattie, a senior at Palmyra High School, was home at the time, not knowing that her car had ignited in flames. At home doing rehab from a knee replacement surgery, Norman Haerr saw smoke engulfing […]

Grain Bin Collapses in LaGrange, Missouri

A Bunge grain bin holding 850,000 bushels of corn collapsed early in the morning in LaGrange, Missouri on Monday, March 11. This led to the closure of an area of Main Street in LaGrange. “They said, it’s probably going to take weeks, and I’m guessing it’s probably going to take longer than a couple of […]

Woman Hit During Run/Walk in Quincy, Illinois

A Shelbyville, MO woman was harmed when she was hit by a vehicle the morning of Sunday, March 10 while running in the Kelly’s St. Patrick’s Day Fun Run/Walk. The Quincy Police Department announced Cheresa Z. Stelle, 60, was running westward on Maine Street with other participants at 9:34 a.m.  At this time a westward […]